Golf Academy of America in Dallas honored with recent guest speakers
Mar 17, 2014
Three of the recent expert guest speakers appearing at Golf Academy of America in Dallas are Nathan Grafe, Steve Johnson and Jordan Harris.
Nathan Grafe, Guest Speaker for Methods of Teaching
Nathan is a 1997 Graduate of the Golf Academy of America in San Diego. He moved to Dallas in 1997 and began work in the bag room under David Price, PGA, at Bent Tree Country Club. Nathan became a PGA Member in 2006 and currently is an Assistant Golf Professional at Gentle Creek Golf Club in Prosper Texas. He is the recipient of the 2007 PGA President's Council on Growing the Game and the 2009 PGA President's Council on Growing the Game.
Steve Johnson, Guest Speaker for Advanced Teaching (2-13-14)
For the past 24 years, Steve has been teaching side by side with Hank Haney while coaching players at all levels. You may recognize him as a co-host of The Hank Haney Show on Fox Sports Radio, iHeart Radio, and Sirius/XM Radio 169 and from last season of The Golf Channel's TV show The Haney Project working with Hank to coach students including Adam Levine, Mario Batali, Angie Everhart and Sugar Ray Leonard.
Under Steve's guidance his students have won events such as the Ryder Cup Championship, USGA Mid- Amateur Championships, NCAA College Championships, USGA Junior Championships, #1 AJGA Rolex Junior Ranking and others.
Having taught over 25,000 golf lessons in his career, Steve's teaching resume of students includes professionals on the PGA, European PGA, LPGA, college players, national amateurs and junior golfers. These accomplishments earned him national recognition including Northern Texas PGA Teacher of the Year, Golf Digest Top Teacher Award, nomination for Golf Magazines Top 100 Teachers and more.
Jordan Harris, Guest Speaker for Tournament Planning
Jordan is Director of Junior Tour Operations for Northern Texas PGA.