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Official Mobile Golf App to Capture Player Swings for Exclusive Video Content
WINTER PARK, Fla., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the official mobile golf
app of the 2013 Symetra Tour, Ubersense joins the official developmental tour of
the LPGA in its 33rd season during the Florida's Natural Charity Classic,
March 22-24, 2013. The second stop of the 15-event tour, which serves as the
best pipeline for players to reach the LPGA, marks the beginning of Ubersense's
partnership and role in recording exclusive video content for the app with Tour
players, including the top 10 players on the money list who will earn
fully-exempt LPGA Tour cards for the first time.
"It is a dream come true to watch the technology I created three years ago to
improve my own golf game be applied to these amazing athletes, one of whom could
be the next Lorena Ochoa," says Ubersense CEO Krishna Ramchandran. "The videos
we create featuring the Symetra Tour participants will be an invaluable learning
content to share with the Ubersense community of amateur and professional
athletes and coaches."
Ubersense Golf, formerly known as SwingReader, has been widely adopted by PGA
Professionals nationwide as a coaching tool, as well as by players of all skill
levels looking to improve their game. As one of the most popular video analysis
apps available in the Apple App Store, Ubersense allows its users to record and
upload video to analyze through slow motion, side-by-side and overlay comparison
to professional videos, and telestration (essentially "writing" on the paused
video to show proper technique and angles). Additionally, these videos can be
shared with coaches who can then mark up the video or record feedback over the
video to send back to the athlete.
"The goal of this partnership with Ubersense is to enhance the interaction
between our professionals and amateurs worldwide," said Mike Nichols, Chief
Business Officer for the Symetra Tour. "By comparing their own swings against
that of the professionals, it will give amateurs immediate visual feedback on
how they can improve their swings."
Following the Florida's Natural Charity Classic at the Lake Region Yacht and
Country Club in Winter Haven, FL, Ubersense continues its video sessions with
the LPGA hopefuls at the Symetra Tour's third stop, held April 26-28, 2018 in
Sarasota, FL at the Guardian Retirement Championship at Sara Bay.
Founded in 2011 by avid golfer Krishna Ramchandran, Ubersense produces mobile
video analysis applications that enhance athletic performance across 20
different sports. Available free-of-charge through the Apple App Store,
Ubersense apps are compatible over the iPhone, iPad and iTouch. Ubersense's
video coaching mobile applications have been adopted by more than one million
amateur and professional athletes and coaches worldwide as a vital instruction
About the Symetra Tour
The Symetra Tour - Road to the LPGA, is the official developmental tour of the
LPGA in its 33rd season. The Tour's mission is to prepare the world's best young
women professional golfers for a successful career on the LPGA Tour. This year
marks the second season that the top-10 money winners will receive full, equal
status for the following season on the LPGA Tour. With more than 500 alumnae
moving on to the LPGA, former Symetra Tour players have won a total of 371 LPGA
titles, including 40 major championships. Symetra Tour events have contributed
more than $5 million to charitable organizations throughout the nation since
1989. For more, visit SymetraTour.com, Facebook.com/RoadtotheLPGA,
Twitter.com/Road2LPGA, and YouTube.com/Road2LPGA.
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