LOUISVILLE, KY (Friday, May 6, 2016) – It was announced today, Golf House Kentucky and EagleWatchGolf have reached a multi-year sponsorship agreement. In addition to being the Official Skills Challenge Partner of Golf House Kentucky, EagleWatchGolf will be the title partner of the EagleWatchGolf Kentucky Scramble.
The EagleWatchGolf Kentucky Scramble is a progressive scramble, where 4-person teams qualify for the State Championship by winning 1 of 36 local qualifiers. 2016 is the inaugural year of the tournament and it is open to golfers of all age, gender and skill level. The 2016 EagleWatchGolf Kentucky Scramble State Championship will be held on September 26 at Greenbrier Golf & Country Club in Lexington.
EagleWatchGolf is a Kentucky based innovative technology company that has pioneered an everyday, every round shot authentication, skills challenge and a national aggregate hole in one competition.
The competition is pretty simple! Golfers enter for either $5 or $10 before their round using their credit card at a kiosk in the golf shop. Winning shots for hitting the green, within the flagstick, 2-feet and a hole-in-one are rewarded and claimed by your golfer at the EagleWatchGolf App or eaglewatchgolf.com. In addition to the opportunity to win, each golfer receives a complimentary drink at the course.
“We are excited to form a partnership with EagleWatchGolf,” Golf House Kentucky CEO, Steve McMillen said, “We believe EagleWatchGolf will provide Kentucky golfers a unique opportunity to enhance their playing experience, ultimately making the game more fun.”
“We founded EagleWatchGolf for the sole purpose of promoting the game of golf to golfers of all skill levels by adding an additional layer of daily excitement without fundamentally changing the nature of the game.” stated EagleWatchGolf CEO Clint McKinley. “In addition we have created a meaningful new revenue stream for course operators. Partnering with Golf House Kentucky allows us to support a great organization and get our message out to our target audience.”
Golf House Kentucky is a unique umbrella organization that manages the Kentucky Golf Association, Kentucky PGA Section and Kentucky Golf Foundation. Founded in 1978 by the Kentucky Golf Association and Kentucky PGA Section, Golf House Kentucky is headquartered in a picturesque country setting in Louisville, Kentucky. Golf House Kentucky conducts competitions for golfers of all ages, gender and skill levels, and provides valuable services to Kentucky PGA Professionals and member golf facilities. Working in partnership with the USGA, Golf House Kentucky provides individual golfers and member golf facilities with a wide range of services: Handicapping, USGA Course and Slope Rating, award programs, club consulting and golf management software. The family’s philanthropic affiliate, Kentucky Golf Foundation oversees, Kentucky Golf Hall of Fame/Museum and Kentucky PGA REACH to fulfill its mission to positively impacting the lives of Kentucky youth, military and those of diversity. To learn more about Kentucky’s family of golf organizations, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram; @GolfHouseKy or visit online at kygolf.org.