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    Golfer to showcase contactless payments jacket at Royal Troon

    July 13th, 2016

    Professional golfer Graeme McDowell has been equipped with a payment-enabled jacket by MasterCard for The 145th Open at Royal Troon this week that will let him pay while he plays by tapping his sleeve on a contactless reader. More

    Samsung unveils Smart Swing golf wear with NFC

    January 13th, 2016

    Samsung’s fashion division has developed a t-shirt designed for golfers that comes equipped with an NFC chip in its sleeve. When tapped with an NFC device, the chip launches a mobile app that provides the golfer with information about the course they’re playing on. More

    Birdie brings NFC to golf ball markers

    August 13th, 2013

    A US-based startup has added NFC to golf ball markers, allowing tournament organisers to pre-load lunch and drinks credits or golf buggy access rights before a game tees off. Sensorstream’s Birdie is a waterproof, coin-sized… More

    Game Golf launches wearable NFC to help golfers’ game

    March 5th, 2013

    “Existing golf technologies only provide technology that helps on the course, but we provide the complete package, giving you everything you need to improve your game and compete before, during and after you take to the course,” says CEO John McGuire. More