Doug Hammer, PGA


2016 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 is the director of instruction and clubfitting at Troon North in Scottsdale, Arizona and is a Master Clubfitter for Callaway. He specializes in adult and junior player development programs and is a four-time GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professional.

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.