FEB 2014: VPAR LIVE GOLF SCORING MAKES THE SHORTLIST IN TWO CATEGORIES FOR THE INTERNATIONAL SPORTS TECHNOLOGY AWARDS
VPAR has been shortlisted for the Sports Technology Awards in two categories – Best Technology and Best Sports App in a Single Sport. Joining the likes of Sky, O2, Wilson and Adidas, VPAR will now go on to see which company emerges victorious at the awards ceremony in April.
With technology influencing sport like never before, The Sports Technology Awards rewards and celebrates the best a...
FEB 2014: VPAR LIVE GOLF SCORING RE-SIGNS EXCLUSIVE PARTNERSHIP WITH WENTWORTH
VPAR Live Golf Scoring is proud to announce the extension of their existing partnership with Wentworth, one of the world’s finest and most prestigious golf clubs and home to the BMW PGA Championships. Following on from the already successful partnership, the multi-year deal continues to see Wentworth’s clients enjoying the marketing leading live scoring experience.
FEB 2014: MAJOR WINNERS EXPERIENCE VPAR AT PNC FATHER SON CHALLENGE
The 2013 PNC Father Son Challenge, set at the beautiful Ritz-Carlton Golf Club in Orlando was the perfect way to conclude a thrilling Champions Tour season. Twenty family teams, comprised of legendary Major winners, such as Jack Nicklaus, with their sons or daughters gathered to compete for the coveted Willy Park Trophy. With pleasant weather, and a tremendous crowd, the weekend produced...
FEB 2014: VPAR IN ARNOLD PALMERS’ BACKYARD AT THE KINGDOM CUP
Starting off the golfing year, sunny Orlando hosted the 6th annual Kingdom Cup. The event, presented by Arnold Palmer's Kingdom Magazine and held at the famous Bay Hill Club & Lodge, featured major sponsors, advertisers and supporters of the magazine, all with a common goal of raising money for charity. Occurring one week prior to the Arnold Palmer Invitational, the course was in pristine ...
NOV 2013: VPAR LIVE GOLF SCORING AND GOLFBIDDER ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP
VPAR Live Golf Scoring is proud to be announced as the exclusive live scoring partner of Golfbidder, Europe’s largest retailer of used golf clubs. The exciting new partnership, allows Golfbidder to deliver extra value and a new dimension to its customers over the next 12 months whilst continuing to provide them with the highest quality of golfing equipment.
With the launch of VPAR’s...
NOV 2013: VPAR LIVE GOLF SCORING CONTINUES EXPANSION IN THE US WITH ITS LAUNCH IN TEXAS
VPAR has announced the opening of its latest operational hub at the heart of the US in Texas. Continuing the spreading phenomenon of ‘live scoring’ across America, VPAR’s dedicated local team now brings the world’s leading interactive live golf scoring event experience to golf clubs, destination resorts, charity and corporate golf outings, Pro Ams and passionate go...
OCT 2013: VPAR LIVE GOLF SCORING ANNOUNCED AS PARTNER OF AUDI QUATTRO CUP
VPAR have just been announced as a partner of the Audi quattro Cup and once again supplied the World Final at Trump National, LA in October this year with their live scoring service.
Trump National is perched upon the jagged California cliffs taking advantage of one of the most incredible views in the world as well as providing a serious test for all the players over the 3 days.
SEP 2013: VPAR BRINGS ULTIMATE GOLF EXPERIENCE TO WORLD INVITATIONAL FATHER & SON TOURNAMENT
The World Invitational Father & Son Tournament this year marked its 24th year at the spectacular Waterville Golf Links in Kerry, Ireland, with 80 teams from all corners of the globe competing for the much coveted title.
The live scoring for this year’s event was once again provided by VPAR Live Golf Scoring, the revolutionary and world leading live scoring experience that allows p...
AUG 2013: VPAR LIVE GOLF SCORING DELIVERS ULTIMATE EXPERIENCE AT PGA OF BELGIUM OMNIUM TOURNAMENT
The 2013 Omnium of Belgium, the most important tournament on the national calendar, this year was held at the prestigious Limburg Golf and Country Club Houthalen. The first Omnium of Belgium in Houthalen, was contended and won in 1977 by the American Bob Wynn. It has since gone from strength to strength thanks also to sponsorship from Concentra and Securitas and is now also recognised as the PG...
