I base my teaching from the fundamentals and mechanics to develop skill. As we all know there are many ways to swing a club. Some fast, some slow and the in-between depending on your balance, rhythm and tempo.There are certain characteristics that all good players have in common, we work on these key essentials so you end up swinging the club like you want but becoming more skillful to your own style. Experience: -Golf Academy of America Graduate -Completed Methods of Teaching 1&2 through the PGA of America -Callaway Gardens Teaching Professional -Highland Country Club 1st Assistant Golf Professional Playing Accomplishments: -Winner of the 2009 GSGA Pub Links -Qualified for the Yamaha Atlanta Open -T4 2011 Pro-Pro -T3 2016 Summergrove stroke play Player on the Open Golf Atlanta and PGA Georgia section circuit
Meeting new people, helping them reach their goals and being outdoors. This has been my passion growing up and now I get to do what I love for a living.
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I first get to know my potential student by asking their golfing experience, goals they would like to achieve through our sessions and what the primary concern may be and why they think it is occuring.
We then get started with checking fundamentals being grip, posture, alignment. For in-swing principles I like to work on mechanics for the first half to check for certain essentials that are necessary and what preferences they may have to create the the flight, contact and curve that the individual wants. Then we shut it off and make it a reaction or feel to organize strong/weak points.
-Golf Academy of America graduate with area of emphasis on teaching.
-PGA of America certified teaching professional
-Anatomy-Biomechanics course at GAA
1hour sessions - $75
Series of four 1hour - $270
Series of six 1hour - $370
I started playing golf at the age of 12 and got into the business when I was 16. My first job at a local club back home I would help with the group clinics and got a chance to learn from some of the best PGA professionals at the time. I really enjoyed the interaction with each person and how we all learn in a unique way whether it be verbal, visual or by feel. They can and will all get the job done individually but when you find a way to incorporate all three and make it easy to understand that’s when you get the most out of a lesson.
All kinds! From the complete beginner to the advanced player.
I would definitely look at experience and certifications. If you were choosing a doctor for the first time you are more likely to visit one that has been in practice for 10 years with great reviews that is a graduate of Harvard vs someone who is just starting. Not saying the one who just started isn’t good but with any occupation there is trial and error which comes with time and experience. With proper training, anything you practice you get good at.