GolfWRX Writers

GolfWRX Writers

Tom Stickney II

Tom F. Stickney II is the Director of Instructor at The Vidanta Golf Academies. He is a Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher, and has been honored as a Golf Digest Best Teacher and a Golf Tips Top-25 Instructor. Tom is also a Trackman University Master/Partner, a...   See more...

Dennis Clark

Dennis Clark is a PGA Master Professional and an advanced certified instructor. He has taught the game of golf for more than 30 years to golfers all across the country, and is recognized as one of the leading teachers in the country by all the major golf publications. He is also is a 7-time PGA...   See more...

Kane Cochran

When he is not obsessing about his golf game, Kane heads up an innovation lab responsible for driving innovative digital product development for Fortune 500 companies. He is also the co-founder of RoundShout and creator of Ranger GPS, the free iOS GPS app for...   See more...

Ronald Montesano

Ronald Montesano writes for GolfWRX.com from western New York. He dabbles in coaching golf and teaching Spanish, in addition to scribbling columns on all aspects of golf, from apparel to architecture, from equipment to travel. Follow Ronald on Twitter at @buffalogolfer.   See more...

Jaacob Bowden, PGA

Jaacob Bowden is a Professional Golfer, PGA of America Class A Member, Top 100 Most Popular Teacher, Swing Speed Trainer, the original founder of Swing Man Golf, and co-creator of "Sterling Irons" single length irons.

Formerly an average-length hitting 14-handicap computer engineer, J...   See more...

Rich Hunt

Richie Hunt is a statistician whose clients include PGA Tour players, their caddies and instructors in order to more accurately assess their games. He is also the author of the recently published e-book, 2015 Pro Golf Synopsis; the Moneyball Approach to the Game of Golf. He can be reached at...   See more...

Barney Adams

Barney Adams is the founder of Adams Golf and the inventor of the iconic "Tight Lies" fairway wood. He served as Chairman of the Board for Adams until 2012, when the company was purchased by TaylorMade-Adidas.

Adams is one of golf's most distinguished entrepreneurs, receiving honors s...   See more...

Mark Crossfield

Mark Crossfield has been coaching golf for more than 20 years, and has enjoyed shaping the digital golf world with fresh, original and educated videos. Basically, I am that guy from YouTube.

You can connect with Mark on Periscope (4golfonline) and Snapchat (AskGolfGuru), as well thro...   See more...

Reid Ogata

Reid's been an avid golfer for more than 40 years. During that time, he's amassed quite a putter collection and has become one of GolfWRX's leading equipment nuts.

Reid tries all the latest equipment in hopes of finding the latest and greatest of them all to add to his bag. He was bo...   See more...

Meandmygolf

Me and My Golf is the No. 1 subscribed golf YouTube channel in the world.
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John Iaciofano

Lawyer, Bachelor and Golf Nut. John also writes for his and his sister's Italian culinary and lifestyle blog at www.johnandelana.com, maintains an honest GHIN handicap, and is from New Jersey; all of which he is proud of.   See more...

Nick Randall

Nick Randall is a Strength and Conditioning Coach, Presenter, Rehab Expert and Massage Therapist contracted by PGA Tour Players and Golf Australia.

Nick also works with club level and casual golfers of all ages and abilities to help them get the most out their bodies and improve their...   See more...

Adam Young

Adam is a golf coach and author of the bestselling book, "The Practice Manual: The Ultimate Guide for Golfers." He currently teaches at the Leadbetter Academy at La Manga Resort in Spain, and...   See more...

Tim Mitchell

Certified Teaching Professional at the Pelican Hill Golf Club, Newport Coast, CA.
Ranked as one of the best teachers in Hawaii by Golf Digest
Titleist Performance Institute Certified


www.pelicanhill.com/golf/golf-academy/

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Peter Sanders

In 1989, Peter Sanders founded Golf Research Associates, LP, creating what is now referred to as Strokes Gained Analysis. His goal was to design and market a new standard of statistically based performance analysis programs using proprietary computer models. A departure from “traditional stats,”...   See more...

Michael Williams

Williams has a reputation as a savvy broadcaster, and as an incisive interviewer and writer. An avid golfer himself, Williams has covered the game of golf and the golf lifestyle including courses, restaurants, travel and sports marketing for publications all over the world.

He is cur...   See more...

