Bob Burns

Bob Burns

Bob Burns Golf Learning Center

428 W Edgewood Dr

428 W Edgewood Dr, Appleton, Wisconsin 54913, US

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Please indicate past awards won/recognitions:
PGA Section Teacher of the Year, GRAA Growth of the Game Teaching Professional, Other (Indicate specific awards in 3-a below)

Other awards won (if provided):
Wisconsin Section PGA 2019 Patriot Award, 2014 Patrick Henry Award by U.S. Military, 2014 Wisconsin National Guard Association Recognition Award, Honorary Member of Military Officers Club of Northeastern Wisconsin, 2007 Wisconsin PGA Section Teacher of the Year

Total number of individual lessons given per year:
Male: 700
Female: 500
Junior: 300

Total number of individual clinics given per year:

Please indicate any Growth of the Game initiatives your facility/academy has launched over the past year (please give specifics on such programs):
Bob is a member of the WI Military Officers Association and has co-sponsored a Veterans Charity Event at Oneida Country Club for the past 10 years, which has raised over $1,000,000 for six specific Veteran Organizations in NE Wisconsin including: the Outagamie County Veterans Treatment Court Mentor including Brown and Sheboygan County, Old Glory Honor Flight. Camp American Legion. Fisher House – WI. The Fox Valley Veteran’s Council including Brown and Sheboygan County. Bob has also co-sponsored the VFW Annual Tournament at Country Side Golf Course which raises thousands of dollars for the Veterans Village in Appleton, WI. We currently have 80 units occupied and renovating another building at the present time.

Please share any programming you have made to keep your customers & students engaged:
Incorporated Instagram and Facebook weekly to include instructional videos of Bob’s lessons, which included golfers with disabilities, adaptive golfers, as well as videos of all levels of golf abilities. By posting these videos, last year Facebook page likes and followers were at 6,636 and as of this writing we are closing in on 7,200 page likes and followers. As of Sunday, October 15th, the Appleton Post Crescent Newspaper featured one of Bob’s case studies who was a highway patrolman who was hit by a car, lost his leg, while assisting at an accident during a snowstorm. This will also be posted on Facebook and Instagram.