#slowmo challenge!

We’re hosting a #SlowMo challenge! Post your best SlowMo videos on gottaGolf to win this custom Scotty Cameron putter. Details below:

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How to enter: 1) Download gottaGolf on the app store or sign up online. 2) Post a sweet SlowMo video into the main feed on gottaGolf and use #SlowMo! Here are some ideas:

  • SlowMo swing, putt or sand shot
  • SlowMo of the ball being hit
  • SlowMo fail
  • Get creative!

(You can enter existing posts by adding #SlowMo to the comment)

What you get: The custom Scotty, shown above!

How you win: On Thursday, we’ll pick the top 3 posts and then let you vote on the winner!

#HappyGilmore Challenge

[UPDATE: the winner was Jackson Rowland. Tommy Morrisey (the only-armed golfer) wasn’t going to be able to make it to the TOUR Champ so he asked us to give the prize to someone else! See the winner and finalists here.]

The winners at the TOUR  Championship:

Jackson Winner

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In honor of this awesome Happy Gilmore shot from Paige Spiranac, we’re hosting a #HappyGilmore challenge.

How to enter: 1) Download gottaGolf on the app store or sign up online2) Post a sweet photo or video into the main feed on gottaGolf and use #HappyGilmore! Here are some ideas:

  • Slow-mo Happy
  • Happy fail
  • Group Happy
  • Lefty Happy
  • Get creative!

What you get: 2 tickets to the TOUR Championship at East Lake + a 2015 Masters flag! 

How you win: On Thursday, we’ll pick the top 3 posts and then let you vote on the winner!

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#ShortGame Challenge

*Update* – We’ve selected the finalists – click here.

In honor of this awesome flop shot from Paige Spiranac, we’re hosting a #shortgame challenge this weekend.

How to enter: Post a sweet photo or video of your short game into the main feed on gottaGolf and use #shortgame! Here are some ideas:

  • Slow-mo putt
  • Video of a big flop shot
  • Splashing out of the sand
  • Pic of your wedge in action
  • Get creative!

What you get: 2 tickets to the TOUR Championship at East Lake + this awesome putter cover! 

How you win: On Monday, we’ll pick the top 3 posts and then let you vote on the winner!

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Last Week’s Winner: I’d also recommend you check out the winner of our Labor Day Weekend giveaway. We had some AWESOME posts

Top Posts From Labor Day Weekend

*UPDATE* – Winner was Jeff Dumart! Congrats!

We’re giving away 2 tickets to the TOUR Championship for the best Labor Day Weekend post on gottaGolf.

Finalists:

The finalists are listed below. It was REALLY hard to choose the top 3 from all of the great posts! If you didn’t place, don’t worry. There will be many more chances to win with all of your awesome photos.

Vote:

Login into gottaGolf and comment on these posts to vote for the winner. The post with the most votes at the end of the day* will be the official winner!

  • 2) Nick Nappo – Golf Club at Roddy Ranch in Antioch, CA:

Nick Nappo - Golf Club at Roddy Ranch

Austin Wisby - Spuerman Coozie

Honorable Mentions:

Clifton BooherDoug JonesRusty SeymourZach Lenning and David Mikulka and (from L to R)

Clifton Booher - Juniper Golf Club - Central Oregon

rusty Seymour - Yocha Dehe Golf ClubDoug Jones - Double Rainbow - Edgewater Golf Club

Zach Lenning -

David Mikulka - Golden Gate Golf

We love seeing all of these awesome pictures, low scores and rounds played from the gottaGolf community! We’ll let you know who wins tomorrow!

*Voting closes 11:59 pm EST on September 8, 2015

Manual Ball Tracer Step – by – Step Guide

  1. Tap “Create” on the bottom bar
  2. Upload a video
  3. Select “Ball Tracer”
  4. Use the Green Scrubber on the video timeline to select the start time for the trace.
  5. Use the Green Dot to select the start point of the tracer line.
  6. Use the Red Scrubber on the video timeline to select the end time for the trace.
  7. Use the Red Dot to select the end point of the tracer line.
  8. Use the Distance Slider on the bottom to increase the launch speed and hang time.
  9. Use the top and right slider to fine tune the arc of your tracer line
  10. Tap “next” and choose a tracer style! From here you can also save a copy to your camera roll!

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Additional links: 

gottaGolf Ambassador

If you believe in our vision and want to get involved, you should think about the opportunity of becoming a gottaGolf ambassador. Become part of one of the fastest growing companies in golf!

What do you get?

We’ll send you a free gottaGolf hat, some gear, and some cards to hand out at your course and to your golf buddies! You also get to help shape the vision and future of the company and early access to new features.

What’s expected?

We’re not expecting much! All we ask is that you:

  1. Post one golf photo or video per week.
  2. Invite 3 friends to join gottaGolf.
  3. Create one round per month.
  4. Give us feedback every once in a while.

Ready to get started or have a question?

Email our CEO, Clint Jarvis at cjarvis(at)gottagolf(dot)com and let him know you are interested!

Don’t drink too much on the course…

Drinking on the course relaxes you, makes you laugh, and sometimes… it helps you get your head stuck in the trash can.

Here’s what the culprit, 49-year-old Dave Sayers had to say:

“We were coming to the end of the day and I had been losing it a bit with a few bad shots. We’d all had a few beers,” he told The Telegraph. “I said, ‘I’m going to bin these clubs’ but they wouldn’t fit. I decided to go a step further … I went to put my head in the bin, but then I couldn’t get it out.”

Let this serve as a warning to you all. Don’t drink too much on the course this weekend!

Download gottaGolf for iOS

“Golfing the 4th” Photo Contest

Win a brand new set of irons for “Golfing the 4th”!
We’re giving away a brand new set of irons of your choice.

Here’s how to win:

1) Download gottaGolf from the app store. (not on iOS? use the web)

2) Post your best “Golfing the 4th” photos from course this weekend.

3) That’s it! You’ll be entered to win some shiny new irons as part of our launch giveaway!

Read the full rules of the giveaway here.

U.S Open Championship Giveaway

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It’s a major week in golf as the 115th U.S. Open Championship is just one day away.

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Update: Congratulations to our winner Rick Smith, who posted some great pictures from his trip to Pebble Beach! Check them out here.

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To celebrate, we’re giving away a personalized U.S. Open towel AND cap. You have two chances to win:

  1. Post your best golf photos on gottaGolf. The post with the most likes by Sunday night will be the winner.
  2. Predict the winner of the U.S. Open by commenting here.

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  Good luck and hit ’em straight out there!

– Clint, Founder of gottaGolf