PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WMBB) – Watersound Golf Membership has some new state-of-the-art expertise that can assist native golfers enhance their recreation out on the greens.
Along with opening their new efficiency heart, additionally they employed Titleist Teacher Ben Blalock to assist out their members and guests with their recreation.
Blalock stated they use three “TrackMan” golf simulators on the efficiency heart, which all use movement sensors to enhance a golfer’s recreation.
He stated the expertise is the primary of it’s form within the Panhandle and it’s one thing that’s even utilized in different skilled sports activities.
“They’re truly in skilled baseball now as effectively. So while you watch a baseball recreation and also you see the launch angle for any individual’s homerun and what number of toes it went and how briskly it traveled, that’s Trackman that’s truly supplying you with that data,” Blalock stated.
The knowledge that the TrackMan expertise offers you is essential in adjusting your play.
“So in golf, we have now all the identical issues, we have now membership pace and ball pace and top of the shot, and angle that the shot left the bottom and angle that the shot landed on the bottom, so it’s expansive data, we’ve bought 32 knowledge factors per shot hit,” Blalock stated.
The expertise additionally permits Blalock to precisely recommend probably the most acceptable membership for a selected golfer, utilizing the expansive quantity data it offers him.
Along with the brand new efficiency heart, Watersound will probably be bringing in a nationally acknowledged youth coaching program known as “Operation 36” for the primary time this fall.
“It’s eight weeks lengthy, we’ll run this system right here in September and October, after faculty hours, 4 o’clock 5 o’clock over right here at Camp Creek. Juniors which are concerned, work via a distinct subject every week, they find out about grip and stance and posture and swing, and find out about guidelines and etiquette, all of the totally different facets of what it takes to play golf,” Blalock stated.
Watersound can be constructing a resort and health heart on their property and hope to show that right into a full on golf faculty at some point.