Feature Presenters:

Cameron McCormick

McCormick’s client list covers the gamut from beginner to elite players. He is most known for coaching 2015 Masters and U.S. Open Champion, Jordan Spieth since the age of 12 and 2011 US Women’s Open Champion & 2017 ANA Inspiration Champion So Yeon Ryu. His clients, past and present, include over 20 combined PGA, Champions, Web.com and LPGA Tour players & 4 of the last 8 USGA Junior Amateur champions.

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George Gankas - GGSwingtips

George Gankas is one of world’s leading golf instructors and one of the most-watched, quoted and followed golf coaches on social media. George has taught over 20,000 in-person lesson, has created 10 popular swing devices, and has created a countless number of drills to elevate golf instruction to another level. More than 1.5 million impressions in the last 12 months, 300,000 post views every week online and 1,000's of students have completed his online golf training and instruction. He was also awarded the “Top 25 Elite Junior Golf Teachers of 2016." 

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David Orr

David is one of the leading putting coaches in the world and has worked with over 60 touring professionals including Justin Rose and Hunter Mahan. Orr has also had the pleasure of working with over 250 + collegiate golfers and specializes in 3D Human Motion Analysis in putting. He has spoken at countless PGA Events and open forums and is world-renowned for his presentation skills. He is also a frequent guest on PGA Tour Radio and is the current Director of Instruction at Campbell University's PGA Golf Management Program. 

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Andrew Rice

Andrew Rice is the Director of Instruction at The Club at Savannah Harbor. He has been teaching golf for almost 25 years and uses cutting edge teaching technology to help golfers of all abilities improve. Andrew has authored an instructional book, produced several instructional videos and has shared his approach to teaching with thousands of coaches and professionals around the world. His objective is to always present accurate information that is actionable and readily understood.

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Ph.D Panel

Sasho MacKenzie Dr. MacKenzie completed a PhD in Biomechanics at the University of Saskatchewan, which focused on 3D forward dynamics simulation of the golf swing. He is a professor at St. Francis Xavier University where his research focuses on golf biomechanics, equipment optimization, and the most advantageous training techniques. He consults for several entities in the golf industry including Ping, Footjoy, and Boditrak, as well as for several top instructors such as Mark Blackburn and Chris Como.

Sasho MacKenzie

Dr. MacKenzie completed a PhD in Biomechanics at the University of Saskatchewan, which focused on 3D forward dynamics simulation of the golf swing. He is a professor at St. Francis Xavier University where his research focuses on golf biomechanics, equipment optimization, and the most advantageous training techniques. He consults for several entities in the golf industry including Ping, Footjoy, and Boditrak, as well as for several top instructors such as Mark Blackburn and Chris Como.

Paul Wood Paul is the VP Engineering at PING, coordinating a department responsible for club design, product development, innovation, testing, machining and manufacturing engineering. He started with PING in 2005 after completing a PhD studying Solar Flares in the Mathematics Department at St Andrews University. He spent his first few years with PING in the innovation department working on the physics of ball flight, the club-ball impact and many other aspects of golf science. Some of his projects at PING include the nFlight fitting software, iPING, Turbulators and TR face technology.

Paul Wood

Paul is the VP Engineering at PING, coordinating a department responsible for club design, product development, innovation, testing, machining and manufacturing engineering. He started with PING in 2005 after completing a PhD studying Solar Flares in the Mathematics Department at St Andrews University. He spent his first few years with PING in the innovation department working on the physics of ball flight, the club-ball impact and many other aspects of golf science. Some of his projects at PING include the nFlight fitting software, iPING, Turbulators and TR face technology.

Erik Henrikson Erik currently manages the Innovation and Fitting Science Department at PING Golf. He obtained his Ph.D. in aerospace engineering from Arizona State University in 2010, where he studied plasma physics and micro-satellite propulsion. Since starting at PING in 2010 as a research engineer, Erik has played a part in the development of various technologies and projects. His primary areas of research include aerodynamics, inertial sensors, friction, club fitting, and motion capture.

Erik Henrikson

Erik currently manages the Innovation and Fitting Science Department at PING Golf. He obtained his Ph.D. in aerospace engineering from Arizona State University in 2010, where he studied plasma physics and micro-satellite propulsion. Since starting at PING in 2010 as a research engineer, Erik has played a part in the development of various technologies and projects. His primary areas of research include aerodynamics, inertial sensors, friction, club fitting, and motion capture.