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Brunton’s GenNXT Golf Academy Officially Opens In Orlando

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 October 2016 06:21 Tuesday, 18 October 2016 06:12

altORLANDO, Florida (Brent Long/Golf Canada) — Despite a close call from Hurricane Matthew, The GenNXT Golf Academy is now in full swing at Henry Brunton Golf at Eagle Creek GC in Orlando, FL.

The first students enrolled in the world-class, high-performance academy designed for aspiring elite junior golf athletes and recent high school graduates, who are focused on developing their skills to the highest levels of golf, have arrived at the gated golf community.



#TOURFix: Send In Your Questions For 2-Hour Digital Clinic On September 7, 2016

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 September 2016 18:34 Tuesday, 06 September 2016 18:24

altWhat part of your golf game needs the most help?

On Wednesday, September 7, 2016, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET, we will host our eighth #TOURFix Digital Clinic presented by SERVPRO with instructor Travis Fulton. One of Golf Digest’s “Best Teachers In Your State” for Florida, Fulton is a regular both in PGA TOUR LIVE coverage, as well as Golf Channel’s Morning Drive.



CN Future Links Jr. Skills Challenge Brings Out the Best In Kids, On and Off the Course

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 June 2016 18:39 Tuesday, 07 June 2016 18:35

CN Future LinksSURREY, British Columbia (Gino Cutri/British Columbia Golf) — CN Future Links is Canada’s junior golf program allowing kids from the ages of 6-18 the opportunity to learn and play the game of golf through affordable and accessible programs. Eaglequest at Coyote Creek were proud to host their first ever CN Future Links Jr. Skills Challenge over the June 4-5 weekend.

The organizers and volunteers were pleased to have very positive feedback from the parents and kids alike, saying, “They really enjoyed the whole experience, and think it really motivates more young kids to get into golf and I think more of these events are going to be great for us in BC.”



Instruction: Sports Fitness Expert Katherine Roberts Provides Yoga for Golfers Instructor Training and Certification in Vancouver, BC

Last Updated on Friday, 13 May 2016 20:41 Friday, 13 May 2016 20:36

altYoga for Golfers® (YFG) Founder and Nike Swoosh Elite Athlete Katherine Roberts will present a certified teacher training program to interested fitness professionals, PGA & LPGA golf professionals, yoga instructors, performance coaches, and medical professionals. Level 1 certification training is set for June 8-11, 2016 and Level 2 is June 12-15, on the Sunshine Coast (just north of Vancouver) British Columbia.



Lisa Longball Tip: Tips & Tricks On and Around the Green

Last Updated on Friday, 06 May 2016 08:39 Friday, 06 May 2016 08:23

Lisa Vlooswyk TipsChange Your Putting Swing Thought.

Often when I play with golfers that roll their putt way past the hole they say, “I hit it too hard.” If the putt stops way too short, in addition to major ribbing from their playing partners I hear “I hit it too soft.”

This is a terrible putting stroke swing thought. It is very subjective to judge how much “harder” or how much “softer” you need to roll a putt.



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