Mitchell® Golf Equipment Institute Offers New Schools For 2010

Ed Mitchell, President of Mitchell® Golf Equipment Institute, Dayton, OH announced today a realignment of its popular training schools. Beginning in January 2010 the club repair and advanced shaft schools will be combined into one 5-day certified Club Repair Performance Technology School. This school offers the industry’s most advanced training in club repair using recognized tour van techniques with Mitchell Golf’s tools and machines, advanced shaft performance installation, frequency matching and club assembly.

The popular 3-day Club Repair Technician School will continue to be offered with an updated curriculum. It offers advanced training in tour van club repair skills, basic shaft installation and club assembly techniques. This is an ideal school for hobbyist to advance their interest into a more serious approach to club performance.

The 3-day Club Performance Fitting Technology School has been updated and expanded with modern technology and uses multiple launch monitors. It teaches modern fitting techniques using the latest technology. In addition it can be combined with a 2-day Putter Performance Fitting Technology School for a comprehensive 5-day total club fitting learning experience.

The new Putter Performance Fitting Technology School combines putter fitting and putting stroke techniques to teach students how to produce tour results for their golfers. It uses multiple putter monitor technologies to illustrate the proper stroke and ball roll results. Students learn the value of correctly fitted putters and how to use counter balancing, training aids and putting drills to achieve the best performance fit.

Ed Mitchell states, “We have realigned our schools to keep pace with modern technology and the increased demand for enrollment. Our new school formats teach recognized industry methods and techniques and share the latest performance knowledge about modern golf clubs.”

All training schools are conducted at the Mitchell® Golf Equipment Institute facility featuring a state-of-the-art club repair lab furnished with Mitchell® Golf’s professional grade club performance repair equipment, a classroom, a specialized performance-fitting center with a multiple station hitting bay and putting studio outfitted with launch monitors and putter fitting monitors. In addition, a break room, show room and office provide the perfect learning experience.

Graduating students receive Certificates of Training for successfully completing each training school. The certification enhances the credibility and value of PGA Professionals, Assistant Professionals, Teaching Professionals, Retailers, Club Makers, Club Fitters and Club Repair Technicians who successfully complete the lab work and written exams.

Bill Kumle, PGA Professional and Director of Instruction states, “Our new alignment of schools offer a great learning experience for industry professionals. Students will learn the newest information and techniques from tour van club repair to advanced shaft fitting. In addition the most comprehensive approach to fitting from a driver to a putter is offered using the latest technology.”

Mitchell® Golf Equipment Institute is an industry leader having trained thousands of repair technicians and club fitters during the past 11 years from Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Columbia, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Guam, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Russia, Scotland, Singapore, Spain, South Africa, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, The Netherlands, United States (all 50 states including Alaska & Hawaii) and Venezuela.

Anyone can enroll in Mitchell® Golf Equipment Institute Schools by calling 800-437-1314 toll free or by visiting No experience is required.

About Mitchell® Golf Equipment Institute

Mitchell® Golf Equipment Institute is the golf industry’s premier training school for trade professionals to learn industry recognized club repair performance and fitting skills. The curriculums for each school are designed and taught by industry professionals for industry professionals wanting to enhance their competitive skills. The staff at Mitchell® Golf Equipment Institute are PGA golf professionals with a combined total of more than 100 years of experience in teaching swing mechanics and the proper repair and fitting of golf clubs. Anyone wanting to learn club repair performance and fitting skills have an unequaled opportunity to learn from recognized and honored veteran industry professionals. Graduating students receive continuing education credits from the PGA & LPGA. For more information concerning Mitchell® Golf Equipment Institute certification schools email Bill Kumle, Director of Instruction, or call 800-437-1314 ext. 124.


Ed Mitchell
Mitchell Publishing Company