A brand new, Houston-based golf app is teeing up an opportunity for fanatics to hyperlink up over their love of the game.
TeeMates Golf is a custom-made app that globally connects gamers and even sparks new networks and even friendships. The intelligent app has launched on the Apple Retailer and Google Play, with a full net model subsequent month, the corporate notes in a press launch.
How does it work? Customers create a profile web page with a (hopefully trustworthy!) handicap, play preferences, description, and pictures for sharing. Customers can then publish and share movies and pictures on others’ profile pages or on the newsfeed.
Gamers can assessment their favourite programs, exhibit swing abilities, share finest golf ideas and drills, and extra. Like most social media apps, customers can like, remark, be taught and work together from different folks’s classes or posts, and in addition add pals, a launch notes.
Those that have already got scheduled a tee time and wish to invite different gamers can make the most of the “Create a Teetime” choice. The characteristic searches for obtainable gamers within the space, shows their profiles and talent degree, and provides an opportunity to attach and invite to video games. Like a relationship app, customers may even settle for or decline — ouch — requests.
One other key characteristic permits gamers to publish days and/or occasions they’re obtainable to play, which opens them as much as an “add TeeMates” part. Accessible tee occasions additionally pop up in customers’ geographic areas.
Private professional store
TeeMates additionally boasts a professional store characteristic, the place customers can create a retailer and promote their very own new and used merchandise (all the time a assist for inexperienced persons who do not wish to spend money on costly new golf equipment). Customers also can promote their very own clothes and attire traces or gear.
The app was created by Houston realtor and self-professed sports activities fanatic and tech lover Lydia Davies, who notes in press supplies that her inspiration got here from making an attempt to help her “golf-addicted husband” who travels continuously and was continuously taking part in rounds alone.
She added that her aim is to create an app that helps “develop and promote the sport of golf by linking golfers globally in a social media setting. Whether or not or not it’s for enjoyable, competitors, train, or simply to fulfill new folks with related talent units, TeeMates will function a community hyperlink for people who benefit from the sport.”
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