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Advantage Short Game Schools
Advantage Short Game Schools is located at St. Mark Golf Club in San Marcos, CA. Instructors Chip Bridges and Steve Vaughan specialize in group and individual golf instruction focusing on pitching and chipping.

Allan McLean
Allan McLean is a PGA Golf Professional based at Ternesse Golf & Country Club, Antwerp, Belgium. He combines the use of Trackman and SAM Putt Lab technology with traditional teaching methods to help golfers of all abilities improve. He offers private/group lessons including short game and putting clinics.

Andy Gorman
Andy Gorman is a short game and putting specialist coach based at Wishaw Golf Club in Sutton Coldfield, UK. He coaches players of all standards, both in person and online. He has more than a decade of experience working with professionals on both the Men’s and Ladies European Tours, including 2014 Ladies European Tour #1, Charley Hull. His goal is to help golfers hit every short shot inside 6ft, and hole every putt inside 6ft.

Aviara Golf Academy
Aviara Golf Academy in Carlsbad, CA, is the home of Kip Puterbaugh, one of Golf Magazine’s Top 100 Golf Teachers in America. Aviara Golf Academy has taught many successful PGA and LPGA Tour pros including Larry Mize, Scott Simpson, Loren Roberts, Corey Pavin, I.K. Kim, and So Yeon Ryu. The Academy offers 1-3 day short game schools on the 2nd weekend of every month, covering all areas of the short game from 100 yards and in.

Daniel Grieve
Daniel Grieve is a Golf Monthly Top 50 Coach and Head Professional at Woburn Golf Club, near Milton Keynes, UK. He offers one-to-one coaching, short game schools, and online coaching to players of all abilities. He has coached many Tour professionals including 2016 LPGA Tour Championship winner Charley Hull and 2018 Women’s Open Champion Georgia Hall. He is also author of the book, 3 Releases: The Short Game System.

Dave Pelz
Dave Pelz is a former NASA scientist, golf researcher, inventor, and short-game coach. His professional clients – including Andy North, Tom Kite, Lee Janzen, Payne Stewart, Phil Mickelson, Steve Elkington, Vijay Singh, and Patrick Reed – have won more than 20 Majors between them. He has written extensively for Golf Magazine and appeared many times on the Golf Channel. He has also written several books including Dave Pelz’s Short Game Bible, Putt Like the Pros, 10 Minutes a Day to Better Putting, and Dave Pelz’s Putting Bible. His Scoring Game Schools are held throughout the year at various locations in the US and Europe. Pelz Golf also offers videos and training aids to help golfers of all skill levels improve their game.

Dave Stockton
Dave Stockton is a short game and putting expert who during his playing career amassed 25 wins on the PGA Tour including 2 USPGA Championships, and 3 Majors on the Champions Tour. He has coached some of the best players in the game, including Phil Mickelson, Matt Kuchar, Adam Scott, Rory McIlroy, Suzann Pettersen, Yani Tseng, and Francesco Molinari. He is the author of several books including Unconscious Scoring, Putt to Win, Own Your Game, and Unconscious Putting. He has limited availability for private lessons at Redlands Country Club in Redlands, CA.

David Patrick
David Patrick is a golf coach based in Edinburgh and the Lothians in Scotland. A member of the winning GB & I Walker Cup side in 1999 (alongside Luke Donald and Paul Casey), he turned professional in 2001 and competed – and won – on the European Challenge Tour. He turned to coaching in 2008 and is acknowledged as Scotland’s Short Game Specialist. He is available for individual coaching, golf schools and online coaching.

Edison Wedges
Edison Golf founder Terry Koehler has been on a mission for 30 years to design wedges that perform better for recreational players. His newest design, the EDISON 2.0, has a distinctive back that has the most efficient distribution of mass of any wedge ever produced, and delivers more forgiveness, improved distance control and enhanced spin without compromising precision, feel, or versatility. In addition, the patented Koehler Sole has a high bounce angle in the front of the sole and a low bounce angle at the rear to handle any kind of lie or swing. 100% Risk Free Trial.

Gabriel Hjertstedt – Gabe Golf
Gabriel Hjertstedt is a 2-time PGA Tour Winner and elite short game instructor. He spent 10 years on Tour and became the first Swedish player to win a PGA Tour event at the BC Open in Endicott, NY, in 1997. He also won the Tuscon Open in 1999. Since 2009 he has worked as a short game instructor with top players including Kevin Kisner, Kevin Chappell, Graham DeLaet, Danielle Kang, Anna Nordqvist and Lydia Ko, as well as consulting with other top professionals. He also holds elite clinics at prestigious golf clubs around the world and travels to major US cities to work with private clientele.

