The Butch Harmon School of Golf, widely recognised as the best golf teaching school in the world, tied up with First Tee to host a camp for aspiring golfers.
First Tee Golf Academy, the leading golf academy in western India, tied up with the Butch Harmon School of Golf to provide world class coaching instruction.
First Tee organized a 6 day intense golf coaching camp for golfers in Pune at the First Tee Golf Academy from Tuesday, July 10th to Sunday, July 15th 2012.
Luke Cantelo a Butch Harmon School of Golf staff member, a highly experienced golf coach will be in Pune to conduct this golf coaching camp. “I have coached some of the players from Pune at our Dubai Academy over the last 3 years with First Tee. I believe our association with First Tee will provide us the opportunity to bring in the proven methods of golf teaching into India.” , said Luke.
The participants learned what the best golfers in the world have discovered by working with the number one golf instructor in the world. Along with the world’s best players, the Butch Harmon School of Golf team also works with PGA Tour, Champions Tour and LPGA Tour pros that play the game at the highest level.
Aditya Kanitkar, Director First Tee Golf said, “We are committed to growing golf in the region and our association with Butch Harmon School of Golf is part of our plan to establish the best Golf Academy in India.”
There were a series of golf programs that were conducted during this 6 day camp. This golf coaching camp benefited local Golf Professionals, Leading Amateurs, and upcoming Junior Players along with several avid golfers in the region.
The program high lights included:
- Use of latest technology like V1 Pro for Video Swing Analysis, SAMS Putt Lab for putting, and K- Vest for swing efficiency and movement patterns.
- Golf Specific Physical fitness analysis and improvement using the world renowned Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) resources and methods.
- Golf Specific drills to improve various parts of the game (Chipping, Putting, Bunker Play, etc.)
- Course management and mental preparation to play under pressure in tournaments
Professional Golfers like Aditya Bhandarkar and Sourabh Bhadhuri, leading amateurs like Shubham Jindal and several Junior players signed up for this coaching camp.
This program not only provided access to the famed Butch Harmon School of Golf and their successful teaching methods and philosophy, but also lifted the standards of golf in the region.