FanDuel announced today that the Golf Event Center at the IMG ARENA will be integrated into the FanDuel Sportsbook beginning August 10 with FedEx St. Jude Championship, strengthening the platform’s golf betting offer.
To celebrate this launch, FanDuel will be offering punters a 25% profit boost on any bet placed in the live market during the tournament.
“As the Official PGA TOUR Betting Operator, we are continually looking for innovative ways to elevate the golf betting experience on our platform for fans during their favorite tournaments,” said Christian Genetski, President, FanDuel Group.
“By integrating the IMG ARENA Golf Event Center into our sports betting platform, we are able to offer fans access to a robust catalog of live markets that will give them new ways to engage with the sport on every hole,” he added.
Through the IMG ARENA Golf Event Center, FanDuel will bring an exciting library of new live betting markets to golf fans, including nearest to pin, longest putt, and more exciting stroke-by-stroke bets that will allow fans to to get involved with golf at any point in the tournament.
The Golf Event Center will also provide FanDuel with a greatly enhanced data visualization experience for fans to watch during tournaments. With the ability to track every shot in real-time, fans will have the tools they need to make betting selections during key PGA TOUR events.
FanDuel customers will also have access to a live leaderboard that can be customized to track the hole-by-hole performance of their favorite players.
“Integrating the Golf Event Center into the FanDuel Sportsbook will be a huge win for golf fans, who will now have a robust offering of betting options to choose from as they tune in to see their favorite players and tournaments,” said Scott Warfield, Vice President, games on the PGA TOUR.
“The Golf Event Center promises to be an exciting addition to the FanDuel platform and we appreciate the contributions they have made to help us increase engagement in the game of golf.”
“FanDuel’s investment in creating a world-class golf experience for its customers shows its continued commitment to the sport of golf,” said FanDuel Ambassador Jordan Spieth.
“I am proud to partner with an organization that is looking for new ways to bring fans closer to our game.”
About IMG Arena
Headquartered in London and part of the Endeavor network, IMG ARENA is IMG’s sports technology and data hub serving the sports betting, media and performance ecosystems.
IMG ARENA provides live streaming and data feeds for more than 65,000 sporting events annually, as well as on-demand virtual sports products and front-end solutions, including the UFC Event Center.
Clients include PGA TOUR, UFC, MLS, DP World Tour, USTA, EuroLeague, Roland Garros and NWSL.
FanDuel is currently available in 19 states that offer mobile sports betting in the United States, including Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania , Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Wyoming.