Rick Martino, PGA


2013 GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professionals

Rick Martino, PGA

Trump National Golf Club Jupiter

115 Eagle Tree Terrace

Jupiter, FL 33477

(561) 691-8700

Rick is the author of the PGA Manual of Golf and has written extensively for PGA Magazine, Golf Digest, Golf Magazine, USA Today, Sports Illustrated Golf as well as MIT Journal, Journal of Human Movement Studies and for the World Scientific Golf Congress. He developed the First Swing, First Swing for Juniors and the PGA Golf for Colleges programs. Rick has taught workshops, schools, summits and individual lessons to thousands of PGA and LPGA Professionals. Rick’s depth of education and interpersonal communication skills allow him to bring insight to players at all levels.

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:

  • iPad
  • V1 software
  • Science and Motion Putt Lab
  • Dynamic Balance Technology
  • Full Swing Golf simulator

Approximate number of free “tune-ups” and lessons given per year: 200

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