Director of Instruction
Jim Estes Golf Academy at Olney (Maryland) Golf Park
Jim is a U.S. Kids, TPI, First Tee and Level 2 K-Vest certified instructor. Jim is a co-founder of the Salute Military Golf Association and his work at Olney Golf Park includes establishing a PGA/Disabled Sports Program and designing and leading a staff-teaching curriculum, which led to a $300,000 increase in revenue. His American Golfers Program, with financial support from the USGA, provides five lessons and a free fitting to wounded veterans. Jim says diversity and inclusion are fundamental to his growth of the game efforts. He is the 2010 PGA Patriot Award winner and the 1995 PGA Player of the Year. Jim qualified for the 2017 Senior PGA Championship, where he finished as the Low Club Professional.