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9,000 MILES FOR USGTF CERTIFICATION

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Rupak Prasad Acharya of Kathmandu, Nepal, recently completed his Level III certification at the Indian Hills Golf Course in Fort Pierce, Florida, under the watchful and competent eye of

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GOLF TEACHING PRO COMING TO YOUR MAILBOX SOON

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The Winter 2012 edition of Golf Teaching Pro will be mailed beginning December 9 to all USGTF members.  Please also remember that if you move, please keep the USGTF National Office updated with your current contact information so you can receive … Continue reading

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GREAT AMERICAN TEACHING PROFESSIONAL – SHAWN RAMIREZ

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Shawn Ramirez is a USGTF Level III teaching professional from Vero Beach, Florida.  He is the father of seven and is also a licensed minister.  His love for the game led him to the USGTF,

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INAUGURAL UNITED STATES MATCH PLAY CHAMPIONSHIP TO BE HELD IN MAY

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The inaugural United States Match Play Championship will be held May 7-11, 2012, at Indian Hills Golf Course in Fort Pierce, Florida. The event is open to all professional and amateur golfers nationwide.  

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WILSON GOLF OFFERS NEW VIP PROGRAM

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Wilson Golf, a longtime industry partner and supporter of the USGTF, is now offering a new Wilson VIP program (www.WilsonVIP.com) to allow USGTF members

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GREAT AMERICAN TEACHING PROFESSIONAL – BILL KROEN

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Bill Kroen is a longtime USGTF member who resides in Stuart, Florida. He is the author of the national bestselling “The Golf Tip A Day Calendar,” which has sold over a million copies.

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THE HIDDEN REWARDS OF TEACHING

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At the end of a long day of golf, Zack was caught in a three way tie for first place.  In order to win the class 4A district tournament and advance to the regional level,

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GREAT AMERICAN TEACHING PROFESSIONAL – TONY WRIGHT

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Tony Wright has had a lifelong love for the game of golf.  He was born in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania, on August 3, 1949.  He was a caddy at the St. Clair Country Club in Washington, Pennsylvania as a youth.

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HYUNDAI PARTNERS WITH USGTF AT US GOLF TEACHERS CUP

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USGTF member Brandon Lee, vice president of USGTF Foreign Language Courses, has arranged a sponsorship with the Hyundai car company for the upcoming

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USGTF EDITORIAL – IF 12 HOLES BECOMES THE NEW 18, THEN IT’S TIME TO BIFURCATE THE RULES

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By Mike Stevens, USGTF Level III Member, Tampa, FL

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ALL WGTF MEMBERS WELCOME AT AUSTRALIAN GOLF TEACHERS CUP

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The annual Australian Golf Teachers Cup will be held at the Forest Resort Creswick in the state of Victoria near Ballarat on Monday, November 21, and Tuesday, November 22,  just after the Presidents Cup. 

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USGTF HAS NEW LINE OF LEATHER ACCESSORIES

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The USGTF has acquired a new line of logoed leather accessories from Winston Collection. This entity specializes in high quality duffel bags,

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PROMOTE YOUR PRODUCT

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Many USGTF members seem to come up with great golf related ideas and products. If you have developed a specific training aid, written a book, created a training video or something similar and would like to advertise or promote your … Continue reading

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BUILDING THE USGTF BRAND – A TEAM EFFORT

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With technology rapidly changing, the USGTF has always embraced the latest in helping to promote

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WORLD GOLF TEACHERS CUP UPDATE

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Entries for the 10th biennial World Golf Teachers Cup and the 16th annual United States Golf Teachers Cup are coming into the USGTF National Office at an increasing pace.  If you would like to participate in these two outstanding events, … Continue reading

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USGTF CENTRAL REGION CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS

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USGTF veteran teaching professional Keith Dunkelbarger, from Pekin, Illinois, won the 4th annual Central Region Championship on August 21st at Renwood Golf Course in

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SOUTHEAST REGION CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS

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Although a bit hot, you could not ask for better weather for this year’s version of the USGTF Southeast Region Championship. The Wildwood Country Club

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WORLD GOLF TEACHERS CUP – NEW WEBSITE

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The USGTF has launched a new website called www.WorldGolfTeachersCup.com. This tournament site will feature a live leader board and blog as well as up to date photos, videos and interviews along with archives from previous events.

