Bangkok, Thailand: Cameron McCormick, coach to two-time Major champion Jordan Spieth, has confirmed his appearance as a keynote speaker at the inaugural Golf Education Asia Coaching Summit.
To be held in the Thai capital of Bangkok on February 15-16, the gathering will address a diverse range of topics from effective use of technology, business and player development and short-game instruction.
The summit also promises to offer networking opportunities with coaches and industry professionals coming from all corners of ASEAN and Asia Pacific.
An Australian native, McCormick has been the Director of Instruction at Brook Hollow Golf Club in Dallas, Texas for 11 years. He was recently named American PGA Teacher of the Year 2015.
He will be accompanied to Thailand by Golf Digest Top-100 instructors Jeff Ritter and short-game specialist James Sieckmann.
Golf Education Asia is a platform designed to bring together industry teaching professionals from ASEAN and Asia Pacific regions to develop knowledge, business and career opportunities and coaching skills for the development of business and golf instruction throughout Asia.
Organisers said it is their intention to ‘bring together an active community of accomplished teachers and industry professional from across Asia who have a strong vision to grow the game through the region’.
Hanoi, Vietnam: Le Hoang Phuong, a respected figure in golf in Vietnam, has been appointed as a Senior Advisor to the Asian Golf Industry Federation.