AUG 2013: VPAR LAUNCHES COMPLETE GOLFING APP UNDER THE MEDIA SPOTLIGHT AT STOKE PARK
On 31st July, the sporting media descended on Stoke Park for the launch of VPAR Live Golf Scoring’s new and exciting iPhone Application. Nestled in 300 acres of Buckinghamshire parkland estate, Stoke Park is a stunning venue and provided a great test for the players. There were 5 teams on the day competing for the prestigious VPAR Cup with each team representing their chosen charity and t...
JUL 2013: VPAR DELIVERS ULTIMATE GOLF EXPERIENCE AT ST ANDREWS 600TH ANNIVERSARY GOLF DAY
To celebrate the University of St Andrews’ 600th anniversary, 72 golfers from around the world descended on the home of golf to compete in a 3 day tournament. The event took place across 3 of Scotland’s finest courses; Kingsbarns, the Duke’s and the Old Course which all offered a combination of stunning views across the coast as well as challenging conditions to test golfers o...
JUL 2013: THE R&A COMPLETES 3 YEARS WITH VPAR LIVE GOLF SCORING FOR THE OPEN IFQ
Since 2011 VPAR Live Golf Scoring has been contracted by the R&A to provide the integral link between the walking scorers and the golfing public with a live scoring element at the European International Final Qualifying (IFQ) event for The Open Championship. These qualifiers were introduced in 2004 and are held on five continents to give more players from around the world the chance to gain...
JUN 2013: VPAR HEADS TO BELGIUM FOR THE 2013 PORSCHE INTER-COMPANY GOLF CHALLENGE
The 2013 Porsche Inter-Company Golf Challenge Final took place at the Waterloo Royal Golf Club, Belgium. The Club, founded in 1923, lies next to the famous Waterloo Lion which marks the point where the British defeated Napoleon and his troops in 1815. On a day that produced both heavy rain and wind alongside glorious sunshine, the 140 players faced a battle of their own in a bid to take the cro...
JUN 2013: VPAR HEADS TO GREECE FOR 8TH AEGEAN AIRLINES PRO-AM
For the 8th consecutive year, Aegean Airlines organised the international golf tournament “Αegean Airlines Pro-Am”, considered one of the most important golf events in Europe. This year the event took place across two stunning golf courses, The Dunes Course and The Bay Course at Costa Navarino, Messinia. 256 players from all over the world competed, with a total prize fund for...
JUN 2013: VPAR PROVIDES LIVE SCORING FOR 3 DAYS OF LADIES EUROPEAN TOUR EVENT
The Ladies European Tour stopped off in Holland for the Deloitte Ladies Open 2013 and this year was held at the brand new International Course, just outside Amsterdam. Another first was that VPAR Live Scoring was used at the event. Having previously been trusted on the Men’s European Tour at pro-ams in Wales, Scotland, HSBC Abu Dhabi as well as various US events including the Arnold Palme...
MAY 2013: VPAR KEEPS SPECTATORS HOOKED AS SCOTLAND EDGE THRILLING CELEBRITY CUP
The inaugural Celebrity Cup this year saw 24 celebrities battle it out over two days representing England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales at The Celtic Manor Resort. The 9 hole course was set up using a combination of holes from two of their championship courses, The Montogermie and The Roman Road.
Six celebrities on each team including stars such as: Sir Steve Redgrave, Rob Brydon, Alan Hanse...
MAY 2013: VPAR BRINGS THE ULTIMATE GOLF EXPERIENCE TO ENGLAND FOOTBALLERS FOUNDATION CHARITY GOLF CUP
The Shire London this year played host to The EFF Charity Golf Cup, an event run in aid of The England Footballers Foundation. The day offered up the chance for the players to meet some of the England football team as well as enjoy a unique trick shot demonstration from Kevin Carpenter. Situated just north of London, the ‘Masters’ at The Shire is the UK’s only Seve Ballesteros...
APR 2013: THRILLING FINISH TO HEROES CELEBRITY GOLF DAY WITH VPAR
The 4th annual ‘Heroes National Celebrity Golf Day’ was held at the stunning 300 acre Buckinghamshire parkland estate of Stoke Park. With the rain of last year but a distant memory, the sun was out and spirits were high amongst the guests and plethora of celebrities including ambassadors Dan Walker and Georgie Bingham. The event raises money in aid of Help for Heroes and yet a...
MAR 2013: VPAR BRINGS THE ULTIMATE GOLF EXPERIENCE TO STOKE CITY FOOTBALL CLUB GOLF DAY
The Stoke City Football Club golf day this year took place at Wychwood Park on a cold and blustery day which would test the nerve of any golfer. The day offered up the chance for the sponsors and players to meet some of the Stoke City first team and they didn’t disappoint as Peter Crouch, Michael Kightely, Matthew Etherington and Ryan Shawcross turned up, which for them was a welcome brea...
