MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Jan. 2, 2012) -- The world's No. 1 shaft manufacturer, True Temper is proud to announce it has been named by the PGA of America as an official Pre-Approved Education Provider for PGA Member Continuing Education. True Temper will now award three PGA credit hours for PGA professionals who attend Professional Fitting Center (PFC) workshops.
Available exclusively through True Temper, the Professional Fitting Center Program is an education based effort to bring shaft knowledge to the PGA Professional. Through this program PGA Professionals will gain basic technical knowledge of golf shaft designs and performance as well as tips on how to properly fit their members for the correct golf shaft.
"We're very excited to collaborate with the PGA of America in providing PGA professionals with continuing education that is both authoritative and comprehensive," says Bill Lange, global distribution sales manager for True Temper Sports. "Our PFC workshops bring together highly accredited engineers, custom fitting experts and retail specialists as invaluable resources for golf professionals."
The first two PFC workshops will be hosted at the 2012 PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Fla., the afternoon of Thursday, January 26, 2012; and Friday, January 27, 2012. Registration is available on the Performance Fitting Center Website.
"As part of the PGA's continuing effort to provide world-class education and training for PGA professionals, PGA of America is pleased to partner with True Temper which has been such a strong leader in the golf industry for so many decades. True Temper's participation in our education program will undoubtedly be a huge benefit to all of our PGA professionals," says Dawes M. Marlatt, Jr. PGA and director of PGA education.