SoCal’s #1 Golf Pro Shawn Cox Launches SwingU Academies App

SwingU, the golf technology and media company, announced today that Shawn Cox, Director of Golf at The Grand Golf Club in San Diego, California, has launched the Shawn Cox Golf Academy app in partnership with SwingU Academies.

Cox has been teaching golf for almost 25 years and was named the 2018 Southern California PGA Section Golf Professional of the Year. He is host of the 2018 SCPGA Teaching and Coaching Summit, which features world-class instructors like Hank Haney, Mike Bender and Stan Utley. He has received the Horton Smith Award from the Southern California PGA in 2016 and the San Diego PGA in 2015. He also was named the San Diego PGA Golf Professional of the Year in 2013, the Southern California PGA Merchandiser of the Year in 2011 and the San Diego PGA Junior Golf Leader of the Year in 2010. He is a former San Diego PGA Chapter President and currently serves on both the Education and Teaching Committees for the Southern California PGA.

For $49.99 per month or $399.99 per year, the Shawn Cox Golf Academy app will provide students with an engaging online academy experience, including a student- and staff-generated content forum; a student swing locker for filming & saving swings; a VOD library of drills & lessons; and 1-on-1 communication, allowing for swing analysis, prescriptive drills and regular follow-up from Shawn and his staff. Due to the integration of SwingU’s top-rated GPS & scorecard app, Shawn will be able to immediately analyze students’ rounds, stats and on-the-course performance when students use the #1 golf scorecard app in the world, SwingU, on the course.

SwingU Academies is a division of SwingU that provides teachers, academies and clubs with personalized, branded instruction & training apps, allowing coaching clients to grow in-person lesson revenue and build an online academy-like environment, driving both engagement and business development between students and staff. SwingU has developed a reputation for premier golf app development, derived from the success of its top-rated GPS, scorecard, stats and instruction app and over 1 million monthly active users worldwide.

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