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Golf Academy

A unique opportunity for golf lovers: one of Italy’s best Pros, Emanuele Canonica – winner of the 2005 Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles, only player to have participated in all golf tours (Europe, USA, Asia) – will put his experience at the disposal of those who wish to improve their game.

The latest teaching technologies will be used, including audiovisual equipment to analyze the movements, specific machines for improving the swing quickly, plus all training sessions will be recorded and monitored to evaluate the evolution of your game.

In the Academy, players will be able to test the latest of the best golf equipment and to customize their clubs through specialized fitting procedures and tools, to obtain the ideal golf set.

In particular, the Argentario Golf Club features the TrackMan IIIe simulator, a last-generation platform for the analysis of the swing, of the ball’s trajectory and impact, and many other aspects that allow to determine what the best clubs are and to maximize the results for any professional or amateur player.





In 1998 Emanuele Canonica began to dominate the driving distance statistics with an average of 295,3 yards, just a little more than Tiger Woods (293,1 yards) and a little less than John Daly (305,6 yards). His fame of a hitter had already spread in 1996 during the Catalan Open in Spain, with his monstrous drive of 455 yards (hence the nickname ‘Cannonball’).

Born in Moncalieri in 1971, Canonica’s successes at amateur level include the victory at the National Juniors Championship and the gold medal at the European Youths Championship. He turned professional in 1991. Since then, he has played in several competitions, including the European, American e Asian Tours. In 2005 he won the Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles. View the biography (PDF, 4.78 MB)


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Born in Civitavecchia in 1977, after a good career as an amateur in the golf national team, in 1996 he becomes a professional in Sutri’s National Golf School. Since then, he has qualified different times in the Challenge and Alps Tours.



Swiss/Brazilian instructor, professional since 2003, he has played in several mini tours in America with good placings. He specialized in teaching by becoming Head Pro at the Costantino Rocca Golf Academy and Director of Instruction at the Jack Nicklaus Academies. He speaks fluently Italian, English, Portuguese and Spanish.



Riccardo Marin’s professional career includes experiences as Corporate Clinic Coordinator at Golf Club Monticello, Director of Instruction for Edwin Watts Golf Academy, and pro teacher at Barlassina Country Club, among other American and European projects. He speaks fluently Italian, French, English and Spanish.



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