TAMPA, Fla., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- GolfLocker.com, one of the country's leading online sources for golf apparel, golf shoes and high-quality golf training aids today announces an exclusive agreement with world famous PGA Professional David Leadbetter, which includes two comprehensive A Swing Golf Instruction Trips of a Lifetime at The Leadbetter Golf Academy in Orlando, FL, located within the world-renowned ChampionsGate Golf Resort.
The Golf Locker Sweepstakes is being held in conjunction with the launch of Leadbetter's new golf training book, "The A Swing." Golf Locker will donate $1 of every book sold through its website and retail store in Tampa, FL, to Tee It Up for the Troops; up to $25,000 according to Bart Patterson, President and PGA Professional, Golf Locker.
Sweepstakes entries are taken at GolfLocker.com/ASwing.
One Grand Prize winner will receive three hours of A Swing instruction from Leadbetter himself followed by lunch with David. As part of the package, GolfLocker.com will fly the Grand Prize winner and a guest to Orlando, FL, including two night's hotel accommodations, plus a round of golf for the winner and their guest at the ChampionsGate Golf Resort.
One First Prize winner will receive one half-day of complimentary instruction at The Leadbetter Golf Academy by a certified A Swing golf coach. As part of the package, GolfLocker.com will fly the First Prize winner and a guest to Orlando, FL, including two night's hotel accommodations, plus a round of golf for the winner and their guest at the ChampionsGate Golf Resort.
David Leadbetter is the most recognized golf instructor in the history of the game. His new book, "The A Swing," is his first in a decade and is an evolution of his swing theories, which have successfully helped thousands of golfers globally. David Leadbetter's professional students have amassed 19 Major Championships.
The "A" in The A Swing stands for Alternative – a simple way to swing the club, which follows biomechanically sound, scientific principles, and only requires minimal practice. The A Swing has been thoroughly tested with a wide range of players, from tour level to beginner, junior to senior, and the results overall have been nothing short of dramatic.
Tee It Up for the Troops is a national non-profit organization that inspires communities across the United States to host fundraising golf events on behalf of the military men and women who have served and sacrificed so much for our freedom. Since 2005, more than 300 fundraising events have been hosted in over 30 states under the Tee It Up for the Troops banner. Through the support of hundreds of volunteers and sponsors, these patriotic golf events have allowed Tee It Up for the Troops to donate over $5,000,000 to over 200 veterans service organizations that provide critically needed services to combat wounded warriors, veterans and their families to help them successfully reintegrate into their communities.
The A Swing book and training aids, available for presale now via GolfLocker.com or at Golf Locker's 35,000 sq. ft. retail superstore in Tampa, FL, offers 200 illustrations, easy drills, and the 7-Minute Practice Plan. The book and training aids will begin shipping in mid-May.
"I believe The A Swing will make it easier and more fun to play golf," said Leadbetter. "Whatever your level of play is now, whatever your goals, or however you've been struggling with the game, the A Swing could change your golfing life."
"We couldn't be more thrilled to partner with David for this golf instruction trip sweepstakes. David is the premier golf instructor in the world, and his passion for the game and for making everyone a better golfer is inspirational," said Patterson. "We've been working with Tee It Up for the Troops for years now, and I'm so honored to be able to help these men and women that deserve every ounce of our respect. It's a great organization doing great things for our troops."
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About The David Leadbetter Golf Academy in Orlando, FL
The four-acre practice area at the David Leadbetter Golf Academy in Orlando, FL provides the world's finest golf instruction, featuring a variety of training amenities, including two putting greens (16,000+ sq. ft.), two chipping greens (8,000+ sq. ft.) as well as a pitching area with 12 target bunkers, state-of-the-art video rooms, an indoor/outdoor hitting bay, a Biomechanics and Golf Performance Studio, a Strength, Flexibility and Fitness Studio, an indoor putting room, and a full service Club Fitting and Repair Shop.
About Tee It Up for the Troops
Tee It Up for the Troops, Inc, is a national 501(c)3 non-profit organization that serves United States military veterans and their families. Based in Minnesota, Tee it Up for the Troops inspires communities across the country to organize golf events to raise funds for partnering veterans service organizations who deliver critically needed services to military families. These locally-supported events greatly assist returning service members to successfully reintegrate into their communities. Established in 2005, Tee It Up for the Troops has hosted over 300 events in more than 30 states and has now donated over $5 million to more than 200 various organizations serving veterans across the country. In addition, through their REUNION initiative, Tee It Up for the Troops has reunited more than 125 combat altered veterans who were separated due to battlefield injuries or changes in rehabilitation status. Through these reunions, participating veterans dramatically enhance their transition process into productive and fulfilling civilian lifestyles.
With 36 holes of championship golf, ChampionsGate Golf Resort also features a 35,000 square foot clubhouse, including a pro shop, full-service banquet facility, and a full-service bar. David Leadbetter – the instructor of many world-famous professional golfers, including Lydia Ko, Nick Price, Ernie Els, Michelle Wie, Trevor Immelman, Ian Poulter and Greg Norman – has chosen ChampionsGate to be its World Headquarters for the The Leadbetter Golf Academy.