Rick Grayson, PGA


2013 GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professionals

Rick Grayson, PGA

Connie Morris Golf Learning Center at Rivercut Golf Course

2846 West Farm Road 190

Springfield, MO 65810

Rick has been a PGA member for 30 years. The awards Rick has received are many including the Midwest PGA Section Junior Golf Leader award in four consecutive years from 2008-2011. Rick was named the national winner of the award in 2011. He has been voted a “Top 100 Golf Instructors in America” by Golf Magazine 18 times in his career. Aside from his awards, Rick serves as the president of the Heart of the Ozarks Junior Golf Foundation, which has raised over 1.6 million dollars for junior golf.

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 Best in State

Technology used in instruction:

  • Casio Camera
  • Swing View Pro
  • Swingbyte
  • Dancing Dog
  • Zeocility

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

Growth of the game initiatives:

  • Golf N School in over 40 schools
  • Golf N school Tourney 100 juniors
  • Boys and Girls Club free Lessons
  • LPGA-USGA Girls Program
  • Tri-Golf League
  • Junior League