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V1 Sports announces PGA Merchandise Show schedule

Expert video swing analysis, seminars, top teachers highlight attractions Jan. 20-24

Novi, MI – V1 Sports, creators of the best-in-class video swing analysis software for teaching pros and golfers, will be showcasing its full complement of game improvement technology at the 2020 PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, FL, Jan. 20 – 24.

The V1 team will kick off the week at the private Tour Edge Media Day at Lake Nona Golf & Country Club Jan. 20 where they will be capturing attendees’ swings on video and demoing the V1 Sports Pressure Mat with V1 Pro software and the V1 Golf and V1 Game mobile apps.

On Tuesday, January 21, V1 Sports staffers and teaching professionals will make a long-awaited return to the PGA Merchandise Show’s gigantic outdoor Demo Day at Orange County National Golf Center. Visitors to the V1 Sports space at Tee 5, Bay 4 (between the Mizuno Golf and Bridgestone Golf exhibition areas) at Demo Day will see live demonstrations of the V1 Sports Pressure Mat with the V1 Pro software as well as the V1 Golf and V1 Game mobile apps. Attendees may also take advantage of special show pricing on the V1 Sports Pressure Mat.

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“Our best relationships in the golf industry are with the dedicated PGA teaching professionals who trust V1 Sports technology to power their lessons and build lasting bonds while improving their students’ games,” says V1 Sports CEO Bryan Finnerty. “We’re eager for pros and show attendees to experience our latest versions of V1 Pro with Pressure Mat integration as well as the newest HD cameras.”

On the show floor at the PGA Merchandise Show Jan. 22 - 24, V1 Sports’ large 40ft-by-20ft exhibition booth (#1263) will feature a hitting bay with a simulator for live demonstrations of the V1 Sports Pressure Mat and V1 Pro Windows software and mobile app.

“We will also be demoing the V1 Game Coaches Dashboard, a platform for golf coaches to easily access and analyze all of their students' on-course performance data captured through the V1 Game app. With the rich data supplied by the V1 Game App coaches are more equipped than ever to help golfers play their best,” Finnerty says.

V1 Sports is proud once again provide PGA Show attendees the chance to learn new concepts and skills at a series of seminars, January 22 – 24. Below, is the full schedule of V1 Sports Seminars at the 2020 PGA Merchandise Show, to be held in Classroom W313 at the Orange County Convention Center:

● Harnessing the Power of Video: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/88015465627

o Wednesday, January 22 - 8:30am
o Wednesday, January 22 - 4:30pm
o Thursday, January 23 - 8:30am
o Thursday, January 23 - 4:30pm
o Friday, January 24 - 8:30am

● Applied Ground Force Mechanics: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/88710247739
o Wednesday, January 22 - 12:30pm
o Thursday, January 23 - 12:30pm
o Friday, January 24 - 10:30am

● Building a Successful Instruction Business with Tom Patri: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/88731124181
o Wednesday, January 22 - 10:30am

● Building a Successful Junior Golf Program featuring Guest Speaker Jake Thurm: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/88900310221
o Wednesday, January 23 - 2:30pm

● Teaching with Technology featuring Guest Speaker Richard Hughes: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/88841835321
o Thursday, January 23 - 10:30am

● Digital Marketing 101 - Social Media and PR: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/88737623621
o Thursday, January 23 - 2:30pm

V1 is recognized as the pioneer in delivering seamless video lessons with integrated telestration and voiceover for optimized and expedient sharing and communication between teachers and students. V1 products capture, review and analyze swing video for the creation and sharing of golf lessons and instruction content. To date, V1 has delivered more than 3 million internet video lessons by its more than 10,000 PGA golf professionals.

Over the past several months, V1 Sports has launched numerous new tech products, platform upgrades and strategic partnerships to increase its benefit to golfers and teaching professionals. V1 Sports recently became the technology developer and global sales and marketing force for the V1 Sports Pressure Mat Powered by BodiTrak, the first portable and affordable mat to record balance distribution information and center of pressure (COP) during the golf swing. Combining real-time data on a golfer’s weight transfer with V1’s top-in-class camera systems and video software makes each lesson more impactful and can markedly expedite a player’s improvement.

One of the golf industry’s most trusted developers of game-improvement technology, V1 Sports also recently entered the GPS game-tracking mobile app arena with the dynamic V1 Game app. With the V1 Game app, a mobile phone or Apple Watch becomes a golfer’s personal caddie and shot tracker. V1 Game’s powerful GPS data provides accurate yardages to greens, hazards and landing zones to help you navigate the course like a professional. After a round is completed,
V1 Game’s intuitive performance analysis technology provides statistics (including robust strokes gained data) that show the user’s strengths, weaknesses and paths to improvement.

“The game’s best teachers inspire us to continually improve our existing technology while expanding our teaching tools and product offerings to better serve these instructors and the quality of the lessons they give,” Finnerty says.
For more information, visit www.V1Sports.com.

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About V1 Sports
Founded in 1995, V1 Sports (V1) is the leader in golf swing analysis software. The V1 golf teaching software and golf training apps deliver top instruction by connecting golf professionals and golfers to improve performance. V1 is recognized as the pioneer in delivering seamless video lessons with integrated telestration and voiceover. V1 products capture, review and analyze swing video for the creation and sharing of golf lessons and instruction content. To date, V1 has delivered over 3 million internet video lessons by its more than 10,000 PGA golf professionals, including many Top 100 instructors. V1 Pro HD software is used by the most respected coaches, instructors, athletes and training facilities around the world. The V1 Golf App also enjoys worldwide leadership among consumers as evidenced by millions of downloads. In 2016 and 2017, Golf Digest ranked V1 the No. 1 Video Analysis Software in its category. Visit www.v1sports.com. Follow V1 on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram @v1sports

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