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16 November 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  
   
   

iPlayGolfer Tom Is Champ With A Difference

NEWPORT PAGNELL, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, UK – 27-year old Northampton accountant Tom Linnett is a golfing trophy-winner with a difference.

While other golfers battled November rain storms, Linnett stayed warm and dry to become the first winner of the iPlayGolfUK Cup, a new tournament which pits golfers against each other – indoors.

Staged at new public attraction iPlayGolfUK (www.iplaygolf.co.uk), the UK’s largest indoor golf complex, the event was inaugurated to celebrate the Newport Pagnell venue’s first anniversary. Over 50 golfers competed for the first prize, a custom-fitted TaylorMade M1 driver worth almost £400, with 12-handicap Linnett claiming the trophy with a superb 6-under par score after 18 holes of simulated golf.

“It’s a great place and well worth the half-hour drive from where I live” said Linnett, who is a member at Northampton Golf Club in Harlestone. “This was my second visit, and my friends and I plan to visit regularly – especially when the weather’s not so good. As well as all the golf you can also watch sport on the big screens at iPlayGolfUK, and they have PS3 too”.

Linnett visited iPlayGolfUK on November 12th to claim his prize, and to get custom-fitted for his new driver. “I currently hit my Nike Covert driver pretty well” he said, “so it will be interesting to see how the TaylorMade M1 works out. I play Callaway irons but am looking to replace them in 2016”.

iPlayGolf’s Neil Wilcox commented: “We’ve created an indoor golfing playground which really comes into its own when the weather outside is doing its best to spoil your regular game of golf!

“As Tom and his fellow competitors will tell you, our six simulators recreate the feeling of real golf with all the comforts you associate with being at home. We congratulate him on becoming our first-ever iPlayGolf Cup winner! The event was so popular that we’ll be running regular tournaments here from now on”.

See www.iplaygolf.co.uk or call 01908 299366 for information.

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iPlayGolfUK Cup 2015 Champion Tom Linnett with his prize - a custom-fitted TaylorMade M1 driver

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iPlayGolfUK Cup 2015 Champion Tom Linnett with the trophy and his prize - a custom-fitted TaylorMade M1 driver

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About iPlayGolfUK

www.iplaygolf.co.uk

iPlayGolfUK creates a real golfing experience indoors, with six Foresight GC2 simulator screens with Smart Camera System offering play at over 70 world-class golf courses in stunning high definition. Test yourself and your friends at the UK’s largest indoor golf playground! We offer everything from Crazy Golf, Pitch And Putt, FairyTale Golf, Smash The Windows, Longest Drive and Nearest The Pin to full 72-hole tournaments on Open Championship, U.S.Open and Ryder Cup courses. The venue, which is open from 0900 till late seven days a week, also offers a price-matched golf retail operation selling over a dozen major golf brands, a full Custom-Fitting facility, PGA Professional instruction, club upgrades and repairs, a SAM Puttlab and a luxurious VIP Room with super-sized screen along with a licensed Bar with Costa Coffee showing Sky Sports, a relaxing Café with a full selection of refreshments, and facilities for Xbox, PS4 and Wii video games. iPlayGolfUK is located in Newport Pagnell, close to M1 Junction 14 and Milton Keynes, in central United Kingdom, a short journey from London.