Dana Rader

2012 GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professionals

Dana Rader

Dana Rader Golf School

10000 Ballantyne Commons Parkway

Charlotte, NC 28277

(704) 542-7635

Dana Rader is founder and owner of Dana Rader Golf School. She has been named by Golf Digest as one of America’s 50 Greatest Teachers and has been consistently ranked as a Golf Magazine Top 100 Instructor. Dana currently serves as the National President of the LPGA Teaching & Club Professionals and has been honored as LPGA National Teacher of the Year and achieved LPGA Master Professional status.

Facility Type: Resort

Past awards/recognitions:

  • Golf Magazine Top 100
  • Golf Digest Top 50
  • Golf Digest Best in State
  • LPGA Awards

Technology used in instruction:

  • FlightScope
  • V1 Pro
  • Tomi Putting System

Approximate number of free “tune-ups” and lessons given per year: 20

Growth of the game initiatives:

  • LPGA Junior Golf Girls Program
  • PGA Welcome to Golf Month
  • Beginner programs for men, women, and juniors
  • SNAG