Golf News for Friday, June 7, 2013 | Events

Hank Haney hosts clinic at Golfsmith Xtreme store in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Hank Haney, one of the world's most renowned golf instructors, will give a series of golf clinics to Myrtle Beach area golfers seeking advice on how to improve their golf swing and play the game better. Haney is best known for teaching more than 200 PGA professionals including the world's top player Tiger Woods and two-time major championship winner Mark O'Meara.

During his Saturday, June 8 Golfsmith store appearance Haney will conduct a full swing clinic, a short game clinic and also hold an autograph session. At the end of the clinics, one lucky attendee will be selected during a random drawing for a 20-minute lesson with Haney in the store.

Haney will appear at the new Golfsmith Xtreme Myrtle Beach store, located at 1080 Oak Forest Lane in Myrtle Beach, the newest Golfsmith location in the area and its most technologically advanced interactive, golf retail experience. The 35,000 square foot Golfsmith Xtreme store offers a more expansive, experiential layout. Golfsmith, the world's largest golf retailer, offers one of the deepest assortments of the best golf equipment, clubs and gear.

The new Golfsmith Xtreme Myrtle Beach store has 10 total hitting bays in an indoor driving range; five have high-tech golf simulators where customers can experience the latest equipment right in the store. The store also has an expansive indoor putting green so golfers can work on their short game with the latest putters. The new store also features GolfTEC, a state-of-the-art in-store improvement center, with PGA teaching professionals and certified coaches to help golfers improve their game.

WHEN: Saturday, June 8, 2013, 9:00 AM - 12:30 pm
8:00 am Golfsmith Myrtle Beach Store Doors Open
9:05 am - 9:45 am Full Swing Clinic with Hank Haney
10:05 am-10:50am Short Game Clinic
11:00am-12:00pm Autograph Session
12:00pm-12:30pm Register To Win 20 Minute Lesson

WHERE: The new Golfsmith Xtreme Myrtle Beach store, located at 1080 Oak Forest Lane, Ph: 843-443-6935

About Golfsmith International
Golfsmith International, based in Austin, TX, is the largest specialty golf retailer in the world operating Golfsmith stores in the U.S. and Golf Town stores in Canada. The business operates as an integrated, multi-channel retailer, offering customers the convenience of shopping through any of its 150+ experiential retail locations or 24/7 shopping at its e-commerce sites, and Golfsmith International offers extensive product selection of premier branded golf equipment as well as its proprietary products, club-making components and pre-owned clubs.

Media Contacts:
Aubrey Haznar, L2 Communications, 617-549-8792 or
Lynn Luczkowski, L2 Communications 413-478-1569,
Chris Miller, Golfsmith, 512-821-4131 or