HARTFORD – SwingU, the golf technology and media company, announced today that Donny Kirkpatrick, Head Golf Professional at Wampanoag Country Club, West Hartford, CT, has launched the Wampanoag Country Club app in partnership with SwingU Academies.
Wampanoag Country Club is a full service, family-oriented private country club. The members enjoy the area’s most challenging golf course, quality dining, social activities and a swimming complex that boasts a championship junior swimming program. The club’s renowned laid-back atmosphere provides the perfect setting for member enjoyment and relaxation.
The Wampanoag Country Club app will provide members with access to Donny and his team through an engaging, live social feed where members and staff can interact in real-time; access Wampanoag’s membership event registration; provide a student swing locker where members can store videos of their golf swing to see improvements; and access to membership-only lessons from the instructors for personal improvement.
Donny is in his eighth year at Wampanoag Country Club. He brings over 10 years of experience in the Metropolitan Section of the PGA and Bachelors Degree from Penn State University with a specialization in Professional Golf Management. Donny was nominated for the Connecticut PGA Section Merchandiser of the Year Award from 2015 to 2020, having won in 2015. He was also nominated for the National Merchandiser of the Year award in 2020.
Headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut, SwingU is a sports technology and media company focused on golf game improvement. The company owns and operates top-rated smartphone apps across GPS, scorecard, statistics, instruction, social & ball tracing. SwingU Clubhouse publishes an email newsletter reaching hundreds of thousands of golfers daily. Lastly, SwingU Academies develops personalized, branded instruction & training apps for clubs, teachers and academies. For more company information, please visit www.swingu.com.