Press Release Summary = Hone your game for free in May with instruction from a PGA Professional. GolfInstruction.com
Press Release Body = (April 25, 2007) - Golfers throughout the U.S. will have an opportunity to improve their game at no cost throughout May by participating in Play Golf America\'s PGA Free Lesson Month.
Founded in 1998 by the PGA of America and Golf Digest, the program is designed to attract new golfers, and to help existing golfers with their games, all at no cost. With the program, golfers can receive free, 10-minute golf lessons from a PGA Professional
PGA Professionals are dedicated to growing the game and the success of PGA Free Lesson Month is a testament to that commitment,\" PGA of America President Brian Whitcomb said. \"We are proud to celebrate the 10th anniversary of PGA Free Lesson Month and look forward to another record- setting year.\"
There were a total of 147,332 free lessons given in 2006, which marked a 21 percent increase from 2005. The lessons were given by 7,485 PGA Professionals at 5,880 facilities across the country, with PGA Professionals giving an average of 20 free lessons, with the lessons averaging 19 minutes. The program showed signs of working to bring in new golfers, as 55 percent of the free lessons conducted were with first-time golfers. A total of 23 percent were new or beginning golfers. Women accounted for 31 percent of the lessons, and 11 percent of the total were lessons given to individuals with disabilities.
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April 27, 2007 Any opinions expressed above are those of the writer and do not necessarily represent the views of the management.