Today, TaylorMade Golf announced the signing of world-renowned PGA Teaching Professional Hank Haney to their staff. Haney, known for his popular television show on The Golf Channel (The Haney Project), as well as his time spent as the coach for then #1 player in the world Tiger Woods, will represent TaylorMade by playing and teaching with their equipment as well as wearing their logo on his headwear and sleeve to go along with a staff bag.
“I’m excited about working with TaylorMade Golf as they are clearly the industry leaders in equipment innovation,” Haney said. “We share a great passion for helping golfers of all skill levels improve their game by hitting it longer and straighter more often. I look forward to showcasing all the benefits of TaylorMade’s equipment with my students.”
Haney, who is ranked annually as one of the finest instructors in the world, has coached more than 200 touring professionals from the PGA, LPGA, Champions, European, Japanese, Australian and Asian Tours over the course of his distinguished career. His students have won every major championship in professional golf, amateur golf and junior golf during his 35-plus years of teaching.
“Hank is one of the most respected and recognizable instructors in the world, and his commitment to helping golfers of all skill levels makes him a perfect fit for the TaylorMade brand,” said Chuck Presto, senior vice president of global sports marketing. “He is a powerful global ambassador for the game of golf and we’re excited to be a part of his efforts and impact on the sport for many years to come.”
Haney has authored four books on golf instruction and produced 14 instructional DVD titles, in addition to leading more than 40,000 golf lessons around the world during the course of his career. Haney also serves as Director of Instruction for the Hank Haney International Junior Golf Academy in Hilton Head, South Carolina and operates the Hank Haney Mission Hills Academy at Mission Hills on Hainan Island in China.