Hope Islands new fleet: Filled with technology

Written on the 20 December 2012

Strewn across 360 hectares of residential resort on the northern Gold Coast you would find one of Australia's best championship links courses.

Links Hope Island opened in March of 1933 and has consistently ranked highly as one of Australia's finest resort courses.


The 6,500 metre long course, which was designed by Peter Thomson and Mike Wolverridge, requires strategic play amongst its natural and manmade hazards.

The course can be described as one of variety no two holes are similar and each poses a challenge to various skilled golfers.

Augusta Golf Cars recently delivered the courses newest fleet of E-Z-GO RXV's.

The course is no stranger to the wonders of an automatic park brake and beautiful aesthetics that the RXV is renowned for this time however Augusta Golf Cars enlisted the help of GPS Golf Solutions to provide the vehicles with the revolutionary new Golf Pilot System.

Mark Holland, General Manager of Links Hope Island said that they [course management] want clients to leave with a smile on their face after a pleasant day of golf.

Mr Holland said "The course is enjoyable for golfers of all levels and we believe maintained to a very good standard."

"We offer a full service experience including a welcome by our concierge, an enjoyable golf outing, drinks cart service and quality snack and dining options."

"We have always been very pleased with the carts and service delivered by Augusta Golf Cars. The carts have all the features expected in a course such as ours and the team at AGC are there to service our operational needs very quickly."

The Golf Pilot system is unique and has features that cater for both golfers and club managers. With an easy to use touch screen system and easily navigable content management system, the Golf Pilot is the future of GPS technology.

Mr Holland said "The graphics and features for golfers are first class and initial comments from golfers have been great. Its interactive, can be set in different languages and very easy to use with the large monitors."

"We are especially impressed with the advertising features which have been a good selling tool for attracting new corporate clients and sponsors."

"We have both still adverts and video adverts and for golf days. We also have the option for the host from the group to place personalised messages on the GPS system for their clients- this is a nice touch and very powerful."

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