Scott Hamilton

Currently teaching 14 PGA Tour players, Scott Hamilton is a staple on the PGA Tour range each week. In 2015, a poll of PGA Tour players conducted by Golf Digest ranked him as the No. 2 instructor on the PGA Tour. His players like him for his ability to conduct a complete analysis of their games and...   See more...

Johnny Wunder

John Wunder was born in Seattle, Wash., and grew up playing at Rainier G&CC. He moved to Southern California when he had the rare opportunity of working in the Anaheim Angels clubhouse and has been living in Cali. ever since. He has a severe passion/addiction for the game and has been a member...   See more...

Evan Bartley

Evan is an attorney licensed to practice law in Michigan. He's also a dedicated golfer with an obsession for the latest golf equipment, and frequently gets caught in public examining his swing in any reflective surface.   See more...

Nick Buchan

I am a UK Strength & Conditioning Association member, golf coach, and AGMS graduate. My goal is to help golfers become stronger and play better by delivering the best in cutting edge training advice.   See more...

Alistair Davies

Find him on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/user/adaviesgolf

Advanced Fellow of the PGA
Head Golf Professional
The Marriott Forest of Arden
The Golfing Machine Authorised Instructor
TPI Certified Fitness Golf Instructor
PGA Swing Lecturer
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Bill Schmedes III

Bill Schmedes III is an award-winning PGA Class A member and Director of Instruction at Fiddler's Elbow Country Club in Bedminster, the largest golf facility in New Jersey.

He has been named a "Top-25 Golf Instructor," and has been nominated for PGA Teacher of the Year and Golf Profes...   See more...

Chris Wycoff

Chris Wycoff is the owner of SwingFit, a custom club fitting and building studio in Hilton Head Island, SC. SwingFit was included on Golf Digest's list of 100 Best Clubfitters in America for 2015 &16.   See more...

Mark Donaghy

Mark Donaghy is a writer and author from Northern Ireland, living in the picturesque seaside town of Portstewart. He is married to Christine and they have three boys. Mark is a "golf nut," and is lucky to be a member of a classic links, Portstewart Golf Club. At college he played for the Irish...   See more...

Rob Strano

Rob Strano is a Lead Instructor for the Golf Channel Academy and a former Tour Pro based out of Destin, Fla., and combines his unique experiences as a player and teacher into a training program for golfers at all levels of ability.

Rob is a native of St. Louis, Mo., and began playing...   See more...

Brody Franzen

Brody has proudly been with GolfWRX since July 2012. He is a full time student, but enjoys getting around to writing whenever he has the chance. His interests include Tour coverage, equipment reviews, as well as interviewing figures from within the golf world. Most recently, he spoke with the...   See more...

John Haime

John Haime is the President of New Edge Performance.

There is a reason that John Haime has been published in leading publications around the globe. People believe his story. And so will you.

His highly anticipated first book, You Are a Contender! Build Emotional Muscle ...   See more...

Kelvin Kelley

Kelvin is a Class A PGA golf professional in San Francisco, California. He teaches and has taught at some of the top golf clubs in the Bay Area, including the Olympic Club and Sonoma Golf Club. He is TPI certified, and a certified Callaway and Titleist club fitter. Kelvin has sought advice and...   See more...

Seth Kerr

Seth is an avid golfer playing year round in Florida.   See more...

Rick Shiels

Rick Shiels has been a PGA Golf Professional for more than 10 years and started making YouTube videos on his channel four years ago.

He loves creating golf-related content on his YouTube channel that is factual, informative,...   See more...

Paul Wood

Paul is the Vice President of Engineering at Ping, coordinating a department responsible for club design, development, innovation and testing. He moved there in 2005 after completing a PhD studying Solar Flares in the Mathematics Department at St Andrews University, Scotland.

He has ...   See more...

Swanson

Swanson doesn't exist, except in his writing. He doesn't play for score any more, as he's too busy working on his spin rates. For tournament purposes, he has a 2 handicap on file from high school golf, registered at his home club, which is only reachable by private watercraft.   See more...

Stephen Altschuler

Stephen has been a freelance writer since 1969. He's written six books, including the award-winning See more...

Todd Dugan

Based in Scottsdale, Arizona, Todd Dugan conducts instruction programs for Advantage Golf School (formerly Golf Digest School) and provides a video swing analysis service to organizations hosting golf tournaments.

* PGA Certified Instructor
* teaching professionally since 1993<...   See more...

Trent Wearner

Trent Wearner is the No. 1-rated teacher in Colorado by Golf Digest Magazine, as well as a two-time Colorado PGA Teacher of the Year (2004, 2014). Along the way, he has been recognized as a Top 20 Teacher Under Age 40 by Golf Digest, a Top 50 Kids Teacher in America by U.S. Kids Golf and a Top...   See more...

