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'Better Golf Through Technology' Conference at MIT to Feature Insights of Golf's Top Teaching Professionals.

--Top-rated Golf Digest and Golf Magazine Teachers will present research using newest technology in concert with MIT's Center for Sports Innovation

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 17th and 18th, 2006, the first annual "Better Golf Through Technology" conference will highlight a group of golf's most respected and influential teaching professionals offering practical research keyed to more effective and enjoyable learning approaches. iClub and MIT's Center for Sports Innovation, co-sponsors of the conference, announced the speakers today.
 Mike Adams -- Mike Adams Golf Academy, Palm Beach, FL
 Eric Alpenfels -- Pinehurst Resort and Country Club, Pinehurst, NC
 Jimmy Ballard -- Ballard Swing Connection, Key Largo, FL
 Tom Cavicchi -- Harmon Golf and Fitness, Rockland, MA
 Chuck Cook -- Chuck Cook Golf Academy, Austin, TX
 Ben Doyle -- Golf Club at Quail Lodge, Carmel, CA
 David Edel -- Edel Golf, Reedsport, OR
 Mike Hebron -- Michael Hebron's School for Learning Golf, Long Island, NY
 Gerry James -- Center Force Golf, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
 James Leitz -- Pinewood Country Club, Slidell, LA
 Rick Martino -- PGA of America, Palm Beach Gardens, FL
 Jim McLean -- Jim McLean Golf Schools, Miami, FL
 Laird Small -- Pebble Beach Golf Academy, Pebble Beach, CA
 Jim Suttie -- Jim Suttie Golf Academy, Lemont, IL
 TJ Tomasi -- Lyman Orchards Golf Club, Middlefield, CT

The two-day event will provide participants and attendees the opportunity to hear the results from a unique group of top teachers who are conducting research using the newest technology that holds promise for the betterment of the game. Topics include club fitting, golf swing refinement, distance/accuracy optimization, and a variety of approaches to teaching the game of golf. Attendees will have the opportunity to question the presenters and to interact with industry leaders and teaching professionals.

Director of MIT's Center for Sports Innovation, Kim Blair commented, "We are pleased that so many of the world's greatest golf teachers have chosen to join us in our research efforts. Many of the participants are leading the way to simpler, faster, and more effective learning methods using both technology and their great teaching insights. We believe our joint research will lead to enhanced performance, participation, and enjoyment of the game."

Satayan Mahajan, CEO of iClub, offered, "We are increasingly impressed by the response the conference is getting. A large number of teaching professionals, industry executives, and members of the media have signed up over the last few weeks. Our goal is to offer the best insights from the best professionals using the best technology in existence today. We are pleased that iClub is among the notable list of technology providers for the presented research."

Blair notes that the sponsors are planning to host a substantial number of attendees, and stresses that early registration offers the promise of high level industry participation.

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For media registration, please contact Evan Witt at 617-395-7893 or email

About iClub, Inc.:

iClub enables golfers of every ability to achieve their best performance levels. Innovative technology, coupled with the insights of leading researchers and teaching and touring professionals, has produced a family of products that remarkably changes the golf learning process. The company, which was created by a core group of MIT-researchers and students, offers the iClub System, including the iClub and Body Motion System. The iClub was recently highlighted in Travel and Leisure Golf's 2005 Hot List. For more information, visit

CONTACT: Evan Witt of Better Golf Through Technology, +1-617-395-7893,

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