Top 100 Golf Academy of America Alumni

Melissa Williams

Graduate of Golf Academy of America in Orlando

Head PGA Golf Professional

Current Employer: Tara Golf & Country Club in Bradenton, Florida

Melissa Williams started playing golf as a child, when her parents took her to a nine-hole course in her home state of Maine. She went on to win the Maine State Junior Championship. Williams graduated from Golf Academy of America in 1999, and is an elected member of the PGA of American and a Class A-2 member of the LPGA. She is currently Head Golf Professional at Tara Golf & Country Clun in Bradenton, Fla.

“Golf Academy of America got me started and helped me learn the business before getting my career,” says Williams. She has one simple word of advice for future students. “Patience!”

Golf Ball of Choice: Titleist

Best part of her job: “Being able to work with wonderful people, do what I love and teach people this wonderful game.”

Melissa Williams