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Originally from Louisiana, Justin received his Executive MBA from Louisiana State University. After completing his collegiate baseball career, Justin focused on golf. He worked closely with Jim McLean as he managed the Jim McLean Golf Center – Texas for thirteen years. He also developed the Jim McLean Junior Academy.
Justin’s experience and accomplishments are listed below:
Continuing education includes certifications and attending seminars:
To book a lesson with Justin, call 817-395-3131.
TD grew up in a coaching family in West Texas, playing multiple sports up until college. He then went on to play golf at #1 ranked Odessa College and the University of St. Thomas, and eventually graduated with a Bachelor’s in Exercise Science from the University of Houston.
TD’s teaching style is influenced by science, and is driven by performance and efficiency, rather than a specific visual of a golfing motion. TD’s mentors include Justin Poynter, a Royal Instructor at the Crown Golf, Billy Tuten, a former PGA Tour player and standout at the University of Houston, and Scott Cowx, PGA Canadian teacher of the year.
TD is currently a student at Texas Woman’s University, studying golf biomechanics under Dr. Young-Hoo Kwon. In the biomechanics lab, TD studies elite golfers in order to understand the forces and torques that create an efficient, powerful, and safe golf swing. TD’s work experience includes The Vaquero Club and Wildcat Golf Club.
TD’s certifications include:
· Scott Cowx Certified 5.0
· Dr. Kwon Biomechanics Level 1 and 2
To book a lesson with TD, call 817-395-3131.
Peyton is currently an instructor at Crown Golf. She is from Dinwiddie, Virginia and graduated from Methodist University with a Bachelors in Business Administration and Marketing with a concentration in PGA Golf Management. Peyton was a member of the Women’s Golf Team, where she helped her team place third in the NCAA National Championship and received Honorable Mention All-American honors. Peyton is Jim McLean Certified instructor and will also become a Class-A PGA Professional at the beginning of 2020. Her work experience includes working at Westchester Country Club, Jim McLean Golf Center at Dallas, The Patterson Club, and Lake Shore Country Club.
To book a lesson with Peyton, call 817-395-3131.
Originally from Richmond, Indiana, Joey is a graduate of Methodist University where he majored in Business Administration with a concentration in Professional Golf Management. After college, Joey had a successful professional career in which he competed on several tours and competed at the PGA Tour Qualifying School. Over the last 18 years, Joey has worked with players of all skill sets from the PGA TOUR, LPGA TOUR to your recreational golfer.
Joey has had the opportunity to work on his own game and also spend time with some of the best coaches in the world. Joey develops individualized programs for each student through comprehensive skill assessments, short game assessments, statistical analysis, and any necessary technology.
Professional Golf Accomplishments
Notable Students and Accolades
To book a lesson with Joey, call 817-395-3131.
Taylor’s teaching philosophy is simple: If a player can master certain essential skills and bridge the gap between training and performing on the course, they can play better golf. He also insists that his students work hard, have fun, and enjoy themselves throughout that process.
Taylor began playing golf at a young age and eventually went on to study Business and PGA Golf Management at the University of Idaho where he graduated with honors and his Class-A PGA membership. In the program, Taylor found his love for teaching and for competitive golf. During his tenure there he became one of the top players in the program and competed in 2014 in the PGA Jones Cup, an annual national tournament held at the PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, FL. Taylor shot the low total score for his team.
As a former Jim McLean Master Instructor, Taylor’s teaching style and philosophy was shaped around in-depth study of the golf swing and what the best players in history have done as they play the game. Learning under Jim and working with him during clinics, golf schools, and private lessons with PGA Tour players taught him what it takes to be a world-class teacher. Further influencers include “Top 100” teachers Butch Harmon, James Sieckmann, Brian Mogg, and Rick Smith. Taylor also found mentors in “Best Young” instructors Joey Wuertemberger, Jason Guss, and Grayson Zacker.
The most important lesson he has picked up is to never stop learning. Taylor continues to improve and educate himself through personal research and reading as well as traveling to seminars and summits around the country. Some of these include Dr. Kwon, Mark Blackburn, Shawn Humphries, Brandel Chamblee, Scott Cowx, and Scott Fawcett of DECADE Golf. His certifications include Titleist Performance Institute Level 1, Swing Catalyst Level 1, and CAPTO Putting Levels 1 & 2 Instructor Certification. He also uses leading technologies in his teaching including Trackman, SAM PuttLab, CAPTO, BodiTrak, and high speed video combined with JC Video analysis software.
Taylor has experience teaching all levels and all types of players, from beginners to advanced competitive players including men, women, and juniors of all ages.
To book a lesson with Taylor, call 817-395-3131.