David Leadbetter Golf Academies Select Smarter Lessons as its Official Online Lesson Scheduling Service

July 21, 2005 (PRLEAP.COM) Sports News
Expand Technologies, Inc. today announced that David Leadbetter Enterprises has selected its Smarter Lessons’ service as the official scheduling software for its David Leadbetter Golf Academies across the United States and Canada. With this new service, the North American David Leadbetter Golf Academies are now able to provide 24/7 lesson scheduling via the Internet for its students and facilities. The only solution of its kind designed specifically for golf instruction, Smarter Lessons enables golf clubs, academies, and instructors to better manage their time, money and student relationships for maximum efficiency, profitability, and customer retention. It also gives students the ability to book lessons using the Internet for an improved lesson scheduling experience.

“Our students’ first impression of our superior service begins with the lesson scheduling process,” said Jeremy Aisenberg,” vice president, Business Development, David Leadbetter Enterprises. “Smarter Lessons is the only service of its kind. It’s going to dramatically streamline our lesson scheduling and will give our students 24/7 access to the facility, instructor, and skill development schedule of their choice.”

The David Leadbetter Golf Academies pride themselves on providing top rated teaching professionals, world class facilities, cutting edge technology and valuable partnerships to bring its students the best instruction in the world. Soon, students will be able to schedule a lesson online with the David Leadbetter Golf Academies by visiting www.davidleadbetter.com.

“The selection of our Smarter Lessons service for the David Leadbetter Golf Academies is a testament to the tremendous value our service provides,” said John McGrath, president and co-founder of Expand Technologies. “With our easy to use web-based service for student self-scheduling, students and instructors are able to eliminate the game of phone tag and focus on the game of golf.”

Smarter Lessons Benefits

Smarter Lessons benefits golf facilities, instructors, and students. It is a web-based service that requires no software installation. It offers Internet lesson scheduling in real time, including private lessons, groups and clinics. It is so easy to use, it allows students to fill instructor’s schedule without unwanted gaps. It eliminates the numerous administrative tasks a golf instructor has to conduct to schedule a lesson by validating credit card information, and emailing confirmations, reminders, and other correspondence. Student tracking features offer instructors lesson history, upcoming lessons, outstanding series, and cancellations. Lesson scheduling also entails resource scheduling, so Smarter Lessons defines resources to avoid overbooking equipment. With its integrated security features, facilities can define users and privileges. Moreover, it is the only lesson scheduling service that provides extensive financial reporting tools for business management.

Pricing and Availability

Smarter Lessons’ subscription-based service is available direct from Expand Technologies. Pricing starts at US$29.95/month for an individual instructor subscription and US$50/month for a facility subscription, which can accommodate two or more instructors. Custom branded solutions are also available; contact Expand Technologies for pricing.

About Expand Technologies

Expand Technologies, Inc. is a leading Application Service Provider (ASP) that offers subscription-based lesson scheduling and management software solutions. Thousands of students and facilities use Smarter Lessons’ solutions including well known academies and some of the world’s top golf instructors. For more information, call 1-800-365-6492, email info@SmarterLessons.com or visit us on the web at www.SmarterLessons.com.

# # #

All products are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Copyright 2005 Expand Technologies, Inc. All rights reserved.