Helen Kurtin, PGA


2012 GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professionals

Helen Kurtin, PGA

Golf Body Performance Center

13550 W. Watson Rd.

Sunset Hills, MO 63127

(314) 843-3000

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Helen Kurtin, co-founder of Golf Body Performance Center is a member of The PGA of America and LPGA. One of the top golf instructors in the Midwest, she was named the 2007 LPGA Midwest Section Teacher of the Year as well as the 2001 Golf for Women Magazine Top 50 Teachers in the US and Canada. Her advanced certifications include, TPI Certified Golf Fitness Professional, Level 3 and TPI Certified Junior Coach, Level 3. She coached 2013 Tour Rookie Scott Langley for 6 years as well as 16 collegiate scholarship recipients.

Facility Type: Public

Past awards/recognitions: LPGA Awards

Technology used in instruction:

  • V1 Pro
  • 3D 4 Sensor
  • My Fitness
  • Impact bag

Approximate number of free “tune-ups” and lessons given per year: 20

Growth of the game initiatives:

  • PGA Welcome to Golf Month
  • Gateway PGA Section Junior Combine
  • Long-term athletic development programs
  • Clinics for juniors with hemophilia