MAR 2013: ARNOLD PALMER INVITATIONAL PRESENTED BY MASTERCARD, CHAMPIONS FOR ARNOLD’S KIDS ENJOYS FIRST TASTE OF VPAR LIVE GOLF SCORING
It was a clear 73 degree day in Orlando and Arnold Palmer was ready for 115 of his closest friends. TOUR Professionals and Amateurs alike all were able to enjoy the friendly confines of Bay Hill Club & Lodge. This year’s Champions for Arnold’s Kids Pro-am saw the addition of VPAR Live Golf Scoring, a first at the Arnold Palmer Invitational Presented by MasterCard as well a...
MAR 2013: 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 player...
FEB 2013: VPAR LIVE GOLF SCORING BACK AT THE WCGC 2013 WORLD FINAL
VPAR Live Golf Scoring is to once again partner the World Corporate Golf Challenge (WCGC) at this year’s 2013 World Final in Scotland. After the success of VPAR Live Golf Scoring at last year’s World Final in South Africa, the WCGC are delighted to announce VPAR as the Official Scoring Partner.
VPAR’s interactive, game-changing technology provides you with a real ti...
JAN 2013: VPAR LIVE GOLF SCORING DELIVERS ULTIMATE GOLF EXPERIENCE AT VOLVO WORLD GOLF CHALLENGE
The 2012 World Final of the Volvo World Golf Challenge was this year contested at the beautiful Zimbali Country Club in South Africa. Alongside the ever-changing weather the course, which offers a mixture of stunning ocean and forest views, provided the scene for a thrilling competition.
The official scoring for this year’s event was provided by VPAR Live Golf Scoring. The revol...
JAN 2013: VPAR LIVE GOLF SCORING ARRIVES IN THE TROPICAL ISLANDS OF THE CARIBBEAN
VPAR Live Golf Scoring, the market leaders in real-time, competitive amateur golf event experiences, has launched its latest international operational hub, this time in the Caribbean. From its base in the Dominican Republic, VPAR is delivering the world’s leading interactive live golf scoring event experience to golf clubs, destination resorts, charity and corporate golf event planners an...
DEC 2012: VPAR LIVE GOLF SCORING DELIVERS ULTIMATE GOLF EXPERIENCE AT AUDI QUATTRO CUP WORLD FINAL
The 2012 Audi quattro Cup World Final, held at the stunning Arabella Golf Club in the Western Cape, saw a nail biting finish on the final day in both Group A and Group B.
For the second year running the competition took advantage of the revolutionary VPAR Live Golf Scoring system, allowing the players to follow the live leaderboard and setting up a thrilling finale for those on the course, ...
NOV 2012: VPAR LIVE GOLF SCORING BRINGS THE ULTIMATE GOLF EXPERIENCE TO THE 2012 IGTM
The 2012 International Golf Travel Market (IGTM) Golf Tournament took place across four courses along the stunning Algarve coastline.
Whilst each course had its victors there was one victory that stood out amongst the others. Pestana Vila Sol provided the setting of a battle for victory between two teams clearly hungry for victory. The first, and 2012 Champions, Team Wolff [Andreas Wolff, F...
OCT 2012: VPAR LIVE GOLF SCORING BRINGS THE ULTIMATE GOLF EXPERIENCE TO BELGIUM
VPAR Live Golf Scoring, the pioneer in real-time, competitive amateur golf event experiences, has launched its latest operation in Belgium. VPAR is rolling out the world’s leading interactive golf tournament system to clubs, brands, charities and event companies throughout the country.
“Belgium is a growing golf market with a rich golf tradition,” says Jan Baert, Principal...
OCT 2012: VPAR LIVE GOLF SCORING BRINGS A NEW DIMENSION TO GOLF IN THE GULF
VPAR Live Golf Scoring announces the launch of its latest international operations centre in the heart of Dubai. From its UAE hub VPAR’s dedicated local team offers the world’s most advanced interactive golf tournament experience to clubs, resorts and event organisers across the Gulf.
“Golf in the region continues to progress at an incredible pace” says Ross Ba...
SEP 2012: VPAR LIVE GOLF SCORING LAUNCHES FIRST GLOBAL RYDER CUP STYLE AMATEUR GOLF TOURNAMENTS
VPAR Live Golf Scoring has announced the launch of an exclusive new feature that enables amateur golfers to emulate Ryder Cup Matchplay at VPAR tournaments around the world over the next week.
