The new device allows players to analyze their swings in real-time to improve their golf game

St. Louis, MO, July 16, 2019 – Rapsodo, the creator and manufacturer of the SkyTrak launch monitor, today announces the release of their newest golf product, the Mobile Launch Monitor (MLM).The device, which uses the same machine learning technology that helps all MLB teams track their pitching performance, is now available to help golfers track their shots like the pros.

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The MLM gives players the ability to analyze their swing by monitoring distance, ball speed, launch angle and more. This portable monitor allows users to view these advanced and accurate data metrics directly on their iOS mobile device – simply download the Rapsodo MLM app, calibrate the chosen device, and choose how to hit: live video tracer with replay, stats, or GPS map. Next, place the connected smartphone or tablet in the MLM cradle looking down at the line of play and watch the monitor analyze the swing.

Users can connect with players around the world by sharing their shot reports via social media in real-time, allowing for a competitive edge. This component also provides golfers more motivation to continue to improve and show off to their friends, peers, and global competitors.

Additional features of the MLM include:

  • Auto club recognition – no need to manually pick up a new club and adjust the settings; just wave whichever club you’re using in front of your phone camera
    Video swing playback including shot tracer technology
  • GPS Satellite shot overlay
  • Bag mapping that stores your typical distances for every club in your bag
  • Story library – all your shots are collected to review stats over your lifetime
  • USB charging 10-hour rechargeable battery
  • Travel-friendly – 5.3 inches long and 10.2 ounces in weight(travel case included)

We’re excited to be able to leverage Rapsodo’s strengths in tracer technology and real-time data to make training for the game of golf easier, more accessible, and fun,” said Batuhan Okur, Founder, and CEO of Rapsodo.“The Mobile Launch Monitor’s personalization and accuracy will enhance players’ skill and experience”.

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The MLM is a continuation of Rapsodo’s mission to enhance player performance by providing data for players at all levels. Rapsodo, well known for their Hitting and Pitching Monitors for baseball and softball players, leads the portable data and analytics space by bringing the same machine learning technology back to golf.

The MLM is now available for pre-order and retails for $499.99 on Rapsodo’s website: https://rapsodo.com/golf/mlm

You can watch the MLM in action here:

 

About Rapsodo

Rapsodo develops data-driven sports technologies designed to empower athletes and coaches to cost-effectively analyze and improve their game. Founded in 2010, the company developed the first affordable golf personal launch monitor, distributed in the USA under SkyTrak. The company continues to focus on delivering a variety of sports training and simulation technologies that allow users to better understand performance through reliable statistics. This ultimately translates into Rapsodo’s motto of “Measure to Master.” To learn more, visit Rapsodo.com.

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Wolff’s maiden PGA TOUR Victory is the 14th win on Global Tours for TaylorMade’s New M5 & M6 Drivers with Injected Twist Face Technology; Fellow TaylorMade Stablemate Collin Morikawa Finishes in Tie for 2nd

 

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What You Need to Know:

  • Wolff wins his first PGA TOUR tournament in just his 3rd start as a professional (4th overall).
  • After playing the majority of his final season in college with the M5 driver, Wolff began his PGA TOUR by playing the first two weeks on Tour with a 8° M6 driver set to lower. This week, he opted for an 8° M5 driver, still equipped with Graphite Design’s AD-TP 7TX shaft, which he’s used extensively over the last few years.
  • Matthew also added a new 15° M5 fairway to his arsenal this week in Minnesota, equipped with a Graphite Design BB 8X shaft.
  • Matthew’s P760 2-iron, used as a driving iron, is complemented by a 4-PW set of P750 Tour Proto Irons, which he prefers the shape, workability and forgiveness of. He has them equipped with Nippon’s N.S. Pro Tour 130x shafts.
  • A dynamic wedge player, Wolff generally employs a 3-wedge setup (in addition to PW) and this week was no exception, opting for a 52°, 56° & 60° (bent to 62°) setup in the Milled Grind (raw).
  • Wolff made a quick switch into TaylorMade’s Spider X Putter following it’s debut, having played it in each of his tournaments as a professional to date. Matthew plays his single bend model at 33″ in length.
  • With the win, Wolff is projected to rise more than 1500 places in the Official World Golf Rankings – from #1659 into the top 150.

Matthew Wolff’s Winning Bag at the 3M Open

M5 Driver | 8° | Graphite Design AD-TP 7TX

M5 Fairway | 15° | Graphite Design BB 8X

P760 2-Iron | Nippon N.S. Pro Tour 130X

P750 Tour Proto Irons | 4-PW | Nippon N.S. Pro Tour 130X

Milled Grind Raw Wedges | 52°, 56° & 60° (bent to 62°) | True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue X100

Spider X Putter | Single Bend 33” | KBS CT Tour

TaylorMade brand is #1 played Driver, Fairway, Iron, Putter and Ball within the 72 player field featuring the top PGA of Canada Professionals in player rankings.

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After two steady rounds of 70 and 71 to open the stroke play rounds, Dustin Risdon continued to elevate his game at Whistle Bear Golf Club as he moved on from match to match, eventually winning 4 matches over 2 days, capturing the 2019 PGA Championship of Canada title for the first time. With TaylorMade Driver, Fairway, Irons, Wedges and Ball, Risdon continues to rise in PGA of Canada Player Rankings, with an estimated move from 7th place into the top 5.

 

Dustin Risdon, was joined by Oliver Tubb, Bryn Parry and Marc-Etienne Bussieres to create an all #TeamTaylorMade Canada final four. The final match against Oliver Tubb, featuring duelling M5 and M6 Drivers, was bound to be exciting as both Professionals played strong from their first round, and continued their strong play throughout their 6th round of golf in only 4 days. In the end, Risdon rose to the top and won the match 3 and 1.

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What You Need to Know:

  • 38-year-old Risdon wins the PGA Championship of Canada for the first time
  • Risdon used a new M6 9* Driver, new M6 Rocket 14* Fairway and new TP5X golf ball on his way to victory
  • Risdon adds his name to the historic P.D. Ross Trophy, joining golf legends such as Arnold Palmer, Moe Norman, George Knudson, and Lee Trevino.
  • TaylorMade was the #1 Driver, Fairway, Iron, Putter and Ball in play among the field of 72 Professionals
  • TaylorMade TP5 and TP5X golf balls were played by 33 Professionals in the field (46%), and TaylorMade Drivers were also used by 33 Professionals off the tee
  • TaylorMade Golf Canada sponsors a Championship in every zone across the country, providing a direct exemption into the PGA Championship of Canada.
  • Zone events this year will again provide an early entry exemption into the 2020 event. This year, 7 of the 9 exemptions from 2018 made the trip to Whistle Bear and took part in the championship.