VPAR Live Golf Scoring Delivers Ultimate Golf Experience at Friendship Cup, Kiawah Island Resort


The 7th Annual Friendship Cup at Kiawah Island Resort was contested on the world famous Ocean Course, site of the 2012 PGA Championship, and the Jack Nicklaus designed Turtle Point Golf Course. 

For the second year running, the tournament’s official scoring was provided by VPAR Live Golf Scoring. The revolutionary and world leading live scoring technology allows players to follow a real-time leaderboard on handheld scorepads. This addition added an interactive element to the tournament accumulating to a real sense of excitement from the leaders begin their march to glory to those battling for pride and position towards the foot of the leaderboard.

The friendly atmosphere amongst competitors over breakfast on day 1 soon dissipated as teams took to course in search of the 2013 crown. The lead swung back and fourth throughout the day, with VPAR ensuring each team knew what was needed to lead the pack with The Bushwood Ballers finishing top on Day 1.

Day 2 rolled into action with a sense of anticipation hanging in the air. Several teams fought a hard battle for top spot but after two great days of golf the winners finally emerged. The Bushwood Ballers, Michael Iwanicki and Chuck Kalenowski, had managed to hold on to their first round lead to complete a stunning, and in the end, emphatic victory.

Representing the UK was Gareth Wilson and William Swindley from Wychwood Golf Club. Both had were lucky winners of an all-expenses paid trip, courtesy of VPAR, Today’s Golfer and De Vere Golf. Following their final round, Wilson was quick to give his praises of his experience, “VPAR was fantastic, very easy to use and the live leaderboard was great for the competition really adding to the excitement”.  

John Haskins, at Kiawah Island Resort went on to say, “The more I play with this device, the more excited I get about your company." 

About VPAR Live Golf Scoring

VPAR Live Golf Scoring is the world's most powerful handheld real-time scoring and live leaderboard experience available at hundreds of leading clubs and resorts worldwide. 

Jeremy Gray, Sales Director, VPAR.   Tel: +44 (0) 207 524 7804   Email:

Head office:  VPAR Ltd. 126 Westbourne Studios, London, W10 5JJ, UK.

International offices:  USA, South Africa, Spain, Belgium, UAE, Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia

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