“I really don’t spend that much time hitting balls. Only three or four hours a day.” – Tiger Woods
November 12, 2010: SwingRite’s CEO, Charles Whitney, won the European Cup Tournament put on by the EGFT (European Golf Teacher’s Federation). He not only won the Open Division but also the Senior Division. The tournament was held at The Vilamoura Golf Course in Portugal.
October 16 & 17, 2010: Melbourne Australia Golf Show! One of our SwingRite affiliates will have a booth (#E17) at this show. If you are in the area, stop by for a FREE demo of the SwingRite! Click HERE for more details!
October 9, 2010: SwingRite, LLC donated a SwingRite training aid for the auction at the First Annual Charity Golf Tournament to benefit the North Attleboro Animal Shelter in North Attleboro, Massachusettes. Animal rescue is something that we love to support. We hope the tournament was a huge success!
August 18, 2010: We are excited to announce some great news! One of our long time customers, Brian Sparks, of Positive Impact Golf in the United Kingdom, has released a book called “Positive Impact Golf â€“ helping golfers to liberate their potential”. The book is packed with simple, great ideas and anyone who is serious about golf, should read this book. Click HEREto order the book! Click HERE to read a synopsis of the book! Congratulations Brian!
July 26, 2010: Not only is today my dad’s birthday, but it’s the day that South Carolina Club Fitter, Lynn Griffin of The Golf Stop, wrote an amazing article on Don Trahan’s website, Peak Performance Golf Swing. Griffin’s article was titled “Release, Timing, and Speed”….sounds like a banner we should use to advertise the SwingRite! This article led to record orders…click hereto read it!
July 1, 2010: We donated a SwingRite golf training aid to the Kyle Lograsso “2010 Through Kyle’s Eyes Golf Tournament.” Kyle Lograsso is a 7 year old Cancer Survivor. He was diagnosed with Retinoblastoma (Cancer of the Eyes) at the age of 2. He lost his left eye to the disease but not his passion for golf and finding a cure for Cancer. The tournament will be benefiting Kyle’s foundation (Through Kyle’s Eyes) which helps the Eye Tumor Research Foundation and Retinoblastoma International. The Tournament is being held at the beautiful Pauma Valley Country Club in Pauma Valley California. We are honored to be able to donate to this great cause! To find out more about Kyle, visit http://kylelograsso.org/Home/tabid/36/Default.aspx
January 2010: SwingRite announces that it is now the Official Training Aid of the International PGA! To find out more about this organization, visit www.InternationalPGA.com
October 5, 2009: SwingRite attended a charity golf tournament at Ferncroft Country Club in Middleton, MA. This tournament will help raise funds to preserve a wonderful therapeutic riding facility known as Windrush Farm in Boxford, MA. We were set up on the putting green and then the 8th tee for an all day demo. We offered special discount pricing for this event, in which we donated $19 from every sale to Windrush Farm. We also donated a SwingRite for the silent auction!!! Congratulations to Charlie Whitney, President of SwingRite, and the three other people in his foursome. They came in first place in the tournament!Congrats! For more information about Windrush Farm, visit their website at www.WindrushFarm.org
July 1, 2009: SwingRite is now on Facebook! Click the logo to be directed to our page!
June 19, 2009: Just returned from the US Open at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, NY. Attended the practice round on Tuesday and Wednesday. I missed Tiger and Phil, but I did get to see a lot of other players. Click here to see pictures from the US OPEN.
June 2009: USGTF announces SwingRite as one of their OFFICIAL SPONSORS!
May 15, 2009: SwingRite’s Vice President, Kate Whitney, goes live in studio at Edwin Watts Headquarters in Fort Walton Beach, FL for an interview with Kenny Nicholson. The interview was for Kenny’s podcast segment called “GOLFBETTER”.
Episode #46 â€“ Swingrite â€“ 5/15/09
â€œTom Brassell and Kenny Nicholson, talk in studio with Kate Whitney of Swingrite Golf, about the benefits of the Swingrite Golf Swing Trainer. Kenny also answers questions from listeners about being fitted with forged irons.â€
May 2009: SwingRite Training Aid has officially been tested and approved by the PGA TOUR Partners Club! The final results are an 85% approval rating [receiving responses from 20 testers] and an overall member rating of 8.5.
April 10-12, 2009: SwingRite will be attending the China Golf Show in Beijing! The show will be held at the China National Agricultural Exhibition Centre 16 Dongsanhuan North Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing,Â China. We will be joining Yao’s Golf. To view a list of the products that Yao’s Golf is featuring, please click here.
March 25, 2009: SwingRite is picked up by another one of America’s most awarded golf schools, Steve Dresser Golf Academyin Pawleys Island, SC. We are honored to have Steve and his prestigious golf school using the SwingRite.
February 13-15, 2009: 21st Annual West Michigan Golf Show-Grand Rapids, MI. We have a booth at this great show, be sure to come visit! SwingRite President, Charles Whitney, stands with one of the top 5 golf teachers in the world, Rick Smith. (below)
January 28-31, 2009 : PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, FL. Come visit us this year at the show! We will be exhibiting in the Golf Around the World booth as well as the Sports Sensors booth. Hope to see you there! To view some photos from this event, click here.
2007 and 2008 NEWS:
April 2007 – SwingRite officially became a sponsor of the 2007 Ladies First Celebrity Golf Classic’s 3rd Annual Tournament in Palm Springs, CA. Click here to see photos from this event.
April 25, 2007 – Write up done about SwingRite in the Different Stokes Newsletter Issue #374 put out by Golfhelp.com
May 2-8, 2007 – Full page SwingRite ad appears in City Shopper Magazines in and around Boston, MA areas.
May 11, 2007 – SwingRite is the PuttingÂ Contest Sponsor at Atkinson Country Club in Atkinson, NH. for the Merrimack Valley Federal Credit Union 7th Annual Charity Golf Tournament. (see photo below)
May 19, 2007 – SwingRite wins Celeb/Amateur tournament at the Ladies First Celebrity Golf Classic Tournament! SwingRite’s VP Kate Whitney and her teammates, Actress Rachel Grant, X Games Gold Medallist Grete Eliassen, and website designer Steve Krause made up the winning foursome.
May 20,2007 – SwingRite wins Amateur “Networking” Tournament at Ladies’ First Celebrity Golf Classic Tournament. SwingRite’s President Charles Whitney was a member of the winning foursome that played at Cimarron Country Club located in Cathedral City, CA.
May/June 2007 – Write up done about SwingRite in Golf Range Magazine’s “Hot 5 Products” section.