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Golf Genius and PGA of New Zealand Announce Technology Services Agreement

Jun 6, 2024

Golf Genius has announced a multi-year agreement with the PGA of New Zealand (PGANZ) to provide PGANZ members with an elevated tournament experience and access to its software coaching platform.

Golf Genius Acquires Swing by Swing Golf

Jun 4, 2024

Golf Genius announced today that it has acquired Swing by Swing Golf, Inc., owner of the SwingU golf GPS and scorecard app and the SwingU Coach performance data platform. SwingU is one of the leading GPS apps used by golfers, and provides worldwide GPS course maps and scorecards, shot tracking, club recommendations, “strokes gained” statistics, wind speed, elevation, “plays like” distances, and SwingU TV, an instruction and training video library to help golfers quickly improve. Swing by Swing also operates SwingU Coach, an easy-to-use “strokes gained” statistics platform used by golf coaches to help guide game improvement efforts with their students.

Golf Genius Adds Best Approach to Partner Marketplace

Apr 30, 2024

Golf Genius announced today a partnership with Best Approach, a recognized leader in media and publications for golf facilities. Golf Genius customers now can easily access Best Approach custom booklets through the Golf Genius Marketplace, a showcase of complementary partners and products that benefit the Golf Genius community.

Golf Genius Acquires Shotzoom

February 13, 2024

Golf Genius announced today that it has acquired Shotzoom, owner of Golfshot and CoachNow. Golfshot is the leading mobile and wearable GPS solution for golfers, with over 8 million registered users, more than 45% of whom play outside the United States. CoachNow, recognized as the leading platform for coaches in golf and over 50 other sports worldwide, provides advanced video capture and analysis and coach/athlete collaboration, empowering the world’s largest professional coaching community.

Golf Genius Increases Financial Support of IAGA

January 30, 2024

Golf Genius and the International Association of Golf Administrators (IAGA) have jointly announced an expansion of their partnership. In 2024, Golf Genius has increased their financial support of IAGA to help expand the regional meetings and provide more time for valuable social and network opportunities.

Golf Genius and CoachNow Announce Technology Partnership

January 22, 2024

Beginning in 2024, CoachNow's renowned video capture and analysis tools will be incorporated in the Golf Genius Coach 360 product. This vital capability will become a standard component of the Coach 360 platform at no additional cost. It will replace the video capture and analysis capability now part of Coach 360, adding rich new functionality to this key aspect of the platform and teaching process.

Golf Genius Announces Partnership with Flash Weather AI

January 10, 2024

Today we announced a new partnership with Flash Weather AI, a next generation weather intelligence company that offers a unique, highly accurate lightning prediction, detection and “all clear” system.

Golf Genius Announces Partnership with Players 1st

January 04, 2024

Today we announced a partnership with Players 1st, the premier customer experience management solution designed specifically for golf operators. Players 1st serves golf clubs and golf associations around the world with a variety of solutions to measure customer satisfaction including survey templates, real-time notifications, advanced analytics and industry benchmarking.

Japan Golf Association Selects Golf Genius Tournament Management

December 04, 2023

Today we announced Golf Genius has been selected to power the full tournament schedule of the Japan Golf Association (JGA). From 2024 onwards, the JGA will utilize Golf Genius Tournament Management to manage its entire tournament schedule and provide the associations’ golfers with a digitally enhanced event experience throughout.

Golf Genius Coach 360 Now Integrated with Sportsbox 3D Golf

November 29, 2023

Today we announced that our groundbreaking Coach 360 platform, featuring coach/player scheduling and collaboration as well as integrations with leading 3rd party technologies, is now integrated with Sportsbox’s revolutionary 3D video and analytics App.

Golf Genius Announces New Zealand Country Manager

November 15, 2023

Earlier today we issued a press release announcing the appointment of golf club management expert and PGA Professional, Craig Palmer, as Country Manager for New Zealand. This announcement signals an expansion of Golf Genius’ operations in New Zealand and deepens our commitment to serving golf facilities across the country with our suite of market-leading software and support services.

Golf Genius Acquires ThrivSports Golf Coaching Platform

August 30, 2023

Golf Genius and ThrivSports announced today that Golf Genius has completed the acquisition of the ThrivSports (Thriv) Coaching Platform and will serve and support the more than 500 golf coaches currently using the product. Thriv will continue to own and operate their popular Coach Marketplace, which connects golfers seeking instruction with coaches located around the US and beyond.

