David Leadbetter and The Leadbetter Golf Academy are proud to partner with industry-leading companies dedicated to the same standards of quality and innovation that have become synonymous with the LGA brand. Each brings its own level of involvement to LGA and its worldwide academies
Through an unwavering commitment to innovation, Callaway Golf Company creates products designed to make every golfer a better golfer. Callaway Golf Company manufactures and sells golf clubs and golf balls, and sells golf accessories under the Callaway Golf® and Odyssey® brands worldwide.
David has worked with Callaway equipment exclusively for many years. As a brand ambassador for the company, David speaks regularly on their ever-improving line of equipment and makes appearances on their behalf.
Golf Digest is one of the world’s leading golf publications. With over two million subscribers internationally, it is also one of the world’s largest specialty interest magazines.
Through the years David has authored and published countless articles and instructional features with Golf Digest and has had the opportunity to grace its cover eleven times.
Golf Pride (an Eaton brand) is recognized globally as the number one choice in grips among tour and recreational players, competitive amateur golfers, club manufacturers, and club repairmen.
The LGA World Headquarters offers Golf Pride Grips through its club repair services and more recently has been co-title sponsor, alongside David, in an annual American Junior Golf Association event, two years running.
JoS. A. Bank Clothiers, Inc., established in 1905, is one of the nations leading retailers of men’s classically styled, tailored, and casual clothing, sportswear, footwear and accessories. The company sells its full product line in over 600 stores in 44 states and the District of Columbia, a nationwide catalog and an e-commerce website.
The David Leadbetter Collection is available exclusively through JoS. A. Bank and includes the LGA golf polos worn by the staff at the LGA World Headquarters.
Leading brand of the Swiss watch industry, Rolex, headquartered in Geneva, enjoys an unrivalled reputation for quality and expertise the world over. Its OYSTER watches, all certified as chronometers for their precision, are symbols of excellence, performance and prestige. Pioneer in the development of the wristwatch as early as 1905, the brand is at the origin of numerous major watchmaking innovations, such as the OYSTER, the first waterproof wristwatch, launched in 1926, and the PERPETUAL rotor self-winding mechanism introduced in 1931.
RunGolf is the leader in the development in golf simulator technology and a trailblazer in Chinese indoor golf. Headquartered in Shenzhen, China, RunGolf is continuously raising the bar in developing new and intelligent hardware and software, 3D golf course technology, and indoor golf business models, to ensure maximum benefit for the simulator operator as well as the golfer. RunGolf simulator platforms are currently active in over 130 locations in 30 cities across China and have plans for large-scale expansion in the coming years. RunGolf is pioneering the indoor golf landscape in China with their innovations in private indoor golf clubs to public indoor driving ranges, as well as full-scale indoor golf academies.
David Leadbetter Golf and RunGolf have a united mission to develop golf in China, through creating innovative opportunities for both golfers and teachers to learn. Utilizing RunGolf's industry-leading simulator and data management technology, the partnership will aim to enhance the level of instruction given at RunGolf locations to the high standards of golf instruction associated with the Leadbetter brand.
SAP is the market leader in enterprise software and at the center of today’s technology revolution helping companies of all sizes run simpler. SAP operates in 25 different industries, including sports and entertainment.
We are currently working with SAP to develop a custom technology solution to improve the way golf data is analyzed, stored and shared between our Academies and students.
SiriusXM and specifically SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio have partnered with David Leadbetter to host his own radio show, titled Leadbetter’s Locker Room. It airs Fridays at 9 a.m. ET (GMT-4:00) on SiriusXM.
David’s show regularly features guest appearances by other legends of the golf industry, answers the questions of callers from around the United States, and offers prizes and giveaways usually provided by one of his many other industry partners.
The host of the 2015 NCAA Championship, the course was designed in honor of the 1969 Ryder Cup where Jack Nicklaus conceded a putt to Tony Jacklin. That gesture, known as "the concession," rendered the two teams in a tie - the first in Ryder Cup history - and became known as one of the greatest acts of sportsmanship ever. In addition to the Golf Magazine's Top 100 Championship Golf Course, it was ranked by Golf Digest as one of the "75 Best Practice Area in the U.S.", boasting over 23 acres of practice facilities.
David is proud to be an Ambassador for The Concession Golf Club and offers an exclusive Golf Retreat packages for up to groups of 8. These luxury retreats include rounds of golf at Concession, as well as clinics and dinner hosted personally by David.
TPT Golf manufactures next generation golf shafts with perfect concentricity resulting in long carry, low spin, and minimized shot dispersion. These high-performance carbon tubes require accurate fiber placement and flexibility to modify fiber type (modulus) and orientation, to achieve the range of flex (stiffness), torque and feel that elite athletes need. Thin Ply Technology also eliminates the spine which is inevitable with traditional roll-wrapping and ensures a concentric high-performance tube with equal stiffness in all directions.
WGT develops the most realistic and engaging online social sports games. The flagship title, World Golf Tour (www.wgt.com) is the #1 online golf game with over seven million registered players and over 300 million virtual rounds played on some of the world’s greatest courses.
David is currently the official instructor of WGT offering in-game tips and advice. WGT also hold an annual Leadbetter Tournament attracting over 75,000 players.