SwingU offers the industry’s easiest-to-use GPS, scorecard, statistics and instruction app and publishes daily content to golfers via the SwingU Clubhouse e-newsletter and website. In addition SwingU provides advertising and direct-to-consumer solutions through SwingU Marketing and third-party app development through SwingU Academies. SwingU has grown to 4.5 million app users worldwide, building a best-in-golf reputation for on-the-course GPS & scorecard functionality and offering the most comprehensive golf instruction & coaching features in the world.
Sutton is a Golf Magazine Top-100 PGA Teaching Professional and ranked #1 in North Carolina by Golf Digest. Nicknamed “The Golf Guru” early in his career, Sutton has been teaching and coaching golf for 26 years, including 12 years at The Dana Rader Golf School (now the Ballantyne Golf Academy), which is consistently rated among the Top-25 Golf Schools in America by Golf Magazine. Sutton is currently the Director of Instruction at the prestigious Carmel Country Club in Charlotte, North Carolina. In addition, his podcast, “The Golf Guru Show,” invites top teachers and coaches to share their lessons in success across golf, life and personal development.
“SwingU is the partner I’ve been looking for,” said Sutton. “Their technology, media and marketing expertise will allow me to take my digital instruction to the next level. I’m excited to engage with their massive golfer audience and build an even larger, more loyal following.”
Sutton works with professional golfers on the Web.com, Latin American, Mackenzie and G-Pro Tours, as well as several top amateurs, college players and elite juniors. He also hosts his Guru Teaching workshops and seminars for golf coaches and teachers looking to grow professionally. As a writer for Golf Magazineand Golf.com and a former contributor for Golf Illustrated Magazine, Sutton also has published articles fortravelgolf.com, golfinstruction.com, Metrolina Golf Magazine, Pub Links Golf Magazine, Triad Golf Todayand The Turn Magazine.
“We are thrilled to welcome Jason to our Master Faculty team,” said Charles Cox, CEO of SwingU. “He’s proven to be an awesome communicator and all-around digital content machine, so we’re excited to unleash him on our audience and provide him the tech and tools to further build his brand across our platforms.”
Founded in 2010 and headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut, SwingU is a golf technology and media company. The company owns and operates top-rated mobile apps: SwingU (GPS, scorecard, statistics & instruction); gottaGolf; and The Golf Tracer (social and ball tracing). SwingU Marketing offers world-class branded content & marketing services, giving advertisers access to SwingU Clubhouse, the most engaged daily golf e-newsletter in the world, as well as more than 1 million monthly active users across its app platforms. SwingU Academies develops customized, world-class apps for instructors and academies.