SwingU, the golf technology and media company, announced today that Dave Kendall, founder of The Kendall Academy At Miles Of Golf, Ypsilanti, Michigan, has launched the Kendall Academy app in partnership with SwingU Academies.
The Kendall Academy at Miles of Golf is a Golf Channel Academy that provides both new and experienced players with top quality instruction and facilities. Coaches provide individual private lessons, coaching programs for both juniors and adults, and group instruction for beginners and experienced players. The studios are equipped with some of the industry’s most advanced technology, including TrackMan Ball Flight technology, BodiTrak and heated teaching bays to allow for all-season instruction and coaching programs.
The Kendall Academy app will provide students with an engaging, academy-like experience, including a content forum where both students and Kendall Academy-certified instructors will share video, stories and interact on everything in golf; a student swing locker for filming & saving swings; a VOD library of drills & lessons; 1-on-1 streamlined personal communication; and in-person lesson booking with the academy. Due to the integration of SwingU’s top-rated GPS & scorecard app, instructors at the Kendall Academy will be able to immediately analyze students’ rounds, stats and on-the-course performance when students use SwingU on the course.
Dave Kendall had been honored as Michigan Teacher of the Year, Golf Professional of the Year, Horton Smith Award winner, and Senior Player of the Year. Kendall is one of the founding members of the Golf Channel Academy network of Lead Coaches and is the first in Michigan.
Kendall’s 23 years of instruction at the Kendall Academy are backed by an impressive playing career. Dave is a two-time Michigan Senior Open Champion, Senior PGA Champion and Senior PGA Match Play Champion. Dave has been inducted into the Jackson, Michigan, the Michigan PGA, and the Michigan Golf Halls of Fame and has been listed on Golf Digest’s list of Top Teachers in Michigan since 2000.
Founded in 2010 and headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut, SwingU is a golf technology and media company. The company owns and operates top-rated mobile apps: SwingU (GPS, scorecard, statistics & instruction); gottaGolf; and The Golf Tracer (social and ball tracing). SwingU Marketing offers world-class branded content & marketing services, giving advertisers access to SwingU Clubhouse, the most engaged daily golf e-newsletter in the world, as well as more than 1 million monthly active users across all of its platforms. SwingU Academies is a division of SwingU that provides teachers, academies and clubs with personalized, branded instruction & training apps, allowing coaching clients to grow in-person lesson revenue and build an online academy-like environment, driving both engagement and business development between students and staff.
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