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TRUE SPEC Golf Opens Outdoor Location in Naples
The global leader in custom club fitting and club building, True Spec Golf announced the opening of a new outdoor location in collaboration with top PGA professional Mark Durland of Naples Grande Golf Club in southwest Florida. This new affiliation is the latest in a string of partnerships that unites the nation’s top instructors with True Spec to provide a superior level of performance.
The new location features the True Spec state-of-the-art fitting container that is stocked with a full studio fitting matrix, blueprint station, Loft and Lie machine, and Trackman 4. The renowned fitting matrix boasts more than 30,000 club head and shaft combinations to find the perfect club to improve your game. The container is adjacent to a real grass hitting area, an optional set-up similar to what golf pros have access to at tour events.
The Naples Grande Golf Club is the first facility in southwest Florida to feature an outdoor True Spec experience. In partnership with GOLF Magazine Top 100 Teacher Mark Durland, the True Spec container provides a new amenity to the Rees Jones-designed private course known for its extraordinary water features. The Durland Golf School is recognized as one of the best schools in the state.
“We are excited to have True Spec Golf as part of the Naples Grande and Durland School experience,” said Mark. “Our members, their guests, resort guests and clients of the golf school will have access to the best club fitting company in the industry. We’ve always been impressed with their ability to deliver a Tour-like experience by offering every major manufacturer and fitting to each player and what they hit best.”
True Spec Golf CEO Hoyt McGarity added, “We believe that the True Spec fitting experience is a premium tool for improvement at every level of the game, and are thrilled to start our collaboration with Mark Durland and Naples Grande.”
The True Spec container complements an established state-of-the-art indoor studio in Naples with a green grass alternative within driving distance. Naples joins Phoenix and Los Angeles as the first three cities to offer indoor and outdoor True Spec locations.
Grande joins an impressive roster of over 20 first-class golf destinations to
offer the True Spec fitting experience. Since its founding in 2014, True Spec
has grown into the undisputed leader in luxury fitting with locations across
North America, and in major international cities and mobile fitting teams. Each
club fit by True Spec is built by hand inside the company’s 10,000 square-foot
‘build shop’ in Scottsdale, Arizona to the exact specifications that were
determined during the fitting process. Fitting sessions range from $125 to
$350. To celebrate the opening of TRUE
SPEC Naples Grande, the new location will be offering 50% off all fittings through December 31, 2019.
To schedule a fitting, visit TrueSpecgolf.com/Naples-Grande.
NAPLES GRANDE BEACH RESORT
The resort has 474 guestrooms including 29 gulf view suites and 50 Garden Villas plus more than 83,000 square feet of meeting and event space. Every tower guestroom features a private balcony with direct views of the Gulf. Guests of the hotel have access to seven on-site restaurants and bars, three heated outdoor pools, a full service luxury spa, championship golf course, an 8,000 square-foot fitness center, business center and an award-winning tennis facility with 15 courts. The property is surrounded by 200 acres of a protected mangrove estuary intertwined with a system of bridges and elevated paths that afford access to three miles of beachfront on the Gulf of Mexico. The property is also immediately proximate to the renowned Waterside Shops, the area’s most luxurious shopping mall.
For more information, visit NaplesGrande.com.
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