In 2008 Champions Run and Middle Tennessee State University brought to reality a state of the art practice and training center which allows Champions Run to offer its customers the latest technology in game improvement techniques and allows MTSU golfers a facility to keep there skills sharp during the winter months. This allows Champions Run to better serve Middle Tennessee in putting its customers in the right equipment and continue to improve there golf games as well. Here is a detailed list of what the facility has to offer:
Four ball striking bays with 16 foot roll-up doors to hit balls from indoors onto the driving range.
One bay has the Explanar-Golf Training System. It is the complete golf training system based around the fundamental principles of the Swing Plane and the biomechanics of the body, promoting the ideal movements required for the golf swing. The explanar turns golf swing theory into feelings, allowing the golfer to focus on executing the shot more effectively.
Two bays are equipped with 3 video cameras with JC video software for video swing analysis, each bay has a 42 inch plasma TV.
A FlightScope launch monitor that provides the following important data to the golfer:
The second level consists of 800 square feet of putting area which is equipped with the SAM (Science and Motion putting software for putting analysis.
SAM (Science and Motion) Putting Lab - allows instructors to graphically capture and analyze golfers' putting strokes in real time. Using a camera and clip-on sensor, and proprietary software. SAM uses basic mechanics to measure alignment, rotation, path, loft, impact spot, and tempo. This helps instructors identify any faults in both amateur and pro putting strokes. Sam's visual data collection tells the instructor instantly what the students are doing!!