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OptiShot Golf Releases Replica of Riviera Country Club, Home of the Northern Trust Open

18 Feb 2015

TRAVERSE CITY, MI – February 18, 2015OptiShot® Golf, makers of the world’s #1 golf simulator, unveils its latest To-the-Tee™ replicated course, Hogan’s Alley. Hogan’s Alley is the legendary Riviera Country Club course flawlessly reproduced and aptly renamed. It’s a timeless masterpiece of golf course design, featuring the “greatest par three hole in America” and the iconic 16th hole with a bunker in the middle of the green. Dubbed Hogan’s Alley for Ben Hogan who played some of the best rounds of his life here. The Northern Trust Open and OptiShot2 users begin play here on February 18-22, 2015.

With OptiShot2, users have the ability to play the same championship holes the top PGA pros are playing on TV, as well as compete in a tournament of their own with OptiShot Live. Golfers from around the world can compete against each other on any of the To-the-Tee™ championship course replicas in the OptiShot Golf Course library. Each course provides a realistic and fully-immersive 3D environment for play or practice.

“OptiShot Golf has created the ultimate tournament experience for our users. With the addition of more and more championship courses, like the Riviera Country Club, and OptiShot Live our users can play and compete right along with the PGA tour throughout the year and beyond. We’re basically building the world’s biggest golf club.” says Russell Edens, CEO and Co-Founder of OptiShot Golf.

Introducing the OptiShot2 Tour Challenge! Each week, OptiShot Live players have a chance at winning free OptiShot Courses for life, just by playing the OptiShot replica course that matches the PGA Tour stop that week. Just login in to your OptiShot and play the corresponding course anytime from Thursday 12:00am EST – Monday 3:00am EST to be automatically entered for a chance to win free OptiShot Courses for life!

With the new OptiShot Live feature, users can play 18 holes on the world’s most famous courses with friends, family and competitors all over the world without ever leaving the comfort of their home or office. This award-winning golf simulator uses the latest in analytic and shot tracer technology with an easy to use interface to create the ultimate real-world golf experience. Compact in size and cost, the OptiShot2 requires no elaborate setup, works with every club in your bag and is compatible with Mac and Windows. OptiShot2 supports numerous game types, including Stroke Play, Match Play, Best Ball and Skins. In addition, OptiShot2 can turn any course into a practice range where players can choose from six different target greens that further improve shot accuracy.


“Riviera Country Club” replica is now available at optishotgolf.com under Platinum Courses for $29.95.

OptiShot Golf Simulator is available at premium golf retailers and online at store.optishotgolf.com for $499.95

About OptiShot® Golf

OptiShot Golf is known around the globe for creating the world’s #1 golf simulator, and the exciting, new, and free golf game download, OptiShot Gimme released in early March of this year. Designed by two tech guys who love golf, the OptiShot2 Golf Simulator is engineered to calibrate with the players own clubs. Practice and play on completely immersive, high definition, To-the-TeeTM replications of major championship courses.

Based in Traverse City, MI, OptiShot Golf specializes in developing innovative, affordable and effective golf technologies. Twice named to the prestigious Inc. 500 list as one of America’s fastest-growing entrepreneurial companies, it has also been honored with the ScoreGolf Research & Development Award, named to the “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch” list and received a “Flyover 50 Award” as one of the Midwest’s fastest-growing companies.


*OptiShot Golf is not affiliated with Riviera Country Club or the Northern Trust Open. The aforementioned golf club, courses and event are registered trademarks of their respective owners; This press-release is for reference only and does not imply any connection or relationship between OptiShot Golf and these companies.

Media contact:
Andrew Felix
Senior Account Executive
Max Borges Agency for OptiShot Golf
(305) 374-4404 x136