Blast Motion Signs PGA Tour Professional Brad Faxon
By combining one of the best putters in history with Blast technology, Blast Golf will help players of all abilities improve their short game
(Carlsbad, Calif., – April 14, 2016) – Blast Motion, an industry innovator focused on redefining game improvement with its wearable motion capture technologies, today announced its first golf ambassador, PGA Tour Professional, Brad Faxon. Brad is recognized as one of the best putters of the modern era. He will be showcasing his putting talent and helping players improve their short game with the Blast Golf stroke and swing analyzer.
“We’re very excited to have a player of Brad’s caliber on the Blast team,” said Michael Bentley, founder, Blast Motion. “By combining Brad’s knowledge of the short game and Blast’s leading technology, we’re able to bring a simple solution to market to change the game, for golfers of all abilities.”
“This product is unreal,” said Brad Faxon, 8-time PGA Tour winner. “It’s the first product I have used in the past 30 years that I believe will help players improve their game and I’m excited to be a part of it. This is going to change the golfing world.” As a Blast ambassador, Brad will be sharing short game improvement drills through the Blast website, the Blast Golf app and with his followers on social media. Blast Golf is specially designed to help golfers understand their metrics, focus on timing consistency, and lower their scores. With the latest app update, Blast Golf supports putters, drivers, and irons, allowing golfers to fine-tune all aspects of their game. The Blast Golf application combines video from your smart phone with real-time metric and in-app video prescriptions, allowing golfers of all ages to gain greater insights into the finer details of what their bodies are doing and learn how to improve.
About Brad Faxon
Brad Faxon has won a total of 21 professional events worldwide including 8 PGA Tour events and is a 2- time Ryder Cup team member, all while building a reputation as one of the greatest putters in golf history. Brad led the PGA Tour putting average statistic 3-times while on the tour and continues to instruct some of the worlds best. Brad has one of the most impressive charitable reputation on tour, most notably for cohosting the CVS Health Charity Classic at Rhode Island Country Club. Since the inception of the event in 1999, the event has raised over 20 million dollars for local charities. In 2005, Brad won the coveted Payne Stewart Award which is given to the golf professional that best exemplifies charitable giving, sportsmanship and respect for the game. He was also presented the 2015 Francis Ouimet Award for lifelong contributions to the game of golf. Brad currently plays on the Champions Tour and is a golf broadcaster for Fox Sports.
About Blast Motion
Based in Carlsbad, California, Blast Motion is defining the future of personalized motion capture technology. By seamlessly identifying and integrating real-time motion metrics with video highlights, Blast Motion innovations create a contextually rich user experience that enhances the way people capture, analyze, and improve their game. For additional information about Blast Motion, please visit: blastmotion.com.
Pricing and Availability
Blast Golf is currently available in the United States and Canada, both online and at major retailers for $149.95. Customers can also purchase Blast Golf from blastmotion.com. The Blast Golf app is available on the Apple iTunes App Store and the Google Play Store. Visit the Blast Golf web page for a complete list of supported devices.
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