“At a time when excitement is mounting over who will take Ryder Cup glory this year at the Medinah Country Club, every amateur golfer wishes they could experience the thrill and emotion of the R...
SEP 2012: VPAR LIVE GOLF SCORING LAUNCHES DEDICATED HUB FOR NEW ENGLAND
VPAR Live Golf Scoring announces the opening of its latest operational hub in the heart of New England. From a new dedicated service center in Marion, Massachusetts, VPAR is bringing the world’s leading interactive live golf scoring event experience to golf clubs, destination resorts, charity and corporate golf event planners and passionate golfers throughout the region.
JUL 2012: VPAR LIVE GOLF SCORING LAUNCHES THE WORLD’S LEADING INTERACTIVE GOLF EVENT EXPERIENCE IN CALIFORNIA
California is hooked on golf with 921 established golf courses and 24 new golf facilities being built this year. Now, for the first time, amateur golfers throughout The Golden State can experience the thrill of the professional game in their favorite club with the launch of a new real-time tournament experience from VPAR.
"VPAR Live Golf Scoring is a golf event experience tha...
JUL 2012: VPAR GOLF SCORING SELECTED FOR CLEVELAND GOLF/SRIXON INVITATIONAL
Cleveland Golf/Srixon has announced that VPAR Golf Scoring will be the official scoring system for the its two day invitational event at Turnberry in August.
The Cleveland Golf/Srixon Invitational takes place on 6th & 7th August 2012 on the famous Ailsa and Kintyre Course’s at Turnberry just two weeks after the Senior Open Championship is played over the links. It is an oppor...
JUN 2012: VPAR LIVE GOLF SCORING ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH FOUR OF IRELAND’S PREMIER GOLF RESORTS
The innovative live scoring service provided by VPAR is now available to golf event organisers at four of Ireland’s very finest golf resorts.
The K Club, Carton House, Druids Glen Resort and Powerscourt Golf Club have all recently signed exclusive partnerships with Ireland’s VPAR team, ensuring live scoring will play a great part in the future of golf events at each venue....
MAY 2012: VPAR SUPPORTS CANAL+ GOLF TOUR
VPAR Live Golf Scoring is supporting Spain’s leading golf channel, Canal+ Golf in one of the country’s most popular national amateur tours.
Now in its third year, this year’s Club De Canal+ Reale Seguros tour includes four major tournaments held at El Encin, Real Club de Golf de Sevilla, El Prat and El Saler together with a number of satellite events in the Balearics...
MAY 2012: VPAR SOUTH AFRICA AT THE WORLD CORPORATE GOLF CHALLENGE FINAL
The biggest corporate golf tournament in the world, The World Final of The World Corporate Golf Challenge, teed off between 1st and 6th May 2012 at South Africa’s most prestigious golf venue Fancourt.
Since its inception 19 years ago over one million golfers have competed across the globe for the chance to represent their company and country. This year VPAR Liv...
MAR 2012: VPAR UK SUPPORTS HEROES CELEBRITY GOLF DAY
VPAR Live Golf Scoring is proud to support the Heroes National Celebrity Golf Day in support of the Help for Heroes charity.
The event, to be held on 25th April 2012 at Stoke Park, Buckinghamshire, England, builds upon the success of previous events with sporting legends and celebrities taking part to mark this special day.
The day will have a strong military theme with a shotgun...
MAR 2012: VPAR FLORIDA PREPARES FOR 'THE MILLION DOLLAR INVITATIONALS" ON CBS SPORTS
During 2012, players from all over the world will compete in The Golf Championships, a series of televised events which include the Million Dollar Invitationals, a high-stakes competition. The Million Dollar Invitationals series, to be broadcast on CBS later in 2012, will host four events at premiere golf courses in the US, Europe and the Caribbean. VPAR Florida will be supporting the even...
MAR 2012: MD OF EGOLFSCORE UK JOINS VPAR LIVE GOLF SCORING
Paul Fenton, Managing Director of eGolfScore UK, franchisee of US-based real-time golf scoring eGolfScore Inc, has joined leading rival VPAR Live Golf Scoring.
Paul joins VPAR to spearhead a number of new initiatives within its rapidly growing corporate, venue and charity events division.
Jason Stoop, Managing Director of VPAR said "Paul brings with him a wealth of knowledge and e...
JAN 2012: VPAR LAUNCHES IN SOUTH CAROLINA
In 1786, America’s first golf course was built in Charleston South Carolina. Today, there are approximately 368 golf courses around the state in settings that are unrivaled for their variety of beauty and topographical features.
