Rick Martino, PGA


2016 GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professionals

Rick Martino, PGA

Trump National Golf Club Jupiter

115 Eagle Tree Terrace

Jupiter, FL 33477

Rick authored the “PGA Manual of Golf” and has written extensively for PGA Magazine, Golf Digest, Golf Magazine, USA Today, MIT Journal, Journal of Human Movement Studies and the World Scientific Golf Congress. He developed the PGA First Swing and PGA Golf in College programs. Rick has created and taught schools, workshops, clinics and individual lessons to hundred of PGA and LPGA Professionals. Rick’s depth of education and interpersonal communication skills allow him to bring insight to players of all levels. Rick is also the director of instruction at Trump National Golf Club Jupiter where he accepts all students.

Facility type: Private

Past awards/recognitions:

  • PGA National Teacher of the Year
  • PGA Master Professional
  • PGA Section Teacher of the Year
  • Golf Magazine Top 100
  • Golf Digest Top 50
  • Golf Digest Top 20
  • Golf Digest Best in State

Technology used in instruction:

  • MATT System
  • Trackman
  • JC Video
  • Sam Putt Lab
  • ES14

Approximate number of free “tune-ups” and lessons given per year: 700

Growth of the game initiatives: 

  • Wrote and developed First Swing program for The PGA of America
  • First Swing leads into PGA growth of game
  • Contributed PGA Manual of Golf as player development continuing education
  • Taught at (over 100 ) PGA Section and national workshops covering growth of game to world class instruction