European Tour fans will be able to sample one of the most technically advanced golf simulators in the world at this week’s UBS Hong Kong Open after reaching an agreement with leading Korean global software company GOLFZON. GOLFZON is one of the world’s leading golf simulator providers which has more than 5,500 dedicated simulator sites in 48 countries, more than 30,000 simulators in operation globally and approximately two million online members.
GOLFZON will install their GOLFZON GDR simulator in the spectators’ village at the UBS Hong Kong Open as well as other selected European Tour events on the 2018 Race to Dubai.
Mr Park Gi Won, CEO of GOLFZ GOLFZON simulator at the UBS Hong Kong Open ON Co Ltd, said: “It is a privilege to be working with the European Tour – forming an alliance with a world class organisation like the European Tour means a lot to us. We believe this opportunity will provide an incredible experience to all of our users as well further enhancing the European Tour’s reputation in Korea.”
Nathan Homer, Chief Commercial and Marketing Officer at the European Tour, said: “At the European Tour, we believe this is a ground-breaking development for our game and will significantly enhance the fan experience at our tournaments.
“GOLFZON is one of the best-renowned golf simulator brands in the world and we are delighted to be working with them on this innovative concept. We have no doubt fans will revel in the opportunity to play the golf courses upon which the European tour’s stars are competing and see how their games measure up to some of the best players in the world.”