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Dancin' Dogg Golf Adds Atlanta Highlands to OptiShot Infrared Simulator
August 9, 2011. Dancin' Dogg Golf - maker of the OptiShot Infrared Simulator, the ultimate in-home virtual golf system - has expanded its library of premium courses with the addition of Atlanta Highlands, a lifelike replication of one of the most celebrated championship venues in the Southeast.
The final member of Dancin' Dogg's 2011 Grand Slam collection, Atlanta Highlands joins the recently-introduced Capitol Club and Royal St. Marks. Showcasing a challenging layout that has hosted several of golf's biggest tournaments, Atlanta Highlands includes a pair of infamous long par 3 tests among the final four holes.
"The beauty of OptiShot is that the true-to-life replications capture every element and make you feel like you're really on the grounds of the world's best layouts," says Brandon Theophilus, CEO of Dancin' Dogg Golf. "Atlanta Highlands allows golfers of all skill levels to measure their games on the same course as golf's elite players - from the comfort of home."
Similar to OptiShot's other premium layouts - including Capitol Club, Monterey Classic, Old Scot, Ponte Vedra, Royal St. Marks and Whispering Dunes - Atlanta Highlands can be downloaded at www.dancindogg.com for a one-time fee of $49.95.
OptiShot (MSRP: $399.95) connects with Windows computers via a plug-and-play interface and requires only 8½ feet of swing space. With their own clubs, up to four players per round can compete by hitting real balls, foam balls (provided) or no ball at all. Infrared sensors on a durable swing pad precisely record club-head speed, face angle, swing path, distance, tempo, face contact and ball flight.
An added value component of the Dancin' Dogg experience is the recently unveiled OptiShot Support Site and OptiShot User Guide. In addition to "Top Questions" and "Frequently Asked Questions," visitors can contact Technical Support directly through a clear and easy-to-use online template. The User Guide is a comprehensive step-by-step description of all aspects of the OptiShot experience, from installation through managing players and customizing club sets.
Early this year, OptiShot was honored with the ScoreGolf "Research & Development" award and Dancin' Dogg was nominated as "Company of the Year" in the magazine's annual "Business & Equipment Awards." The device received high marks for easy set-up, indoor versatility and amazingly accurate feedback. It was also lauded for its unbelievable fun factor, pre-loaded library of world-famous course replications and crystal-clear graphics.
Dancin' Dogg launched its next-generation software package, including two new core courses and a variety of features to enhance the user experience and facilitate skills development. These include:
• Enhanced visual shot feedback and swing analysis
• Detailed statistics tracking for export to an Excel spreadsheet
• Precision putting grids to help visualize contours
• Ability to create multiple players and manage their settings and preferences
In addition to complete courses, OptiShot users can practice and compete on the par-3 option or a realistic driving range.
About Dancin' Dogg Golf
Based in Traverse City, Mich., Dancin' Dogg Golf was founded in 2005 and specializes in developing innovative technologies. Its product range includes the OptiShot Infrared Golf Simulator that features an expanding library of world class courses which golfers play anytime, anywhere. Durable and built to last, OptiShot comes with a 180-day warranty and has been heralded by leading authorities nationwide, including GOLF Magazine, Golfweek, Sports Illustrated, Wired and Golf Channel.
For more information, visit www.dancindogg.com or www.facebook.com/dancindogg, or call 866/941-3644.