The World Leader in Golf Improvement Welcomes SkyTrak, the #1 Consumer Launch Monitor, to the Family
By Ryan Gager
GOLFTEC, the world leader in golf improvement, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SkyTrak, golf’s #1 consumer launch monitor and simulator.
The impending acquisition builds on each company’s powerful reputation and shared mission to provide golfers with the data and insights needed to track performance, have more fun and play better golf.
As part of the acquisition, GOLFTEC will invest in enhancing the current SkyTrak user experience as well as create new, innovative solutions that leverage coaching, data, and digital platforms to deliver a GOLFTEC improvement experience to a broader segment of golfers around the world.
In support of this acquisition, GOLFTEC recently named longtime golf industry veteran Jeff Foster as their Chief Strategy Officer. As part of his role, Foster will be appointed CEO of SkyTrak.
Foster joined GOLFTEC after working for over 20 years as a high-impact executive within the golf industry. Prior to his role at Buffalo Groupe, Foster spent several years working for NBC Universal and their GOLF division where he was responsible for numerous businesses including GolfNow, Golf Channel Am Tour, Golf Advisor and other business units.
Following record sales in 2021 as well as receiving Golf Digest’s “Best in Golf” Award for the fifth consecutive year, SkyTrak remains golf’s most popular consumer launch monitor that provides golfers of all skill levels with highly accurate, real-time feedback.
With over 230 locations worldwide and over 900 Certified Personal Coaches, GOLFTEC is the world leader in golf improvement. In 2021, GOLFTEC Coaches provided over 1.5 million golf lessons to nearly 200,000 golfers with an average improvement of seven strokes. In 2022, GOLFTEC will continue its momentum by opening approximately 30 new locations and by developing new digital-first products that enhance and expand the GOLFTEC improvement experience.