LPGA Legend joins legendary Teaching Staff at Bird Golf Academy

PHOENIX, Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary LPGA professional, Sandra Palmer has become the latest teaching professional to join the unrivaled staff of the Bird Golf Academy-the Ultimate Golf Learning Experience®.

Ms. Palmer is the winner of 19 LPGA tournaments in her storied playing career including the US Women's Open, the Colgate Dinah Shore and the Titleholder's Championship (at that time was one of the LPGA Tour's Major Championships). Additionally, Ms. Palmer was the 1975 LPGA "Player of the Year" and the leading money winner. Ms. Palmer was mentored for her entire career, by the inimitable Harvey Penick, who many regard as the finest teacher in history. Mr. Penick held Ms. Palmer in such high regard that he wrote a chapter about her called "Our Daughter Sandra", in his book, "For All Who Love The Game". Since retiring from her playing career, Ms. Palmer has devoted herself to teaching with the same skill and passion that she played the game. Ms. Palmer was honored by Golf For Women magazine in 2001 as one of the "Top 50 instructors" in the USA. Ms. Palmer is thrilled to be joining the Bird Golf Academy team and says "Bird golf has a great reputation and I want to be a part of this organization. It is a win-win situation for me. I am excited to think about the possibilities. It is an honor to be involved with such an extraordinary team."

The Bird Golf Academy, has 18 great locations across America, and is internationally known by its Trademark of giving their students "The Ultimate Golf Learning Experience"®.  Bird Golf only teaches in their intimate ratio of one or two student to one professional format and offer 3, 4 and 5 day long golf schools. Packages include 6+ hours of instruction daily, take-home personalized CD/DVD of your swing and changes, daily on-course playing lessons, superior accommodations, unlimited remote follow up with your teacher and work on the Mental Game, with Carey Mumford.

Bird Golf Academy's Founder and CEO, Jay Ewing, is equally thrilled with the addition of Ms. Palmer to their already amazing staff and says "having Sandra join our team is an extraordinary opportunity for our students to work not only with one of the best teachers in golf but also to experience first-hand the knowledge and wisdom of the incomparable, Harvey Penick."

SOURCE Bird Golf Academy



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