Golf News for Thursday, June 6, 2013 | Instruction

ANNIKA Academy announces Summer Destination Golf Experiences

ORLANDO, Fla. -- The ANNIKA Academy - Hall-of-Fame golfer Annika Sorenstam's boutique golf instruction and fitness school - is bringing three-day Destination Golf Experiences to beautiful Lake Tahoe and the historic Greenbrier Resort this summer.

The Lake Tahoe session will take place July 17-20 at Old Greenwood Golf Course in Truckee, Calif. It was recently scheduled after the initial Lake Tahoe experience sold out. This is the fourth-consecutive year the Academy will return to Old Greenwood to share Annika's winning approach.

The Greenbrier Resort, nestled in West Virginia's Allegheny Mountains and annual host of the PGA TOUR's Greenbrier Classic, will welcome the Academy team August 28-31.

To cultivate an intimate teaching environment, each session will be limited to no more than 10 guests. Highlights include:

• Three days of golf and fitness instruction with Annika's world-renowned team of instructors
• Private dinner with Annika and the ANNIKA Academy team
• Photographs and autographs with Annika
• 27 holes of golf including cart and greens fee
• Video swing analysis
• Course management instruction during golf
• Fitness education and nutritional overview with renowned trainer Kai Fusser
• "Weight Training for Golf" book by Kai Fusser
• Full-service breakfast and lunch daily
• Gift package

"Come share my passion for golf, fitness and nutrition in two of the country's most beautiful settings," says Annika, a 10-time major champion and eight-time Rolex Player of the Year. "We're excited to once again take the Academy on the road and impart our proven techniques that help golfers of all ages, genders and skill levels."

Accommodations can be arranged for Greenbrier participants at a preferred rate. A National Historic landmark, the Greenbrier's classic architecture, exquisite interior design, carefully sculpted landscape, impeccable service and outstanding amenities have hosted distinguished guests from around the world since 1778. It features 710 rooms, including 33 suites and 96 guest and estate houses, plus 10 lobbies, 40-plus meeting rooms and a complete conference center facility.

For more information about the Destination Golf Experiences and other ANNIKA Academy programming:,, 888.266.4522.

About the ANNIKA Academy
The ANNIKA Academy is a state-of-the-art, "boutique" golf school at Reunion Resort, near Orlando, Fla. It opened in 2007 as a way to share Annika's passion for golf, fitness and nutrition, along with her personal team of coaches. Their simple techniques allow players of any age, gender or skill level to reach their potential by transferring more energy and power from the gym to the course. The Academy is a Certified Callaway Performance Center with two spacious hitting booths that offer custom club fitting and video swing analysis. Complete with a modern fitness facility, conference room, and full-service locker rooms, the Academy provides individualized golf instruction, personalized fitness and nutrition programs, and custom corporate packages. Guests can play with Annika or learn the proven winning approach she established with her world renowned team of instructors.

Shane Sharp
Buffalo Communications
704.519.8381 (cell)

Stephen Reynolds
Buffalo Communications