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Jennifer Hudson, Director of Instruction

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PGA Class A/LPGA T&CP Teaching Professional

2019 New England PGA Teaching Professional Of The Year

2018 GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professional

2019 marks the third season that Jennifer will be Director of Instruction at Sankaty Head Golf Club. During winters, she is also a Teaching Professional at Ocean Reef Club, #2 rated platinum club in the world. Prior to joining the professional staffs of at Sankaty Head GC and Ocean Reef Club, Jennifer served as Head Golf Professional at Spring Creek Ranch in Collierville TN, a Top 200 Golf Digest Private Club.  

Jennifer helps each student to achieve a functionally effective swing based on their unique bio-swing dynamics. Her teaching mentors include the #1 Ranked PGA Teaching Professional Mike Adams and most winning Professional Golfer ever, Kathy Whitworth. She was also an understudy of Top 100 Golf Digest Instructor Rob Akins for three years.

Her group and private coaching programs allow her students to strengthen every aspect from overall game management to their mental and emotional skills sets. These programs have helped countless golfers enjoy golf more while seeing their scores drop. Her coaching mentors include Top-Ranked Canadian PGA Professional Henry Brunton and Vision 54 Founders Pia Nilsson and Lynne Marriott, both Top 20 Golf Digest Teaching Professionals.

Originally from New Paltz, New York, Jennifer grew up playing competitive golf. She graduated from Rhodes College in Memphis, TN in 2006 with a BA in International Relations. She was named to All-American SCAC Conference honors 2004-2006, and served as a Captain of her team 2004-2006. She competed in two NCAA Division III championships as an individual. After graduation, Jennifer competed on mini-tours before pursuing her PGA and LPGA T&CP certifications. She continues to enjoy playing in professional events under both the PGA and LPGA umbrella.

Teaching & Coaching Certifications/Continuing Education

Mach 3 Speed Training: Mike Romanowski (completing April 2019)

Coaching For The Future: Vision 54

Operation 36 Certified Golf Coach

Bioswing Dynamics: Mike Adams & EA Tischler

Certified Golf Coach: Henry Brunton & Dr. Rick Jensen

US Kids Certified Coach

SNAG Golf Certified

Professional Awards

2019 NEPGA Professional of the Year

2018 GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professional

2017 US Kids Top 50 Teacher, Honorable Mention

2015 Tennessee PGA Merchandiser of The Year

2013 West Tennessee PGA Assistant Professional of The Year

2013 Tennessee PGA Growth of The Game Award Recipient

2012 West Tennessee PGA Junior Golf Leader Award

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