Las Vegas, Nevada (September 3, 2012)–Las Vegas' Butch Harmon has several PGA Tour players in the running for the overall title of the FedEx Cup playoffs. Last week, Nick Watney won The Barclays while Dustin Johnson finished third. And as this is being written, his guys, including Phil Mickelson, are having solid weeks at the Deutsche Bank Championship. Harmon operates the Butch Harmon School of Golf at Las Vegas resort course Rio Secco and recently released the instructional DVD Butch Harmon About Golf which features these three and several other big names. Click now to buy the Harmon DVD. –By Brian Hurlburt
"Nick Watney played very well in his come from behind victory last weekend", said Butch Harmon after the tournament. "Watney showed a great deal of tenacity and drive needed to overcome the deficit he faced at beginning of the final round. Dustin Johnson also played very well throughout the event and shot a very competitive score in the final round to help him move up in the FedEx Cup standings. Congratulations to Nick and Dustin for excellent performances." With the win, Watney moved to the top of the FedEx Cup standings.
In early 2012 Butch Harmon released the Butch Harmon About Golf DVD. The DVD set is sponsored by Titleist, Winn Grips, Rolex, Golf Digest and JMA and is available for $79.95. Harmon is also set to host a benefit event for United States troops on Veterans Day to assist the Operation Front Door Foundation. Click now for details on how you can play and be involved in this very special event which is also apart of the Harmon's Heroes Foundation.
About Butch Harmon: The son of 1948 Masters champion Claude Harmon, Butch Harmon has been involved in the golf arena for over 40 years. He was a PGA Tour player from 1969 to 1971, with one win – the 1971 Broome County Open – to his name on the Tour. He became best-known, however, through his work as a teacher and instructor, beginning with Greg Norman in the early 1990s followed by a ten year association with Tiger Woods from 1993 to 2004. Since his early experience with Norman, he has worked with more than 100 PGA, LPGA, and European Tour players, including 21 Major winners and recent former Official World Golf Rankings number one Lee Westwood. The Butch Harmon School of Golf currently has five signature locations throughout the United States, Macau, and Dubai, and is one of the top golf academies in the world. The signature locations include Rio Secco Golf Club in Henderson, Nevada, Floridian National Golf Club in Palm City, Florida, Loon Golf Club in Gaylord, Michigan and international locations in Macau and Dubai.