LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. The USGA, in partnership with Cisco, announced a variety of initiatives designed to provide the most connected experience in golf for those attending, watching, covering and following the 119th U.S. Open Championship.This year’s U.S. Open, which will be held June 10-16 at the iconic Pebble Beach Golf Links, will offer fans an unprecedented level of access to the action taking place across the grounds. As the Official Technology Partner of the USGA and its championships, Cisco is helping to transform the way golf fans on-site and around the world interact with the sport and its players.
“One of the USGA’s greatest priorities is to ensure that each person who steps through the gates at one of our championships receives the best fan experience in golf,” says Navin Singh, chief commercial officer of the USGA. “With 156 players in the field, we know that the ability to follow scores and stay connected to the championship on your mobile device is critical to delivering a superior fan experience. Our partners at Cisco have worked closely with our team to ensure our fans don’t miss a moment of the action.”
“Attending the U.S. Open is an experience that sports fans across the globe dream about,” says Kevin Dunbar, senior director of brand strategy, Cisco. “By leveraging the latest in high-density wireless technology, we have created new ways for fans to engage with the championship; consume and share content both on-site and around the world; and connect with the sport’s greatest athletes as they compete for the game’s most coveted title.”