Ed Ibarguen, PGA


2014 GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professionals

Ed Ibarguen, PGA

Duke University Golf Club

3001 Cameron Blvd.

Durham, NC 27705

Ed Ibarguen is a PGA master professional and a Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher since 2001. Ed has served the PGA of America as Chairman of three national committees, PGA Teaching and Coaching, PGA Membership, and PGA Education.   Ed has been recognized for two national PGA awards: 1995 Horton Smith Award and 1998 Bill Strausbaugh award. He is also the recipient of seven Carolinas Section Awards: 1991 & 2003 Teacher of the Year, 2001 Golf Professional of the Year, 1990, 1998, and 2004 Horton Smith Award, and 1993 Bill Strausbaugh Award.

Facility Type: Public

Past awards/recognitions: 

  • GRAA Growth of the Game Teaching Professional
  • PGA Section Teacher of the Year
  • Golf Magazine Top 100
  • Golf Digest Best in State

Technology used in instruction:

  • Trackman Pro III
  • Sony TRX-9 video camera
  • Casio EX-F1 video camera
  • JC Video
  • V1
  • iPad

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

Growth of the game initiatives:

  • Get Golf Ready
  • Junior camps
  • Duke Student Lesson Clinics
  • Bring a Friend FREE Program