Wednesday November 21, 2018
Garrett Froggatte, the Head Teaching Professional at The Club at Flying Horse in Colorado Springs, Co., has been named a lead coach for Golf Channel Academy.
Froggatte, an accomplished player and coach who played alongside 2016 PGA champion Jimmy Walker at Baylor University, is the most recent addition to Golf Channel Academy (GCA), a dedicated network of teaching facilities operating with the active support of Golf Channel, the game’s leading global multimedia and golf entertainment source.
“I’m very excited to be among this group of highly successful, motivated and influential teachers,” said Froggatte, who has been at Flying Horse since 2008 and has since grown the junior and women’s golf programs many times over. “This is a great opportunity for golf coaches to work together and learn from one another, adopting best coaching practices to better serve their students. My goal is to help clients learn to play better and enjoy playing golf more.”
Golf Channel Academy is the first network of its kind devoted to efficiently growing the business of golf instruction. With 87 locations already committed, GCA will be inviting additional coaches to become part of the network as it continues to grow.
After graduating, Froggatte apprenticed under Mike Bender, coach to two-time major champion Zach Johnson and one of Golf Digest’s “50 Best Teachers in America,” and also served as Director of Instruction at Woodmoor Pines Country Club in Monument, Co.
Garrett continues to compete in local professional events, including multiple Colorado Opens, he and shot a 66 to win a U.S. Open Local Qualifier. He enjoys teaching beginning and intermediate golfers as well as juniors, and has helped grow the club’s PGA Junior League program from zero to four teams and 48 players. Several of Froggatte’s juniors have gone on to play collegiate golf.
The Golf Channel Academy at Flying Horse is a year-round facility designed to help players improve without being dependent on the weather. Complete with four heated hitting bays and state-of-the-art synthetic turf, the academy is open to all golfers of all levels of ability, and offers individual, group and corporate instruction programs.
For more information about the Golf Channel Academy at Flying Horse or to book a lesson with Garrett, visit www.flyinghorsegolfacademy.com or call 719-201-0240. For more about Golf Channel Academy, including a full listing of all its current locations and coaches, go to www.golfchannelacademy.com.
ABOUT GOLF CHANNEL
Golf Channel is a multimedia, golf entertainment and services company based in Orlando, Fla. Serving the most-affluent audience in all of television, Golf Channel – co-founded by Arnold Palmer in 1995 and now part of NBC Sports Group – is available to nearly 500 million viewers in 78 countries and nine languages around the world. Golf Channel features more live golf coverage than all other networks combined, including tournament action from the PGA TOUR, LPGA Tour, The Open, Olympics, and Ryder Cup, as well as high-quality news, instruction and original programming. Delivering unmatched coverage of the world of golf, fans are able to enjoy 24/7 live streaming of Golf Channel content through Golf Channel Digital and the NBC Sports App, powered by Playmaker Media. In addition, Golf Channel connects the world to golf through a wide array of digital and lifestyle services including Golf Channel Mobile, a comprehensive app covering golf’s latest headlines, scores and analysis; GolfNow, the world’s largest online tee time booking platform and golf course technology partner, which includes the GolfNow Mobile App, featuring on-course GPS tracking, in-round scoring and game tracking; Revolution Golf, the largest direct-to-consumer digital platform in golf ; GolfAdvisor.com, the world’s largest golf course ratings and review resource for golfers, by golfers; a North American network of Golf Channel Academy instructional facilities; and Golf Channel Am Tour, the world’s largest amateur golf tour; and as the Official Media Partner of St. Andrews Links, the Home of Golf.