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Attend the 2019 PGA Teaching & Coaching Summit presented by OMEGA

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If teaching and coaching is your PGA Journey, you will want to attend the 2019 PGA Teaching & Coaching Summit presented by OMEGA, the Association's largest educational event for ideas and teaching methods. Some of the biggest names in sports will deliver meaningful, engaging, progressive, multi-dimensional presentations and content that focuses on the value of coaching, coach skill development, and future of coaching. Non PGA/LPGA Members: If you would like to attend the 2019 PGA Teaching and Coaching Summit, please contact your local PGA or LPGA Professional.

New this year are "breakout sessions" that provide a hands on learning experience to help you grow your business. Spend each morning in the Chapin Theatre at the Orange County Convention Center where you will hear from keynote speakers and main stage presenters. Each afternoon, you will have the opportunity to interact with the best minds in golf and sport for shared learning and an exchange of ideas during break-out sessions.


Monica Alvarez-Mitchell
Founder & CEO of Pulse Creative

Dana Rader, LPGA
LPGA National Education Instruction Program

Chris Sajnog
Master Training Specialist, U.S. Navy Seal
Best-selling author

Hal Sutton, PGA
U.S. Ryder Cup Team (4-time)
2004 Ryder Cup Captain

The Summit opens each morning - Sunday and Monday, Jan. 20-21 - in the Chapin Theatre. During the two morning sessions, you will gather insight from keynote speakers and main stage presenters including:

  • Ted Eleftheriou, PGA - Topic: Player Development Workshop
  • Lynn Marriott & Pia Nilsson - Topic: Be A Player - On Course Training & Coaching, the Future of Golf Instruction
  • Dr. Steve Norris - Topic: Understanding Your Value
  • Chris Sojnag & Dave Phillips - Topic: Warrior Midset, Mission, Focus
  • James Sieckmann, James Sieckmann Golf Academy
  • Ara Suppiah, Medical Analyst on the Golf Channel
  • Hal Sutton, PGA - Keynote Speaker

Each afternoon, breakout sessions will be held. Topics will be covered each day beginning at 1:30 p.m. and you are free to move through any topic that peaks your interest.  

TOPIC: TEACHER EFFECTIVENESS

  • Armando Martin (Sunday)
  • Dr. Mark Guadagnoli - Performance Pressure – What is Choking? (Sunday)
  • Dr. Fran Pirozzolo - How do you Break a Habit? (Monday)
  • Monica Alvarez-Mitchell (Monday)
  • Trillium Rose (Monday)

TOPIC: PLAYER PERFORMANCE

  • Jerry Haas, PGA (Sunday)
  • Bobby Clampett (Sunday)
  • Mike Shannon, PGA - Six Commonalities of Great Putters (Sunday)
  • Jeff Ritter,  MAKE THE TURN Performance (Monday)
  • Fanny Sunesson, former caddie to Nick Faldo (Monday)
  • Dr. Paul Schempp, Director of the Sport Instruction Research Laboratory at the University of Georgia - Topic: The Communication Skills of Expert Coaches (Monday)

TOPIC: TEACHING WITH TECHNOLOGY

  • Jon Sinclair, PGA, Sinclair Golf (Sunday)
  • Sang Kim (Sunday)
  • Martin Hall, PGA - Topic: How and When I Use Technology in my Teaching (Sunday)
  • Mark Blackburn, Blackburn Golf Academy (Monday)
  • Jeff Pierce, The Club at Olde Stone (Monday)

TOPIC: ON COURSE COACHING

  • Andrew Rice, The Club at Savannah Harbor (Sunday)
  • Mark Brodie, Carson Family Professor of Business at the Columbia Business School (Sunday)
  • Tom Henderson, PGA (Monday)
  • Martin Chuck, Tour Striker Golf Academy (Monday)

TOPIC: FITNESS, WELLNESS AND FLEXIBITY

  • Janet Alexander,  Pacific Fitness and Health, Inc. and Dan Helman, H3 Golf  Body Pro (Monday)
  • Randy Myers, Director of Golf Fitness for Sea Island Resorts (Monday)
  • Lance Gill, President of LG Performance (TBD)
  • Jon Tattersall, Fusion ATL (TBD)
  • Trevor Anderson, Owner and Founder of Better Every Day®(TBD)
  • Greg Rose, Co-Founder of the Titleist Performance Institute (TBD)

TOPIC: THE BUSINESS OF COACHING

  • Lou Guzzi, PGA, Owner and Director of Instruction & Coaching - Lou Guzzi Golf Academy at Talamore Country Club (Sunday)
  • Dana Radar, LPGA National Education Instruction Program - Topic: Building your Golf Instruction Empire (Sunday)
  • Will Robbins, PGA (Sunday)
  • Kraig Kahn, Managing Director, Kann Advisory Group - Topic: Success Begins with a Brand New You (Monday)
  • Todd Sones, PGA, Todd Sones Impact Golf Center at White Deer Golf Club - Topic: Building a Complete Instruction Business (Monday)
  • Joe Assell, PGA, President & CEO and Co-Founder of GolfTEC - The GolfTEC Story (Monday)


Want to attend the 2019 Summit? Click here to register ...