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Valerie Vaughn

Valerie Vaughn

Golf House Tennessee - The Little Course/ Golf House Tennessee Learning Center

400 Franklin Road

400 Franklin Road, Franklin, Tennessee 37069, US

http://www.tngolf.org

vvaughn@tngolf.org

Please indicate past awards won/recognitions:
GRAA Top 100 Growth of the Game Teaching Professional

Other awards won:
Dixie Section PGA President’s Plaque Award 2009 & 2010; TN Section PGA Middle TN Chapter Youth Player Development Award 2017, Richard Eller Growth of the Game Award 2018 and 2020; Tennessee Section PGA Richard Eller Growth of the Game Award 2018 and 2020; Tennessee Section PGA PGA Professional Development Award 2022; GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professional 2019; GRAA Top 100 Growth of the Game Teaching Professional 2020, 2021, 2022

Total number of individual lessons given per year:
Male: 25
Female: 125
Junior: 500

Total number of individual clinics given per year:
600

Please indicate any Growth of the Game initiatives your facility/academy has launched over the past year (please give specifics on such programs):
Welcome to Golf age 4-5
6 Step Building Block Program:
Step 1 Welcome to Golf age 6-8, 9-12
Step 2 Putting Fundamentals age 6-8, 9-12
Step 3 Short Game Fundamentals age 6-8, 9-12
Step 4 Full Swing Fundamentals age 6-8, 9-12
Step 5 Full Swing 2 age 6-8, 9-12
Step 6 Short Game 2 age 6-8, 9-12
Get Golf Ready for Teens age 13-17
Spring and Fall Homeschool Golf Program age 5-17
7 Developmental Golf Tournaments (3 Adult Junior Alternate Shot- Fourth of July Firecracker, Labor Day Championship, Halloween Treat; 2 Caddie Tournaments – Spring Caddie & Fall Caddie; 2 Most Competitive – Mini Masters, Club Championship
Ladies Clinic & League Series 7 in the Spring/ 11 in the Fall
Senior Clinic & League Series 7 in the Spring/ 11 in the Fall
Get Golf Ready for Adults 1 & 2
Tennessee PGA Junior Golf Academy (over 575 juniors age 8-17)
Playing Series 1 & 2 age 6-8, 9-12
Spring/ Fall League (6 weeks / 9 holes The Little Course/72 total juniors)
PGA Junior League (summer 6 week league/ 48 juniors in house 9-hole weekly league at The Little Course)
PGA HOPE TENNESSEE Military Golf Program Spring and Fall Programs (54 Graduates in 2023 at The Little Course)
Simmons Bank Open for The Snedeker Foundation Kids Clinic (100 juniors)

Please share any programming you have made to keep your customers & students engaged:
Additional Private Programs:
Operation36 programs focusing on 25 yards, 50 yards, 100 yards and chipping and putting (Juniors and Adults)
Homeschool Leagues (32 juniors)
Preliminary League Class for Beginners
1st Annual Ladies Scramble Championship – 9 holes The Little Course (16 ladies, On Course Contests, Door Prizes, Awards Luncheon)
PGA HOPE Alumni/ Junior 9-Hole Putting Scramble with Arrival Gift, Ice Cream and Awards (18 juniors/ 18 Vets and Ladies from Nashville Women’s Golf Association the sponsor
Working with a Blind Male Golfer triathlete
Offer juniors the opportunity to help me run tournaments/events and observe teaching for learning purposes