STAMFORD, Connecticut, – Arccos – the pioneer of big data and artificial intelligence for golf – today announced the launch of an integration with the United States Golf Association that allows Arccos members to confirm and publish golf scores. seamlessly and view their current Handicap Index® from the Arccos Caddy app.
This new experience allows players with a handicap rating to connect their Arccos account to their USGA score history and then leverage their course data to streamline the score posting process. These features are now available free of charge to players with an active handicap rating who are members of an Allied Golf Association (AGA) in the United States and its territories, including Puerto Rico. Those in eligible regions who are not current AGM members will also be able to locate and join the appropriate AGM via a portal within the Arccos Caddy app.
“Given the large number of Arccos members who maintain a handicap index, we have received many requests to add score display to the Arccos Caddy experience. Working with the USGA, we have made this a reality” “We believe this integration will be a great benefit to Arccos members and help grow AGM memberships across the region,” said Dave LeDonne, vice president of product at Arccos. he added.
Arccos members with a connected USGA Handicap Index account will be able to submit total scores or hole-by-hole scores on rounds of 9 or 18 holes; with detailed information on date played, course, tee times, etc. Round data will not automatically be submitted to a player’s USGA account. The member will confirm that all holes are correctly scored, then follow the prompts to quickly and easily submit their final scores to the USGA. Players will also be able to switch to their activity tab and see what scores have been posted, as indicated by a USGA icon in the round details.
Golf’s first artificial intelligence platform, Arccos Caddy, automatically tracks your shots while providing personalized shot-winning analytics for every facet of play and every club in your bag. Recent versions of Arccos include the Link Gen 2 wearable, Gen 3+ smart sensors and a golf ball data capture system. The latter represents the first step towards analyzing the impact of a player’s ball selection on all aspects of their game, from equipment choices to club selection and in-game strategy. new to Arccos, enhanced putting and approach analysis that yields the kind of rich, game-changing insights that were previously only available to elite players on the tour.
Arccos members have logged over 13 million games and 560 million strokes while playing on courses in 162 countries. This powers the largest on-course data set in the world, now comprising 350 billion distinct data points. In 2021, new Arccos members who played at least 10 rounds lowered their handicap by an average of 5.78 strokes.
The Arccos System and Arccos Link wearable device are licensed under the Rules of Golf (USGA Decision Numbers 2017-0754 and 2020-0305).
About Arccos Golf LLC
Arccos Golf LLC develops revolutionary connected golf products. The company is revolutionizing the golf experience by integrating automatic shot tracking with artificial intelligence to deliver unparalleled insights that help players maximize their potential. Ranked as one of the “World’s Most Innovative Companies” by Fast Company, ranking 3rd globally in the Sports category, Arccos has the richest data set in the golf industry. Its official partners include PING (smart clubs), TaylorMade (smart clubs), Cobra Golf (smart clubs), Microsoft (AI and cloud computing), Club Champion (smart fit), TXG (smart fit), Cool Clubs (smart fit) and Me And My Golf (smart coaching).
For more information, please visit: www.arccosgolf.com.
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