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Brandon Stooksbury, PGA

PGA

2016 GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professionals

Brandon Stooksbury, PGA

Idle Hour Club

251 Idle Hour Drive

Macon, Georgia 31210

(865) 548-0697

http://www.ihcgolf.com

stooksburygolf@gmail.com

Brandon serves as the director of instruction for the prestigious Idle Hour Club in Macon, Georgia.  He is a Golf Digest “Best Young Teacher” and author of the Amazon Best Seller “The Wedge Book.” A five-time PGA Section and Chapter award winner, Brandon is AimPoint Express and Titleist Performance Institute certified and specializes in short game and putting instruction.

Facility type: Private

Past awards/recognitions:

  • Golf Digest Best in State
  • Golf Digest “Best Young Teachers”
  • Two-time PGA Section Horton Smith Award winner
  • Two-time PGA Chapter Teacher Of The Year winner

Technology used in instruction:

– JC Video and Hudl Technique video analysis software
– TrackMan, Foresight CG2, Ernest Sports launch monitors
– Blast Motion Sports sensor (putting), Hi-speed video camera(s)

Approximately how many people have you provided a free “tune-up” or lesson to in the past year? 150

Growth of the game initiatives: 

1) Junior Developmental Program: juniors age 7-12, 1 hour group clinic per week, topics include functional movement skill development, golf skill development, rules and etiquette

2) Junior Champions Program: juniors age 12-18, includes 2 hours private instruction and 6 hours of on-course instruction monthly, designed to prepare a junior for competitive golf at the school or club level

3) Junior Elite Program: juniors age 12-18, includes 2 hours private instruction and 6 hours of on-course instruction monthly, designed to prepare a student for the rigors of collegiate and professional golf

4) Little Stars Program: juniors age 4-6, includes 30 minutes of weekly group activity focusing on functional movement skills, golf basics, and FUN, designed to be a child’s first introduction into the game of golf

5) Expanded Summer Junior Camps: new dates added to the weekly full-day and half-day camps during the summer season

6) Junior Golf League: juniors ages 6-18, includes one 9 hole competitive tournament each month

7) “Cracker Barrel” Clinics: monthly complimentary clinics on varying topics

8) Adult Coaching Program: includes 3 hours of group instruction on various topics throughout the year 9) Supervised Practice: weekly “drop-in” session for supervised practice