Travis Fulton Joins SwingU Academies
SwingU, the golf technology and media company, announced today that rising media personality, Travis Fulton, who provides instruction at both Pablo Creek Golf Club and Jacksonville Golf & Country Club in Florida and Victoria National in Idaho, has chosen SwingU Academies as his app development and marketing partner.
SwingU Academies is a division of SwingU that provides teachers, academies and clubs with personalized, branded instruction & training apps, allowing coaching clients to grow in-person lesson revenue and build an online academy-like environment, driving both engagement and business development between students and staff. SwingU has developed a reputation for premier golf app development, derived from the success of its top-rated GPS, scorecard, stats and instruction app with over 4.5 million app users worldwide.
Over the last number of years, Fulton has become a well-known figure in the golf world; as an integral part of Golf Channel’s on-air instruction, which included co-hosting “Morning Drive,” Golf Digest instructional contributor, hosting regular segments with PGA TOUR Entertainment and his popular accounts @TravisFultonGolf across social media. Additionally, Travis is a regular guest on the PGA TOUR Network on SiriusXM Radio. Over the years, Fulton has worked alongside some of the game’s best teachers including Hank Haney, Michael Breed, Martin Hall, Todd Sones, Billy Harmon, Craig Shankland, Lynn Blake, Chuck Evans and Scott Sackett. In addition, he has spent much of his career learning from the best players in the world, as well as earning certifications regarding the geometry & biomechanics of a golf-specific motion, club fitting, fitness and junior development.
Fulton’s instruction & training app will provide his students with an engaging, academy-like experience, including a student- and staff-generated content feed; a student swing locker for filming & saving swings; a VOD library of drills & lessons; and 1-on-1 communication, allowing for swing analysis, prescriptive drills and regular touch points. Due to the integration of SwingU’s top-rated GPS & scorecard app, Travis and his staff will be able to immediately analyze students’ rounds, stats and on-the-course performance when students use SwingU on the course.
“I’m excited to join SwingU Academies and develop my own instruction app,” said Travis Fulton. “The SwingU team’s knowledge and expertise in marketing and app development will allow me to create an engaging community among my students and members, grow in-person lesson revenue and take my vision of an online academy to everyone. I am thrilled to build off the success we are having in social media with complete lesson plans that will help golfers of all skills sets.”
“We’re thrilled to welcome Travis to SwingU,” said Charles Cox, CEO of SwingU. “Travis is a rising star in golf instruction with a fast-growing online audience. We’re looking forward to help him market his abilities as a world-class teacher and build stronger relationships with his students, both in-person and online.”
Founded in 2010 and headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut, SwingU is a golf technology and media company. The company owns and operates top-rated mobile apps: SwingU (GPS, scorecard, statistics & instruction); gottaGolf; and The Golf Tracer (social and ball tracing). SwingU Marketing offers world-class branded content & marketing services, giving advertisers access to SwingU Clubhouse, the most engaged daily golf e-newsletter in the world, as well as more than 1 million monthly active users across its app platforms. SwingU Academies develops customized, world-class apps for instructors and academies.
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