Meet the Pros
Teaching Professional, PGA
2018 Chelsea Piers Coach of the Year
Mountainside, New Jersey
David is a dedicated, Class A member of the PGA of America with more than 25 years of teaching experience. Over the course of his career, David has served as the General Manager at some of Florida’s finest golf clubs, additionally, he spent time at the Arnold Palmer Golf Academy where he studied under the tutelage of Mr. Palmer and went on to become a certified instructor.
David has had great success working with students of all ages, but he is most proud of the junior golf programs he has implemented throughout his career. In fact, he was instrumental in the development of then junior golfer and current LPGA star Vicky Hurst while working at Suntree Country Club.
David has an innate ability to break down the complexities of the golf swing in simple terms so that each student is able to comprehend the message. His core strengths are his ability to motivate students and his passion for teaching the game of golf to all skill levels.
Through his enthusiasm and commitment to teaching, David excels at creating an unparalleled learning environment for his students.
David was recognized by US Kids Golf as an honorable mention for Top 50 instructors for his work with Juniors in 2017.
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Golf is a game that can be played at many different levels, from recreational enjoyment to a competitive tournament level. As an instructor, I must recognize what level each student is at and where they would like to go with their game. A slight modification to a student's golf swing is often more beneficial than a complete overhaul. I feel that it is very important to explain in simple terms what the student is doing wrong, but much more important for them to understand what is right and how it can help improve their game.
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