Largest Golf Operator in Hawaii and Western Canada Selects GPS Industries for Second Golf Facility
SARASOTA, Fla.--April 18, 2005--
GolfBC’s Nine-Time Award Winning Furry Creek Golf and Country Club, Located near 2010 Winter Olympics Site, to Install Wi-Fi GPS Solutions
GPS Industries, Inc. (GPSI) (OTCBB:GPSN); (Frankfurt WKN#:252179), a leading innovator of Wi-Fi wireless and GPS-enabled multimedia communications and management solutions for golf facilities and residential communities, announces that GolfBC, the largest golf facility operator in Hawaii and Western Canada, will install the Inforemer Wi-Fi GPS Golf Business Solution at its Furry Creek Golf and Country Club, located near Whistler, British Columbia (BC), site of the 2010 Winter Olympics. This installation was arranged through GPSI distributor, Northstar Golf Technologies, Inc.
Furry Creek is the second of GolfBC’s 14 golf facilities to install GPSI’s solutions. The first installation was at their Mayfair Lakes Golf and Country Club near Vancouver, BC. “We’re thrilled that GolfBC considers us a preferred vendor and the timing of our installation at Furry Creek couldn’t be better with the upcoming 2010 Winter Olympics,” states Blake Ponuick, Vice President with GPSI. “The Sea to Sky Highway is the main transportation corridor for the 2010 games, and it runs directly through Furry Creek. The international exposure for GolfBC, Furry Creek and our solutions will be unbelievable.”
“Furry Creek is excited to be working with GPS Industries and implementing their complete Inforemer Wi-Fi GPS business solution with advanced 10.4” color GPS units,“ says Andy Hedley, General Manager at Furry Creek. GPSI will install its Inforemer full management system and Wi-Fi network at Furry Creek, and equip its fleet of 80 carts with 10.4” color cart-mounted GPS units. Furry Creek will also utilize the Inforemer solution to offer high-speed Wi-Fi internet access to its members and guests.
Furry Creek boasts an 18-hole course with panoramic ocean views, an award-winning clubhouse and restaurant and an ocean-side community development. A nine-time award recipient, including “BC’s Best Scenery,” and a four-star rated course by Golf Digest Magazine, Furry Creek is located on the spectacular Sea to Sky Highway linking Vancouver to world-renowned ski resort and site of the 2010 Winter Olympics, Whistler. For more information on Furry Creek and GolfBC, visit www.golfbc.com.
About GPS Industries, Inc.
GPS Industries, Inc. (GPSI) develops and markets GPS and Wi-Fi wireless multimedia solutions to enable managers of golf facilities, resorts, sporting events, and residential communities worldwide to generate significant new revenue streams and improve operational efficiencies. The company’s unique and patented Inforemer(TM) product line provides a complete GPS golf business solution, combining a powerful backend management information system and revenue generating modules with mobile color handheld or cart-mounted Differential GPS units, seamlessly connected via a wireless, high-speed Wi-Fi network. GPSI owns the GPS golf patents for all major golf markets worldwide, including North America, Australia, Japan and 11 European nations. Legendary professional golfer, Greg Norman, is a member of GPSI’s board. For additional information on GPSI and its solutions, please visit www.gpsindustries.com.
About NorthStar Golf Technologies, Inc.
Northstar Golf Technologies, Inc. distributes the Inforemer Wi-Fi GPS Business Solution to golf facilities across British Columbia and northern Washington. For more information on Northstar Golf, visit www.northstar-golf.com.
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