• Contact Us
  • Business News

Whaleback tees up fun new driving range competition

Whaleback tees up fun new driving range competition
31 January 2024

Whaleback Golf Course has launched an exciting new golf skills competition that aims to challenge players’ accuracy, with prizes up for grabs for those who top the weekly leaderboard.

The free-to-enter Nearest the Pin Challenge takes place throughout February at the Whaleback Driving Range. Golfers will make use of TopTracer Range technology to try to hit their ball onto the virtual green of four famous virtual golf holes. Those who hit it closest will be eligible for the weekly prizes.

Open to all golfers, the length of the holes vary from 80 metres (Pebble Beach) to 153 metres (the Old Course at St Andrews) and highlights one of the many innovative features that the range has to offer visitors. From a variety of golfing games to instant data feedback on each shot, TopTracer makes practising more fun for everyone.

Week 1: 1-8 February – Torry Pines 3rd hole (95m)
Week 2: 9-15 February – Pebble Beach 7th hole (80m)
Week 3: 16-22 February – Spyglass Hill 15th hole (69m)
Week 4: 23-29 February – St Andrew Old Course 11th hole (153m)

How to enter

  1. Download the TopTracer Range App from the Apple Store or Google Play Store.
  2. Register your details on the App.
  3. Under the Play tab, select Events and search for the Nearest the Pin Challenge at Whaleback Golf Course. Register to play in the event. You are now ready to tee off!
  4. On the Whaleback Driving Range terminal, select Add Player and scan the QR Code.
  5. Select ‘Closest to Pin’, then choose the week’s feature course.
  6. Select your alignment flag. This is the flag on the Whaleback Range that you will be aiming your shots at.
  7. Hit your shot along the line of your chosen flag, then watch the result on the TopTracer screen. You can keep tabs of your results on the live leaderboard.

Was this page helpful?

Thank you for your feedback!