PGA of Australia and Cisco Webex Partner to Drive Innovation, Inclusivity and Inspiration

Off the back of Cisco Webex’s recently announced partnership with The McLaren Formula 1 Team I am thrilled to announce a new and truly innovative relationship with the Professional Golfers Association (PGA) of Australia.

Bringing Australia’s Leading Male and Female, Pro and Amateur Golfers Together in the One Tournament

Cisco Webex and the PGA of Australia are teaming up to present “The Players Series,’ a new series of tournaments that brings Australia’s leading male and female golf professionals, together with elite amateur junior golfers to compete in the same field for the same prize purse. Throughout The Players Series, technology is being used to enrich the experience for the tournaments junior golfers by connecting them directly to professionals in various mentoring opportunities on and off the course. One example of this is, is from the first tournament held earlier this month where they were coached in real time on the course by professionals Marc Leishman and Hannah Green, via Webex. An experience which otherwise wouldn’t be possible in the current world we live.

tournament juniors being mentored by PGA professional athletes and using Cisco Webex on a green field


Cisco Webex and the PGA of Australia Delivering an Inclusive Future for All

Delivering on Cisco Webex’s mission to ‘power an inclusive future for all” The Players Series embodies the fundamental qualities of what we as a company and our solutions deliver to our customers and users globally. Webex will be working with the PGA of Australia to make this groundbreaking hybrid sport experience a resounding success and expand on the great work both organizations are doing to break down the barriers that keep us apart

Webex Video Collaboration Powering Immersive Experience Across the Tournament

As the official presenting partner, Cisco Webex video collaboration technology will be integrated across The Players Series” starting with the TPS Sydney, which will be held at Bonnie Doon Golf Club from 4-7 March 2021. Athletes, fans, organizers and broadcasters will all benefit from having exclusive access to the event via immersive video experiences, irrespective of where they are in the world.

Creating 10x Better Experiences for Golfing Fans and Athletes Globally

Cisco Webex’s partnership with the PGA of Australia builds on our global relationship with professional golfing associations and emerging athletes to help evolve the game in this ever-changing world. The Players Series, presented by Cisco Webex, is anticipated to grow rapidly over the coming years with more tournaments to be announced for the 2021/22 tour season. Watch the video to learn more:

About Cisco Webex

Webex is a leading provider of cloud-based collaboration solutions which includes video meetings, calling, messaging, events, customer experience solutions like contact center and purpose-built collaboration devices. At Webex, we start with people and their experiences first. This focus on delivering inclusive collaboration experiences fuels our innovation, which leverages AI and Machine Learning, to remove the barriers of geography, language, personality, and familiarity with technology. Our solutions are underpinned with security and privacy by design. We work with the world’s leading business and productivity apps – delivered through a single application and interface.

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