Mizuno & Thiel Bring The Magic Touch to Singapore + Video Interview

The wizardry and mastery of the Joe Thiel Method of teaching golf has descended upon Southeast Asia with the official launch of the Mizuno Golf Academy in Singapore.

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The opening of this academy is a double barrel push into the region by the Japanese sporting giant which has also set up operational headquarters to develop and grow the market in the region.

The establishment of a full fledged academy in collaboration with a local academy is a bold initiative of the Japanese brand to make its presence felt in the region. Doing it in partnership with the world renowned golf coach Joe Thiel represents a very strong statement in itself because this is seen as a move to raise the bar on how the game is taught at all levels, especially to juniors.

"this has been a long journey but to see the materialization of the golf school in Singapore is a dream come true," is how an elated Thiel described this development. The curriculum of the school has been created jointly by Mizuno and Thiel who is a celebrated world class coach who has three PGA Teacher of the Year awards under his belt including the highly prestigious ranking of being a PGA Master Professional and comes with an illustrious 37 year track record in coaching.

Thiel wil be the lead instructor for the school and together with the Mizuno Golf School, has developed a modular syllabus that is designed to train and help golfers of all skill-sets to improve on their game.

The Mizuno Golf Schools is reputed to have put more than 420,000 students through the Thiel programme in Japan alone. thiel has also been influential in the careers of some of Asia's best-known golfers over the past 20 years and one name that springs to mind is the South Korean sensation Se-Ri Pak who was the first lady from her country to break into the LPGA.

"Joe Thiel is a man of integrity and intense professionalism. Studying Joe's book adds a whole new dimension to learning the truth of the game and applying it. Joe has distinguished himself as a teacher of the game to students of all levels. His methods are remarkably ingenious. They have been tested in the fire of competition and are proven strong and capable to not only the serious competitive golfer but the beginner as well," is how one of his past students described him.

Another said, "Joe is the most dedicated and qualified amongst the golf professionals I have ever known. I know he invests an inordinate amount of time on researching anything he undertakes...his commitment to understanding the dynamics of all aspects of the game is unmatched. He has taught some of golf's finest players around the world and is continually search for new ideas that will help golfers of any level."

A current student described Thiel as "a master at identifying the learning style that is best for each golfer and adapting his approach to gain maximum communication levels that facilitate greater understanding of the methods fro optimal and efficient skill development."

Whichever way you look at Thiel, he is the perfect coach to help develop the pathway for Mizuno Golf School's expansion in the region. He is the consummate teacher. His ideas are cutting edge and will help golfers find their game!



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About Joe

Joe Thiel has spent 40 years helping others learn and enjoy the game of golf.He is one of only a few golf professionals in the U.S. who has earned the prestigious PGA Master Professional designation. The local PGA region has honored him as the PGA Teacher of the Year three times - in 1993, 1995, and 1997. He was also inducted into the Mercer County Hall of Fame in 1999, and into the 'Millennium Who's Who in America.' Golf Magazine has also honored Joe with the title of Top 100 Teachers in America for many years and Golf Driving Range Magazine has also honored him as one of the top 50 Teachers in America. More About Joe.