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New website features free golf instruction

8.23am 18th August 2008 - Media is a new interactive website featuring free golf instruction videos and articles from some of the best and most sought after coaches in the world.

The aim of the site is to raise standards and lower handicaps worldwide by saving at least one million golfers one shot (or more) each through free online tuition.

By logging on to the new site golf lovers can be privy to the advice that has helped the likes of Darren Clarke, Lee Westwood, Graeme McDowell and Vijay Singh become some of the best and most respected players on the professional circuit.

Whether they want to practice putting, improve their swing, or develop a stronger mental game, users of have the advice of one of the world’s leading authorities on the subject at their finger tips.

They can chose to have a lesson from, amongst others; Pete Cowen, a PGA Master Professional and Europe’s number one coach; Dr. Karl Morris, one of Europe’s leading sports psychologists who coaches Scottish Open 2008 winner Graeme McDowell; and Harold Swash who taught eight of the twelve members of the victorious 2006 European Ryder Cup team.

The site also includes content from coaches in the United States and Australia such as Mark Holland, who is head coach of the Australian Institute of Sport Golf, Ramsay McMaster from the Melbourne Golf Injury Clinic, and Dr. Joe Parent, a US sports psychologist and mind coach to former World number one, Vijay Singh.

As well as hundreds of free instruction video clips, the site enables users to upload their own golf swing videos for feedback from their own coach or another online expert.

Members can also use the site to find nearby golf coaches and potential new playing partners, research courses and clubs in the golf club directory, and organise golf society days using a simple online software tool.

Local PGA professionals can also sign-up and upload their own tips.

Save a million shots

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