The Cornelia Golf Resort, in Belek, Turkey is delighted to announce that its on-site David Leadbetter Golf Academy will be opening in March.
David Leadbetter is recognized by many as the leading golf instructor in the World. His teaching theories and methods have revolutionized the game and his influence on all levels of golf is unparalleled. Students of the Leadbetter philosophy have included Michelle Wie, Se Ri Pak, Ernie Els, Charles Howell III, Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood, Nick Faldo, Nick Price, Michael Campbell, Justin Rose, Tom Watson, Greg Norman and many more.
“The David Leadbetter Golf Academy is delighted to welcome Cornelia Golf Resort as our partner in Turkey. DLGA are hugely excited about the prospect of opening a new Academy in this up and coming golfing community and together developing a world-renowned golf instructional product. With excellent air transport links, the Belek region is fast going to become one of the top golf destinations for European travellers and we are looking forward to supporting the growth of golf in Turkey” noted Michael Pask, senior vice president, DLGA.
The David Leadbetter Golf Academy at Cornelia will be headed by David Louys-Moroney, PGA from New Zealand, and Uğur Dinler PGA from Turkey. The centre will be equipped with computer and video technology including the V1 swing analysis system, and an air-conditioned classroom.
“This will be first David Leadbetter Golf Academy to be opened in Turkey and will join more than 20 other Leadbetter Academies around the world,” said Ali Sahin, Cornelia general manager. “With the outstanding quality of the Cornelia Golf Resort and the Golf Academy combined together, this new facility will bring world class golf instruction to Turkey.”
Designed by Major champion and renowned golf course designer, Nick Faldo, Cornelia is luxury 27-hole championship resort set within a beautiful Pine Forest. The course bears all the hallmarks of the class and attention to detail that characterised Faldo’s golf game in his prime. Measuring 6,970 yards from the back tees, the course is built on a vast ridge of sand dunes and threads its way through the surrounding umbrella pines.
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