Doug Hammer, PGA


2015 GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professionals

Doug Hammer, PGA

Troon North Golf Club

10320 E. Dynamite Blvd

Scottsdale, Arizona 85262

(480) 861-2461

Doug Hammer is the PGA director of instruction at Troon North Golf Club and has worked for Troon Golf since 1999 at numerous facilities around the U.S. and internationally.

Facility Type: Public

Past awards/recognitions: 

  • GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professional
  • US Kids Top-50 Honorable Mention
  • Golf Tips Magazine Top-25 Instructors

Approximate number of free “tune-ups” and lessons given per year: 25

Technology used in instruction:

  • Callaway Performance Analysis System
  • Trackman
  • Ubersense Video
  • Edufii

Growth of the game initiatives:

I expanded Get Golf Ready program to include 10 small group lessons and two nine-hole rounds of golf. We launched this program with the help of a marketing company to promote through daily deal sites. Response was nearly 700 golfers purchased the offer with over 400 completing the program and continuing into our Alumni program.