Golf Genius Launches Fantasy Golf App

August 23, 2023

Golf Genius today announced the launch of Waggle Golf by Golf Genius (“Waggle”), a mobile app experience that includes fantasy games and pools, insider tips, valuable stats, and analytics.

Callaway Connect Now Integrated with Golf Genius Golf Shop

August 15, 2023

Golf Genius today announced that the latest release of Golf Genius Golf Shop features a direct software integration with Callaway Connect, Callaway Golf's e-commerce solution that enables retailers to place orders, check order or return status, and monitor accounts securely and easily.

Golf Genius and RepSpark Expand E-commerce Integrations

April 28, 2023

Golf Genius and RepSpark, the leading B2B wholesale e-commerce platform for golf apparel, footwear and accessories, today announced the availability of a new platform integration in Golf Genius Tournament Management that synchronizes event player rosters with RepSpark. This new integration enables golf professionals to offer an efficient, personalized online shopping experience to participants and eliminates merchandising headaches for golf professionals, golf shop staff, and tournament managers.

Golf Genius CEO Mike Zisman joins "Driver$: Inside the Golf Industry" Podcast

March 23, 2023

Golf Genius CEO Mike Zisman joins "Driver$: Inside the Golf Industry" co-hosts Jon Last and David Klein for a discussion about the evolution of one of golf's leading consumer apps and how Golf Genius is looking to stay ahead of consumer demand in building its product offerings and availability.

Golf Genius Hits Milestone with Golf Hub

March 01, 2023

Golf Genius today announced that over 1,000 private clubs, public courses, and golf associations have started using Golf Genius Golf Hub since launching just one year ago.

Golf Genius and Announce Partnership

January 25, 2023

Golf Genius and, an AI-powered single-camera 3D motion capture technology company, today announced a long-term contractual technology relationship.

Golf Genius Announces Partnership with Callaway Golf

January 24, 2023

We are excited to announce a partnership whereby Golf Genius Golf Shop will integrate directly with Callaway Connect, Callaway Golf's e-commerce solution that enables retailers to place orders, check order or return status, and monitor accounts securely and easily!

Rapid Growth of Golf Genius in 2022 Fuels Strong Momentum

January 23, 2023

As a worldwide leader in SaaS solutions for the golf industry, Golf Genius has completed our fifth consecutive year with revenue growth over 30%. We have also introduced innovative new products, successfully integrated new acquisitions, and grew our worldwide customer base by more than 1,300 new customers.

Golf Inc. 2023 Visionaries: Mike Zisman

January 18, 2023

We are proud to have our Founder and Co-CEO Mike Zisman chosen as one of five individuals for the Golf Inc. 2023 golf business Visionaries of the Year.

Mike sits down with Golf Inc. and discusses his drive to begin Golf Genius, the current landscape of golf, and his outlook on the industry embracing all these new technologies.

TGA Founder Nick Conrad on The ModGolf Podcast

January 17, 2023

Twilight Golf Association founder Nick Conrad join the ModGolf Podcast to share his startup journey and the value of becoming part of Golf Genius.

Golf Genius Chosen To Power GolfSixes League Software Solution

October 11, 2022

Golf Genius Software has been selected to power the digital solution for the GolfSixes League activity.

As a result, Golf Genius is providing GolfSixes League with a personalised and engaging solution to run its events, each of which aim to increase and retain junior golfers in the sport.

Golf Genius Introduces Golf Genius Coach 360

September 08, 2022

Golf Genius Coach 360 (“Coach 360”) is an “all-in-one” integrated platform designed for PGA professionals and golf coaches. Coach 360 helps coaches easily schedule lessons, enhance the teaching process, organize and store lesson details, and facilitate ongoing collaboration with their students.

Golf Genius Announces Tournament Management Milestones

August 09, 2022

Golf Genius announced today that in the peak season months of June and July 2022, the company's flagship product, Golf Genius Tournament Management, was used to manage nearly 10 million rounds of golf. This record number represents year-over-year growth of over 20% and reflects expanded usage across 10,000+ golf facilities in more than 60 countries.

