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Golftec opens instruction facility in Boise

GOLFTEC Opens World-Class Instruction and Club Fitting Center in Boise

(Boise, Idaho) – GOLFTEC – the world leader in golf lessons and premium club fittings – announces the opening of a state-of-the-art instruction and club fitting center in Boise, Idaho at 7855 West Emerald Street.

The new facility is 2,700 square feet and has three teaching/practice bays along with a putting/warm-up bay staffed by a veteran team of highly-trained coaches. These individuals leverage GOLFTEC’s world-renowned teaching technology – including advanced motion measurement, video analysis and premium launch monitors – to help any student find the lesson plan best suited for their unique needs. GOLFTEC students drop an average of seven strokes from their scores.


GOLFTEC Boise also features the company’s enhanced TECFIT® custom club fitting program. The TOUR-like fitting experience combines swing characteristics with ball flight data to help identify optimal golf equipment for each student. An array of clubhead/shaft options are available to perfectly match players of any skill level with the clubs that best meet their needs. Nearly 75% of all golfers who experience a TECFIT custom driver fitting gain an average of 25 yards over their previous equipment.

“This is our first center in the great state of Idaho and we look forward to introducing our services to players of all ages and skill levels,” says Joe Assell, Co-Founder and CEO of GOLFTEC. “Boise is a thriving community that was overdue for a comprehensive, high-tech teaching and fitting option, and we’re ready to become part of the community and help local golfers improve and find more enjoyment in the game.”

Boise GOLFTEC Center Manager Ben Knighton will oversee operations at the new facility. A PGA Member, Knighton has over 9 years of experience teaching and was nominated for Golf Digest’s Best Teachers in Utah, 2017.

“Boise is a vibrant city and GOLFTEC will perfectly compliment the growing golf scene,” says Knighton. “We look forward to setting the standard for instruction, club fitting and student experience in the Treasure Valley for many years to come.”

The renowned, global GOLFTEC coaching team is comprised of experienced instructors, most of whom are PGA Professionals and have taught thousands of lessons. Each goes through a rigorous multi-week certification at GOLFTEC University including continued, advanced training to master the analysis of golf swing mechanics, the technology utilized by GOLFTEC and the most productive teaching techniques. Committed to strengthening the industry and hiring only the best staff, GOLFTEC is the largest employer of PGA Instructors in the world.

To learn more about GOLFTEC, please visit or call 877-446-5383.

Since 1995, GOLFTEC has become the world’s largest provider of golf lessons and premium club fittings, operating more than 200 corporately-owned and franchised Training Centers in all major U.S. cities, Canada, Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore. A top employer of PGA Professionals, the company’s 700-plus coaches have taught more than eight million lessons with students dropping an average of seven strokes from their scorecards. Its highly-trained coaches leverage leading-edge technology for a completely fact-based approach to instruction, practice and club fitting. GOLFTEC’s leadership position in golf improvement is augmented by its SwingTRU Motion Study™ – the largest ever conducted on golf swing mechanics.

Dan Wooters