During the 2021 PGA Championship at Kiawah Island’s Ocean Course, golf followers will get a particular inside look at the way in which PGA Coaches drive success on and off the course by way of “PGA Coaching Live presented by Cadillac,” streaming on PGA.com and ESPN+.
Airing May 18-21, and hosted by PGA Professional Steve Scott, Melanie Collins and Scott Walker, PGA Coaching Live will characteristic the skills of PGA Members and assist join shoppers to one of many practically 28,000 PGA Professionals close to them by way of PGA.com/Coach.
The content material will focus on PGA Coaches who’re the driving pressure behind the world’s finest gamers, in addition to these at the grassroots degree. National Award-winning PGA Members Mark Blackburn, Joanna Coe, Joe Hallett, and Rich Jones, together with Defending Champion Collin Morikawa’s PGA coach Rick Sessinghaus, will information golfers on every thing from primary strategies to superior enjoying suggestions on this first-of-its-kind digital programming.
“PGA Professionals are the best coaches in the game,” mentioned PGA President Jim Richerson. “It’s exciting to be able to showcase how PGA Coaches help golfers improve, no matter where they are on their golf journey, across all ability levels. These expert PGA Coaches know what the players in the PGA Championship are focusing on, as well as what recreational golfers can do to enjoy their own golf experience. We believe this programming will inspire viewers to connect with their own PGA Professional as the best way to increase their enjoyment of the game.”
“We are proud to present the launch of PGA Coaching Live,” mentioned Cadillac Chief Marketing Officer Melissa Grady. “Cadillac is working closely with 2020 PGA Champion Collin Morikawa to create a unique and engaging experience on PGA.com and ESPN+. At Cadillac, we’re inspired by individuals who strive to raise the bar, and through PGA Coaching Live, golf enthusiasts will be able to improve their game by learning from some of the best coaches and players in the world.”
PGA Coaching Live will stream reside for 4 hours Tuesday by way of Friday from the participant’s driving vary and look at all elements of an athlete’s improvement. Interviews and teaching demonstrations will put the main focus on the worth of a coach, driving shoppers to uncover extra on PGA.com/PGA-Coaching-Live.
“On the grandest display, the best players in the world need a PGA Coach by their side,” mentioned 2019 Women’s PGA Professional Player of the Year Joanna Coe, PGA Director of Instruction at Baltimore Country Club. “It starts at a young age where you need to have that trust and communication and continues throughout your golf journey. I’m excited to be a part of PGA Coaching Live.”
“PGA Coaching Live is an opportunity for golfers to get access to the best coaches in the world,” mentioned 2020 PGA Teacher & Coach of the Year Mark Blackburn, PGA Director of Instruction at Greystone Golf & Country Club in Birmingham, Alabama. “The world’s best players have a PGA Coach, and you should, too. This is a great chance to see what the coaches say to the players, and learn what the great players do.”
Additionally, the PGA of America and Cadillac have partnered with Morikawa to create a custom-made, video-on-demand digital content material sequence. The 2020 PGA Champion will share his distinctive strategy to The Ocean Course by way of a wide range of teaching suggestions designed to enchantment to a significant championship viewers. Throughout the section, Morikawa will mirror on what it means to frequently elevate the bar and “Never Stop Arriving.” The movies will likely be accessible on PGA.com and the PGA’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter channels.