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March

Brian Williams – PGA of Canada Teaching Professional – Glen Abbey Golf Academy

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“Brian has been involved with the game of golf for more than 25 years.  His passion for golf started at a very young age and quickly grew into a competitive junior career, and later a scholarship to West Liberty State University in West Virginia.  As a part of West Liberty’s NCAA Division II golf team Brian had many notable finishes highlighted by a win at the 2007 Oxbow Spring Invitational.

Now as a member of the PGA of Canada Brian has turned his

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February

Jaron Higgens Grand Slam Golf Academy Calgary, Canada

Manager, PGA of Canada Teaching Professionals

After a successful junior golf and high school career, Jaron accepted a golf scholarship to Odessa Junior College in Odessa TX.  While competing at a national level of golf, he went on to graduate from Northwood University in Dallas TX with a Bachelors degree in Business. In 2011 Jaron became a member of the PGA of Canada.

During the past 6 years Jaron has dedicated himself to learning the golf business and it’s industry. Jaron’s experience with members and the general public has further developed his

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February

John Deneer Grand Slam Golf Academy Calgary, Canada

PGA of Canada Teaching Professional

John Deneer is the PGA of Canada Class A, Teaching Professional and Junior Development Coordinator at Bearspaw Country Club in Calgary, AB along with being a member of the teaching team here at Grand Slam Golf Academy. He received his Professional Golf Management specialization from Lethbridge College under the guidance of acclaimed teaching professional and national coach, Dean Spriddle, before accepting his position at Bearspaw in the summer of 2003.  After spending 5 seasons at Bearspaw John desired to learn more about the industry and accepted

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February

Eric Locke Grand Slam Golf Academy Calgary, Canada

PGA of Canada Teaching Professional

After having a sucessful amateur golf career that saw Eric become a two-time Provincial and Atlantic champion, he decided to further his golf career by attending Holland College where he took the Professional Golf Management Program. Once turning Professional Eric moved from Nova Scotia to Alberta to seek new opportunities in the golf industry. Eric uses his PGM diploma and golf swing knowledge to help all of his students improve and enjoy the game. He enjoys travelling with Kelsey, hiking with his two dogs and of

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February

Trevor Christianson – Lead Instructor – Perfect Swing Golf Academy, Minneapolis

Trevor Christianson is a PGA Class A Member and the Lead Instructor at Perfect Swing Golf Academy. With 12+ years of teaching experience, Trevor has worked with players of all levels and ability. He has the expertise to work with highly-skilled professional golfers as well as the patience and care to work with those just starting out in the game. Trevor has numerous teaching and club fitting certifications including being a PGA Accredited Instructor, FlightScope Doppler Launch Monitor Certified Fitter and Instructor, Titleist Certified Fitter, Callaway Certified Fitter, Nike Certified

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February

Matt Swanson -Director of Instruction – Matt Swanson School of Golf, Houston.

Named one of America’s top-ten teachers under 40, Swanson is a PGA-certified professional who has worked with several nationally recognized teachers, including Jack Burke, Jr., Jim Hardy and Hank Haney. His instruction has been featured on KTRK-TV Channel 13’s Shell Houston Open News Special, as well as in the Houston Chronicle, Texas Golfer, Golf Tips, Gulf Coast Golfer and Maximum Golf. Matt Swanson’s instruction experience began at Gulf Harbors Golf Club in Holiday, Florida in 1988. It continued with Bill Skelley’s School of Golf as an Assistant Professional at Champions

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February

Shaun Webb – Director of Instruction – David Toms 265 Golf Academy, Shreveport

Shaun Webb is the director of instruction at David Toms 265.  The latest new home of a RoboGolfPro. He was recently named to Golf Digest’s Best Young Teachers for 2014-15. With all the bright minds in teaching today, this is a tremendous honor. Golf Digest had its largest list ever of applicants and selecting the top few who are making the biggest impact in the industry had to be difficult. We are both proud and fortunate to have Shaun as a RoboGolfPro Instructor.

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February

Stephen Boccieri – CEO & President – Boccieri Research and Performance Center, Scottsdale

“A long time principal engineer for one of the world’s largest petrochemical and nuclear companies, Stephen Boccieri, turned his childhood passion and near-scratch skills playing golf into solid business. In 1994, he founded Engineered Golf, which offered R&D services to the golf industry. Steve was one of the first engineers to modernly analyze the nuances between different golf-club shafts by profiling and dynamic load testing. Then, for more than three years, he combined his scientific aptitude and spirit to innovate with golfers’ biomechanics (human motion) – and the concept and

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February

Blake Isakson -Certified RoboGolfPro Instructor/KVest Certified – Boccieri Research and Performance Center, Scottsdale

The golf swing can be a confusing sequence of body rotations, plane lines and arm manipulations, and not one golf swing fits every player. However, there are a few fundamentals that are true for all players to perform at their highest level. Through an understanding of human movement and learning behaviors it is now possible to shorten the learning curve and crack the code to your individual success. Whether you are on Tour or a weekend golfer the passion to play better golf is what drives everyone who has picked

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February

Jeff Shaw – Director of Instruction – RoboGolfPro Academy Seattle

Jeff Shaw – Director of Instruction. TourBound Golf Academy

To schedule a lesson with Jeff please click here

Jeff Shaw was born in Pasadena California in 1960. He grew up in Arcadia California where he was introduced to golf at age four by his father. He played high school golf at Arcadia and later played college golf at The University of Southern California. Following college Jeff entered into the PGA program while working at San Gabriel CC.

Later, after obtaining PGA membership, Jeff decided to play full time. He participated in events on

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