Hank Haney talks to top Aussie PGA Professionals

Hank HaneyHANK HANEY, one of the world’s foremost authorities on the game of golf, will address some of Australia’s best home grown PGA Professionals in Melbourne on Tuesday.

In town as part of his role as an Ambassador for the newly launched Crocs Golf, Haney has put time aside to chat to his Australian colleagues at Southern Golf Club on Tuesday August 13.

Best known for coaching world number one Tiger Woods, Haney will talk to the PGA Professionals about his coaching philosophy and experience at the top echelon of the game and also take time to answer questions from the attending Professionals.

“This is a great opportunity for our Australian PGA Professionals to hear from one of the world’s best coaches,” said Brian Thorburn, CEO of the PGA of Australia.

“From coaching elite players to facility development and overseeing growth of the game at a junior level, Hank’s achievements within our sport are numerous and we look forward to welcoming him back to Australia.”

Having taught the game of golf since 1976, Haney estimates that he has given over 50,000 golf lessons in a career that has taken him all over the world.

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Brian is an award winning golf writer and is the founder and editor of Australian Senior Golfer. He is a former Sydney journalist who had little interest in golf till he hit his first ball at the age of 49 (and a half). Since then golf has just about overtaken his life. Brian founded ASG in April 2008 and has since covered every Australian Open, Presidents Cups, World Cups and numerous other big men’s and women’s tournaments, spending days inside the ropes with the likes of Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, Tom Watson, Fred Couples, Greg Norman, Adam Scott, Jason Day, Karrie Webb, and many others. He has also played in, and reported on, numerous amateur tournaments, particularly senior and veteran events, around the country. Brian is a member of the Australian Golf Media Association and won the award for Best News Report for 2016 - 2017

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