Teeboxer helps golfers get a round of their favorite game together. The user can add schedule information for all players to see which times are ideal. Weather conditions are built in so the user can see which days are best to spend out on the green. Pricing and driving directions are included so each player knows what to expect and how to find the golf course. Users can also create open rounds that new players can join. The site maintains course communities so user can connect and establish relationships with fellow golf enthusiasts in their area. Teeboxer can be accessed by web, iPhone, Blackberry or on Android devices. Users can create rounds and decide who can view them. Options include the user’s golf partners, partners of partners, partners of any partners and all Teeboxer community members.
Teeboxer was founded in 2010. The application was created to make it easier for golfers to find partners to play with. Rather than work around busy schedules and bad weather, the user can add all the data and let Teeboxer guide them to the times that work best for their golf partners. The application currently integrates with a number of popular third party applications, including Plaxo, SalesForce, Facebook, Gmail and LinkedIn.
Teeboxer combines all the elements a golfer needs when deciding when to meet up with players and enjoy a round. The application lets the user add scheduling information while incorporating weather forecasts into the process. The user is given a better view of which time slots are best for them and their golf partners. Users can also tap into a larger community of golfers to find those in their area that might want to join up and play.
Teeboxer has a very clean, relaxed feel to it that favors white and light green. The site is gently stylish with snippets of screenshots and a handful of interesting images that complement the elegant text and clutter free layout. Player’s posts and information are accompanied by images (much like profiles social networking websites). The site makes it easy and convenient for users to share golf plans and find others interested in playing a round with them.
A new user can join the Teeboxer community by clicking the light grey “Get Started” button along the right hand side of the homepage. A pop up box appears and asks the user if they would like to get a round together, join a course community or explore on their own. The first two options asks the user to sign in with a Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Plaxo, Twitter or SalesForce account. Users can also supply their email address, name and mobile phone number to give the site another way to keep them updated however the user must sign in first.
Teeboxer is currently free to all users. There are no limitations and the user can join or create as many rounds as they like. The site doesn’t require a subscription and the user only has to pay any fees associated with their golf outing. The site does note that there may be a small fee added for users who create higher quantities of rounds, however this is not certain and will be determined based on the Teeboxer community’s opinion.
Teeboxer is a helpful resource for golfers who like to enjoy their favorite sport. The application helps users get their friends, coworkers and others together during times that work with everyone’s schedule (even Mother Nature’s). Users can also participate in a large, golf based community of others to find new partners and stay up to date on golf. The application works through a number of popular third party sites so the user can easily access contacts.