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Golftec incentivizes PGA HOPE donors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 15, 2018

GOLFTEC Offers One Complimentary Lesson or Club Fitting with A Donation to PGA Hope in Honor of Veterans Day

Redeemable at Participating U.S. Locations, Nov. 5-11

(Englewood, Colo.) – GOLFTEC is supporting PGA REACH, the charitable foundation of the PGA of America, by offering one complimentary lesson or TECFIT club fitting session to anyone who first makes a small donation to PGA HOPE, the flagship military engagement program of PGA REACH.

Redeemable at all participating GOLFTEC locations in the United States between Nov. 5-11, interested parties can register online now at. To complete the process, customers simply follow instructions on making a donation, scheduling their lesson or fitting, and showing their receipt upon arrival at GOLFTEC. Each 30-minute lesson or fitting is valued at nearly $100, but individuals are only asked to make a $35 minimum contribution (more can be donated, if desired).

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PGA HOPE (Helping Our Patriots Everywhere) is a free, adaptive program that introduces golf to veterans with disabilities to enhance their physical, mental, social and emotional well-being. For more information, please visit: www.PGAREACH.org.

“The PGA has done an incridble job with its charitable initatives and we’re excited to work with them this year to support this great cause ,” says Joe Assell, co-founder and CEO of GOLFTEC. “Last year we raised nearly $30,000 for PGA REACH, but we’re raising the bar in 2018 and setting a goal of $45,000.”

“GOLFTEC is among the largest employers of PGA Professionals in the world, and we’re looking forward to working with their talented staff to make a difference in the lives of veterans through golf,” said Ryan Cannon, Senior Director of PGA REACH. “We highly encourage golfers of all skill levels to support this program and experience the highest quality lessons and club fitting in the industry.”

Conducting more lessons than any company in the world, GOLFTEC’s unique fact-based approach has led to the average student dropping seven strokes over 18 holes in one year. Lessons are taught one-on-one by Certified Personal Coaches, mostly in indoor bays that utilize proprietary teaching technology. Developing a comprehensive improvement plan for each student is the foundation of GOLFTEC’s philosophy.

The company’s enhanced TECFIT® custom club fitting program 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. Nearly 75% of all golfers who experience a TECFIT custom driver fitting gain an average of 25 yards over their previous equipment.

To learn more about the promotion, visit golftec.com/pgahope.

About GOLFTEC
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.

About PGA REACH
PGA REACH is the 501(c)(3) charitable foundation of the PGA of America. The mission of PGA REACH is to positively impact the lives of youth, military, and diverse populations by enabling access to PGA Professionals, PGA Sections and the game of golf. To join its efforts or learn more about the foundation and its initiatives, visit PGAREACH.org.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Ben Cramer
Buffalo.Agency
703.940.3592
bcramer@buffalo.agency

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