The BMW International Open is returning for the 2021 version at Golfclub München Eichenried from 23rd to June 27th, after the shock of being terminated in 2020 as a result of the pandemic. Hopes were that the general public might be back as well. Still, simply a couple of days prior to the begin, the coordinators revealed: “Unfortunately, the authorities did not enable unseated viewers to go to the BMW International Open, as a result of COVID-19 policies. Therefore, no tickets will certainly be offered. BMW regrets this choice yet knows that it was made based upon legislations active in Bavaria.“
This frustration for followers that prepared to go to has some favorable effect for those that such as to put a bank on golf market without being literally on the training course: BMW is tipping up the online making of the event. “Digital as never before” and also “Free for all live experience” are the mottos utilized by the automobile international to advertise this alternate means to adhere to the four-day occasion. “An extensive range of multimedia information and entertainment” is revealed on the BMW International Open site.
The plan will certainly consist of a complete real-time stream, live leaderboard, and also stats. BMW is counting on an old-new technical companion, the UK-based international NTT INFORMATION. Their partnership returns thirty years, a duration in which NTT INFORMATION has actually aided the vehicle titan with end-to-end electronic change, enhancing procedures, and also sustaining advancement. On June 2nd, the technology huge revealed that they would certainly sustain the BMW International Open as a Main Partner.
“NTT DATA’s technology will process billions of data points, providing fans with hole-by-hole analysis and detailed player performance comparisons. NTT DATA’s intelligent prioritization algorithm will track the most important developments during the tournament in real-time, allowing fans to stay updated with all the action. Fans will be able to access this data at home or on the go, all distributed via the BMW Golf Sport digital platforms.”
What followers will certainly obtain is specified as “the ultimate second-screen experience”. In various other words, while enjoying the real-time program of the competitors, the viewers will certainly additionally obtain an AI-designed stream of web content and also evaluation. The places at The Open might depend on a committed Data Wall on huge displays. The German event will certainly need to use the trainee variation alone, for this moment.
The BMW International Open, component of the PGA European Tour, is Germany’s most legendary golf event. Its initial version was arranged in 1989 in Munich, BMW’s house city. This year’s competitors is readied to be a 156-player area, played out over 4 days. The overall reward handbag is1.5 million euros and also 2,750 Race to Dubai factors. BMW has actually included a reward of its very own: the initial gamer to strike an ace on the 17th sharpen (par 3) will certainly be compensated with a BMW iX.
BMW underscored that its event would certainly commemorate the opening night of Norway’s climbing celebrity Viktor Hovland, that will certainly be tackling an option of significant victors, Ryder Cup celebrities, event tales, and also a remarkable German quartet.