Swingline Golf has been offering golfers specialized gear and instruction for over 30 years, and Callaway Golf has named them one of the Top 100 Club Fitters. Whether you want to evaluate your equipment or take a lesson with a PGA professional, allow Swingline Golf to improve your game. Located at The Rookery at Marco.
A native of Springfield, Missouri, Shane began his golf career in the early 1990s in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, while working at a number of high-end private country clubs and custom golf club shops. Before founding Swingline Golf in Naples more than 25 years ago, Shane had experience working with some of the most well-known club fitters and builders in the country. Shane has been named one of America's Top 100 Club Fitters for ten consecutive years.
Peter has 30 years of experience in the golf industry. He worked as a general manager of Edwin Watts Golf for 18 years. Six times during that period, the shop earned Golf Digest's "Top 100 Golf Shops" award. For Ping, Mizuno, and TaylorMade Golf, Peter was awarded the honor of "Golf Club Fitter of the Year." Peter managed a TaylorMade Golf golf club fitting center and was a Master Club Fitter.
The Rookery Golf Academy is located at the back of the Rookery Golf Club's driving range. It offers both private and small-group instruction tailored to accommodate all levels of players—beginners to advanced. Please call (239) 642-2790 or email the academy to talk with a member of our staff if you would like to schedule instruction or have any questions. We appreciate your interest in the Rookery Golf Academy and look forward to meeting you.
Sometimes you just need a little time and attention to perfect your game. Private lessons and clinics are available.
Craig is a CPGA Teaching Professional, originally from Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Since 2004, Craig has competed professionally against the best competition in the world. Craig's career is highlighted by nine professional victories, and he was named Great Lakes Tour Player of the Year.
Craig's approach to coaching is to help you better understand your golf swing and build a more reliable, consistent motion that will enable you to shoot lower scores and have more fun playing the game. Currently, Craig works with players just getting started in golf as well as active touring pros and collegiate and high school athletes.
Scott is a Master PGA Teaching Professional, originally from Bradford, Pennsylvania. Since 1985, Scott has practiced his profession as a member of the PGA of America. Scott retired as a Master Certified Instructor in 2013 after a successful 20-year career with the Leadbetter Golf Academies. He currently teaches in the communities of Marco Island, Naples, and Fort Myers.
Scott has extensive and diverse experience in the development and management of golf academies, private instruction, golf school activities, and planning and running golf tournaments and clinics of all sizes.
Jim has worked as a teacher and coach for 30 years, spending 15 of those years at two nationally-ranked golf academies and schools. He was a Lead Instructor for the Nicklaus-Flick Golf Schools and was a Director of Instruction for the Rick Smith Golf Academy at Tiburon in Naples, Florida. Jim has been consistently ranked among the "Top Teachers in Florida" by Golf Digest Magazine.
Jim has coached players on the PGA, LPGA and Champions Tours, and still coaches many of the same clients he met 25 years ago when he moved to Southwest Florida. He enjoys helping players break 90 for the first time as much as he does when one breaks 70 for the first time.