Doug Hammer, PGA


2012 GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professionals

Doug Hammer, PGA

Troon North Golf Club

10320 E. Dynamite Blvd

Scottsdale, AZ 85226

(480) 585-5300

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Doug has been a PGA member since 2001. Originally from Iowa, Doug came to Arizona in 1997. Doug began with Troon at Westin Kierland Resort as an assistant professional. In 2001, he became the head professional at Westin Mission Hills Resort in Rancho Mirage, Calif. and in 2002, the director of instruction at Eagle Ridge Resort in Galena, Ill. Doug spent four years as the director of instruction at Talking Stick G.C. in Scottsdale, Ariz., prior to coming to Troon North in 2007. He also has international experience working as director of instruction for the David Duval Golf Academy in Japan and the Banyan Tree Club in South Korea.

Facility type: Public

Technology used in instruction:

  • iPad
  • V1 Pro
  • Trackman

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

Growth of the game initiatives: Get Golf Ready