Teaching professional since 1979:
Lockhaven CC 1979 - 1982 Andy Bean - David Leadbetter Golf Studio 1983 - 1986 Academy of Golf 1986 - to
present...also teach at Austin Golf Club 2006 - to present.
I have been a Top 100 Golf Magazine teacher since it inception. Won the STPGA Teacher of the Year and Chapter
Teacher of the Year. Have been nominated over 10 times for the STPGA Teacher of the Year honor and have
declined to give my fellow professionals the opportunity.
Trained over 25 teaching professionals. 3 have been named PGA National Teachers of the Year. 6 have won their
section Teachers of the Year award. 6 have been named Top 100 Golf Magazine instructors.
Wrote 7 golf books, 1 published. Wrote 5 teaching manuals. Have over 1000 articles on file, over 50 have been
published in Golf publications.
Taught over 1300 3 day schools. Over 36000 individual lessons.
Work with Westlake, Lake Travis and Vandergrift HS. Between 2004 to 2014 they won 6 state championships. Over
110 HS players I taught received golf scholarships.
Since 2009 I have focused on individual lessons and junior golfers. 50% of the lessons I donate my
PGA member since 1990. Have done over 600 clinics and presentations to Corporate groups, Country Clubs, Junior
Golf, Teachers Clinics and Wounded Warriors.
Notable: Tour Players I have taught on a regular basis. Fred Funk, JL Lewis, Tom Purtzer, Joe Ogilvie, Harrison
Frazar, Greg Kraft, Russ Cochran. Other notables: President Bush and Trump, Jack Nicholson.
Won 7 College events, 2 mini tour events, Qualified and played in 3 National Publinx and Qualified locally in 3 US Opens.
4 year Marketing Degree - Florida International University.
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri
Born: July 10, 1956