CDW Ensures Technology is Par for the Course
About Our PGA TOUR Sponsorship
CDW, the PGA TOUR’s official technology partner since 2008, helps connect golf with technology – powering the revolutionary ShotLink scoring system, supporting cloud migrations and launching the Tech Fore! charitable giving program.
ShotLink: Teeing Off with Big Data
Using handheld devices and laser rangefinders, ShotLink operators capture 256,000 pieces of data each week. State-of-the-art servers, installed and configured by the CDW Professional Services team, store and analyze this data aboard the ShotLink Nerve Center truck. Golf fans and journalists around the world can access ShotLink data via PGATOUR.com to keep up with tournament rankings, while players can track their progress over time to help improve their game.
Golfing World explores how ShotLink’s innovative scoring system has changed the game of golf for players and fans.
PGA pros stopped by to help CDW raise money for veterans and military families.
Meet Our Sponsored PGA Pros
Known for his prodigious length off the tee, Gary Woodland has cemented himself among golf’s elite competitors. A three-time winner on the PGA TOUR, Gary most recently captured a momentous win on the 19th hole at the 2018 Waste Management Phoenix Open. His first PGA TOUR victory came at the 2011 Valspar Championship. He was also selected for the United States World Cup team the same year. After a return to the winner’s circle at the 2013 Reno-Tahoe Open, Gary secured a torrid finish in the 2013 FedExCup Playoffs.
Paula Creamer joined the LPGA at age 19 and rose quickly to become the youngest player to win a multiple-round LPGA tournament. Her victories continued as she became the youngest and quickest player to earn $1 million dollars in LPGA winnings. Outside of LPGA Tours, where she’s won 10 events, Paula competed in the U.S. Solheim Cup as the youngest-ever player in 2005 and won the U.S. Women’s Open championship in 2010. She supports junior golfers through the charitable organization The First Tee by appearing at golf clinics and donating scholarships.
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Harold joined the PGA TOUR during the 2015/2016 season and had a solid rookie year, collecting seven top-25 finishes, four of which were top-10 showings. He was one of only seven PGA TOUR rookies to advance to the FedExCup Playoffs. Harold’s 2016/2017 season was highlighted by his Australian PGA Championship victory and top-10 finish at the Wyndham Championship. Off the green, Harold is a huge Carolina Panthers fan as well as an avid reader who enjoys biographies.