Dede Cusimano

Dede Cusimano

Dede Cusimano Golf Academy, LLC

Aspen Golf Club

39551 Highway 82

Aspen Golf Club 39551 Highway 82, Aspen, Colorado 81611, US

Please indicate past awards won/recognitions:
GRAA Top 100 Growth of the Game Teaching Professional, LPGA Awards, Other (Indicate specific awards below in 3-a)

Other awards won:
2020 & 2021 GRAA Top 100 Growth of the Game Teaching Professional, 2013 LPGA Western Section “Teacher of the Year” & LPGA Top 50 Instructor / 2016, 2018, 2020 & 2021 Colorado Avid Golfer “Best Teacher for Women”

Total number of individual lessons given per year:
Male: 455
Female: 425
Junior: 60

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):
**Get Golf Ready (5-week program for new golfers) (2 sessions per week- 10 students per session) **LPGA Golf 101 (4-week program / 90 minute sessions) Sold Out with 40 new lady golfers
**Women’s Golf Day (National Event in June) Conduct 2 free clinics. Had over 50 women attend this one-day event.
**Par Breakers League (5 week program) (1 session per week – 8 students per session) This league was developed to help students on the golf course working on just short game. Attended by both men and women.
**Play With The Pro (weekly program for course management & strategy (4 players per week) sold out every week through season.
**LPGA Girls Golf (site director – Aspen) (8-week program – 24 girls attended this summer)

Please share any programming you have made to keep your customers & students engaged:
**Adult Golf Clinics (1-Hour Sessions) Twice per week for the intermediate or advanced golfer. **Adult Beginner Clinics (1-Hour Sessions) Twice per week for the new golfer.
**Margarita Monday (30 minute clinic followed by 1-Hour on the golf course).
**Thirsty Thursday (1-Hour Session) Clinic each week with different topic. Cold drink afterwards.
**Par Breakers League (5-week league on the golf course starting at 50 yards).
**Short Game Workshops- Improve chipping, putting, pitching and bunker shots.
**Junior Elite Golf Camps (3 & 5 day elite camps to help juniors improve their games)
**Around The Green “Short Game Strategies” – On-Course instruction helping students with short game shots around the green.