Top 100 Golf Academy of America Alumni

Bob Sparks

Graduate of Golf Academy of America in Orlando

Head Golf Professional

Current Employer: Fairview Farms Golf Course in Harwinton, Connecticut

PGA Professional Bob Sparks is the Head Golf Professional at Fairview Farms Golf Course, a par 72 public course in Harwinton, Connecticut. Sparks’ areas of expertise are teaching and tournament operations.

As an instructor, Sparks plays up, "the moment of truth," or the moment the club meets the ball. He focuses on the athletic aspects of the game instead of overloading students with technical information. He says that Golf Academy of America in Orlando provided a, "great learning experience in teaching, playing, and tournament operations. GAA was incredible in being prepared for PGA GPTP."

Sparks advises students to find their passion and be an expert in that area. "Never stop learning, and seek out your peers for advice," he says.

What's in His Bag? Titleist

Golf Ball of Choice: Titleist

Best part of his job: "Youth Player Development."

Bob Sparks