Steve Dresser

Steve Dresser

Steve Dresser Golf Academy

80 Pinehurst Lane

80 Pinehurst Lane, Pawleys Island, South Carolina 29585, US

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Please indicate past awards won/recognitions:
PGA Section Teacher of the Year, GRAA Growth of the Game Teaching Professional, Golf Digest Best in State, Other (Indicate specific awards in 3-a below)

Other awards won (if provided):
Golf Magazine Top Regional, Golf Digest Editors Choice, Golf Digest Top 100 Club Fitters

Total number of individual lessons given per year:
Male: 700
Female: 300
Junior: 200

Total number of individual clinics given per year:
100’s – Morning golf schools, specialty clinics, jr clinics, women’s clinics

Please indicate any Growth of the Game initiatives your facility/academy has launched over the past year (please give specifics on such programs):
We continue to offer our MISSION: GTG (Grow the Game) clinics which are free to brand new players.
Served on board of Project Golf alongside 2 past PGA Presidents.
In addition to our morning golf schools, junior clinics, etc we added several “Shot Specific” clincs (Bunker, chip, pitch etc.) These have become very popular as they provide a fun and more affordable way to obtain instruction.
Constantly posting free instruction content on our social sites.

Please share any programming you have made to keep your customers & students engaged:
We offer a weekly supervised practice session for those who have taken lessons in past 30 days.
We have increased our amount of on course instruction.
Weekly email blast always includes upcoming events, specials and a video tip. Have been told my many they look forward to the tips as evidenced by nearly 50% open rate.
Instruction specials for returning customers such as let a friend join your lesson for free, online follow up lessons,
My name is on the sign but we are a team of highly experienced and motivated PGA pros who all have strong followings