Checklist: Should You Become a Golf Instructor?

Oct 10, 2017

Should You Become a Golf Instructor

By Tim Wilkins

I’ve carved out a happy and accomplished career teaching the game of golf, so I thought I’d share a few insights to help you decide if you have what it takes to become a golf instructor.

Use this checklist of skills and business considerations as you make your decision to pursue a career as a golf instructor:

In today’s world, working knowledge of the business, the game, and the technology of the game of golf are all ingredients for success in the industry.

The above list might not be comprehensive, however, you’re off to a good start if you have them all checked!

Tim Wilkins is a PGA Professional and Academic Dean of Golf Academy of America in Phoenix.