The aboutGOLF Fall 2020 Update Is Live!
In our quest to help you Win the Game, we are always thinking up ways to improve the aboutGOLF experience. You may remember that last month we announced a major update was coming to the aboutGOLF platform. We’re excited to say it went live on November 2nd!
These updates allow players to engage socially, compete against one another from any location around the world, and have 24x7 access to the game data they need to improve their game.
By upgrading to the latest version of aG Links and aG Locker, players will get the full benefit of the Fall 2020 upgrade, which includes streamlined logins and access to aG Tours.
The Fall 2020 Highlights - aG Locker
aG Locker is aboutGOLF’s mobile application that helps you stay connected to your game and your friends. Whether you're visiting your local indoor golf center or playing from the comfort of your own home, every shot counts. That’s why we designed Locker—to ensure that you can walk away from any aboutGOLF simulator with all your swing data, stay connected to a community of enthusiastic golfers, and compete in worldwide tours for cash prizes.
Here’s a look at what’s new to aG Locker:
Simplified, Secure Login
You can now log in to aG Locker using familiar credentials from Apple, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft, or use your own email address and password. Once you log in to aG Locker it becomes your key to access any aboutGOLF simulator hands free. To get in the game faster than ever before, tap Profile in aG Locker, and then tap Simulator Login. You’ll be prompted to enter the code displayed on the aboutGOLF simulator screen—and you’re ready to play! It’s magic.
One of the most well-known laws in golf states that only 1% of your perfect shots will be observed by another human. aboutGOLF has a solution! Hero shots are automatically recorded to your simulator and aG Locker, and (here’s the important part) can be shared with friends and family. Simply click the crown icon at the bottom of the aG Locker app, select the hero shot you want to share, and tap on it. Once it’s open, you’ll tap the share icon and select the application you’d like to use to share your miracle shot with the world.
Access to New Tours
Competing with yourself to best your own scores is a great way to improve, but if you really want to take your game to the next level, there’s nothing like the adrenaline rush of competing against others. Competing in our Tours gets you out of your comfort zone, challenges you to push your skills to the limit, and ultimately lets you see how you stack up against the rest of the field. Cash prizes are a good motivator, too.
Whatever your driving force, check out aG Tours by tapping Compete at the bottom of aG Locker. That’s where you’ll find Tours and events where you can compete and win. Our Public Tours are open to all. You’ll be entered automatically just by opening one of the Events in the Tour. Then there are paid Tours where you can compete for cash prizes.
aG Skins are the in-app currency used to participate in paid tours. You can purchase Skins by tapping the ‘+’ sign next to the skins total on the Tours, History, or Profile screens, then use them to enter paid Tours. You can either purchase a pack of three skins or get a 25% discount by purchasing an annual subscription that includes 12 skins.
Expanded Profile Settings
We've added more options to your profile to help streamline tour settings (such as handicap) and let community members get to know you a little better (such as a bio). If you complete your profile, you will receive two complementary aG Skins. That’s your entry covered for your first two monthly tours!
The Fall 2020 Highlights - aG Links
aG Links is the software that powers aboutGOLF’s premium simulators and lets players Be in the Game any season, any place, and any time. Whether you’re taking a solo COVID-free trip around the globe to play Teeth of the Dog or compete with friends in one of our ball-striking games, you’ll appreciate our authentic golf experience from tee to green.
User Interface Update
With the Fall Update, we’ve streamlined the aG Links interface to surface the things our players care about most, making sure you can get in the game faster.
Topping off the Fall Update, we’re releasing our new Ryder Cup venues and tournament challenges. For more details, check out last month’s post. We’re committed to releasing new courses on a regular cadence, so if you have a favorite course you’d like to see, reach out to your aboutGOLF representative or contact us.
We’re always looking for more ways to help you become a better golfer and make it easier for you to Be in the Game. With regular updates to aG Links, aG Locker, and aG Content, you can be sure we’re working hard to enhance your experience in the simulator, give you the data you need to improve your game, and create more opportunities to compete and win. If you have any ideas for new capabilities or feedback on how we can improve your experience, please let us know. We look forward to hearing what you think of the latest release!