Ralph Landrum, PGA


2016 GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professionals

Ralph Landrum, PGA

World of Golf

7400 Woodspoint Dr.

Florence, Kentucky 41042

(859) 371-8255

Ralph Landrum is the PGA Mater Professional at the World of Golf (a GRAA Top 100 Stand Alone Facility) in Florence, Kentucky. He is a former PGA Tour member and has played in 13 major championships. Ralph won the 2014 PGA Player Development Award, the Kentucky PGA Section’s Growth of the Game seven-straight years, has twice won the Kentucky PGA Section Youth Player Development Award as well as the Kentucky PGA Section Golf Professional of the Year.

Facility type: Public

Previous awards/recognitions:

  • 2014 PGA National Player Development Award
  • Kentucky PGA Section Golf Professional of the Year
  • Seven-time Kentucky PGA Section Growth of the Game Award winner
  • Two-time Kentucky PGA Section Junior Golf Leader
  • Kentucky Golf Hall of Fame member

Technology used in instruction:

  • V1 Pro
  • FlightScope
  • Swingbyte
  • aboutGolf Simulator
  • SAM Putt Lab
  • Boditrak

Approximate number of free “tune-ups” and lessons given per year: 150

Growth of the game initiatives:

  • Get Golf Ready: A program for less experienced golfers to feel more comfortable & informed while playing the game of golf.
  • Ladies Instructional League: A league for women of all skill levels to improve their golf game while enjoying a fun, social setting.
  • Pee Wee Golf: A set of programs for children ages 4-7 that sparks an interest in golf, while learning the basics in a fun environment.
  • Junior League Golf:A program that is for children ages 8-14 that children of all skill levels participate in.
  • High School Prep:This program helps teenagers who have an interest to play golf on their high school team.
  • PGA Junior League:A fun, family oriented, competitive golf league where players get valuable experience competing in tournaments.Additionally, World of Golf Staff visited 12 schools, visited the Boys & Girls Club, the local Minor League Baseball team, and worked with the local board of education. Also, Ralph Landrum is committee chair of the Kentucky PGA Player Development Committee.