Golf Genius and RepSpark Launch eCommerce Integration

July 07, 2022

Golf Genius and RepSpark today announced the completion and launch of a powerful integration between Golf Genius Golf Shop and the RepSpark B2B wholesale commerce platform. This integrated solution allows golf shop retailers to save time, improve member service, minimize errors, and streamline the ordering process with over 40 golf brands and manufacturers.

Golf Shop Integration With RepSpark Now Available!

June 30, 2022

Our highly anticipated RepSpark integration is now available to all Golf Shop customers. This integration automates the special order process, eliminates double entry and mistakes, and provides timely updates to your members.

Golf Genius Integrates With Tagmarshal

March 01, 2022

Tagmarshal, the on-course optimization platform that helps golf clubs optimally manage course traffic and pace and flow of play, today announced its integration with Golf Genius.

Golf Genius Launches Golf Hub

February 17, 2022

Golf Genius has announced the launch of Golf Genius Golf Hub, a new and powerful set of marketing automation capabilities available at no cost to all clubs.

Golf Genius Partners With Rapsodo

February 15, 2022

Golf Genius is excited to announce a new partnership with Rapsodo, a sports analytics company that empowers athletes and coaches to analyze and improve their game.

Golf Genius Acquires Operation 36 Golf

January 21, 2022

Golf Genius Software has acquired Operation 36 Golf, developers of a beginner golf development program with a unique coaching model that is driving the goal of “1,000,000 Golfers Created”. Operation 36 provides a proprietary software platform and teaching curriculum now in use by nearly 600 golf facilities in 14 countries, and will operate as a division of Golf Genius.

Golf Genius Announces Acquisition of Twilight Golf Association (TGA)

November 17, 2021

Golf Genius Software announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Twilight Golf Association (TGA) and expects to close the transaction in January 2022. Golf Genius will now assist golf facilities in organizing leagues, recruiting players and managing all aspects of league rounds.

Golf Genius Transitions TM Relationship From USGA to AGAS

November 10, 2021

Golf Genius Software announced that it has completed the transition of its tournament management supplier relationship with the USGA to the Allied Golf Associations (AGAs). As a result of this transition, AGAs representing 92% of GHIN golfers have entered into direct agreements with Golf Genius for the use of GGS tournament management software by the AGAs and their member clubs; clubs in non-participating areas can subscribe directly with Golf Genius.

Golf Genius Announces Long-Term Partnership with IAGA

October 28, 2021

Golf Genius today announced a five-year partnership and sponsorship commitment to the International Association of Golf Administrators (IAGA). Under this partnership, Golf Genius is the Title Sponsor of the IAGA Annual Conference and the Official Tournament Management System of the IAGA.

Golf Genius Software and PGA of Japan Sign Partnership Agreement

June 01, 2021

Golf Genius Software today announced a new partnership with the Professional Golfers Association of Japan. Golf Genius will handle the tournament scoring administration of the Japanese Pro Senior Tour in 2021.

Golf Genius Agrees To Partnership With The Confederation Of Professional Golf

January 22, 2021

Golf Genius has announced a three-year partnership with the Confederation of Professional Golf (CPG) to deliver its market-leading tournament management software (TMS).

Golf Genius Software Partners With SchedulePop

January 21, 2021

Golf Genius Golf Shop to include staff scheduling and team communication tools that help golf professionals streamline staff scheduling, control labor expenses, and improve team communication.

Golf Genius Software Acquires Event-Man Tournament Software

December 17, 2020

Golf Genius Software, Inc. announced today that it has acquired Event-Man Tournament Software, the longtime leader in desktop tournament management systems. Founder and President Runi Kleinas and the entire Event-Man team will be joining Golf Genius.

The Golf Professional Growth Podcast: Featuring Mike Zisman

December 09, 2020

The Golf Professional Growth Podcast hopes to provide opportunities for Golf Professionals to learn and grow while ultimately increasing their value, working smarter and living better. In this episode, founder of Golf Genius Software Mike Zisman discusses the humble beginnings of the company, which grew to be the leader in tournament management software.

Golf Genius and BRS Golf Introduce Club Competition Management Solution

December 02, 2020

A new partnership between two of the world's leading golf software providers, Golf Genius Software and BRS Golf by GolfNow, is offering a complete competition management solution to golf clubs in the U.K. &­ Ireland. The solution is fully integrated into the new World Handicapping System (WHS) and syncs with BRS Golf's tee sheet and members-booking website and app.

