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Kevin Weeks, PGA

PGA

2015 GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professionals

Kevin Weeks, PGA

Cog Hill Golf and Country Club

112294 Archer Avenue

Lemont, Illinois 60439

(630) 301-9357

http://www.kevinweeksgolf.com

Coghillpro@aol.com

Kevin Weeks is among Golf Digest’s Top 50 Instructors and Golf Magazine’s Top 100 Teachers. In addition, he is a U.S. Kids Golf Master Instructor and a three-time Illinois PGA Section Teacher of the Year. Since 2002, over 50 PGA Tour players, who have won over 60 professional tournaments and four major championships, have visited Kevin’s putting lab, seeking his advice.

Facility type: Public

Past awards/recognitions:

  • PGA Section Teacher of the Year
  • GRAA Top-50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professional
  • Golf Magazine Top 100
  • Golf Digest Top 50
  • Golf Digest Best in State
  • U.S. Kids Golf Top 50 Teacher
  • U.S. Kids Golf Master Kids Teacher

Technology used in instruction:

  • V1
  • Swing Catalyst
  • Sam Putt Lab
  • Sam Balance Labe force plate
  • Trackman Launch Monitor
  • Quintic Ball Roll
  • Dynamic Impact Indicator

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

Growth of the game initiatives: 

  • Over the past 2 years I have had a fall and spring PGA Junior League program that was instruction based on Thursdays
    after school. This year I added a Sunday afternoon scramble to it, just like they play in the official league. The response
    was overwhelming and we had double the entries in our fall league due to this.
  • I am going to try and do PGA Junior League this winter with instruction on Thursday afternoons after school with play
    being on simulators on Saturday and Sunday afternoons.
  • I have over 100 kids in our summer PGA Junior League, this summer I made it a focal point to get out on the golf course
    with the younger players to help them learn to play the game better and to make better on course decisions.
  • One of the things I added this year was a junior demo day. On Good Friday, I had the US Kids Golf rep come out and fit
    kids. We had all types of games, putting contests, driving contests, wedge competetions where the kids just had fun. Also
    set up were tables describing all of our programs, initiatives for the summer, and tournament opportunities.