Close House in Northumberland has announced the opening of a new PGA Golf Academy in its continued commitment to provide the ultimate golfing experience to offer the very best in golf tuition, practice facilities and custom fitting.

The Academy, which was officially opened by Close House European touring professional Lee Westwood, reflects the North-East venue’s dedication to offer the very best in golf tuition, practice facilities and custom fitting.

The opening also coincided with the 5th annual Have a Heart charity golf event, which this year raised in excess of £350,000 for the Children’s Heart Unit Fund.

A host of celebrities from the worlds of racing, golf, television and sport played a round of golf on Close House’s much acclaimed Colt Course and then enjoyed a gala dinner and auction.

The academy’s facilities will include a floodlit driving range, designated long and short game practice areas, a SAM PuttLab analysis system and a high performance custom-fitting centre with the use the Flightscope ball-tracking radar system.

A team of PGA qualified Golf Professionals will be based on site to deliver all aspects of golf tuition, providing access to the latest technology in golf swing analysis, including the GASP Lab video system and the Explanar training system.

To book golf tuition at the new Close House PGA Academy, please call +44 (0)1661 852255.

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