"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 – 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 HERE to 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 here to 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
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".
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, 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 Academy in 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:
June 2-3, 2007 - SwingRite's President, Charles Whitney, won The Blue Coat Tournament at Salem Country Club in Peabody, MA.
June 10, 2007 - Kate and Charlie Whitney of SwingRite shoot a commercial in West Palm Beach, FL. for the show “X-Mas in July” that aired on local paid programming stations across the country. The show featured unique products and inventions. (click here to watch this commercial)..(click here to see photos)
August 18, 2007 - SwingRite's President, Charles Whitney, and SwingRite's Vice President, Kate Whitney, won the Father/Daughter Tournament at Salem Country Club in Peabody, MA.
August 28, 2007 - Pine hills Country Club, Plymouth, MA…SwingRite’s Kate Whitney shot a commercial that will be aired on Fox Sports Network during the Television show, “Golfin’ Around”. Thanks to everyone who made that commercial possible - Justin Egley (director), Randy (host of “Golfin’ Around”) and Brian Hebb (President of North American Pro Golf Tour. (click here to see more photos)
September 10-12, 2007 - Charlie and Kate Whitney of SwingRite attended the PGA Fall Expo at Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV.
October 20-27: SwingRite is heading to Las Vegas....we will be attending the USGTF Championship played in Boulder City at Boulder Creek Golf Club. SwingRite will be there along with 208 teaching professionals that represent over 25 member nations that make up the World Golf Teachers Federation. The tournament is . Click here to see photos from this event.
January 14-20 2008: SwingRite has just returned from Florida where we visited Doral Golf Resort where one of the Jim Mclean Golf Schools is located and also attended the 2008 PGA Show in Orlando. It was great to see all the products at the show and to also meet some golf teachers who love using the SwingRite!
July 25, 2008: SwingRite attended the Ahmad Rashad Celebrity Golf Tournament at Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut. Our group included Jim Uno from TRIONZ, Kate from SwingRite, Shawn Fister aka "The Beast" 3x long drive champion, and Greg Ross from Golf Digest Magazine. Click here to view more photos from this event!
August 19, 2008: SwingRite officially welcomes Tom Conway (www.tomconwaygolf.com) as the Indiana Rep. He said that seeing the SwingRite on Greg Sampson's website (www.S4innovations) was like "seeing an old friend." Thanks for believing in the product!
August 23-27, 2008: SwingRite will be in Las Vegas for the PGA Merchandise show at Mandalay Bay. We don't have a booth at the show, but we will be on location, so call if you would like a demo! To view pictures from the PGA show and Las Vegas, click here!
September 27-October 1, 2008: SwingRite attended the USGTF Tournament in Albuquerque, New Mexico. We set up on the driving range of the beautiful Sandia Resort and Casino. Many USGTF members were able to demo the SwingRite. It was a great trip, we had a fabulous time. Click here to see pictures from this event.
October 10-October 18, 2008: We are heading to Austria! The EGTF (European Golf Teachers Federation) yearly tournament will be held at Hotel & Resort Dolomitengolf located in Lavant, Austria. We will be meeting with teachers from all over the world. Some are current SwingRite users and others are future SwingRite users. If you will be in the area, please contact us or stop by for a demo.