This month we’re pleased to announce the launch of VPAR Live Golf Scoring across South Carolina.
“Golf Digest ranks South Carolina among...
JAN 2012: VPAR FLORIDA LAUNCH
This month we’re delighted to announce the launch of VPAR Florida. Florida is a golfers paradise, home to some of the most renown courses in the USA including TPC Sawgrass, Doral, Bay Hill, Innisbrook and Seminole, to name a few.
The PGA tour takes advantage of the mild climate every spring, and year round sunshine attracts golfers to the state from all over the world. Wit...
DEC 2011: VPAR SPAIN LAUNCHES
VPAR ends 2011 celebrating the launch of its new operation in Spain.
“Spain is the leading European golf tourism destination” Jason Stoop, Managing Director VPAR, “and domestically golf is the third most popular sport. Spain is a prime market for VPAR Live Golf Scoring to focus on. Generating EURO 2.6bn for the Spanish economy and with 10% domestic growth...
NOV 2011: VPAR HITS CHINA: THE AUDI QUATTRO CUP WORLD FINAL, MISSION HILLS
Throughout 2011, Audi dealers from 53 different countries organised more than 754 tournaments with over 79,000 amateur golfers participating at an Audi quattro Cup tournament. This year the international final is being held at the world’s largest golf club, Mission Hills, China.
“The Audi quattro Cup is the largest and most prestigious amateur golf tournament in the world”...
OCT 2011: VPAR INDIA SUPPORTS CALLAWAY’S “THE PLAYERS CUP”
This month Callaway is launching the 2nd edition of “The Players Cup” at the prestigious and challenging Golden Greens Golf Club. For the first time the tournament will be supported by VPAR, the world’s most advanced live scoring system.
The Player’s Cup provides regular tournaments for competitive and advanced players who currently do not have any organis...
SEP 2011: VPAR AUSTRALIA GOES LIVE
September is another exciting month for VPAR as we welcome our members and clubs across Australia through our new partner Quattro Golf.
“Golf is Australia’s biggest competitive participant sport. With 1.8 million domestic golfers and 200,000 international golf tourists each year, we’re thrilled to be able to roll-out live golf scoring in such a vibrant and energetic market...
AUG 2011: ARMADA SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT LAUNCH THE GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS
From early 2012, players from all over the world will be invited to experience The Golf Championships – a high stakes Million Dollar Invitational series. Four tournaments will be held at Half Moon Bay, California, Walt Disney, Orlando, The Carrick at Loch Lomond, Scotland and the Montego Bay, Jamaica with each winner receiving $1million in prize money.
CBS television will be covering ...
JUL 2011: VPAR MALAYSIA: TEEING OFF FOR CHARITY
Make-A-Wish® Malaysia teed-off to a fabulous fundraising start by organising its inaugural charity golf tournament at the Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club.
The Maybank Malaysian Golf Open venue proved to be a treat for golfers who were introduced to a short game clinic with golfing greats Alan Murray and Stewart Ginn demonstrating some pro tips and tricks.
VPAR Live Golf Scoring...
JUN 2011: VPAR ASIA LAUNCHES: THE ULTIMATE GOLF EXPERIENCE TEES OFF IN HONG KONG
On 17 March 2011 VPAR hit the course at the Hong Kong Golf Club in Fanling. In an event coordinated by our new partner, Impact Golf, eager participants from across the region seized the opportunity to play in their first adrenaline-filled real-time scoring tournament.
“For the last few years VPAR has given European amateurs the opportunity to emulate their professional heroes. We&rsqu...
MAY 2011: SKY SPORT’S MATT COOPER EXPERIENCES THE THRILL OF VPAR
Matt Cooper from Sky Sports attended the VPAR experience day at the beautiful Burhill Golf Club in Surrey. This was the first opportunity for Matt and other journalists to test drive the new 2011 VPAR features. Read Matt’s article below to find out how he did.
The Thrill of VPAR By Matt Cooper
As enjoyable as a day of competitive golf can be, for those of us in the very low r...
APR 2011: VPAR SOUTH AFRICA SUPPORTS THE AUDI QUATTRO CUP
Golfing takes ambition, concentration and precision. All of which are also reflected in Audi’s philosophy of Vorsprung. That’s why, every year, thousands of golfers around the world play in Audi-sponsored tournaments including Audi’s most impressive golfing tournament – the Audi quattro Cup.
The Audi quattro Cup is the largest and most prestigious amateur golf tourna...