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Meet Our Instructors

See box at right and click on individual instructor photo for their bio, teaching philosophy and how to schedule a lesson with them or email them.

Our team of friendly, knowledgeable PGA & LPGA instructors are among the most educated and experienced you'll find anywhere.

We are proud to have several staff members and independent instructors who have earned or are working toward certification and membership in the PGA and/or LPGA.

Members of these professional organizations are the keepers of the game, as they bring the joy of golf to people of all ages. They commit themselves to years of ongoing education in all aspects of the game and the industry, with particular areas of specialty such as teaching.

We encourage our team members to obtain the comprehensive and broad-based golf education available through these organizations to grow their personal knowledge base and better serve our customers.

Many members of our team have been honored by their peers with a variety of PGA and LPGA awards (see their individual bio pages).

What do all the logos and credentials mean?

pgalogo.gif  The Professional Golfers’ Association of America (PGA) was founded in 1916 and has approximately 28,000 men and women members. PGA Professionals are expert instructors, skilled businesspersons and community leaders comprising the largest sports organization in the world. They are uniquely qualified to teach the game and conduct the business of golf. Members have completed years of extensive education and passed tests about their knowledge in different aspects of the golf business. Apprentices are in the education and certification process. All members and apprentices must pass a Player Ability Test, illustrating their command of the game of golf. The PGA Tour is a specific part of the PGA and some members may have played competitively while others did not. 
lpga_logo_sm.gif  The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) was founded in 1956 and has approximately 1,700 total members worldwide, including 1,100 members in the Teaching and Club Professionals (T&CP) division of this all-women’s organization. LPGA T&CP members serve throughout the golf industry as in a variety of leadership positions and the T&CP is primarily renowned for its world-class, one-of-a-kind teacher education certification. The LPGA provides professional certification through a series of educational and evaluation programs to ensure the high quality of professional skills of its members. The multi-year process features three levels of classification, beginning as an Apprentice and culminating with a Class A credential. All members and apprentices must pass a Player Ability Test, illustrating their command of the game of golf. The LPGA Tour is a specific part of the LPGA organization and some T&CP members may have played competitively while others did not.
 championstour.gif The PGA Champions Tour seeks to be the most approachable, accessible and fan-friendly arena, not only in golf, but in all of sports. Formerly the Senior PGA Tour, the Professional Golfers Association of America (PGA) Champions Tour membership includes World Golf Hall of Fame members and PGA Class A members dedicated to combining extremely competitive golf for champions of the game age 50 and older with a fan-friendly platform that promotes inside-the-ropes and world-wide game improvement teaching expertise for its fans. Its core values include honesty, integrity, sportsmanship and having an appreciation and respect for the Game while making a positive contribution to society. Over 22 PGA Champions Tour events air on the Golf Channel and charitable donations from the Champions tour average $10 million per year. Champions Tour Associate members include current or former exempt members of the PGA TOUR, former exempt members of the Champions Tour and PGA Class A members over age 50. Champions Tour associate members may or may not have completed the PGA education certification.
 bbfpgcp.gif Body Balance for Performance Certified Professional means an instructor has taken an extensive course to learn about how a golfer’s physical state affects their swing and performance capabilities. Teaching professionals studied under Body Balance’s team of golf fitness experts to test a student’s range of motion and recommend ways to improve their golf performance by improving their physical state through stretches and exercises.

 

Drop-in Class Schedule

Seniors Drop-in Class
Thu, Apr 24 (11:00 am - 12:00 - noon)
Adult Mixed Drop-in Class
Thu, Apr 24 (6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)
NEW! - Women's Drop-in Class
Thu, Apr 24 (6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)
Juniors Drop-in Class
Sun, Apr 27 (4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)
Seniors Drop-in Class
Tue, Apr 29 (11:00 am - 12:00 - noon)
Men's Drop-in Class
Tue, Apr 29 (6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)
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TESTIMONIAL FROM CUSTOMER

From Paul C.
Spent much of this morning reading and re-reading the clubfitting sheet that was completed yesterday. What a nice job and fun experience. I was a bit slow in the decision making process, but I never once felt rushed. Couldn't be any happier with the results.

AGM Platinum Award Winner for Premier Golf Shops 2013-2014 (first years)

 

Golf World Best 100 Golf Shops 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 (final year)

 

Golf Digest America’s Best 100 Clubfitters 2011-2014

 

2004-2013

 

Voted San Diego’s
Best Golf Shop 2012