The owner of Henry Brunton Golf operates 4 TrackMans. Including a recently added TrackMan Simulator Solution
Henry Brunton, a world leader in golf coaching owns and operates three golf academies in North America- in Toronto Canada at Eagles Nest Golf Club and in the USA at Strawberry Farms GC in Irvine, California, and at Eagle Creek GC in Orlando, Florida. A TrackMan loyalist since 2006, Brunton recently added a TrackMan Simulator Studio to his new year-round indoor Canadian coaching facility to extend his program offerings, striking the right chord with his clients and in particular high performance junior golfers.
FROM A TRAINING TOOL TO A TRAINING ENVIRONMENT
“It’s like the modern golf coach having an MRI machine in his or her office.”
Since stepping down from his position as Canadian National Coach in 2011, Henry has been working full time at his academy, expanding from operating only at Eagles Nest G.C. north of Toronto to two facilities in the US, Eagle Creek Golf Club in Orlando, Florida and Strawberry Farms Golf Club in Southern California. At all of his locations, Henry operates TrackMan. The newest addition a full TrackMan Simulator Studio complements another TrackMan 4, which Henry uses for outdoor coaching at Eagles Nest G. C. The PGA of Canada Master Professional and PGA’s of Europe 5 Star Professional, utilized TrackMan’s expertise to custom design the indoor Performance Studio at Eagles Nest.
TrackMan’s Design Team created a Simulator Solution that fits perfectly with the allocated space, as well as Henry’s vision for creating an ideal coaching and training environment. “We are delighted with our new indoor Performance Studio powered by TrackMan. It’s like having an MRI machine for golf skills development in our office. Having an indoor TrackMan in a properly designed space is incredibly powerful.”
Although only operating for ten weeks, the feedback from students has been extremely positive. Surprisingly, Henry and his team have experienced that many players, even when given the option to work outdoors, will oftentimes prefer to practice indoors, as they perceive it as more beneficial for feedback on technical changes. The fully customized indoor environment and the user-friendliness of the TrackMan Simulator enables Henry to offer gold standard service and programs year round.
For the coaches, the TrackMan Simulator Solution offers a completely new platform for teaching. “Now that I have had a chance to work with the indoor TrackMan application, there is no question that it’s a game changer for coaching effectiveness and enjoyment for the students.”
NO MORE LIMITATIONS
“Our new indoor Performance Studio at Eagles Nest powered by TrackMan is exceptional. It has enabled us to take our programs, services and professional to the next level. It makes coaching more fun and it enables us to get better results with students faster.”
Most players actually prefer to receive coaching feedback in the closed learning environment of the indoor TrackMan Studio. Henry and his Coaching Staff now have gained independence of weather conditions. They can now teach all year round, supporting their long-term skills acquisition coaching approach. With the new indoor practice space, Henry Brunton Golf benefits from the TrackMan Simulator.
Spicing up the coaching sessions with supervised playing, fun is always an important component of indoor sessions with the teenage golfers, who love playing the very realistic courses of the E6 software. The swing analysis tools of the TrackMan Simulator’s Performance Software is perfectly suited for Henry’s custom club fitting services. Year-round training with premium pricing makes the new TrackMan Simulator an effective revenue generator for Henry and his team.
“There is no question that TrackMan is the right brand for us. They have been great long-term partners who continue to innovate and lead. Our clients understand that TrackMan is the gold standard. We have technology indoors and outdoors that is absolutely accurate.”
Henry was an early adopter of TrackMan’s technology, using it since 2006. During all of these years, Henry’s primary objective is to utilize the best technology that enables him to provide the highest quality coaching and training services possible to his students. He was not willing to make compromises. The level of sophistication outdoors or indoors had to be superb: “I wanted to make sure that we have technology both indoors and outdoors that is absolutely accurate without question. I am 100% confident that TrackMan is the right brand for us. They are high quality people who have been great long-term partners.” Henry Brunton Golf has four TrackMan units including the TrackMan Simulator Solution, Henry is fully committed to TrackMan.
Building a strong and consistent brand was a main objective for the business: “We wanted people to realize that it’s interchangeable, it’s Henry Brunton Golf – TrackMan and that those two brands hopefully are synonymous with quality, continuing evolution and innovation.” Over the ten years of partnership, Henry witnessed the evolution from TrackMan 2 to TrackMan 4. The first class after-sales service ensures he benefits from TrackMan’s newest developments and updates, so the two strong brands can thrive together: “We really value our relationship with TrackMan. We benefit greatly from their expertise and commitment to helping us grow and prosper..”
HENRY BRUNTON’S PROFILE
Henry Brunton is one of the world’s leading golf coaches and educators- a PGA of Canada Master Professional and the only Canadian listed among GOLF Magazine’s Top 100 Teachers in America.
In addition to being a four- time national award recipient by the PGA of Canada including 2016 National Teacher of the Year, he is recognized by Golf Digest – “Best in Country”;US Kids Golf- Kids Master Teacher, by the PGA’s of Europe with its most prestigious honor- The 5 Star Professional Award and by Future Champions Golf as a Top 25 Elite Master Junior Coach in the USA. Brunton served as the Canadian National Team Coach from the inception of the acclaimed program in 1999 until 2011.
He led teams to several international victories around the globe and has coached and developed 4 world junior champions; 2 NCAA Men’s DI champions, 16 NCAA All-Americans and a host of athletes who have graduated onto the Web.Com, PGA and LPGA Tours. Henry Brunton is one of the world’s leading golf coaches and educators- a PGA of Canada Master Professional and the only Canadian listed among GOLF Magazine’s Top 100 Teachers in America.
A graduate of the University of Ottawa, Brunton is the creator of the PGA of Canada’s Teaching and Coaching Certifcation Program. He is the author of “Journey to Excellence” and “High Performance Golf”. Henry and Dr. Rick Jensen conduct professional development seminars nationwide for PGA/LPGA Professionals under the Certifed Golf Coaches brand. Henry Brunton Golf is based in Canada at Eagles Nest G.C. near Toronto and in the USA at Strawberry Farms GC in Irvine, CA; and, at Eagle Creek GC in Orlando, FL.