Edward Ibarguen, PGA


2012 GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professionals

Edward Ibarguen, PGA

Duke University Golf Club

3001 Cameron Blvd

Durham, NC 27705

(919) 681-2288

Ed Ibarguen, a PGA master professional, is the national Chairman of the PGA Teaching/Instruction Committee. Ed has been a Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher since 2001 as well as serving as a faculty for Teaching in the PGA Golf Management program. Ed has been recognized by his peers with two PGA national awards: 1995 Horton Smith Award and 1998 Bill Strausbaugh Award as well as the recipient of seven Carolinas PGA Section Awards: 1991 & 2003 Teacher of the Year, 2001 PGA Professional of the Year, 1990, 1998, and 2004 Horton Smith, and 1993 Bill Strausbaugh.

Facility Type: Public

Past awards/recognitions: 

  • 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
  • Laser Putting Alignment by Kirk Currie

Approximate number of free “tune-ups” and lessons given per year: 100

Growth of the game initiatives:

  • Get Golf Ready
  • Junior camps
  • Club donations