European Masters is live right now and now is the time to introduce a new site feature we’ve been working on since the last event – Live Scoring Videos.
In the previous DGWT events we have succesfully taken Instagram as our main play-by-play video platform, with occasional highlights posted on our Facebook page. We wanted to make these videos even more accessible to the fans, and it quickly developed into the idea of integrating the videos into our live scoring. This way we can provide you with live play-by-play videos with no waiting time between shots and simultaneously create scorecards with video archives inside.
So now, when you see a small camera icon in the hole score of a player, you can click on the score cell and the video will open in a modal window on top of the live scoring page. This allows you, the fans, to see how the hole score in question was actually shot. The videos will mostly concentrate on the top cards, but there will be a lot of selected highlights from the morning rounds also. The Instagram integration allows photos, too, so if we missed a hole-in-one, that might be covered with a static pose next to the target?
Go ahead and play with the feature as you follow the live scoring from European Masters throughout the week. You can also view all videos from the event from the Live Videos page. And if you like checking out the players’ profiles and personal scorecards, you’ll see the same play-by-play videos there, if the selected player was followed by our social media snipers.