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GolfTEC Launches ‘June is for Juniors’ Instruction Program

Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 June 2015 22:20 Tuesday, 02 June 2015 22:02

GolfTEC Junior ProgramCENTENNIAL, Colorado — GolfTEC announces the “June is for Juniors” program, designed to help younger players improve performance and have more fun on the course by offering special pricing on all Game Plans and Lesson Packs throughout the month.

Golfers 18 and younger are eligible to receive 30% off the aforementioned services, which boast a 96 percent success rate. GolfTEC lessons are taught one-on-one by Certified Personal Coaches in private, indoor training bays that utilize proprietary teaching technology.

Junior players of all skills are welcome and the trained staff will help each meet their specific goals. Whether golfers are just getting started, hoping to make the team or become the next sensation, with GolfTEC they’ll have a personal coach, private lessons and access to the latest technology.



PGA of Canada and Golf Canada Launch Community Golf Coach Program

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 May 2015 05:00 Wednesday, 27 May 2015 04:50

Community Golf Coach ProgramOAKVILLE, Ontario (Tyler Costigan/Golf Canada) — The PGA of Canada, in partnership with Golf Canada and the Coaching Association of Canada, are pleased to introduce the Community Golf Coach supported by CN Future Links program, a community stream context within the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) designed strictly for junior golf volunteers.

The initiative is backed by extensive research into Canada’s volunteer training curriculums for sport across the country. Industry experts implemented the program to address the gap between PGA of Canada professionals and available volunteer support from family and friends.



Lisa Longball Tip: How to Look Like a Pro…Even if You Don’t Shoot Like One

Last Updated on Sunday, 26 April 2015 20:11 Sunday, 19 April 2015 14:14


(Lisa ‘Longball’ Vlooswyk/iG) — Have you ever played golf with a client, teed it up in a Corporate or Charity golf tournament, been paired up with strangers or been invited to a friend’s course to play golf?  
If you answered yes, there are a few things you can do to look like a pro, even if you don’t shoot in the 70’s.



Mark Immelman, Brother of 2008 Masters Champion Trevor Immelman, Launches Golf Academy

Last Updated on Sunday, 12 April 2015 05:36 Sunday, 12 April 2015 05:28

altCOLUMBUS, Georgia — Mark Immelman and Brookstone School have joined together to launch the Mark Immelman Golf Academy providing superior golf coaching and an extraordinary college preparatory education for players looking to reach their ultimate potential or the professional rank. The Academy is tailored to developing well-rounded student athletes in the classroom and on the course. “I am extremely excited to open this Academy,” says Immelman. “For golfers who love the game, love working hard, and love challenges, we can promise a great experience on and off the course.”



Improving Your Posture

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 March 2015 08:35 Thursday, 05 March 2015 08:05

altGarett Jenkinson

Great golf swings have great posture that is maintained throughout the swing. Many people lose their posture too early. Try this drill to see if you can hold your posture through impact.



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