SwingU, the golf technology and media company, announced today that Josh Zander, a Golf Magazine Top 100 teaching professional at Stanford University Golf Course, Stanford, CA, has launched The Zander Golf app in partnership with SwingU Academies.
Josh Zander played at a high level before starting his teaching career. An Academic All-American while playing on the Stanford University golf team, Josh then played professionally on various tours around the world and participated in the 1992 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach. Josh turned his attention full-time to teaching in 1994. Since 2002, Josh has been named by Golf Digest as one of the top instructors in California. He is a two-time Northern California Teacher of the Year recipient and is currently on Golf Magazine’s Top 100 Teachers in America list.
The Zander Golf app will provide students with an engaging, academy-like experience for free, including a forum where both students and Josh will share video, stories and interact on everything in golf; a student swing locker for filming & saving swings; a VOD library of drills & lessons; and 1-on-1 lessons starting at $89.99 per personalized lesson, including swing analysis and prescriptive drills. With the integration of SwingU’s top-rated GPS & scorecard app, Josh will be able to analyze students’ rounds, stats and on-the-course performance when students use SwingU on the course.
Josh, who has contributed articles to Golf Digest for 23 years as part of their instructor panel, employs a teaching philosophy centers around the vision the student has for himself with simple and logical instruction. With over 5 million views on his YouTube channel, Josh has developed a teaching style that makes the game enjoyable and rewarding for everyone, from the weekend golfer to the Tour player, and now, he can bring that instruction directly to you.
Headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut, SwingU is a sports technology and media company focused on golf game improvement. The company owns and operates top-rated smartphone apps across GPS, scorecard, statistics, instruction, social & ball tracing. SwingU Clubhouse publishes an email newsletter reaching hundreds of thousands of golfers daily. Lastly, SwingU Academies develops personalized, branded instruction & training apps for clubs, teachers and academies. For more company information, please visit www.swingu.com.