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GOLFTEC congratulates 35 coaches named to Golf Digest’s ‘Best Teachers in Your State’ List

GOLFTEC congratulates 35 coaches from centers across the country on being named to Golf Digest’s list of the Best Teachers in Your State, as published in the magazine’s December issue

(Englewood, Colo.) – GOLFTEC – the world leader in golf lessons and premium club fittings – congratulates 35 coaches from centers across the country on being named to Golf Digest’s list of the Best Teachers in Your State, as published in the magazine’s December issue. The robust presence on this list is the most in the company’s history and largest among any single golf instruction provider.

With more than 200 centers located across the globe, GOLFTEC conducts more lessons than any other company in the world. Its unique fact-based approach has led to students dropping an average of seven strokes from their games. The global GOLFTEC coaching team is comprised of experienced instructors who have graduated from GOLFTEC University – a multi-week certification program based around both a curriculum of mastering advanced training of golf swing mechanics and GOLFTEC’s proprietary technology used in all Training Centers. Developing a comprehensive improvement plan for each student is the foundation of GOLFTEC’s philosophy.

Those coaches honored are listed below:

· Jerome Andrews, GOLFTEC El Segundo
· Nick Clearwater, GOLFTEC Headquarters*
· Patrick Nuber, GOLFTEC Headquarters
· Zach Lambeck, GOLFTEC Headquarters
· Brad Skupaka, GOLFTEC Headquarters
· Ty Walker, GOLFTEC Denver Tech Center
· Nathan Morris, GOLFTEC Westminster
· Chad Miller, GOLFTEC Chapel Hills
· Jerred McKinney, GOLTEC Centennial
· Vincent Downie, GOLFTEC Park Meadows
· John Vitale, GOLFTEC West Hartford
· Steve Lippincott, GOLFTEC Westshore
· T.J. Sullivan, GOLFTEC Oak Brook
· Ryan Schrecongost, GOLFTEC Carmel
· Brett Beard, GOLFTEC Overland Park
· Ryan McGwyer, GOLFTEC Baton Rouge
· Kevin Tanner, GOLFTEC North Bethesda
· Ian Hughes, GOLFTEC Grand Rapids
· Oliver Darby, GOLFTEC Bunker Hills
· Nick Pelle, GOLFTEC Minnetonka,
· James Kinney, GOLFTEC Omaha
· Tim Sam, GOLFTEC Henderson
· Brian Gussis, GOLFTEC Woodbridge
· Dan Benzenberg, GOLFTEC Carle Place
· Nick Paez, GOLFTEC Cleveland West
· Joe Stago, GOLFTEC Dublin
· Ryan Galloway, GOLFTEC Rhode Island*
· Erik Wait, GOLFTEC Plano
· Doug Strawbridge, GOLFTEC Upper Kirby
· Christopher Runyan, GOLFTEC Spokane
· Josh McKinley, GOLFTEC Spokane
· Kevin Kihslinger, GOLFTEC Mequon*
· Tim Boegh, GOLFTEC Madison
· Todd Gamroth, GOLFTEC Wauwatosa
· Brendan Locke, GOLFTEC Mequon

*Named #1 Teacher in their state

“We founded GOLFTEC almost 25 years ago with the goal of pushing the world of golf instruction into a new age where data backed insights took precedence over swing theories,” says Joe Assell, co-founder and CEO of GOLFTEC. “The recognition that our coaches have earned just further validates the success of our approach and we look forward to helping golfer’s around the globe continue to improve for decades to come.”

In addition to instruction, GOLFTEC is also a leader in premium club fitting. The company’s club fitting program powered by TECFIT® is a tour-like fitting experience combining 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. According to data GOLFTEC collected in 2018, 75% of golfers who experienced a TECFIT custom driver fitting gained an average of 25 yards over their previous equipment.

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

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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.

Ben Cramer