Deb Vangellow, LPGA


2013 GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professionals

Deb Vangellow, LPGA

Sweetwater Country Club

4400 Palm Royale Boulevard

Sugar Land, TX 77479

(281) 980-4100

LPGA Master Professional Deb Vangellow teaches people to play this wonderful game at Riverbend Country Club in Houston, Texas.  She is the 2012 LPGA National Teacher Of The Year, an LPGA and Golf Digest Woman Top 50 Teacher, a Golf Digest and Golf Magazine Top Regional Teacher, and U.S. Kids Golf Top 50 Kids Teacher.  Deb serves as the LPGA’s national Teaching and Club Professional vice president and is a lead instructor in the LPGA Global Education Program in the U.S. and South Korea.  Deb believes in a supportive, comfortable, positive and functional teaching environment for improvement in, and enjoyment of this great game we are all striving help grow.

Facility type: Private

Past awards/recognitions:

  • GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professional
  • LPGA Teacher of the Year
  • LPGA Section Teacher of the Year
  • U.S. Kids Golf Top 50 Kids Teacher
  • Golf Magazine Top Regional Teacher
  • Golf Digest Best in State
  • Golf for Women Magazine Top 50 Teachers
  • UNI Athletics Hall of Fame
  • UNI School of HPELS Hall of Excellence
  • UNI Young Alumni Award

Technology used in instruction:

  • SwingProfile
  • V1
  • Ernest Sports ES12
  • SwingByte
  • TourTempo
  • SwingFix
  • USchedule

Approximate number of free “tune-ups” and lessons given per year: 300+

Growth of the game initiatives:

  • Sport and Golf Clinics
  • Certification Program For Junior Golfers
  • Ladies Learn and Lunch Program
  • Senior Men Tweak Of The Week Clinics
  • Moderate Swing Speed Equipment Evaluations and Fitting