Ryder Cup fans to compete globally on virtual Ryder Cup venues in new golf simulator tournament series
SEATTLE (Dec. 2, 2020) – aboutGOLF, the world’s most authentic and accurate indoor golf and entertainment platform, has announced the Ryder Cup Sim Series, powered by aboutGOLF .
Participants in this new indoor golf simulator tournament series will have the opportunity to compete on six past and future Ryder Cup venues across the United States and Europe: Hazeltine National, Le Golf National (L’Albatros), Gleneagles, The Ocean Course, Bethpage Black, and Whistling Straits.
The Ryder Cup 2020 Sim Series will combine stroke play and classic Ryder Cup venues with the most authentic, indoor tee-to-green experience. Fans of the Ryder Cup can step into any aboutGOLF simulator and see how their skills measure up to the legends.
The series consists of four stages, beginning a series of three Qualifiers followed by the traditional Match. After the Qualifier: Round 1, the top 50 participants in the Qualifier: Round 1 will then advance to the Qualifier: Round 2. The top 30 participants will then progress to the Qualifier: Round 3 where twenty-four players will be selected to compete in a Ryder Cup-style Match.
The winning team will be given access to a VIP experience at the 43rd Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits in Kohler, WI, competing in an aboutGOLF simulator at the event to determine the Ryder Cup Sim Series champion. For more on the series, visit: https://www.aboutgolf.com/rydercupseries
aG Tour is the aboutGOLF e-sports platform that spans aG Links and aG Locker. aboutGOLF players can now compete with one another for the chance to win prizes and build their reputation amongst a global community of passionate golfers. aG Tour hosts digital golf events that run on a regular cadence, as well as mini tours and special ad-hoc series tied to major events in the golfing world.
“We’re excited to leverage our status as a Worldwide Supplier of the Ryder Cup to provide fans with another way to connect to the sport,” said Brett Campbell, CEO of aboutGOLF. “When I started at aboutGOLF, I envisioned tournaments with players logging in around the world. Now that vision has been realized. We’re thrilled to be a part of this change.”
By bringing aboutGOLF and the Ryder Cup together, they usher in the new era of Modern Golf which combines the camaraderie, competition, and gameplay of traditional golf with data-driven insights, on-demand competition, worldwide social connections, and endless entertainment into a single platform.
aG’s premise is that Modern Golf should be played anytime, anywhere, and by anyone. Its software analyzes data to improve your game. Its golf and entertainment experience bring you the unimaginable. Most importantly, the platform connects players with others—because together is better and the future of golf.