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Jordan Young, PGA

PGA

2013 GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professionals

Jordan Young, PGA

Fox Hills Learning Center

8768 N. Territorial Road

Plymouth, MI 48170

(734) 453-7272

http://www.foxhills.com

jordany@foxhills.com

Jordan is the 2013 national PGA Player Development Award winner.  As the PGA director of instruction at the Fox Hills Learning Center, Jordan leads a staff of six PGA members and one LPGA member.  Jordan was the Michigan PGA Section Teacher of the Year in 2012, and has twice won the Michigan PGA Section Player Development Award.  He also won the Michigan PGA Section Horton Smith Award in 2011. Other awards include U.S. Kids Top 50 Instructor and Michigan Golf Course Owners’ Association 2010 Award for Player Development.  He currently serves over 1,000 juniors at Fox Hills Learning Center.

Facility Type: Public

Past awards/recognitions:

  • PGA Player Development Award
  • PGA Section Teacher of the Year
  • Golf Digest Best in State
  • U.S. Kids Top 50 Instructor
  • MGCOA Player Development Award

Technology used in instruction:

  • V1 Branded Academy
  • V1 mobile app
  • V1 Pro
  • SwingByte
  • FlightScope
  • SAM Putt Lab
  • EyeLine Golf
  • MVP Sport
  • TPI
  • SNAG

Approximate number of free “tune-ups” and lessons given per year: 50

Growth of the game initiatives:

  • Play Golf America
  • Junior development programs
  • Junior camps
  • Social media marketing
  • Rotary/community relationships
  • Play Golf America Days