GOLF+ Now The Official VR Game Of The PGA TOUR

GOLF+ Now The Official VR Game Of The PGA TOUR

New PGA TOUR gaming experiences will be added starting in 2023.

This week it was announced that the PGA TOUR has partnered with GOLF+ making it the “Official Virtual Reality Golf Game of the PGA TOUR”. As part of the deal, the popular VR golf simulator will begin adding new PGA TOUR-themed content tied to real-life tournaments.

Beginning in early 2023, you’ll be able to compete at two legendary courses: TPC Scottsdale and TPC Sawgrass. According to the organization, additional courses and content will be added over the coming years, further expanding the platform’s existing catalog of real-world locations.

β€œThe PGA TOUR is excited to work with GOLF+the leading golf game in the emerging VR gaming market,” said Len Brown, PGA TOUR Chief Legal Officer and EVP of Licensing in an official release.

“The GOLF+ VR platform is a forward-thinking way to enjoy the sport that appeals to gamers and golfers of all levels, and an innovative way for people to play the game of golf and grow the sport globally,” she added. “The TOUR will support the partnership with new courses, ShotLink powered by CDW data, shot routes and video highlights of PGA TOUR competitions.”

“We look forward to working with the PGA TOUR as it provides the ability to provide our players with unparalleled interactive tournament experiences in VR,” said Ryan Engle, co-founder and CEO of GOLF+. “We are both committed to using innovative technology and interactive experiences to reach new golfers worldwide and grow the game we love.”

GOLF+’s partnership with the PGA TOUR is just the latest in a series of exciting announcements from the growing VR sports platform. This past October, it was revealed that professional golfers Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth had both signed on as investors, joining other popular athletes such as Ben Crenshaw, Tom Brady, Steph Curry and Mike Trout.

“In addition to offering one of the best VR sports experiences in the world, GOLF+ will now provide a new way for fans to enjoy the excitement of the PGA TOUR,” said McIlroy. “This technology has the power to not only bring new people to the game of golf, but also to evolve the way the PGA TOUR is seen and experienced by golfers and gamers everywhere.”

In addition to playing at real-life venues like Pebble Beach Golf Links and Wolf Creek Golf Club, you can also meet up with friends at Topgolf for some arcade fun. Other interesting features include a clubhouse with practice area, miniature golf and a dedicated media player. There are also adjustable grips, shafts and golf balls.

GOLF+ is now available for $29.99 on Meta Quest 2 and Meta Quest Pro VR headsets. The first two PGA TOUR courses will be available in February 2023. For more information visit here.

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