Bob Beach, PGA


2013 GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professionals

Bob Beach, PGA

Braintree Municipal Golf Course

103 Parkside Avenue

Braintree, MA 02184

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Bob Beach has been the PGA head professional at the Braintree Municipal Golf Course since 1991. Bob was named the New England Section PGA Teacher of the Year in 2005. He runs a unique junior program at Braintree that is accessible and includes children with special needs. He gave over 70 free clinics to veterans and disabled veterans at ten golf courses throughout New England in 2013. Bob Beach was the winner of The PGA of America’s Patriot Award in 2013. Bob also runs a successful program called Putting for Autism on Mondays from April to October at Braintree Municipal

Facility Type: Public

Past Awards/Recognitions:

  • PGA Patriot Award
  • GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professional
  • New England PGA Section Teacher of the Year
  • 2011 and 2012 Golf Digest No. 1 teacher in Massachusetts

Approximate number of free “tune-ups” and lessons given per year: 75

Growth of the game initiatives: 

  • Free lessons for golfers with special needs every Monday at Braintree Municipal
  • Free lessons for veterans, disabled veterans, and their families at Braintree Municipal
  • Held 68 free clinics for veterans and disabled veterans in 2013 at six different golf courses including Braintree Municipal, Cedar Hill G.C., North Hill G.C., Granite Links G.C., Patriot G.C., and Pembroke C.C.