Our PGA Instructors
Greg bases his teaching on developing skill. When working swing principles he likes to get students to feel it first before trying it. Otherwise they wouldn’t know what sensation they are after. Greg is a Class A member of the PGA. Greg enjoys working on all facets of your golf game from putting, driving and managing the golf course.
Jake is a PGA Class A member currently teaching at University. He has studied under some of the biggest names in golf instruction and is obsessed with making learning and improvement simple. A former collegiate hockey player he's definitely not your typical golf instructor.
Chris is an Assistant Professional at Sleepy Hollow Country Club and a Class A PGA Professional. Through his experiences of playing competitive golf and learning from top instructors, Chris has helped give his students the right tools, drills and exercises to improve their games and lower their scores. With over 4 years of experience his philosophy as an instructor is to make the game simpler to understand and help students with any misconceptions they have of the golf swing. As your coach, Chris will be there for you every step of the way in maximizing your potential and making golf more fun to play!
David is a PGA Class A Teaching Professional in the Palm Springs, Ca area located at the Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort and The Classic Club. Starting his teaching professional career in 2004, David has honed his teaching skills from the biggest names in the golf instruction industry and continues to accumulate more skills throughout the years. He teaches all different skill levels of golfers and offers a variety of different programs from short game to full swing. David is also an accomplished player who has won multiple Desert Chapter SCPGA Section tournaments. He looks forward to improving your golf game.
Jacob is a class A PGA Member and Assistant pro at Lost Creek Country Club. (https://www.clubcorp.com/Clubs/Lost-Creek-Country-Club/Amenities/Golf).From playing golf at the highest level to teaching with all levels of the game, he specializes in developing solid fundamentals and a simple way of understanding the game of golf so you to can enjoy this great game we play.
Brandon grew up playing baseball my whole life, and even played at the collegiate level before hanging up the spikes and focusing on golf. He played his final 2 years of collegiate golf at Tusculum College in Greeneville, TN, earning Academic All-American honors my senior campaign. He began my career as a golf professional at the Ballantyne Golf Academy in Charlotte, NC before making a transition to an assistant professional position at Cowan's Ford Golf Club in Stanley, NC. He gained his Class A PGA certification in April of 2020, and I am beyond excited to see where this journey takes me. As for my teaching, he isa strong advocate of wide, rotational golf swings. Stemming from his baseball background, he loves to get the bigger muscles of the body moving throughout the swing, letting the big muscles do the most work. Coming from a full time teaching facility, he has experience teaching all ages and skill levels. He is a certified Titleist, Scotty Cameron, Ping, and Mizuno club fitter, as well as being an Operation 36 certified coach. He loves working with baseball guys and athletes of all sports. He is looking forward to helping you better your game and your swing!
Johnathan Wong is a PGA Professional in the Charlotte, NC area. He attended West Virginia University prior to pursuing a career in golf. His passion for instruction has developed during stops at Brattleboro Country Club, Ballantyne Golf Academy with Dana Rader, and he has a current position at Cowan’s Ford Golf Club. Philosophies in teaching: Focus on the, fundamentals, use Athleticism, understand Patterns Certifications-BodiTrak Certified, Operation 36 Certified Coach, Titleist/Ping Certified Club Fitter
Morgan Meeks started playing golf at the age of four. She earned a D1 scholarship to Austin Peay State University. She played collegiate golf at Austin Peay for 3 years. Two wrist surgeries resulted in her not being able to play college golf her Senior Year. Morgan is a U.S. Kids Certified Instructor and Level 1 TPI Certified. Morgan is currently a Class B LPGA Professional and on her way to becoming a Class A LPGA Professional. Morgan’s method of teaching is to make the golf swing simple and to give you drills that can help you improve your golf game.
Nick Iacono is the Director of Instruction at Chester Valley Golf Club in Malvern, PA. His experience teaching golfers of all ages and skill levels has given him a great understanding of the golf swing. His many certifications demonstrate his working knowledge of the golf swing, which creates a comfortable and fun learning environment for all.
Richie Coughlan is a native of the Republic of Ireland. He accepted a golf scholarship to Clemson University in 1993. He was an honorable mention All-American in both his sophomore and junior years while at Clemson. During his senior year, he won the Ping Intercollegiate after many runner-up finishes and was a First Team All American. In 1997 after graduating, he was a member of the Inaugural GB&I Palmer Cup Team and also a member of the GB&I Walker cup Team. In September of 1997, Coughlan turned professional and later that fall he became the first person in history to qualify for both the PGA Tour and the European Tours in the same season, at his first attempt. In 1998, his rookie season Coughlan made 23 cuts and had 4 top 25-finishes which included a top 10 at the BC Open. Richie played three seasons on the PGA Tour and three Seasons on the Nationwide Tour (Korn Ferry Tour). After leaving the professional ranks in 2005, Coughlan started his instruction career at Schenectady Municipal in Upstate New York. In 2007, he joined the PGA Tour Academies and became a Senior Certified Instructor and taught at the Weston Hills Academy, also The World Golf Village academy and the TPC Sawgrass Academy in Ponte Vedra beach, Florida….home of the PGA Tour. In January of 2010, he opened the PGA Tour Academy at TPC San Antonio and in 2011 he became the head teaching professional and Director of Instruction there. There, Richie worked extensively with top AJGA Juniors, College players at all divisional levels and touring professionals, Incl Cameron Beckman, Frank Conor and Mike McCullough. In 2014 he was named PGA Tour Academies Instructor of the Year, and in 2017 he was inducted in Clemson’s Athletic Hall of Fame. Richie has been teaching extensively since moving to Austin in September of 2017. He is also a V. Assistant Coach with the top ranked University of Texas Men’s Golf Team.
MyLesson PGA Instructors are members of the Professional Golf Association of America, an organization of men and women trained and qualified to help people of all ages and skill levels improve their skills. They specialize in working with golfers across the U.S. to appreciate and participate in this lifelong sport.