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GREAT AMERICAN TOURING PROFESSIONAL – KEEGAN BRADLEY

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What’s it like to win the first major championship in which you played?  Since the dawn of the 20th century, only Francis Ouimet in 1913, Ben Curtis in 2003, and now Keegan Bradley know the answer to that question. 

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GREAT AMERICAN TEACHING PROFESSIONAL – TRUMMIE HUDSON

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By Trummie Hudson, Level III member, Berea, Ohio   I was born in Homestead, Florida, where my passions were boating and fishing. I moved to Ohio in 1966, and was 27 years old before I set foot on a golf … Continue reading

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PEREZ NAMED NEW USGTF NORTHWEST REGION DIRECTOR

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USGTF Master Golf Teaching Professional Jim Perez from Fresno, California, has been named as the new Northwest

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NEW DVD – GOLF PSYCHOLOGY FOR TEACHING PROFESSIONALS

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USGTF sport psychology consultant Dr. Gregg Steinberg’s expertise is on display in a new instructional DVD titled Golf Psychology for Golf Teaching Professionals, the latest in the USGTF instructional series.  In the DVD, Dr. Steinberg gives golf teaching professionals insights

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USGTF SEEKING INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEOS FROM MEMBERS

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In an effort to further promote USGTF & WGTF Members worldwide, we are encouraging members to submit short instructional videos which we

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CGTF’S TAM PROMOTES MANAGERS COURSE IN CHINA

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CGTF Master Teaching Professional Tommy Tam is shown in the accompanying photo promoting the United States Golf Managers Association to interested persons at Peking University in China. 

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SECRETS OF SPIDER CLOCK PUTTING

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When you are trying to get your students to learn how to read putting greens better I use a method that I have discovered that works great!   Try to get your students to imagine the putting green like the … Continue reading

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PEREZ SIGNS ON WITH CBS STATION

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USGTF Master Teaching Professional Jim Perez has signed with CBS47 in Fresno, California, to provide weekly on-air instruction. The spots are taped at the prestigious Copper River Country Club and are sponsored by

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TIMELESS TEACHING ADVICE…

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KNOW YOUR STUDENTS’ NAMES AND USE THEM We’ve all had it happen.  Someone comes up to us and says, “Hey, Tom, how are you doing?”

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ADAM BARR / INDUSTRY VETERAN – CONNECTING THE DOTS AND BUILDING BRIDGES OF GOLF

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It is often said you can take the measure of a man (or woman) during

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USGTF SUMMER TOURNAMENT ACTION

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The Central Region Championship will be held Saturday and Sunday, August 20-21, at Renwood Golf Course in Round Lake Beach, Illinois.  The first day is a pro-am with three amateurs and one USGTF pro.  Entry fee is

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USGTF MEMBER PENS NEW BOOK

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USGTF Level IV member Michael Wolf has written a new book titled The Driven Golfer – Building Your Method for Scratch Golf.  Michael is the head professional

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CALLAWAY GOLF BENEFIT REVIEW

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The USGTF and Callaway Golf have had a long mutually beneficial partnership. Starting with founder Ely Callaway, Callaway Golf has always been a

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USGTF LAUNCHES NEW SOCIAL NETWORK FOR GOLFERS: WORLD GOLF ASSOCIATION.COM

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Since we all now live in a global community and golf is a game that is played worldwide,

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TEACHING STUDENT’S ABOUT PATIENCE

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By: Mike Levine USGTF Level IV Member Port St. Lucie, Florida   Golf is a game of a lifetime…and you as a teacher of this amazing game

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TEACHING ADVICE ON RHYTHM AND TEMPO

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When it comes to rhythm in the golf swing, many golfers are somewhat

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GREAT AMERICAN TEACHING PROFESSIONAL – MICHEAL CARSON

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After eight years in China’s business world, Micheal Carson (USGTF Level III, 2009) used the USGTF certification path to launch

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GREAT AMERICAN TOUR PLAYER – WALTER HAGEN

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Everyone knows that Walter Hagen was a great showman, but what gets

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