ACCOMPLISHED UTAH INSTRUCTOR COREY BADGER TO APPEAR on Golf Channel’s ‘Morning Drive’
ORLANDO, Fla. (Sept. 4, 2018) – PGA teaching professional Corey Badger, recognized by his peers as Golf Digest magazine’s “Best Teacher” in the state of Utah for 2017-’18, is scheduled to appear as a guest instructor on Golf Channel’s Morning Drive on Wednesday, Sept. 5.
The popular daily morning show airs from 7-11 a.m. ET.
Badger, Director of Instruction for the Golf Lab indoor training facility in Salt Lake City, Utah, is one of the inaugural coaches in Golf Channel Academy (GCA), a dedicated network of teaching facilities. Select GCA coaches are being invited to appear on Golf Channel’s news and instruction shows, including PGA Tour Champions Learning Center and School of Golf; Badger is making his first appearance on Morning Drive.
Various instructional tips from Badger will also run on Golf Channel Academy’s Facebook and Twitter pages throughout the week.
“I’m very excited for the opportunity to appear on Morning Drive and to help the viewers at home with their games”, said Badger, the 2007, ’11 and ’15 Utah Section PGA Teacher of the Year. “It’s been a great experience to be a part of the Golf Channel Academy network of coaches. The quality and diversity of the team is something I’m very proud to be associated with.”
A 1998 graduate of the University of Utah, where he played for the men’s golf team, Badger began his teaching career as a 2nd Assistant Professional at Bonneville Golf Course in Salt Lake City. He also taught at Mountain Dell Golf Course before joining Golf Lab shortly after its inception in 2006. Badger has given close to 20,000 lessons to golfers of all ages and skill levels, and counts several Division 1, 2 and 3 players, Canadian Tour professionals and Utah Men’s and Women’s State Amateur champions as current and former students.
Badger was also ranked among Golf Digest’s “Best Young Teachers in America” under the age of 40 for six years running, from 2010 through 2015.
For more information about Golf Lab or to book a lesson with Corey, please visit www.golflab.net.
For more about Golf Channel Academy, including a full listing of all its current locations and coaches, go to www.golfchannelacademy.com.
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