Golf News for Wednesday, December 5, 2012 | Tournaments

Team Malaysia defends title with win at International SNAG Cup

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. -- For the second year in a row, Malaysia put together the winning team to be crowned the 2012 International SNAG Cup champions. Organized by Kidz@Golf and played at the Desa Park City football field, the Malaysian Team "Transformers" shot an overall score of 120 in soggy and rainy conditions with parents and grandparents joining the kids for some fun golf action.

Tied for second place with a score of 123 was Team "Yang" from Rivermont Golf & Country Club in Johns Creek, Georgia and Team "Home on the Range 5" from the Range Golf Instruction and Practice Range in Newcastle, California.

Third place went to Team "GSCA" of Georgia with a score of 125.

This fun, family-focused cyber golf tournament designed for players of all ages drew participants from three virtual locations across the globe. All players were given training by a golf professional on the basics of golf using SNAG Golf programming and equipment.

"We want to encourage families to play SNAG Golf together and to have fun!" stated Terry Anton, Co-Founder and CEO of SNAG Golf. "The mission of SNAG is to get people physically active by introducing them to golf in a fun and easy way that encourages a lifetime of positive experiences and relationships."

About SNAG® Golf:
SNAG® Golf ('Starting New at Golf') is a proven first touch development program designed for new learners of all ages. It is an easy and fun way to learn and play golf. SNAG® contains all the elements of golf but in a modified form.

It builds on strong fundamentals of putting, chipping, pitching and full swing to develop playing ability quickly and effectively. SNAG® Golf incorporates developmentally appropriate equipment that will allow golf to be learned and played in non-traditional venues, such as on a soccer field, in a gym, or on the beach.

It can be taught and played almost anywhere in the world with immediate, positive results. This instant success keeps new learners wanting to be further involved with golf.

SNAG® is the skills-acquisition program used in the national school golf program headed by the World Golf Foundation's First Tee Program. There are more than 7,000 schools that are successfully introducing children to golf in the U.S. and over 10,000 worldwide, plus 5,000 golf courses and over a thousand recreational facilities. Professionals, please visit our SNAG® Pros website www.snagpros.com for more information on our Coaching System used to instruct new learners. For individuals and groups that want to have fun learning golf visit www.snaggolf.com.

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