Top 100 Golf Academy of America Alumni

Alejandro Duque

Graduate of Golf Academy of America in Orlando

Director of Golf

Current Employer: Alejandro Duque Golf Academy in San Jose, Costa Rica

Since graduating from Golf Academy of America in Orlando, Alejandro Duque’s career has encompassed teaching, club fitting and club repair for both adults and junior golfers. In addition to his role as Director of Golf at Alejandro Duque Golf Academy, he operates worldjuniorgolf.com, which provides children and parents with resources about their roles and responsibilities in the JR Golf process.

“GAA helped me understand the big picture, where to look for answers and whom to reach for in case information was required,” Duque says. “It provided me with many tools in order to face real life.”

Duque advises Golf Academy of America students to embrace failure. “Fail fast and learn fast,” he says. “We can learn from everything and everybody.”

What's in His Bag? Ping

Golf Ball of Choice: TaylorMade

Best part of his job?

“There are several things I love: growing the game, sharing knowledge, helping individuals reach their maximum potential (as players and as humans), helping fellow professionals develop their careers and public relations.”

Alejandro Duque