your•bot announces new Golf Tournament Scoring App, tour•botPro. tour•botPro provides all of the great features of your•bot's premier tournament scoring App, tour•bot, with new internet-based access to a comprehensive and detailed course database and many other features only possible with the internet. tour•botPro provides complete golf tournament scoring capabilities for ad-hoc competitions and adds numerous features leveraging the power of the internet.
Chicago, IL, May 24, 2011 (PressReleasePoint) -- your•bot™ and developer James Prete announces the release of the newest member of the your•bot family, tour•botPro™. Through the strategic alliance with our new partners and a new App, tour•botPro™ we can now deliver new web-based services to the most powerful Golf Tournament Scoring App on the market.
your•bot's main partner is Stracka™ (http://www.stracka.com/corp/about.asp) who deliver web-based services to the new app and it's new dedicated website: Handicap.GolfScoring.Co Stracka is powered by GolfNet™ (http://golfnet.com/about/overview.htm). The services provided to tour•botPro customers (with free registration) include a world-wide course database with nearly-complete North American information on all aspects of the course available for download (rating, slope, hole par, hole distance, hole ranking), the computation of an average strokes over par for all of your rounds posted to the web site, and the option to participate in a larger community of like-minded golfers, sharing ideas and thoughts, the vital social aspect of golf.
Through our partner, Stracka, tour•botPro is also able to offer the opportunity to upgrade your free membership on Handicap.GolfScorng.Co with a paid annual fee to a Premium membership that provides USA-based customers with access to a local golf club and the computation of a real USGA™ Handicap Index (after posting five scores) as well as virtual tournaments, and live posting of gross scores by tournament participants.
This union of the most powerful Golf Tournament Scoring App, tour•bot, with the most advanced golf scoring experience on the internet, Stracka.com, offers the most flexible and powerful solution for any golf scoring requirement.
tour•bot™ is the first full-featured golf tournament scoring app designed to be completely self-sufficient on your favorite iOS® Apple® device. No Internet service required to score any type of tournament! tour•bot™ does not require web-site registration or the cellular data network to provide an unequaled array of scoring and reporting capabilities. AirPrint® wireless printing and Bump® tournament sharing both require wireless connectivity to operate.
tour•botPro™ offers numerous options in scoring events and includes the most asked for golf games for scoring.
When performing detailed hole-by-hole scoring, golfers can score one time and then report on:
• Stroke Play;
• Skins games (either a Tournament style with roll-over or a hole-by-hole scoring);
• 2-Player best-ball game with either event-level team or tournament-level team pairings;
• 4-Player 2-best-balls game, also with either event-level team or tournament-level team pairings;
• Stableford results at tour, event and player detailed reporting levels and now with 2 & 4 Player teams;
• Match Play scoring results at the event level scored either as a head-to-head or with 2 & 4 Player teams;
• Blind Nine for single players, 2 and 4 Player teams;
• Quota tournament scoring system;
• Callaway scoring system with optional Dr. Scheid modified chart;
• Peoria scoring system for single players, 2 and 4 Player teams.
All of the above games may be scored and reported at the same time on the same tournament. No other golf tournament scoring software for iPhone can do this.
When doing round-summary scoring, golfers can score adjusted gross stokes and up to three separate games (such as Binga, Banga, Bonga, or any three scores they wish to keep) for all players on the tournament.
tour•botPro™ is the first app to create, schedule, facilitate pairings, record scores and produce tournament reports and player statistics for ad hoc or recreational golf tournaments. In addition, with the highly detailed scoring option enabled, golfers can keep track of their personal golf scores to analyze and improve their performance while also computing a recreational handicap index after scoring five rounds, all on their Apple® iOS® device. No other App on the iTunes® store offers so much power in a single App, with No monthly fees!
Features of the tour•botPro™ application include:
-- Internet-based course directory with detailed information for most courses.
-- Optional paid service to allow the creation of an official USGA™ Handicap Index, virtual tournaments and more.
-- Advanced data entry techniques for fast, accurate scoring, requiring the bare minimum time to complete;
-- Multi-view capability dramatically reduces number of touches to view data for tours and individual scores;
-- Scoring can be total round or hole-by-hole detail with two level of detail scoring to select from;
-- Produces customizable reports and tour/event/pairing notices for each tournament participants;
-- Allows the emailing or review of reports directly on the Apple® iOS® device;
-- Attaches a gZip'ed file to the email with all reports to allow the easy import into any spreadsheet program
-- Use the Address database on the Apple® iOS® device for email information;
-- Using either the built-in camera or photos in the Photo library, add a photo snapshot of the tour participants;
-- Scoring capability for two Skins games, 2-player best-ball and 4-player 2-best-ball;
-- Includes the popular Stableford and Match Play scoring, either head-to-head or 2 & 4 Player teams;
-- Great tournament games: Blind 9 (either head-to-head or 2 & 4 Player teams), Quota, Callaway, Callaway/Scheid, Peoria;
-- Complete help system built-in;
-- Reserves mobile device battery life while on the course, by not requiring GPS based services, Cellular Data Network, etc.;
-- Unlimited capability for courses, players, tournaments or events (subject to device capacity);
-- With iOS® version 4.2.1 on your Apple iOS device, tour•botPro now has AirPrint as one of the output options.
-- With a compatible iOS device, tour•botPro is able to display the leaderboard results on an external display using any approved Apple™ video adapter.
Full use of all program features requires using detailed scoring option and the entry of all course-related information, including: course rating, slope, PAR by hole, and handicap ranking by hole.
You can "get the fun done!" with tour•botPro™ for $4.99 from the App Store® on iPhone® or iPad®.
tour•botPro™, tour•bot™ and your•bot™ associated trademarks and logos are trademarks of James Prete.
your•bot is a newly formed group focused on developing and delivering advanced and easy-to-use software for amateur competitions that span multiple events and locations. Principal developer, James Prete, has been developing software solutions for a broad variety of markets for over thirty years. tour•botPro is the first in a series of apps that will focus on providing solutions that work the best for the competition at hand.
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