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Arlington, VA, November 25, 2002 - GolfGopher, a division of Software Performance Systems, Inc. (SPS), announced today that it has completed the acquisition and merger of Both companies are established as innovators in delivering Web-based technologies providing real-time golf course management solutions to single and multi-course owners, hoteliers and travel packagers. GolfGopher, jointly developed with PGA Professionals, is an industry leader in point-of-sale and inventory solutions. is a premier provider of tee time reservation and golf marketing systems. Together, they offer a comprehensive suite of Internet-based tools ranging from reservations to customer communications and point-of-sale.

GolfGopher provides Web-based software that enables golf course operations to seamlessly integrate point-of-sale, inventory, membership, reservations and interfaces with popular accounting packages. "This merger strategically extends our product line and expands our customer base," said Greg Dorsett, President & CEO of GolfGopher and SPS. "The synergies created will further enable us to develop unique and innovative solutions for our customers. The addition of reservation technology, experienced staff and established golfer membership provides an enhanced one-stop solution for golf course operators, managers, golfers, hoteliers and travel providers." has developed the most advanced Internet-based tee time reservation system specifically targeted to golf destinations and municipal golf courses. The system allows hotels, travel packagers and individual golfers direct access to a course's tee sheet with the ability to search for and reserve tee times on a real-time basis. "By merging with the point-of-sale technologies and vision of GolfGopher, we have created the finest Internet-based golf course management solution on the market today," said Bill Hopke, President of "Golf course professionals will now experience an easier-to-use, more efficient suite of business management tools."

About GolfGopher

GolfGopher enables golf course personnel to work together, effectively communicate with customers and enhance business operations. From real-time automated tee times through Web-based point-of-sale and inventory to general ledger, GolfGopher delivers unparalleled integration along with portability and remote data access that set the standard for the industry.

GolfGopher is a Network PGA partner and a division of Software Performance Systems, Inc. (SPS), a privately held, full-service software development firm based in Maryland. Established in 1995, SPS specializes in the design and integration of sophisticated Web-based enterprise solutions for Federal and State Government and worldwide commercial clients.

SPS has received several national awards for successfully implementing enterprise solutions using innovative software engineering techniques, many of which have been applied to the GolfGopher system. With a staff of skilled and experienced design and development specialists producing highly advanced, large-scale e-commerce solutions, SPS specializes in sales of highly advanced, large-scale e-commerce solutions.


The reservation software was launched in 1998 and is currently used by prominent golf destination groups such as Ocean City, Maryland; Gulf Shores, Alabama; Golf Williamsburg; Northern Virginia Parks; and Outer Banks, North Carolina among others. has one of the most successful golf websites in the industry with over 180,000 active members and booking more than 2,000 rounds of golf per day over the Internet.

Contact Information

Tim Dorsett, VP Product Development

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