To coincide with this year’s Open Championship at St. Georges, Lightmaker have released the free Open iPhone App. Within hours of its launch it was already in the App Store’s Top 5!
The App features the real time leader board, live weather conditions, a guide to the course and profiles and stats for all the players. There’s also LiveCast, which will show a live video stream from the 14th, 15th and 16th holes along with a new channel this year; ‘@TheOpen LIVE’ will show exclusive footage behind the scenes at the Open, with roaming cameras accessing all areas, it’s available on line and on device. Within 24 hours of release, the app was in the Top 2 free sports downloads in the iTunes store. For the first time, the app will also be available on Android handsets which will be free to download from next week.
The Open Championship @ Royal St Georges – Sunday 10 to Sunday 17 July 2011.