CDW Ensures Technology is Par for the Course
ShotLink: Teeing Off with Big Data
Using handheld devices and laser rangefinders, ShotLink operators capture 256,000 pieces of data each week. State-of-the-art servers, installed and configured by the CDW Professional Services team, store and analyze this data aboard the ShotLink Nerve Center truck. Golf fans and journalists around the world can access ShotLink data via PGATOUR.com to keep up with tournament rankings, while players can track their progress over time to help improve their game.
Golfing World explores how ShotLink’s innovative scoring system has changed the game of golf for players and fans.
Meet Our Sponsored PGA Pros
Known for his prodigious length off the tee, Gary Woodland has cemented himself among golf’s elite competitors. A two-time winner on the PGA Tour, Gary emerged as a rising star in 2011. During what proved to be a breakout season, Gary captured his first victory at the 2011 Valspar Championship. Gary was also selected to represent the United States on the 2011 World Cup team. After a return to the winner’s circle at the 2013 Reno-Tahoe Open and a torrid finish in the 2013 FedExCup Playoffs, Gary continued his solid form into the 2013/14 PGA Tour season.
Paula Creamer joined the LPGA at age 19 and rose quickly to become the youngest player to win a multiple-round LPGA tournament. Her victories continued as she became the youngest and quickest player to earn $1 million dollars in LPGA winnings. Outside of LPGA Tours, where she’s won 10 events, Paula competed in the U.S. Solheim Cup as the youngest-ever player in 2005 and won the U.S. Women’s Open championship in 2010. She supports junior golfers through the charitable organization The First Tee by appearing at golf clinics and donating scholarships.
Three-time PGA Tour Champion Camilo Villegas finished in the top 25 five times during the 2013 PGA Tour season, including the RBC Heritage and FedEx St. Jude Classic. Camilo has 35 top 10 finishes over the course of his career. Camilo is renowned for his hot finish in 2008, winning the BMW Championship and PGA Tour Championship. Born in Medellin, Colombia, he is known for his "spider man" approach to reading the greens and is passionate about cycling, the Give to Columbia charity organization and physical fitness.