Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) March 30, 2012
Jamie Kureluk, a native of Calgary, Alberta, and holder of numerous competitive scoring records, will be a Certified Personal Coach and Centre Manager at the newest GolfTEC Improvement Centre, which opens April 6th at 240 Midpark Way, Midnapore, Calgary.
A weekend-long open house for the general public will include a complimentary swing analysis with GolfTEC’s Vice President of Instruction, Andy Hilts, who is one of Golf Digest’s “Top-20 Teachers Under 40.” The centre will be open to new students and old friends on April 6-7 from 11am-8pm, and on April 8th from 11am-1pm for a tours, refreshments, and prizes.
Kureluk, who played for the University of British Columbia from 1996-99, competed professionally on the Canadian, Dakotas, Gateway and Pepsi Tours. He was named Player of the Year for 2009 on the PGA of Alberta circuit, where he won 10 times. He also holds four competitive course records, most notably a world-record 25 (11-under par) for 9 holes, shot during the 2010 Alberta Open, which he won.
A teaching professional since 2007, Kureluk is a Class A member of the PGA of Canada. He joined GolfTEC, the world leader in golf improvement, at the end of 2011, and is now bringing his skills and experience to the company’s newest state-of-the-art improvement centre in Canada.
Working with Kureluk in the new centre is Kenneth Brown, a CPGA Associate Professional, who is also a GolfTEC Certified Club Fitter. Both coaches will utilize the company’s Proven Path to deliver maximum improvement and lasting results to players of all ages and abilities.
The new Calgary Midnapore Centre will offer personalized swing evaluations, instruction and club fitting. The centre is equipped with five instruction and practice bays and the latest GolfTEC proprietary software and computer systems.
GolfTEC utilizes proprietary teaching technology and the skills of its Certified Personal Coaches to help golfers improve and increase their enjoyment of the game. But the lesson doesn’t end at the centre’s doors. Using the personalized, online Player Performance Centre, students can review their lessons—including full video and the coach’s instructions—anytime and anywhere over the Internet.
GolfTEC’s proprietary g-SWING system combines digital video with motion measurement, capturing body positions at different points throughout the swing. A simple RED-YELLOW-GREEN display guides instruction and reinforces swing changes. All lessons are taught one-on-one in private, indoor bays that maximize the learning experience.
GolfTEC Canada currently operates two Improvement Centres in Vancouver. According to James W. Suttie, chairman of the Company, there could be as many as eight centres operational by the end of 2012.
“By the end of this year we expect to have three centres open in Vancouver, two in Calgary, two in Toronto, and one in Edmonton. And there may be more. We are very interested in Quebec and looking for additional franchise opportunities."
“Our plan is for as many as 40 centres to be open by the end of 2018,” Suttie added.
The original GolfTEC Canada location, in North Vancouver, originally opened in 2008 under the name “The Green Room.” It reopened as a GolfTEC Improvement Centre in December 2010. In 2011, its first year under the company’s new umbrella, that same location was the corporate leader in revenue and the first centre to record more than $1 million in sales in a single year.
Says Suttie, “This is a real opportunity for GolfTEC and a chance to raise the level of the game in Canada.”
For further information access http://www.GolfTEC.com or call (303) 779-9900. To reach GolfTEC Canada, call Dean Larsen, General Manager, GolfTEC Canada at (604) 904-3677, x-222
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To arrange a complimentary swing analysis, please call (403) 452-7150.
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The undisputed leader in golf improvement, GolfTEC gives more than 25% of all golf lessons in the U.S. annually and has a 95% success rate among its students. The 500 GolfTEC Personal Certified Coaches at 150 Improvement Centres nationwide have given more than 3.3 million lessons since 1995. All lessons are based on the company’s “Five Factors”: fact-based diagnosis, sequential lessons, video-based practice, advanced retention tools, and precision-matched clubs. GolfTEC improvement centres can be found in almost all major U.S. cities, Mexico, and Canada, with new centres opening this year in Japan and Korea.