FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, November 4th, 2019
GOLFPASS UNVEILS THE ‘TOP 100 INSTRUCTION TIPS’ SELECTED FROM NEARLY 25 YEARS OF GOLF CHANNEL HISTORY
Some of the Biggest Names in Golf Featured, Including Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Butch Harmon, Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Annika Sorenstam and More
Top 100 Instruction Tips Available Exclusively Through a GOLFPASS Membership
ORLANDO, Fla. (Nov. 4, 2019) – The results are in and GOLFPASS today is unveiling the Top 100 Instruction Tips from an archive of thousands that have been seen across the family of GOLF Channel brands throughout the company’s nearly 25-year history.
“If you think about the library we’ve been building since 1995 that features tips from just about every notable player and coach in the game, then you have an archive of video instruction that is unequaled,” said Justin Tupper, senior vice president, Content and Strategy, GOLFPASS. “We are making all that amazing content more easily available and enjoyed through digital channels, like GOLFPASS. In this instance, we’ve culled through thousands of tips in order to present the 100 we think golfers have benefited from the most.”
Available exclusively to GOLPASS members, the Top 100 Instruction Tips feature some of the biggest names in the history of the game doling out sage advice to help any golfer’s game, including Arnold Palmer, Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Cameron McCormick, Nick Faldo, Jack Nicklaus, Butch Harmon, Annika Sorenstam, Martin Hall, Sean Foley, Chris Como, Gary Player, David Leadbetter and Michael Bannon, just to name a few. Helping viewers navigate the collection of tips is GOLF Channel’s Lauren Thompson, who will introduce the tips in 10, weekly installments.
Some of the tips highlighting 100-91 include:
- Tiger Woods gives a clinic on how to control trajectory with your irons.
- Bubba Watson reveals how he executed his famous hook shot from the trees on his way to winning the 2012 Masters.
- Brad Faxon teaches a drill that helped him become one of the greatest putters of all time.
- Martin Hall reveals how “The Three Brush Crush” will synchronize your swing and add distance.
The video tips included in the Top 100 were determined by an expert panel based both on science and art. Search, views and ratings helped narrow the list, while quality of the tip and how it was presented by the instructor also played a role.
Other instructional video recently debuting in the Learn section of GOLFPASS includes Pop-Up GOLF Clinic, a new series produced on-location at select golf clinics around the world and capturing some of golf’s biggest stars sharing their best golf tips and advice. GOLFPASS founder McIlroy is the featured professional in the first clinic.
GOLFPASS IS DESIGNED FOR TODAY’S GOLFER: Now available in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Ireland and Australia, GOLFPASS’ ever-growing list of additional perks and benefits also includes:
- Monthly tee-time credit toward a round of golf at a choice of more than 7,000 GOLFNOW partner golf courses in 26 countries around the world.
- In addition to Top 100 Instruction Tips and Pop-Up GOLF Clinic, GOLFPASS members get access to more than 4,000 on-demand instruction videos featuring many of the world’s elite coaches, including Michael Bannon (McIlroy’s coach), Sean Foley (Justin Rose’s coach) and Chris Como, and includes tips from golf legends like Paul Azinger, Nick Faldo, Gary Player, Annika Sorenstam and more. Other benefits include special pricing and early access to Revolution GOLF Schools, and golf-specific fitness and training programs, including Core Golf with Don Saladino.
- Opportunity to shop more than 70 top brands, including Linksoul, J. Lindeberg, as well as American icon Bill Murray’s golf lifestyle brand, William Murray Golf. Members also can take advantage of exclusive member pricing on clubs, apparel, accessories, digital instructional tools and training aids. Shipping is free in North America.
- Unlimited $100 travel credits at a selection of top resorts, and insider travel information and custom itineraries built from GOLF Advisor experiences at more than 10,000 golf destinations around the world.
- Access to a video library totaling more than 1,000 hours, including GOLFPASS originals, featuring McIlroy and other notable personalities, as well as GOLF Channel’s robust video archive, which spans historic competitions, insight from golf’s biggest names and award-winning franchises like Emmy-nominated Feherty, GOLF Films and more.
Providing more of everything golfers love about the game, a GOLFPASS membership is unmatched in golf and available for $99 per year or $9.99 per month via GOLFPASS.com and via connected TV, iOS and Android apps.
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