Award-winning golf teacher uses company’s technology to aid instruction
ORLANDO, Fla. – October 20, 2014 – FlightScope®, a world leader in the development and manufacturing of 3D Doppler ball tracking monitors, golf radars and launch monitors for sports, today announces that FlightScope product owner and Certified Professional, Tina Tombs, has been named the 2014 LPGA Teacher of the Year.
“At FlightScope, we are dedicated to creating top of the line technology that helps the golf community constantly improve their game,” said Henri Johnson, CEO of FlightScope®. “We are thrilled that Tina shares our vision and uses FlightScope as part of her teaching routine.”
As an avid believer in the ability of technology to better the game of golf, Tombs purchased a FlightScope in February of this year to aid in student instruction and skill development. After attending a FlightScope Academy, Tombs became a FlightScope Certified Professional in July, where she mastered how to interpret and comprehend the important data the device provides for her students.
“I am very committed to finding new ways to improve the lesson experience for every student,” said Tombs, Director of Instruction at Arizona Biltmore Golf Club. “Incorporating FlightScope’s technology and data into my students’ sessions has been phenomenal for both myself as a teacher, and the students when it comes to seeing measureable improvements in their golf game.”
Tombs joined the LPGA Tour in 1988 and became a Rolex first-time winner at the Jamie Farr Toledo Classic in 1990. She was a member of the Tour until 2001, afterwards joining the Arizona Biltmore Golf Club as Director of Golf Instruction. The LPGA National Teacher of the Year Award is given annually to the woman golf professional who has most exemplified her profession during the year.
EDH, maker of FlightScope®, is a product development company founded in 1989 by Henri Johnson, inventor and electronic engineer. EDH develops products for the defense and sports markets, and has, as its core expertise, the design and development of 3D tracking radar systems.
FlightScope was first demonstrated in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., in 2001, and was introduced at the 2004 PGA Merchandise Show. In addition to its use at high-profile teaching academies and by club fitters worldwide, Tour professionals and avid golfers devoted to game improvement use FlightScope for personal practice. FlightScope is also known for its ease of use as well as the precision and accuracy of its technology. FlightScope employs phased array and ballistic tracking technology to accurately record ball trajectory and actual launch data.
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