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Elite Instructors

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Jack Lumpkin - Senior Director of Instruction

"One of America's Top 50 Greatest Teachers" - Golf Digest
  • PGA National Teacher of the Year, 1995
  • Inducted into the Georgia Hall of Fame, January 2008
  • Golf Digest's list of "America's 50 Greatest Teachers," 2000 - 2011
  • Inducted into the Athens, Georgia Athletic Hall of Fame, 2009

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Todd Anderson - Director of Instruction

"2010 PGA Teacher of the Year" - PGA of America
  • Awarded national "PGA Teacher of the Year" by The PGA of America, 2010
  • 30 Wins by students on PGA/Web.com Tours since 1994 including 2012 FedEx Cup Champion Brandt Snedeker
  • Over 50 students have earned Division One Scholarships
  • 14 students have been named Collegiate All Americans
  • 11th ranked instructor on Golf Digest’s list of "America's 50 Greatest Teachers" and ranked #1 in the state of Georgia
  • 4 Time PGA Teacher of the Year in Georgia and South Florida Sections

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Craig Allan - Golf Learning Center Manager & Club Fitter

  • Titleist Regional Test Center, 2007-Present
  • Titleist Top 100 Fitter, 2004 - Present
  • Mizuno Top 50 Fitter, 2004, 2008-10
  • Mizuno Top 100 Fitter, 2005, 2011
  • Ping Regional Fitter of the Year, 2004, 2007, 2011

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Gale Peterson - Instructor

"One of America's Top 50 Greatest Teachers" - Golf Digest
  • LPGA National Teacher of the Year
  • Georgia PGA Teacher of the Year
  • America's Top 50 Teachers 2011
  • Golf Digest's "Top 50 Women Teachers" 2012
  • Golf Magazine’s “Top 100 Teachers” 2012
  • Golf for Women’s “Top 50 Teachers,” 2012
  • LPGA “Top 50 Teachers”
  • Black Ink, “Top 10 Golf Teacher”

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Mike Shannon - Instructor

"One of America's Top 50 Greatest Teachers" - Golf Digest
  • Golf Magazine's Top 100 Instructors 2010-2012
  • Golf Digest’s list of “America’s 50 Greatest Teachers” 2009-2012
  • Innovative Teachers of the Year, Golf Magazine, 2008
  • Top Teacher, Golf Digest, 2000-2012
  • Top Teacher, Golf Magazine, 2000-2012
  • 3 Time PGA Section Teacher of the Year

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Randy Myers - Director of Fitness

  • Director of Nike Golf Performance Worldwide
  • Golf Digest Professional Advisor
  • 20 years experience as a trainer on the PGA TOUR
  • Titleist Performance Institute founding advisor

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Dr. Morris Pickens - Sports Psychologist and Performance Specialist

  • Students have seven PGA TOUR wins since 2005
  • Three students have won Majors (Masters, 2007 - Zach Johnson; US Open, 2009 – Lucas Glover; British Open, 2009 - Stewart Cink)
  • More than 160 wins by amateur students of all levels (junior, college, and amateur)
  • Has had four students ranked as the #1 amateur in the U.S. by GolfWeek
  • Six college Teams have won numerous tournaments including Conference Championships

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Senior Instructors

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Scott Fedisin - Golf Fitness Specialist

  • A.C.S.M.
  • N.S.C.A.
  • A.F.A.A.
  • The Fitness Institute
  • Titleist Performance Institute
  • All-American Pilates

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Jared Zak - Instructor

"One of America's Top 20 Greatest Teachers under 40" - Golf Digest
  • Top 20 Under 40 Instructor, Golf Digest, 2009, 2010
  • #7, Top Instructors in Georgia, Golf Digest, 2009
  • Symetra Tour Player, Katie Burnett

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Chrissy Felton - Instructor and Group Retail Coordinator

  • Teacher of the Year, Georgia PGA, East Chapter, 1997
  • Competed in the 1989 Ladies U.S. Amateur Championship

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Mike Cook - Instructor

  • Junior Golf Leader, Georgia PGA, Eastern Chapter, 2007
  • Top 15 Teachers in Georgia, Golf Digest, 2001
  • Teacher of the Year, Georgia PGA, Eastern Chapter, 1994, 1998
  • Georgia Section PGA Champion, 1998
  • NCAA All-American, 1982
  • Played professionally, 1983-1986

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Victor de Sola - Instructor

  • 2012 Georgia PGA East Chapter Champion
  • 2012 Georgia PGA East Chapter Teacher of the Year
  • Qualified for Professional National Championship, 2006
  • Placed 3rd in Georgia Section Championship. 2004
  • Winner of Georgia’s PGA Eddie Wiggins Classic, 1997

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Curtis Leggett - Club Fitter

  • Titleist Regional Test Center, 2007-Present
  • Titleist Top 100 Fitter, 2001, 2004-Present
  • Mizuno Top 50 Fitter, 2004, 2008-10
  • Mizuno Top 100 Fitter, 2005, 2011
  • Ping Regional Fitter of the Year, 2001, 2004, 2007, 2011
  • Ping National Fitter of the Year, 2002

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