Learn to teach golf... the profession of a lifetime®

The Nation's Largest Organization of Certified Golf Teaching Professionals.

Recent Editorials

USGTF Official Statement On PGA Of America And Ted Bishop

Posted on by admin

On Thursday, Ocotber 23, Ted Bishop, then president of the PGA of America, used social media to call professional golfer Ian Poulter a “lil girl” and compared him to a “little girl squealing at recess.”  Bishop’s remarks were in response … Continue reading

KNOW YOUR SHOT

Posted on by Cole Golden, USGTF Level IV Member

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of playing in a charity scramble with some local business owners. All three members of our team were 10-15 handicappers. Most of the time in these events, people ask for advice on … Continue reading

JUMPING THE GUN ON THE DEATH OF GOLF

Posted on by David Vaught, USGTF Level IV Member

Headlines about golf have made CNN’s, CNBC’s, Fox News’, and many other TV news’ broadcasts lately. Normally, that would be great. A new Tiger Woods that the public, golfers and non-golfers, are excited about wasn’t the news headline. The reports … Continue reading

DOES THE TEACHER GET TOO MUCH CREDIT?

Posted on by Mike Stevens, USGTF Level III Member

Sean Foley and Tiger Woods have gone separate ways. Tour pros hire instructors. Tour pros change instructors. Instructors sometimes coerce pros to hire them with some formula they claim is the secret to better golf. Does the instructor really make … Continue reading

HELPFUL TIPS FOR STUDENTS

Posted on by Thomas Wartelle, USGTF Level IV Member

In the continuation of the series “Helpful Tips for Students,” we move on to preparing for the tee shot. The Tee Box Choose the Correct side of the Tee Box: Don’t just plop the tee and ball anywhere between the … Continue reading

GROUP LESSONS

Posted on by Cole Golden, USGTF Level IV Member

Recently, I was contacted by a woman who wanted to take a series of lessons with two of her friends. She stated she felt more comfortable being around her friends while trying to learn how to play golf. This comment … Continue reading