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Formby Hall Golf Resort & Power Tee: Working Hard to Exceed Expectations

12.05am 3rd January 2014 - Course Development - This story was updated on Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

From left: David Goscombe, Richie Marsden, Mark Williams, Ryan Gillespie, Ian Finnis
From left: David Goscombe, Richie Marsden, Mark Williams, Ryan Gillespie, Ian Finnis

The Partnership between Formby Hall Golf Resort and Power Tee that began in 2008 continues with upgrades and additions.

Mark Williams PGA Professional and Golf Manager said: “At Formby Hall Golf Resort and Spa we are proud to be a PGA Academy and attract golfers of all ability to our range. Obviously via our residential golf offerings we have golfers from around the world staying with us and playing across the site with the range, Par 3 Course and our 18 hole golf course offering various challenges to all. We are fortunate to have a couple of European Tour winners that practise regularly with us in Lee Slattery and Tommy Fleetwood.

“The good work we have done here has been recognised by England Golf who regularly bring their elite squads both boys and girls here to practise. With the facilities we have on offer being available all year round they have a continuity with their practise here. Our Gym also allows them to work on their core strength and conditioning so that they have everything they need here at Formby Hall Golf Resort and Spa.

“In 2008 we upgraded our range with Power Tee, having had an encounter with a cheap form of automation previously, and what it a difference it made working with such a professional company. The Power Tees are obviously the only choice for quality establishments who want automated teeing systems but their dedication to providing us with a great service and support throughout the past 5 years has lead to us not only upgrading to the latest version of Power Tee but adding 9 more to our range.

“Throughout the 5 years we have had contact with Power Tee and have been impressed with their insight into commercial ideas, offering us different ways in which we can engage with our clients. With many companies they are only too happy to send you the equipment then only make contact when they want another order but our relationship with Power Tee has been the total opposite.

“We know as a PGA Academy we have to work harder to exceed expectations, this can also be said of PGA official suppliers, and Power Tee have certainly done that. All of our team enjoy working with the product and it has certainly enhanced our facility.

“We have recently launched a new coaching initiative ‘Give Golf a Go!’  which sees beginners benefitting from a monthly programme and access to coaching sessions. The Power Tees have proven especially popular with these groups as when we coach them on tee height adjustment and working on consistency, Power Tee’s incremental tee height has meant we can work more fluently with them, and they can replicate it easily when they practise on their own.

“We are glad to work with Power Tee and we at Formby Hall Golf Resort and Spa are looking forward to many more years of working together with them.”

Formby Hall Golf Resort and Spa

Power Tee

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