Every time we submit a new release of our app to Apple we include a description of what is new in that particular release. Many times this can be described as just “bug fixes”, but when we submitted this brand new version of GameBook we ended up writing “Actually we have updated everything in the […]

Playing golf has been a profession for myself and Mane for several years. Playing and practicing hasn’t only been a fun past-time for us, it has been the job that brings food to the table. Despite this aspect, golf has enriched both of our lives enormously, and given us experiences money can’t buy. Remember how […]

Once we had come up with the idea and developed it into a business plan it was time to give birth to the 1st generation Golf GameBook – a handheld scoring device. The first GameBook devices were manufactured in China and us, two golfers from Finland, ended up getting a technical education on the side. It wasn’t […]

It was the year 2006 and both me and the other GameBook co-founder Kalle Väinölä had spent most of our adult lives playing competitive golf. We had made it to tournaments on The Challenge Tour and even The European Tour, but hadn’t really succeeded in making the final breakthrough. As it began to dawn on […]

The story of Golf GameBook began almost a decade ago. 10 years might not be a very long time in some contexts, but when it comes to anything digital the world looked very different back in 2006. So different in fact, that nobody really talked about digitalization (especially the digitalization of golf) and people weren’t […]

After colourful events on the last day, this year’s Honda Classic culminated in a four-man playoff about a week ago. It was the young American Russell Henley who birdied The 549-yard 18th that was the first playoff hole and took home a win – his second on the PGA Tour. Now that the tournament weekend […]

In addition to sporting a broad range of different game formats for both team and individual games, the founders of GameBook have developed two formats of their own. Duplicate and Erado are both alterations of or additions to the more traditional game formats. And they were designed to make golf more fun and interesting. Just […]

I had the pleasure of visiting Scotland last week with GameBook’s Co-founder Mikko Manerus and VP Sales & Marketing Kimmo Ekroth. On the agenda was business and golf… and I got to tell you, there was plenty of both involved in those couple of days. As always, it was an inspiring experience visiting Scotland – […]

Hi Guys! You have read Samsung Galaxy Note II’s ads’ tagline “The Next Big Thing Is Here” and “Be Creative”? Well, guess what? We did and now on the same is true in golf too – the next big thing really is here! Yesterday we were finally ready to publish one of our coolest new […]

Hello Friends! This week has been one of the greatest for us, thanks to you guys! On Monday we received a phone call from Juhani Kivikangas, CEO of Teleforum ry Finland. Mr. Kivikangas had some great news to tell us: we were selected as the The Best Innovative Entertainment Service in The Best Mobile Service […]