Popular Texan introduces his instructional video content
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (April 24, 2018) – Chris Stroud, one of the PGA TOUR’s most popular players from the Houston area, debuted his Player Channel today on SecretGolf.com. Stroud become the 16th member of Team Secret Golf to have exclusive, live video of his instruction-al content on the website and golf fans are now be able to see and learn the “tricks of the trade” from the 2017 Barrucuda Championship winner.
The 35-year-old Stroud, a native of Groves, Texas, played college golf at Lamar University and was a two-time All-American. Prior to turning professional, Stroud won the 2003 North & South Amateur and played on the 2004 Palmer Cup team for the United States. He recently spearheaded a major fundraising effort for victims of Hurricane Harvey with the Hurricane Harvey Relief Pro-Am in December. Proceeds from the one-day event held at Bluejack Na-tional Golf Club near Houston raised over a million dollars towards helping those in the area in need.
“I’m excited to finally have my Player Channel live on SecretGolf.com, ” Stroud said. “Your great shots are going to be great, but the trick is can you make all of your bad shots really good. I think people can watch my exclusive instructional content and learn how to do that.”
“Chris has a great swing and has his own simple system that I think most passionate golfers can easily identify with, ” said Steve Elkington, the co-founder of Secret Golf and a 10-time winner on the PGA TOUR. “He’s confident in the system he has in place whether it be full swing, chipping or putting. His Player Channel is a nice addition to our website.”
The 23 members of Team Secret Golf have collectively won 104 tournaments on either the PGA TOUR, LPGA Tour, or Web.com Tour combined with nine major championships.
In addition to Stroud, subscribers to Secret Golf’s Player Channels will receive unlimited coaching on proper grip, set up, backswing, downswing, short game, putting and strategy from TOUR teachers that include Elkington as well as World Golf Hall of Fame member Jack-ie Burke, PGA Champion Jason Dufner and two-time LPGA Tour Player of the Year Stacy Lewis.
About Secret Golf
Secret Golf is one of the world’s fastest-growing digital golf media companies and is the in-dustry leader in golf instruction by Tour professionals. Secret Golf is the first company of its kind, owned by Tour professionals who passionately believe in sharing deep insights into the game of golf. Secret Golf is the first to have personalized online video instruction from Tour professionals who play or have played the game at the highest level and features a multi-platform online media distribution strategy – social, smartTV, web, mobile and partner con-tent syndication.
In addition Elkington, Secret Golf’s growing team from the PGA TOUR and Web.com Tour in-cludes World Golf Hall of Fame member Jackie Burke, PGA Champion Jason Dufner, Bron-son Burgoon, Jason Gore, Brian Harman, Patton Kizzire, Russell Knox, Colt Knost, Jason Kokrak, Marc Leishman, Lee McCoy, Ryan Palmer, Pat Perez, Martin Piller, Chris Stroud and Ethan Tracy. Team Secret Golf’s LPGA staff features two-time LPGA Tour Player of the Year Stacy Lewis, U.S. Open winner Brittany Lang, two-time ANA Inspiration winner Brittany Lincicome, Gaby Lopez and Gerina Piller. Former Tour player turned instructor Bradley Hughes of Australia rounds out the group of professionals