Lead Coach Chad Phillips
Chad is the lead Golf Channel Academy Instructor at Pinetree Country Club. Previously, Chad has served as the Director of instruction at the Blue Giraffe Golf Institute, Saddlebrook Golf Academy, and Bann Lynch Golf USA. Chad is also an accomplished player who competed as a junior, collegiate, and professional.
"I have dedicated my life to the development of junior aspiring golfers and elite level players. Through my experience and learnings, I don't want people to train like I used to. There are faster and more efficient ways to achieve your dreams on the golf course. it is now the driving force behind why I do what I do"-Chad Phillips
With 25 years of coaching experience, Chad has accumulated a solid knowledge base working with some of the best players in the world. His coaching philosophy is based on simplifying the fundamental movements of the swing and is complimented by his unique understanding of how players with varying levels of experience feel these movements. Chad develops players appropriately understanding key learning principles and developmental stages.
While serving as DOI and Master Instructor with Bann Lynch Golf under Steve Bann and Dale Lynch, whose notable list of students include PGA Tour winners Stuart Appleby, Geoff Ogilvy, Aaron Baddeley, KJ Choi, Kevin NA, Robert Allenby and many more, Chad honed hone his skills becoming a complete golf coach. He developed extensive knowledge in the areas of swing mechanics, technology, bio mechanics, LTAD, tournament performance, and mental toughness.
Chad's high-performance training methods have proven to generate lasting results with many of his students, including nationally ranked juniors and NCAA Division l and ll players, and has launched many aspiring junior players onto the various professional tours.
Chad takes pride in delivering a high level golf lesson that is both, enjoyable and educational. Before being named a lead Golf Channel Academy Instructor at BridgeMill Athletic Club, Chad served as the Director of instruction at the Blue Giraffe Golf Institute, Saddlebrook Golf Academy, and Bann Lynch Golf USA. His extensive knowledge in leading technologies, his golf tournament experience and his enthusiasm while conducting a golf lesson has led him to develop a proven system for delivering high performance players.