Cordie Walker

Cordie has spent the last four years working with golf instructors, helping inform thousands on business and teaching best practices (if you're a coach or instructor check out http://golfinthelifeof.com/).

Through that he's realized that i...   See more...

Wayne DeFrancesco

Wayne has been playing tournament golf for more than 40 years and teaching golf for over 27 years. He is the Director of Instruction at Lakewood CC in Rockville, Maryland and is founder of the Wayne Defrancesco Golf Learning Center (WDGLC).

Wayne has spent countless hours analyzing s...   See more...

Eric Cogorno

I coach golfers of all levels! I split time coaching between the Bethlehem Golf Club in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and at DiJulia Golf at Jericho National in New Hope, Pennsylvania.   See more...

Thomas Devine

Thomas is an Advanced UKPGA Professional and Director of the Future Elite (FUEL) Junior Golf Programme. Thomas is a big believer in evidence based coaching and has enjoyed numerous worldwide coaching experiences. His main aim to introduce and help more golfers enjoy the game, by creating unique...   See more...

Liam Mucklow

Liam is a lifelong passionate golfer whose love for the game has taken him around the globe.

His experiences includes competing in the World Long Drive Finals, playing professional golf tours across North America and Asia, working on a PGA Tour Van, being involved in R&D at a gol...   See more...

Thomas Meagher

Thomas Meagher is a Pushcart Prize-winning writer who learned the game on the East Coast and now plays the desert courses of the West. He writes on golf and books and whatever else at MeglerOnTee.com.   See more...

Jonathan Yarwood

Jonathan Yarwood is a proven tour and elite development golf coach with more than 24 years experience coaching winners at the highest level. He has had great success at both ends of the spectrum, ranging from taking students of 11 years old to the tour through many years of work to coaching Michael...   See more...

James LaFratte

James has been a certified personal trainer for more than 30 years with his focus in the areas corrective exercise, post rehab work and golf fitness.
For the past 10 years, he has specialized entirely in golf fitness and peak performance.
Golf fitness is his love and passion, and his ...   See more...

Ryan Barath

Ryan Barath is a club fitter and master club builder who has more than 15 years experience working with golfers of all skill levels, including PGA Tour professionals.

He studied business and marketing at the Mohawk College in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, and is the former Build Shop Man...   See more...

Adam Stevenson

Adam is a PGA Professional and TPI Certified Fitness and Medical Coach. He enjoys working with golfers of all ages and levels of expertise, and his approach is to look at every golfer as an individual to try to help them achieve their goals as effectively and efficiently as possible.
...   See more...

Simon Selin

Simon Selin
Age: 39

Played golf since: 1986
PGA Club Professional in Sweden, extensive teaching experience coaching both amateur and professional-level golfers.
Coached on the Ladies European Tour 2007-2010
TPI Certified Level 2 Golf Coach

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Tim Schoch

Tim Schoch got hooked on golf by his uncle, a golf course superintendent, who gave him a set of hickory sticks he'd dredged from the bottom of the course's lake. Tim would later caddy for the private nine-holer, waiting with the other boys in the stifling caddy shack until one of the portly hacker...   See more...

Adam Scott

Adam is a PGA Professional with advanced certifications in Teaching and Player Development. As the Assistant Director of the PGA Golf Management Program at Mississippi State University, Adam spends his time educating young men and women as they prepare for a career in the golf industry. Along with...   See more...

Brendan Ryan

My name is Brendan Ryan and I am a golf researcher, writer, coach and entrepreneur. Golf has provided me so much; a career, amazing travels, great experiences and an eclectic group of friends. I hope to share all of my unique experience through my writing on GolfWRX. Hope you enjoy!   See more...

Greg Liberto

Greg is a Performance Coach who shows serious golfers how to get on the fast track to success. As the creator behind the revolutionary Professional Performance System and Team Performance Program, Greg continually reports unprecedented results with his clients.

Greg's speaking engage...   See more...

Devan Bonebrake

Originally from Portland Oregon, Devan played collegiate golf at College of the Desert in Palm Desert before transferring to San Diego State. In 2007, he started working for Jim McLean at PGA West. There Devan was able to spend significant time with Jim McLean and was subsequently asked by Jim to...   See more...

