Megan Padua, PGA, LPGA


2013 GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professionals

Megan Padua, PGA, LPGA

Belfair Plantation and Maidstone Club

200 Belfair Oaks Blvd.

Bluffton, SC 29910

(843) 757-0701

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A graduate of Penn State, Megan is one of Golf Digest’s Best Young Teachers and U.S. Kids Golf’s Top 50 Kids Teachers.  Megan contributes weekly blogs to Golf Digest as well as monthly videos on Additionally, she has contributed to Golf Range Magazine’s video files.  Specializing in golfer development, Megan’s unique approach to coaching inspires golfers of every age, gender and skill level.  Her special efforts with junior golfers have provided young players across the country with the tools, confidence and support to participate and achieve success in any endeavor.  Megan is a PGA and LPGA Certified Professional and is also certified with The Proponent Group, Aimpoint, and TPI.

Facility type: Private

Past awards/recognitions:

  • LPGA Northeast Section Junior Golf Leadership Award
  • Golf Digest Top 40 Best Young Teachers
  • U.S. Kids Top 50 Teachers
  • Penn State PGM Emerging Professional
  • LPGA Awards

Technology used in instruction: 

  • FlightScope
  • V1
  • Casio camera
  • Sony high-speed camera
  • iPad
  • Coutour putter fittings
  • SeeMore putter fittings
  • Medicine balls, balance discs and other training aids

Approximate number of free “tune-ups” and lessons given per year: 300

Growth of the game initiatives: 

  • Junior golf mentor program
  • Interclub golf team
  • Beginner programs
  • Free junior clinics
  • Back to Golf fitness class
  • Get Golf Ready
  • LPGA Girls Golf