The First Nationwide Golf Tournament in Sweden: Dormy Major SaturdaysBy Gamebook Oy, PRNE
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
ESPOO, Finland, June 15, 2011 -
GameBook, Dormy and Nike Golf announce the launch of
Dormy Major Saturdays on June 18, 2011. This is the first ever
nationwide open golf tournament in Sweden - players can compete
against each other nationwide on any golf course.
Dormy Major Saturdays are played on four Saturdays this Summer,
starting on June 18 and continuing on July 17, July 23 and August
13. To participate, a player must log-on and record their
score on the GameBook iPhone application or register at the
GameBook Clubhouse and enter the score manually in the player’s
Dormy and Nike Golf offer free downloads of the iPhone
application in Sweden and also sponsor prizes for every Dormy Major
Saturday. They include rewards not only for good results but also
for “fun” results such as “the most number of bogies”. This is
intended to make everyone’s game more enjoyable. Each Dormy Major
Saturday’s prize category is not revealed until the following
GameBook is the developer of the GameBook real-time scoring
system and ground breaking social technology platform for golf,
intended to make golf more social, fun and enjoyable for all. The
GameBook product family includes the GameBook iPhone App, available
from the Apple iTunes App Store. The iPhone application includes an
intuitive real-time score card, built-in traditional and fun game
formats and well as statistics. The GameBook Clubhouse, a
free online community for golfers, takes the social and sharing
aspects of the iPhone application to the next level. At the
Clubhouse, you can follow and comment on your friends’ games
real-time from wherever you are, share photographs from the course
as you play, store your scores, and compare your golf statistics
with those of your friends.
- We are delighted to be able to join forces with Nike Golf and
GameBook to offer this fantastic experience to our loyal customers
and Swedish golfers in general, says Mats Hedlund, Managing
Director of Dormy. - This will be the hottest topic in golf in
Sweden this year!
- Together we want to offer Swedish golfers something new and
innovative in the world of golf, continues Tuomas Mäki, Nordics
Manager at Nike Golf. - We at Nike Golf see golf as a sport and
this type of special partnership matches perfectly with our
thinking and intentions. Furthermore we are thrilled being able to
create excitement around golf here in Sweden during the Major
weekends while the world’s best golfers compete elsewhere for their
own Major titles.
The rules of the four Dormy Major Saturdays will be available at
Welcome to the world of social golf! GameBook offers real-time
scoring and live leaderboards for all types of golf events. The
GameBook product family consists of the GameBook Scoring Service,
leased to golf facilities and golf tournament organizers; and the
GameBook iPhone App, available from the Apple iTunes App Store.
An Android version of the smartphone application is being
developed. GameBook is a registered trademark of GameBook Oy.
The GameBook web site and Clubhouse are located at href="www.golfgamebook.com/">www.golfgamebook.com.
Dormy Golf was founded in Örebro 1994. It is now one of the
leading Golf Chains in Europe with six regular stores in
Malmo, Gothenburg, Orebro, Norrkoping, Stockholm, Sundsvall and one
outlet in Angelholm. The stores are in general over 1000m2 and
their flagshipstore in Stockholm
with 2000 m2 is the biggest golf store in Europe.
About Nike Golf
Located in Beaverton, Oregon, Nike Golf designs and markets golf
equipment, apparel, balls, footwear, bags and accessories
worldwide. Nike Golf is passionately dedicated to ushering in the
future of this great sport by developing groundbreaking innovations
that enable athletes to perform at their physical and mental
For more information on Nike Golf, visit our Website at
Editors and journalists in the U.S. seeking editorial information
and downloadable images, visit href="www.nikegolf.com/presscenter">www.nikegolf.com/presscenter.
For international journalists, please contact Nike Golf’s public
relations representative in respective countries for
Martin Dahlström, JSMD Golf AB - Distributor of GameBook
Mats Hedlund, Dormy Golf
Tuomas Mäki, Manager at Nike Golf Nordics
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