Peter Finch

Peter Finch delivers straight-talking, easy-to-follow, honest, professional and data driven advice to all of his viewers from beginner to tour pro. This tried-and-tested method of coaching has helped many golfers achieve their personal goals and beyond.   See more...

Adam Crawford

Adam Crawford is a writer of many topics but golf has always been at the forefront. An avid player and student of the game, Adam seeks to understand both the analytical side of the game as well as the human aspect - which he finds the most important. You can find his books at his website,...   See more...

Athletic Motion Golf is a collaboration of four of golf's brightest and most talented instructors who came together with the sole purpose of supplying golfers the very best information and strategies to lower their scores.

At AMG, we're bringing fact-based instruction that's backed b...   See more...

Dean Snell

Dean Snell is the founder of Snell Golf, and has been designing golf balls for more than 27 years. He's worked for both TaylorMade and Titleist, and is the inventor or co-inventor of the Pro V1, Professional, Penta and Tour Preferred golf balls. He has more...   See more...

Jon Sherman

Jon is the author of the bestselling book,
...   See more...

Rob Pfeil

Rob has been playing golf for over 25 years with off and on segments of playing competitively. He likes to think outside of the box in all regards of life and that brings a different perspective to golf. Rob has been writing independently for more than 10 years, and is a true equipment junkie at...   See more...

Shawn Clement

Shawn Clement is the Director of the Richmond Hill Golf Learning Centre and a class A PGA teaching professional. Shawn Clement was a 2011 and 2015 Ontario PGA Teacher of the Year nominee and was also voted in the top 10 (tied with Martin Hall at No. 9) as most sought after teacher on the internet...   See more...

James Caldwell

James Caldwell is a so-so golf writer and holder of a standard day job. Notable golf accomplishments include a five-putt, three lost balls on one hole, and leaving a banana in his golf bag for an entire month. Hates water chestnuts. New York City.   See more...

Terry Hashimoto

Terry is the founder of Jazz Golf in Canada, co-developer of the BodiTrak Golf Pressure Map, and inventor of the world's first inertial measuring unit for golf and other major golf products. full information available at : https://www.linkedin.com/pub/terry-hashimoto/25/541/46a
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Joe Burnett

Joe is studying business at the University of Georgia. He loves golf and occasionally writes for WRX when he's not studying, hanging out in downtown Athens, or playing the university course.   See more...

Jeffrey Knox

Jeffrey Knox's main interests are junior and college golf, but he also follows the professional tours closely. Jeff graduated from the College of William and Mary in 2014, where he served as the Sports Editor and later as Editor-in-Chief of the campus news magazine. He currently lives in Baton Rouge...   See more...

Nick Heidelberger

Nick Heidelberger is an experienced communications professional applying his writing craft to his true passion of golf. Born and raised in Idaho, Nick now lives in Honolulu, Hawaii. He writes about all things related to golf, from the world's best players to the weekend warriors, although he can...   See more...

Roy Khoury

Roy Khoury, founder of Roy Khoury Fitness Studio in Newport Beach, CA, is a Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Level 3 Golf Fitness Instructor and certified in Functional Movement Screen (FMS). He works with a wide range of golfers, from weekend players...   See more...

Travis Hansen

Travis Hansen has been involved in the field of Human Performance Enhancement for nearly a decade. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Fitness and Wellness, and holds three different training certifications from the ISSA, NASM, and NCSF. He was the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for the...   See more...

Giancarlo Magliocco

Giancarlo is a freelance writer. He holds a Bachelor of Arts as well as a Diploma in Sports Journalism. He can be contacted at gmagliocco@outlook.com   See more...

Christo Garcia

After playing average golf for more than 30 years, Christo Garcia began working on Ben Hogan's 5 Lessons and learned to break par. Along the way, he picked up millions of YouTube followers and tens of thousands of subscribers.   See more...

Nick Maybin

Nick grew up in Northern Ireland and now resides on the Isle of Man where he is a dentist in private practice. He is most likely to be found on the golf course or at the range working hard towards his ambition of becoming a scratch golfer. He is a serial club tinkerer and changes clubs and specs...   See more...

Dean Kandle

Dean Kandle is a PGA Head Golf Professional and fortunate to have the opportunity to help the members of St. Davids Golf Club in Wayne, Pennsylvania, improve and enjoy the game of golf. He has been teaching the game to players for more than 15 years and also founded the website, See more...

Alex Berger

Alex is a mechanical engineer who has spent the past six years in golf equipment R&D. Always focused on metal woods, he has extensive experience in club design, manufacturing processes and testing methodologies from his time at Adams and Callaway Golf. Now that the golf industry gig is over, he...   See more...

