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Rick Smith

Instructor for the PGA Tour

Career Highlights

  • Regarded as one of the PGA tour’s best “sounding boards” for swing advice
  • Consistently ranked as one of the top five golf instructors in the world by Golf Digest
  • Guided some of the most accomplished golfers in the world to major championship wins (3-time major winner Phil Mickelson, 2-time U.S. Open champion Lee Janzen)
  • Coached PGA Tour winners Rocco Mediate, Jerry Kelly, Matt Kuchar, and most recently Sang-Moon Bae
  • Worked with PGA Tour pros Jack Nicklaus, Billy Andrade, Greg Norman, David Duval, Vijay Singh, Raymond Floyd, Paul Azinger, and Rory Sabbatini
  • Currently operates Rick Smith Golf Academies at Treetops Resort in Gaylord, Michigan, Tiburon Golf Club in Naples, Florida, and The International Golf Club and Resort in Bolton, Massachusetts
  • Has been named National Teacher of the Year, National Golf Professional of the Year and National Merchandiser of the Year

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