Mitchell Golf Equipment Institute Publishes 2011 Schedule Of New Classes

Mitchell® Golf Equipment Institute has published its 2011 school schedule for popular training schools. The new schedule expands the number of schools offered and puts a new focus on golf equipment performance using the latest technology.

Mitchell-certified training schools include the industry’s most current and updated curriculum for advanced training. They are designed and taught by PGA members with over 100 years of practical industry experience and years of success operating golf businesses.

Ed Mitchell, a 43-year PGA member and owner of Mitchell Golf, says, “Every golf industry professional should learn how to add golf club performance services to their operation. Golf instructors, club fitters and head professionals can enhance their role in golf through continuing education offered at our Institute.”

Mitchell Golf has teamed up with several Technology Partners, offering students an opportunity to work with and learn club repair and club fitting using the industry’s leading equipment, such as Flight Scope, Tomi, Zenio, Mizuno, Callaway, Cleveland, KZG, Miyazaki, True Temper, Grafalloy, Golf Pride, Swing Science, Balance-Certified, Putter’s Edge, The Putting Arc, Z-Factor and others.

The Club Repair Performance Technology School teaches recognized tour van techniques using Mitchell Golf’s professional-grade tools and machines. Students learn how to repair, assemble and build golf clubs and develop the required bench skills to be an expert repair technician.

The Shaft Performance Technology School is an advanced shaft performance school with an emphasis on how to compare shaft performance characteristics, and then use the data to fit shafts for better playing results.

The Club Performance Fitting Technology School is offered an expanded curriculum using popular launch monitors. Students learn how golf club performance influences ball flight and how to fit by comparing golf club performance numbers.

The Putter Performance Fitting Technology School combines putter fitting and putting stroke techniques and analysis using putter monitors, counterbalancing, training aids and putting drills to achieve the best performance fit, and the proper stroke and ball roll results.

Bill Kumle, PGA Professional and Director of Instruction, states, “Our schools offer a great opportunity for industry professionals to expand their businesses when our economy demands new approaches to customer service. With golf equipment sales lagging, it is time to provide club repair performance upgrades as a new profit centre.”

Visit for a complete schedule and information for all schools.

Graduating students receive Certificates of Training for completing lab exercises and written exams. These sought-after certificates enhance the credibility and value of all industry professionals.

Anyone can enrol 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 curriculum for each school is 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 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 has an unequalled opportunity to learn from recognized and honoured 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 Golf Equipment Institute
954 Senate Drive
Dayton, OH 45459
937-436-1314 ext. 115