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Gareth Raflewski
Gareth Raflewski is a specialist short game golf coach who was named PGA of Canada Teacher of the Year in 2018. He has helped many PGA and LPGA Tour players including Nick Taylor, Hudson Swafford, Ashleigh Buhai, Ariya Jutanugarn, Lydia Ko, Jin Young Ko, Nelly Korda, and So Yeon Ryu. He offers individual coaching at RiverBend Golf Club in London, ON, and is available for group golf instruction days by arrangement. An engineer by training, he has designed several products aimed at short game improvement.

Gary Smith
Gary Smith is a PGA Master Professional and Golf Monthly UK Top 50 Coach based at Sutton Green Golf Club, near Guildford, Surrey. He is rated one of the best short game coaches in the UK and has been coaching county and national squads for many years, including 14 years as an English Golf Union Technical Coach. He has also worked with European Tour players including Danny Willett, Justin Rose, Chris Wood, Ross Fisher, and Nick Dougherty. He offers individual coaching as well as golf holidays combined with tuition.

Graves Golf
Graves Golf of Edmond, OK, is the home of the single plane swing made famous by Moe Norman. As part of their teaching portfolio they offer 2-day short game schools for golfers looking to improve the scoring areas of their game – pitching, chipping, bunker play, and putting – using single plane principles. They also offer on-demand access to videos covering all aspects of the game including the short game and putting.

James Sieckmann
James Sieckmann is a former touring professional and specialist short game coach based at the Shadow Ridge Golf Academy in Omaha, NE. He is rated by Golf Digest as the #1 Short Game Expert in America and is a Golf Magazine Top 100 and Golf Digest Top 50 Teacher. He currently teaches 18 PGA Tour, and LPGA Tour Players who have won a more than twenty Tour events between them. He has also worked with dozens of other Tour pros including Bernhard Langer, Brad Faxon, Lexi Thompson, Danielle Kang, Stacy Lewis, and Scott McCarron. He offers one-on-one coaching, remote coaching by video analysis, and corporate short game golf schools.

Josh Zander
Josh Zander is a Class A PGA Teaching Professional at Stanford University Golf Course and Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club in Menlo Park, CA. He is a Golf Magazine Top 100 Instructor and Golf Digest’s top-ranked instructor in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is also a contributing writer for Golf Digest. Before turning to teaching in 1994, he was a touring professional on the Asian, South American, and Golden State Tours. He offers full-swing, putting, and short game clinics focusing on the fundamentals of chipping, pitching, and bunker play, as well as online coaching.

Larry Rinker
Larry Rinker is a former touring professional who competed in 525 PGA Tour events and led the Tour in putting. Since 2015, he has been the Director of Instruction at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Orlando at Grande Lakes. He is nationally known as a top short game instructor and can teach golfers of all standards how to save shots from inside 100 yards with their distance wedges, short game, and putting. He offers private short game and putting lessons, half-day clinics, and 1-3 day golf schools. His clients range from weekend golfers to junior, amateur, collegiate and professional golfers.

Leadbetter Golf Academy
David Leadbetter is one of the world’s premier golf instructors, having coached players like Nick Faldo, Greg Norman, Ernie Els, Nick Price, Michelle Wie, and Lydia Ko to 26 Major victories and more than 150 individual tournament victories worldwide. Seven of his players have reached #1 in the Official World Golf Rankings. The Leadbetter Academy in Kissimmee, FL, has been providing world-class instruction for nearly 40 years and since 2018, under the Golfzon Group, Golfzon Leadbetter has further expanded to 36 academy locations in 15 countries. They offer a wide variety of individual lessons packages as well as specialised short game schools for groups of 4-6.

Mike Bender Golf Academy
Mike Bender has been named one of the Top Five Teachers in America by Golf Digest and has coached numerous PGA Tour and LPGA Tour players. He helped Zach Johnson improve his wedge play on his specially-designed wedge range before the 2007 season began and Johnson went on to win the Masters that year. The Mike Bender Golf Academy is located at Magnolia Plantation Golf Club in Lake Mary, FL, and offers full swing lessons programs as well as basic and advanced short game schools These are taught by Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher, Cheryl Anderson, and cover chipping, greenside pitch shots, distance wedge shots, sand play, putting, and green reading skills.

Mike Donald
Mike Donald is a PGA Professional offering golf lessons in Manchester, UK. He is a Lee Westwood Academy Coach and is head PGA Professional at High Legh Park. He also offers specialist short game coaching at The Sandiway Golf Club in Cheshire.

Parker McLachlin
Parker McLachlin is a PGA Tour winner and one of the hottest short game instructors in the game. He is coach to top professionals such as Anna Nordqvist, Collin Morikawa, Keith Mitchell, Max Homa, and Kevin Chappell. His membership site offers exclusive access to over 150 streaming videos on chipping, pitching, bunker play, putting, and practice drills.

