Introduction

About Me

John Hughes, PGA Master Professional, is an Award-Winning Golf Instructor, Clinician, and Coach to golfers of all skill levels, as well as an accomplished speaker and author.

With more than 25 years of experience, John is the golf coach to beginners, intermediates, elite juniors and amateurs, mini tour and major tour winners. One of only 358 individuals who have earned the designation of PGA Master Professional (Instruction), John has the skills, knowledge, and experience to provide you an opportunity to experience the absolute best golf lesson you will ever have, as well as assist you in reaching your potential.
Career Highlights

• Students include the “Who’s Who” of the corporate, entertainment, political, and sports industries as well as Club Champions, NCAA Champions, Mini-Tour Professionals, and PGA Tour Winners

• Accomplished Author, Contributor, and Featured Speaker

• Recipient – 2013 PGA of America’s Horton Smith Award, recognizing outstanding educational contributions to PGA Members and the golfing community

• Recipient – North Florida PGA Section’s 2009 Irv Schloss Teacher of the Year Award

• Three-Time Nominee – Carolina’s PGA Section Teacher of the Year

• Secretary – North Florida PGA Section

• Member – PGA of America’s National Instruction Committee

• Member – Editorial Advisory Board of www.PGA.com

• Member – Golf Academy of America Orlando Advisory Board

• Member – PGA of America’s Speakers Bureau

• Member – PGA President’s Council for Growth of the Game (1998-Present)

• Member – Proponent Group (Golf Instruction Focus Group) Speakers Bureau

• National Director of Instruction – Golf Digest Schools

• National Director of Instruction – Advantage Golf Schools

Business Description

Multifaceted Company specializing in consulting within the golf industry, vacation rental industry, and other areas.

My Skills

negotiations
team-building
golf-operations
golf-instruction
golf-programs
corporate-programs
public-speaking
motivational-speaking
education
marketing
management
golf-courses
golf-course-management
leadership
sales-management
merchandising
fundraising
hotels
hospitality
junior-golf
resorts
program-management
hospitality-management
sponsorship-sales
hospitality-industry
pga
hiring
player-development
tourism
social-networking
tournaments
food--beverage
sports-industry
professional-sports
social-media-marketing
baseball
time-management
athletics
online-marketing
sports-coaching
corporate-events

Work/Experience

CEO at John Hughes Golf

January 2014 - Present
Golf Instruction that Produces Results, Guaranteed!

www.JohnHughesGolf.com

Instructor/Former National Director of Instruction at Golf Digest Schools

March 2010 - Present

Instructor/Former National Director of Instruction at Advantage Golf School

November 2003 - Present

Owner at Golf Academy of South Carolina

July 2003 - November 2005
Resort destination golf school in the Hilton Head Island area. Private and group instruction services and programs as well as junior golf mentoring, college services and tournament preparation.

Instructor at IJGA/Golf Academy of HIlton Head Island

February 2000 - July 2003
Daily delivery of adult golf school programs at one of the country's top resort destinations, Sea Pine Plantation.

Junior golf instruction to some of the world's elite junior golfers who came to the academy for an educational year. Provided coaching, mentoring, and chaperon services when needed, as well parental reporting.

Education

Millbrook High School

Appalachian State University

Degree: B.S.
Field of Study: Public Relations

Location

Contact Information

Orlando, FL

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