Playable versions of Pebble Beach Golf Links and Pinehurst No. 2 is among the updates aimed at innovating the virtual reality platform
(Austin, TX.) GOLF+—the market’s leading virtual reality golf app—announces upcoming updates to the GOLF+ experience just in time for the holiday season, including the ability to play vibrant fun games at Pebble Beach Golf Links and Pinehurst No. . 2, new equipment from Callaway Golf and TaylorMade, and game enhancement capabilities such as analysis mode and practice mini-games.
Using the Meta Quest 2 VR headset, GOLF+ users can now experience the intricate details of Donald Ross’ turtle greens at Pinehurst and windswept litter on the 7th hole of Pebble Beach, all from home. Pinehurst No.2 will be available on the GOLF+ platform to play on November 18th, while Pebble Beach will be available on December 9th.
“GOLF+ provides an opportunity to introduce Pebble Beach to entirely new audiences,” says David Stivers, CEO of Pebble Beach Company. “We are excited to bring one of golf’s most iconic experiences to life via the GOLF+ platform. Golfers will have the opportunity to virtually walk in the footsteps of golf’s greatest champions on one of golf’s most historic courses, Pebble Beach Golf Links.”
“It is exciting that players anywhere can experience the beauty and challenge that the second course offered the greatest golfers to ever play the game, all without leaving their living room,” says Tom Pashley, President of Pinehurst. “GOLF+ has the opportunity to reach an unprecedented number of golfers of the future and we are excited to introduce them to Pinehurst.”
Available in December, a groundbreaking new feature gives users the ability to analyze and understand every swing they make in GOLF+. The platform is able to collect and report more than 20 specific swing attributes — the same metrics used by tour pros to hone their swings — to help users understand what they do well and where they can improve. GOLF+ is the first VR platform that provides golfers with swing visualization tools and insights that can help golfers of any skill level better understand the fundamentals of their swing.
“Our vision for GOLF+ has always been to allow golfers of all skill levels to deepen their connection to the game,” says Ryan Engel, Co-Founder and CEO of GOLF+. “The stand is a platform on a slope for those who have never chosen a club, a way to enjoy the sport again for elderly or disabled individuals, and now with our game improvement items, a place where golfers can take guidance on how to improve their swing and have more fun.” in session.”
Additional updates include new team modes that allow players to compete with friends anytime, anywhere in Stableford, Skins or Match Play formats. Golf addicts will be able to choose from hundreds of unique items to build their perfect bag, including the most popular new equipment from leading manufacturers, such as Callaway Golf and TaylorMade.
With fresh investments from some of the biggest names in sports and business, including Breyer Capital, Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, Tom Brady, Stephen Curry, Mike Trout, Ben Crenshaw and more, the revolutionary platform realizes its vision of making golf more accessible to all.
Designed to complement traditional golf, the GOLF + VR experience removes typical barriers such as time restrictions, green fees, and weather to allow users to play anywhere, anytime. For those who have never picked up a club in the real world, it provides a stress-free way to learn, play and practice at their own pace. Passionate golfers can enjoy the realistic physics and life-like recreations of some of the most famous courses in the world. In less than a year since launch, the platform’s hundreds of thousands of golfers have played more than six million rounds on the platform.
GOLF+ is currently available on the Meta Quest 2 platform for $29.99. The game comes standard with Valhalla Golf Club, host to the PGA Championship and Ryder Cup, as well as three other fantasy course designs. Users can add Kiawah Island’s famous Ocean Course and Wolf Creek Golf Club for just $7.99. Pro Putt mini golf and Topgolf virtual golf course are also available for free. GOLF+ allows for both single and multiplayer options, making it ideal for solo training or a social tour.
About Golf +
GOLF+ is the market leading VR golf game. GOLF+ was designed by entrepreneurs and co-founders Ryan Engle and Rob Holzhauer to make golf more accessible to everyone. Perfect for newcomers who’ve never played traditional golf, or avid players looking for a “real” golf experience, GOLF+ is the perfect way to learn, practice and play with friends and family anywhere, anytime. The game is currently available on the Meta Quest 2 platform.
About Pebble Beach Resorts
The Pebble Beach Company, headquartered in Pebble Beach, California, owns and operates world-famous Pebble Beach Resorts, including The Lodge at Pebble Beach™, The Inn at Spanish Bay™, and Casa Palmero®. The company also operates five popular golf courses: Pebble Beach Golf Links®, Spyglass Hill® Golf Course, The Links at Spanish Bay™, Del Monte™ Golf Course and The Hay®. Its other popular properties include the scenic 17-Mile Drive®, The Spa at Pebble Beach™, Pebble Beach Golf Academy™, and Pebble Beach Equestrian Center. It annually hosts major events such as the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance®, AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, TaylorMade Pebble Beach Invitational, and PURE Insurance Championship Impacting The First Tee. The future site of the 2023, 2035, 2040, 2048, 2027, 2032, 2037 and 2044 US Women’s Open Championships, Pebble Beach Golf Links® has hosted six US Opens, five US Amateurs, one PGA Championship and many other tournaments. For reservations or more information, please call 800-654-9300 or visit pebblebeach.com.
About Pinehurst Resort
Established in 1895 in Sandhills, North Carolina, Pinehurst Resort & Country Club is a 2,200-acre estate that boasts nine great golf courses, The Cradle 9-hole par 3 course, and a 75,000-square-foot sports course (Thistle Dhu ), 16 clay tennis courts, an award-winning spa, 60,000 square feet of event space, other recreational and social activities for families, and elegant accommodations across six distinct condominiums, including four historic hotels. Pinehurst, widely known as the Cradle of American Golf, has hosted more single golf tournaments – including the US Open, US Women’s Open, PGA Championship, Ryder Cup and PGA TOUR Championship – than any other North American location. . In 2024, it will once again welcome the US Open. The resort is just over an hour from Raleigh-Durham International Airport, 90 minutes from Charlotte Douglas International Airport and only a half day’s drive from several East Coast towns. To book golf times and golf packages: www.pinehurstresort.com855.235.8507.