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Wed Nov 21 2012
Academy for juniors

YOUNGSTERS from all walks of life will have the chance to pick up the game and take it to the next level with the official launch of the Maybank Junior Golf Champions Academy at the Saujana Golf and Country Club in Subang yesterday.

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Grant GarrisonGrant Garrison began his career as a PGA Golf Professional in 1984 and won a dozen professional events throughout the following 6 years.  He left his playing days behind to became a Golf Club Director and managed 2 exclusive country clubs in Southern California from 1990-2000. During this period, Grant was elected as a board member of the Professional Golf Association of America and managed several "Grow the game" projects.

In 2000, Grant accepted a position with Nike Inc. and created over 100 Nike Golf Learning Centers throughout the United States.  His responsibility was to create and implement new programs and provide on-going training to over 400 golf teachers.  This program became the largest and most effective player development program in America.

In 2006, He started his own business in Los Angeles, California. The company specialized in high tech golf instruction using the latest bio-feedback learning systems. The company also provided custom equipment and repair. The company was sold in 2009.

In 2010, Grant became the National Golf Team Coach in the countries of Bhutan and Nepal and is the designer of the highest golf course in the world located between Bhutan and Tibet. He now resides permanently in Australia.

Fun facts:

  • Was involved in the Disney movie “Greatest Game Ever Played”. He provided golf scene ideas and opened the movie on the Red Carpet in Hollywood,  subsequently introducing the movie in Hollywood for the first week of its premier showing.
  • Was actor Will Smith’s golf coach during the Robert Redford movie “The Legend of Bagger Vance”.

  • Was the private golf coach for several Hollywood actors including Mel Gibson, Rene Russo, and Don Johnson. 

Certification:

  • Member of the Professional Golfers Association of America
  • Fitness trainer with the Titleist Performance Institute
  • Trainer with the Michael Josephson Institute of Ethics
  • Speaker with the Bill Gove institute of public speaking
  • Club Fitter for 5 different golf equipment manufactures.

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