Virtual Valhalla, as seen on Golf+
Some of the most notable names in golf, sports and technology are investing in a virtual reality experience that aims to revolutionize off-course golf.
Created by entrepreneurs Ryan Engle and Rob Holzhauer, Golf+ is a virtual reality golf application that has players wear a device over their eyes while holding a controller in their hands. Users are then transported to real-world courses, a virtual hangout at Topgolf or unique putting courses. Upon looking down at address, the image of a golf club appears. The platform promises accurate physics that can reliably measure the swing as the controller moves back and forth.
Ryan Engle, co-creator of Golf+
After starting in 2018 as an augmented reality putting app on the iPhone App Store, the company, which has long partnered with Topgolf and Callaway, pivoted to being a putting-only VR experience called Topgolf With Pro Putt in May 2020. Then, a rebranding to the Golf+ name occurred in November 2021, coinciding with the full-swing golf course m...
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