Golf News – October 23, 2018

Nippon Shaft Wins on European and LPGA Tours

CARLSBAD, CA – Nippon Shaft players won both the European and LPGA tour events over the weekend.

The 2017 Masters champion used N.S.PRO MODUS3 Tour 130 X flex in both his irons and wedges in his successful defense of his title at the Andalucia Valderrama Masters, which concluded Monday morning at Valderrama Golf Club in Sotogrande, Spain.

It was the 149th victory for Nippon Shaft’s MODUS3 series of steel shafts and the 26th win this year.

Meanwhile, the 2017 champion of the Women’s PGA Championship won the Buick LPGA Shanghai using  in her irons and wedges.

“Nippon Shaft designs products for players of all abilities based on their various swing speeds and flex requirements,” said Hiro Fukuda, sales and marketing for Nippon Shaft.  “We are extremely proud that the best players in the world – both women and men – are choosing to play Nippon Shaft products in their quest for excellence. We congratulate them on their success on tour.”

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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, CO – 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.

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.

“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.

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Michael Feland

Born in Houston, TX, raised in New Orleans, LA, Mike and his family currently live in Orlando, FL. Mike is a First Tee Level 1 Certified instructor and enjoys sharing his love for the game with the Orlando area youth that participate in The First Tee of Central Florida program.

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