Judy Alvarez, PGA


2012 GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professionals

Judy Alvarez, PGA

The Legends Golf Club

2555 Hurricane Road

Franklin, IN 46131

(317) 736-8186

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Judy is one of the nation’s most acclaimed golf instructors and national speakers on accessible golf. She is an LPGA Master Professional. Judy has authored a thought-provoking, motivational and inspiring book titled: “Broken Tees and Mended Hearts.” Her many teaching accolades include being chosen among the top teachers in Florida by Golf Digest and in their 50 Best Women Teachers in America. She has also won the South Florida PGA Section’s President’s Plaque, and was named the 2003 LPGA Southeast Section Teacher of the Year. Currently she teaches at The Florida Club in Stuart, Fla.

Facility type: Public

Past awards/recognitions:

  • Golf Digest Top 50
  • Golf Digest Best in State
  • LPGA awards

Technology used in instruction:

  • iPad
  • iPhone
  • V1 Pro
  • iSwing
  • Swing Fan
  • Impact Bag

Approximate number of free “tune-ups” and lessons given per year: 70

Growth of the game initiatives: 

  • Get Golf Ready
  • Patriot Golf Day
  • Military Appreciation Day
  • Charity clinics
  • Family Fun Night
  • Chamber of Commerce functions
  • Women-Wine-Wedges clinic
  • On-Course with Coach Judy classes
  • “It’s Okay” League
  • Accessible golf