Longtime Callaway Staffer and legendary instructor, David Leadbetter, was named the 2017 Teacher of the Year by PGA of America. Leadbetter received the award at the PGA’s National Awards celebration in Austin, Texas on Nov. 1.
Leadbetter, who teaches out of the David Leadbetter Golf Academy in Orlando, Florida, is widely recognized as one of the best instructors in the world and his students have claimed 24 major titles.
— Hally Leadbetter (@hallyleadbetter) November 1, 2017
He’s also recognized as being one of the first to specialize in junior golf training. In 1993, he founded the Junior Golf Academy and has since started Leadbetter Kids, which has facilities in Florida, China and South Asia. He currently instructs Callaway Staffer Michele Wie.
Callaway would like to congratulate David on yet another well deserved honor!
And speaking of great instruction, check out a few tips Callaway’s media team filmed with David over the past few years…
Cover Photo Credit: PGA of America