Top 100 Golf Academy of America Alumni

Jason Cochran

Graduate of Golf Academy of America in Myrtle Beach

Center Manager

Current Employer: GolfTEC in Roswell, GA

Jason Cochran started his career in the military. He served eight years, finishing as a Staff Sergeant, working with command, controls, computers and intelligence. He took a short detour at a desk job, before launching his golf career at Golf Academy of America in Myrtle Beach.

He worked as an assistant golf professional before moving to GolfTEC, where he’s worked since 2012. Cochran has given thousands of lessons, and is a three-time recipient of the company’s Outstanding Achievement Award in Instruction. His goal is to increase playing ability for every golfer he coaches, regardless of their current level.

Cochran advises Golf Academy of America students to invest themselves in their education. “Learn as much as you can to help prepare you for a career in golf the golf industry,” he says.

What's in His Bag? Mizuno

Golf Ball of Choice: Titleist

Best part of his job:

“Teaching and Coaching.”