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37 Golftec coaches named to Golf Digest ‘Best Teachers in Every State’ list

DENVER, CO GOLFTEC – the world leader in golf lessons and premium club fittings, congratulates 37 GOLFTEC Coaches, from Training Centers across the country, on being named to the Golf Digest ‘Best Teachers In Every State’ list. The list was published in the December issue of Golf Digest, and GOLFTEC Coaches account for the largest presence from a single golf instruction provider.

“Our Coaches work hard every day to fulfill our mission of helping people play better golf through world-class instruction using state-of-the-art training systems,” said Joe Assell, co-founder and CEO of GOLFTEC. “Every Coach on this list is deserving of this recognition, and the number of GOLFTEC Coaches who made this list validates the success of our approach and the dedication our Coaches have to the game and to golf instruction.”

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Special recognition goes to Nick Clearwater at GOLFTEC Headquarters for also making the Golf Digest list of ‘50 Best Teachers In America,’ coming in at number 17. Here is the complete list of GOLFTEC Coaches named to the Golf Digest list ‘Best Teachers In Every State’ including their GOLFTEC Training Center:

Nick Clearwater – GOLFTEC Headquarters
Patrick Nuber – GOLFTEC Headquarters
Ty Walker – GOLFTEC Denver Tech Center
Nathan Morris – GOLFTEC Westminster
Chad Miller – GOLFTEC Chapel Hills, Colorado Springs
Josh Troyer – GOLFTEC Headquarters
Vincent Downie – GOLFTEC Highlands Ranch
Zach Lambeck – GOLFTEC Headquarters

Boris Busljeta – GOLFTEC Stamford

Justin Bentley – GOLFTEC Des Plaines
TJ Sullivan – GOLFTEC Oak Brook
James Standhardt – GOLFTEC Naperville

Ryan Schrecongost – GOLFTEC Carmel, Indianapolis

Brett Beard – GOLFTEC Overland Park

Kevin Tanner – GOLFTEC North Bethesda

Ian Hughes – GOLFTEC Grand Rapids

Nick Pelle – GOLFTEC Minnetonka

James Kinney – GOLFTEC Omaha
Cory Fletcher – GOLFTEC Omaha

Tim Sam – GOLFTEC Northwest Las Vegas

New Jersey
Brian Gussis – GOLFTEC Woodbridge

North Carolina
Eric Jordan – GOLFTEC Durham
Brinson Byrd – GOLFTEC Cary

Ashley Thomas – GOLFTEC Blue Ash
Pat Bernot – GOLFTEC Easton
Nick Paez – GOLFTEC Cleveland West
Joe Stago – GOLFTEC Dublin
Michael Deiters – GOLFTEC Blue Ash

Doug Strawbridge – GOLFTEC Upper Kirby
Erik Wait – GOLFTEC Frisco

Don Rasmussen – GOLFTEC Spokane
Randy Potter – GOLFTEC Spokane

Kevin Kihslinger – GOLFTEC Mequon
Tim Boegh – GOLFTEC Madison
Todd Gamroth – GOLFTEC Brookfield
Jacob Babcock – GOLFTEC Mequon


Since 1995, GOLFTEC’s mission has remained the same—to help people play better golf. The GOLFTEC experience is designed for golfers of all ages and abilities to work with an expert Coach and build a game improvement plan customized to their specific needs and goals. GOLFTEC’s cutting edge training systems, including proprietary swing motion capture technology, OptiMotion, gives our Students and Coaches instant and data-driven feedback. With millions of lessons given and more than 260 locations across the world, GOLFTEC is the world leader in golf instruction.


Media Contact:
Ryan Gager