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Pat Goss
Pat Goss is one of Golf Magazine’s Top 100 Teachers in America and is a world-renowned short game instructor. He is former World #1 Luke Donald’s short game coach and has taught multiple winners on the PGA and LPGA Tours including Trevor Immelman, Gary Woodland, Patrick Cantlay, Matt Fitzpatrick, and Danielle Kang. He is based at the Wildcat Golf Academy at The Glen Club in Chicago, IL. He offers regular Short Game and Putting Schools covering the fundamentals of chipping, pitching, bunker play, shot selection, putting fundamentals, green reading, and speed control.

Performance Managed Golf
Performance Managed Golf (PMG) operates several golf academies in the North-East of England and is the UK’s largest group of golf academy operators, offering full-swing and specialist short game coaching. Each Academy has expert PGA Golf Coaches and excellent teaching facilities with the latest technology. PMG Academy Operator Mark Pearson has given over 40,000 golf lessons, managed 16 golf academies and worked with winners on all of Europe’s major Professional Tours. ​

Real Golf Coaching
Real Golf Coaching are based at four venues in the South of England and offer world-class golf coaching for players of all levels. Their expert instructors bring together professional golf coaching skills and expertise from the world of sports medicine, fitness, and psychology. They provide specialist driving schools, swing clinics, and short game schools, focusing on pitching, chipping, bunker play, and putting.

Short Game Golf Academy
The Short Game Golf Academy is based in Twickenham, Middlesex, UK, and offers a range of lessons packages to suit all types of players, from beginners to established and elite players. They also offer kids’ golf camps, golf coaching holidays, and specialist short game schools, all carried out by PGA Professional Mark Richecoeur. Membership packages are also available on a 6-monthly and 12-monthly basis.

Short Game Mastery
Short Game Mastery is the brainchild of James Sieckmann, recognized by Golf Digest as the #1 Short-Game Coach in America for the past 6 years straight. He has coached 100+ PGA Tour players on how to master the short game. This online training program consists of 5 modules: The Finesse Wedge System, Distance Wedge Mastery, Tour Techniques For Bunker Play, Training Like A Pro, and Mental Keys to Elite Performance. The program comes with lifetime access to all future updates and is backed by a 30-Day Action-Based Results Guarantee.

Simon Robinson
Simon Robinson is a former England, European and World Boys Champion who has competed and won on the PGA Euro Pro and European Challenge Tour. He is currently a Senior PGA Teaching Professional at Close House Golf Club in Northumberland, UK. He provides expert golf tuition using state of the art technology. Lesson plans include the full swing, short game schools, putting, and online coaching.

Skillest is the #1 sports coaching platform that connects players with the best sports coaches across the world for online coaching, training, and video analysis. Hundreds of golf coaches are available on Skillest including Sean Foley, Mark Immelman, Cameron McCormick, Greg Chalmers, and Karl Morris. You’ll also find specialist long drive, short game, and putting coaches.

Stan Moore
Stan Moore is a PGA Certified Coach who teaches at the Don Law Golf Academy, located at the Osprey Point Golf Course, in Boca Raton, Florida. He specializes in player development, with a focus on putting and the short game. His students have competed at every level from junior, club golfer, through the collegiate ranks and Professional tours. He offers private lessons by the hour, as well a 12-hour comprehensive, systematic short game program.

Stan Utley
Stan Uttley is a former PGA Tour professional and famed putting and short game instructor based at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, AZ, and Maroon Creek Golf Club in Aspen, CO. He holds the PGA Tour record for fewest putts over nine holes (6) at the 2002 Air Canada Championship and has taught many top players, including Jay Haas, Peter Jacobsen, Darren Clarke, Rocco Mediate, and Sergio Garcia. He is the author of four golf instruction books – The Art of Putting, The Art of the Short Game, The Art of Scoring and The Art of Sequencing Your Swing – and is available for private lessons, small group instruction, clinics, and client event hospitality.

Tim Krumnow Golf Academy
Tim Krumnow is a PGA Certified Golf Instructor, Master Clubmaker, Master Club Fitter and Master Club Repair Technician based in Houston, TX. He has more than 30 years of experience in helping golfers improve all areas of their game. He has trained under Butch Harmon and Dave Pelz as well as other PGA professionals and teaches the short game using the Dave Pelz and Stan Utley Short Game Methods.

Todd Sones
Todd Sones is a PGA Master Professional, Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher, and Golf Digest Top 50 Teacher. He has given more than 60,000 private lessons and has helped PGA and LPGA pros including Scott McCarron, Shaun Micheel, Steve Jones, Paul Goydos, Chip Beck, Stephanie Louden, and Hilary Lunke. He has written several books including Lights Out Putting, Saving Par, The Scoring Zone, and In The Zone. His “Scoring Zone” short game system has helped thousands of golfers lower their scores. He is based in Buffalo Grove, IL.

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