Graham Hesketh

Born and bred in the home of the Beatles, Liverpool, sport has always been Graham’s number one pastime. Football (soccer!) and cricket were Graham's games of choice at school, but his dad always asked him to caddy. With the reward of a half a shandy and a packet of salt and vinegar, how could he...   See more...

Brad Repplinger

Brad is a podcast host and writer that can squeeze in 18 holes during twilight rate hours. Manager of the office golf league, his closet consists mainly of polos and quarter zips.

A PGA and LPGA Tour Standard Bearer and TV Spotter 13 years running, Brad can re-grip a club in 15 secon...   See more...

Trillium Rose

Trillium is the Head Director of Instruction at Woodmont Country Club in Rockville, Maryland. With over a decade of experience as a golf instructor, Trillium’s knowledge of teacher effectiveness, mechanics and practice training have proven highly successful. A graduate of Teachers College,...   See more...

Jim Baffico

Writing about golf, the game, the travel, and the experiences comprises the bulk of Baff’s retired time. That and trying to figure out how to crank a few extra yards out of his tee shot…   See more...

Richard Cartwright

Richard is the Head Golf Instructor at Whittlebury Park Golf and Country Club in Northamptonshire, UK. He's on a journey to discover why he couldn’t achieve success as a Tour Pro at a young age, and is helping golfers understand what they can do to reach their potential. He uses using Trackman and...   See more...

Guy Proddow

Guy Proddow is a Director and Co-Founder of Golfbreaks.com, a recognized market leader in golf travel. The company was set up in 1998 with the specific goal of making golf travel both easy to organize and affordable to all golfers. With over 150 employees worldwide and offices in Charleston South...   See more...

Joe Beaman

Joe has been involved in golf instruction for more than 20 years, and has had the privilege of teaching golfers from all areas of North America. He is a Peak Performance Certified Coach specializing in game improvement programs that develop better golfers faster by building swings that are based on...   See more...

Bijan Matin

Bijan graduated from the University of Reading, having played university golf throughout his time there. In his final year, Bijan reached the national final of the American Golf UK Long Drive Championship.   See more...

Don Wood

Don Wood is a 25-year veteran of the golf industry, and is the owner of MyGolfIQ.com. He has worked in golf equipment R&D, design and manufacturing for companies such as Cleveland Golf, Golfsmith, Wood Brothers Golf and more, and spent many years working with...   See more...

Mike Puglielli

Mike Puglielli is the founder and designer of the social golf app, BirdieUp. BirdieUp is the first golf app that gives players the ability to video their swing and share it through a super easy and sleek app to get feedback to improve their golf game and swing; it...   See more...

Matt Kartozian

Matt Kartozian is an amateur golfer, professional photographer and journalist based in Phoenix, Arizona. He can often be found on the sidelines at NFL, NHL and MLB games, as well as racetracks around the world. Matt specializes in off-road racing and events like the Baja 1000. When not dodging...   See more...

Patrick Gocklin

Patrick Gocklin is a Junior Performance Coach in New England, running a year-round Golf Channel Academy in Manchester, NH. As the founder of KGOLF360, Patrick utilizes 3D technology, Titleist Performance Institute's golf-specific fitness programs, high-speed video, ground force and ball flight data....   See more...

Mike James

Mike James is an independent writer of many years. He's covered a select few hobbies and businesses including Golf Swing Systems, a UK-based company specializing in launch monitors, video coaching and golf simulators.   See more...

Chris Billingsley

Golfers may be the most obsessive group of sportsmen and women on the planet. We live and die with every drive, chip and putt we make. Chris is the founder of Thirteen Under Golf apparel, a 2-handicap, and an emerging author who understands the highs and lows of golf. As an eternal student of the...   See more...

Ed Myers

Ed Myers is the author of Hogan’s Ghost, Golf’s Scoring...   See more...

Grant Balcke

Grant Balcke is the Director of Training at Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy
located in Clermont, Florida, and is the world's premier Junior Academy.
Grant grew up in Melbourne, Australia and attended the University of Southern Mississippi.
PGA - Australia
TPI Certified Golf...   See more...

Josh Morris

Josh is the Editor and Owner of GolfHistoryToday.com, an area of the web dedicated to golfing history involving players, courses, and events from 1800s Scotland to present. Frequent Weekend Caddy...USGA Volunteer.   See more...