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MasterCard is bringing Apple Pay to the PGA Tour

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MasterCard is bringing Apple Pay to the PGA Tour

MasterCard introduced on Monday that it’s bringing Apple Pay to the PGA Tour, beginning with the Waste Management Phoenix Open in Phoenix, Arizona later this week.

Announced on Monday, January 26, MasterCard has found out that it is going to be running with the Prom Managmenet Group (an entity that gives catering products and services to a couple of other top golfing occasions) to deliver “contactless cost choices” to the first prevent on the PGA Tour, with a purpose to be the Waste Management Phoenix Open. The event is set to kick off on Thursday, January 29.

According to the statement, this Apple Pay choice shall be to be had at the concession stands, for each meals and drinks, close to the sixteenth hollow at TPC Scottsdale:
“Food and beverage concessions at the 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open close to the16th hollow at TPC Scottsdale can be contactless enabled thru a partnership with Prom Management Group, which gives catering to 38 skilled golfing excursion occasions, permitting golfing lovers to make bills the use of Apple Pay, the simple, safe and personal means to pay. This shall be the first PGA TOUR prevent to settle for Apple Pay, while it debuts for enthusiasts attending the event later this week.“
Customers the use of their MasterCards with Apple Pay shall be eligible for MasterCard’s Priceless Surprise rewards.

Apple Pay is nonetheless in its early days, then again knowledge from November 2014 presentations it’s making amazing headway in the cellular bills area. Apple Pay now debts for 1.7 % of the cellular bills marketplace after its release on October 20, however nonetheless lagging at the back of Google Wallet’s 4 % percentage of the marketplace, in accordance to ITG analysis.


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