Golf is an easy game if you learn from the best. So, in this article, we are going to talk about the greatest golf teachers in America to make sure you learn the beautiful game from the best. Let’s have a quick look at the article.
Dale Abraham, PGA
Bighorn G.C., Palm Desert, Calif.
Top 100 since: 2017
Dale Abraham is PGA professional who has been working as a golf teacher for more than 19 years. He is, in fact, a golf coach and a mentor to all types of golfers including professional or amateur as well. During the course of time, he has delivered more than 35,000 golf lessons on a wide variety of golf institutions, golf courses, etc. Dale is an advocate of using the latest technology, which in turn allows him to diagnose the problems of each student quickly. As a result, he can smoothly find a solution to playing problems and provides accurate recommendation and advice to the golfers.
Furthermore, Dale Abraham’s passion for the game goes beyond just playing and teaching. He has taught and trained many seasoned PGA and LPGA golfers and played the game at the highest level. He has a rich history of playing golf, which enables him to understand any golf professional accurately. It doesn’t matter what type of problem you have as a player, he will always figure out the problem and deliver results. For all these reasons, he has been widely regarded as one of the best golf teachers in America.
Pinehurst Resort, Pinehurst, N.C.
Top 100 since: 2001
Eric Alpenfels is the leading figure at the Pinehurst Golf Academy. He is a class-A PGA of America professional golfing scene and he has been part of the Pinehurst family from 1985. Eric is the director of the Golf Instruction and he provides daily instructions to both professional and amateur golfers. He has immense expertise in the game and he has been a dedicated golf professional for many years. For these attributes, he was recognized as one of the Top 100 Teachers in America by Golf Magazine. Even Golf Digest has included him in America’s 50 Greatest Teachers. In 2013, he became one of the first two graduates of the PGA of America’s Master Professional Program.
Mike Bender Academy, Lake Mary, Fla.
Top 100 since: 2013
Cheryl Anderson is sole women golfer on our list but she deserves the spotlight because of what she earned in the golf arena. In 2006, she was awarded the prestigious National LPGA Teacher of the Year. She brings a lot to the professional golfers, combining her unique teaching skills with natural playing tenacity. She has been a great teacher to the Mike Bender Golf Academy in Lake Mary, FL. Hailing from Connecticut, Cheryl has taught many golfers in the Metropolitan New York area from 1992 to 2007. In 2017, she was included in America’s Top 50 Teachers by Golf Digest and in 2013, she was named as one of the top 100 Teachers in America.
Moreover, Cheryl was among the top 10 Women Teachers in America and she was one of the first 15 certified instructors in the world as well (awarded by the Certified Golf Coaches Association). In 2004, Cheryl had earned the Met PGA Section Women’s’ Player of the Year award, which is a record as she had won the accolade for a record fifth consecutive season.
PGA Tour Performance Center at TPC Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
Top 100 since: 2003
The last great golf teacher on our list is Todd Anderson who is the Director of Instruction at the PGA TOUR’s Performance Center at TPC Sawgrass. He is one of the top golf instructors in the USA and he is regarded as one of the finest among his peers. His intuitive coaching methods with great golfing skills have made him one of the greatest teachers of all.
Todd is a PGA Professional from 1987 and he was the National PGA Teacher of the Year in 2010. In 2009, he won the Georgia Section Teacher of the Year. He also won the South Florida Section PGA Teacher of the Year in 1999. In 2003, Todd was awarded the prestigious Horton Smith Award for the South Florida Section of the PGA. Note that this award is given to PGA Professionals who have contributed to the golf game tremendously.
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