Golf Genius Software Signs Multi-Year Agreement With Golf Canada

November 11, 2020

Golf Genius Software, the leading worldwide provider of tournament management solutions, announced today that Golf Canada and Canada's Provincial Golf Associations will begin using Golf Genius Tournament Management to manage their golf competitions beginning in 2021.

Golf Genius Software Supports First Tee

October 13, 2020

Employees to Engage with First Tee Chapters Across the United States. Golf Genius Software, announced today a new program with First Tee, a national non-profit organization dedicated to helping kids build character strengths and important life skills through the game of golf.

Golf Genius Signs Multi-Year Contract With England Golf for Tournament Management Solutions

September 15, 2020

Golf Genius, the leading worldwide provider of tournament management solutions, and England Golf, the governing body for amateur golf in England, have announced a multi-year licensing agreement appointing GGS as England Golf's official tournament management software supplier. England Golf will now utilize Golf Genius TM Association to manage its entire calendar of championship events.

Golf Genius Software Acquires ProTeam Golf

July 29, 2020

Golf Genius Software announced today that it has acquired ProTeam Golf, LLC, a start-up focused on the development of a collaborative platform for coaches and their player-clients.

Golf Genius Software Acquires Impact Tournament Systems

June 16, 2020

Golf Genius Software announced today that it has acquired the assets of Impact Tournament Systems, Inc. (ITS) of Calgary, Canada. ITS is a leading provider of desktop tournament management software to the Canadian golf market.

Golf Genius Software Receives First Institutional Round of Financing

May 21, 2020

Top-ranked golfer Rory McIlroy joins MVP Capital Partners in providing Golf Genius Software equity capital to support its growth.

Golf Genius Software Providing Subscription Credits to All Customers

April 23, 2020

Golf Genius Software announced today that it has provided a subscription credit to all its customers in the 46 countries where it conducts business. For most customers, the credit amounts to approximately 15% of their annual product subscription fees.

Golf Genius Software Acquires Tournament Expert

March 05, 2020

Golf Genius Software is pleased to announce that it has acquired Tournament Expert, a leading desktop based tournament management system. Founded by Ted Kalmon in 2001, Tournament Expert provides tournament management software to 200 clubs in the U.S., Canada and elsewhere.

Golf Genius Software Acquires

February 14, 2020

Golf Genius Software is pleased to announce that it has acquired, Canada's leading provider of web-based golf league software. Founded in 2006 by Pat Alpaugh, currently supports over 300 leagues through its cloud-based platform.

Golf New South Wales in Australia Partners With Golf Genius Software

September 20, 2019

From January 2020, all Golf NSW tournaments will be powered through Golf Genius tournament management software, aligning the organisation with many's of the sport's largest bodies from across the Asia- Pacific region & around the globe.

The World Handicap System (WHS)

June 11, 2019

Announced by the USGA and The R&A in 2018, WHS will be implemented starting January 1, 2020. Download our white paper to learn the details.

PGA Magazine Best Practices: Live Scoring

March 08, 2019

Stand out from the competition by introducing Live Scoring for your events.

Golf Genius Software Launches New Product for Golf Shops

January 25, 2019

Golf Genius Software (GGS) has announced a new product to help golf professionals save time, eliminate paperwork and deliver exceptional service to their club members.

NBC Sports Group and Golf Genius Software Announce Multi-Faceted, Strategic Partnership

October 23, 2018

NBC Sports Group and tournament management software company, Golf Genius Software, today announced a strategic partnership that includes the integration of Golf Genius Software technology across multiple golf brands within the NBC Sports Group portfolio, designed to better serve golfers and golf course partners around the world.

Golf Genius: Live Scoring Software Used By Le Golf National

February 04, 2018

Golf Genius, the leading global provider of cloud based tournament software, has announced it has agreed a deal with 2018 Ryder Cup venue, Le Golf National, to become the live scoring partner as part of a multi-year agreement.

Gallus Golf: Integrating Solution With Golf Genius Software In 2018

January 18, 2018

Gallus Golf and Golf Genius Software announced an integration that will connect their two respective solutions. This combination will allow clubs to further enhance the tournament experience, and better connect with their golfers & members via mobile.

Golf Genius Software: Partners With AJGA

October 25, 2017

Golf Genius Software announced a commercial relationship with the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the growth and development of young men and women who aspire to earn college golf scholarships through competitive junior golf.