Golf News for Wednesday, January 2, 2013 | Instruction

Phil Kenyon offers Harold Swash's Teach-the-Teacher courses to U.S. Pros

The Team of the Harold Swash Putting School of Excellence is offering its Accredited Instructors Programme to U.S. Professionals.

Based on knowledge from over 45 years of European Tour Coaching Experience, golf professionals can now join a 3 tiered programme to specialise in Putting Instruction. Director of Instruction Phil Kenyon, whos players have in the last 3 years won 25 European Tour Events plus landed 122 Top Tens, is leading the program.

The program in the USA details are:

Date: February 28 / March 1
Venue: Lakewood Ranch Golf & Country Club, Sarasota, Florida
Maximal number of participants: 15

The Multi-tiered programme and its modular support will enable teaching professionals worldwide to increase their putting specialist knowledge, practical experience and be able to make use of modern technology so that they can develop a specialist putting programme in their region as well as benefiting from our extensive PGA Tour Experience.

Working their way through the levels and modules of the Harold Swash Accredited Instructors Programme will enable the professional to:

- Understand the Harold Swash putting philosophy, techniques and how to coach it
- Be promoted as an official Harold Swash Accredited Instructor
- Have their own profile and promotion on Harold Swash website
- Have access to private members section of the website to access the 'Download Area' and 'Putting Forum'
- Receive continual development and support from Harold Swash Putting Ltd
- Receive discounts on specific training aids and equipment

The benefits of the programme will ultimately lead to:
- A higher profile as an instructor
- Increased revenue from coaching
- Increased revenue from putter sales
- Increased revenue from Training Aid sales

Level One is a two day residential course:
- Introduction to HSPSE philosophy and HSPSE Putter Fitting Programme
- Certified Harold Swash Accredited Instructor (official certificate presented)
- Promoted as Level One instructor on purpose built website and targeted press releases

About Harold Swash Putting School of Excellence
Harold Swash has more than 40 years of experience in the golf industry as a coach, golf club designer and inventor of putting training aids.
Harold has coached many of the top professional and amateur golfers with his innovative and recognized putting training techniques including Padraig Harrington, David Howell, Henrik Stenson, Niclas Fasth, Soren Kjeldsen, Darren Clarke, Ian Woosnam, Constantino Rocca, Robert Jan Derksen and Nick Faldo to name just a few.

About Phil Kenyon
Phil Kenyon has been working as a European PGA Tour Coach since 2003 with several Top 30 and top 100 players on the Tour. Phil Kenyon was also a 2010 Ryder Cup Team Coach.

Past and present players include Lee Westwood, Colin Montgomerie, Henrik Stenson, Martin Kaymer, Ross Fisher, Darren Clarke, Edoardo Molinari, Thomas Bjorn, David Horsey, Richie Ramsey, Rob Coles, Oliver Fisher, Richard Finch, Michael Hoey, Simon Khan, Danny Willet, Matt Haines, Mark Brown, Joost Luiten, Oliver Wilson, Mark Foster, Maarten Lafeber, Alex Noren, Peter Fowler, Ken Ferrie, Barry Lane, Ian Garbutt, Michele Reale, Sam Hutsby, Tommy Fleetwood and Andrew Butterfield.

For more information about the Accredited Instructors Programme of the Harold Swash Putting School of Excellence please visit

Harold Swash Putting School of Excellence is located at:
Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa
Southport Old Road
Formby, Southport, L37 0AB
United Kingdom

Contact for more information and programme flyer:
Michel Monnard
Area Development Director
Swash Putting Schools
C./Roses 4
07580 Capdepera (Mallorca/Spain)
Phone: +34 639635634