Famed golf instructor and short game guru Dave Pelz has joined Cleveland Golf/Srixon as a member of their professional staff. Pelz, a bestselling author and consultant for Golf Magazine, is a former NASA physicist who founded the World Putting Championship, the Pelz Golf Institute and the world renowned Dave Pelz Scoring Game Schools. Florida has two Pelz schools at the Boca Raton Resort and the PGA National Resort & Spa, home of The Honda Classic, in Palm Beach Gardens. There are numerous Pelz schools around the country and Europe including one at the Chateau Elan Winery and Resort near Atlanta.
Dave is internationally revered as a master of the short game and has authored numerous books including Dave Pelz’s Short Game Bible which was a New York Times no.1 Best Seller. His uniquely analytical approach to the game of golf has proven that improving the skills within 120 yards of the hole is the quickest route to lowering handicaps.”We’re thrilled to join forces with Dave Pelz, who is universally acknowledged to be one of golf’s foremost masters of short game instruction,” said Tom Harman, President of Cleveland Golf/Srixon-U.S.A. ” His depth of knowledge regarding the most critical aspects of the game of golf aligns perfectly with Cleveland and Srixon’s emphasis on scoring from 120 yards and in.”
Pelz’s professional students have won a combined total of 20 major championships, while thousands of amateurs attend his schools and clinics each year. He has authored seven instructional books as well as regular monthly articles(over 250) in GOLF Magazine, including 21 cover stories. Annually listed among the top teachers in the world by both GOLF Magazine and Golf Digest, Dave was named by Golf Digest as one of the 25 most influential instructors of the 20th century.
“I’ve always been a huge fan of Cleveland and Srixon products,” said Pelz. “Cleveland Golf’s dedication to the short game along with their industry leading wedge offerings fits perfectly with what I teach. In particular I love their innovative wedge fitting system that gets golfers into the
best wedges for their games, as well as their latest Smart Square putter alignment technology. I’m
excited to be on Cleveland’s team and provide even more value to golfer’s looking to improve.” Dave has parlayed his passion for the game and expertise in research into club design and training aid-development including the production of instructional DVDs and innovative data-mining projects with the Pelz Golf Institute and Troon Golf. For more information please visit www.pelzgolf.com.
Based in Huntington Beach, California, Cleveland Golf, Srixon and Never Compromise are brands that enjoy a strong presence on competitive tours worldwide and are under the umbrella of Dunlap Sports. Their professional staff includes Graeme McDowell, Keegan Bradley, David Toms and many others. Cleveland Golf was founded in1979 and has become regarded as an innovative producer of original equipment. Srixon, with more than 80 years of golf ball manufacturing experience, is committed to producing the highest quality, technically innovative golf balls which offer maximum performance to golfers of all levels of ability. Cleveland Golf, Srixon, and Never Compromise remain steadfastly committed to providing “Tour proven, premium golf equipment to passionate golfers at prices that ensure value to consumers. To learn more visit www.ClevelandGolf.com, www.Srixon.com, and www.NeverCompromise.com.