Book Signing and Clinic With Famed Swing Coach and Author Hank Haney at Golf Town Woodbridge
May 9, 2012, Markham, ON - Widely regarded as one of the leading professional golf instructors in the world, Hank Haney will make an exclusive appearance at Golf Town’s Woodbridge superstore at 55 Colossus Drive on Sunday, May 20, between noon and 2 p.m.
In this special engagement, Haney will be signing his eagerly anticipated and controversial new book, The Big Miss, a revealing account of his six-‐year coaching relationship with Tiger Woods. The book debuted as No. 1 on the New York Times bestseller list last month.
Golf Town customers will have the added bonus of receiving a free edition of The Big Miss with the purchase of a pair of Croc Golf Shoes at the event.
Host of The Haney Project, one of the Golf Channel’s highest-‐rated original entertainment programs, Hank Haney has instructed more than 200 touring professionals across the PGA, LPGA, Champions, European, Japanese, Australian and Asian Tours, and his clients have won every major championship in professional, amateur and junior golf. He has given more than 50,000 golf lessons in his 35-‐year career and travelled all around the world teaching golf. Haney has also authored four books on golf instruction and produced 14 instructional DVD titles. He also serves as Director of Instruction for the Hank Haney International Junior Golf Academy in Hilton Head, South Carolina, and operates the Hank Haney Mission Hills Academy at Mission Hills on Hainan Island in China.
About Golf Town
Founded in 1999, Golf Town has evolved from a single store in Scarborough, ON, into Canada's largest golf retailer. Averaging nearly 18,000 square feet, the chain features 54 superstores from coast to coast, as well as 7 in the United States. Each location boasts the industry's widest selection and best pricing of golf equipment, apparel, and accessories, including all the major name brand products. A hub for the Canadian golf community, Golf Town serves as a sanctuary for players of all ages and abilities to try, buy, learn about and improve their games. A leading employer of PGA of Canada Professionals, Golf Town offers in-‐store lessons tailored to each customer's needs via The Academy at Golf Town, and also provides custom fitting via its cutting-‐edge Swing Lab technology. Golf Town was acquired by OMERS Private Equity ("OPE"), the private equity arm of the OMERS Worldwide group of companies, in September 2007. For more information about OPE, please visit www.omerspe.com
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