Rick Murphy, PGA
Director of Instruction
Carolinas PGA Teacher of the Year: 2001 and 2009
Nike NG360 Certified Performance Specialist
Lynn Blake Golf Master Instructor Certification
Carolinas PGA Professional of the Year: 2008
Golf Digest’s Best Teachers in North Carolina: 2017 – 2018
Carolinas PGA Horton Smith Award 2017
PGA of America Board of Directors 2013 – 2016
Co-Chairman PGA Youth Player Development Committee 2015 – 2016
PGA Teaching & Coaching Committee Member 2015 – 2016
Co-Chairman Carolinas PGA Teaching & Coaching Committee 2015-2019
Jack Lewis, PGA
Former Head Golf Coach at Wake Forest University
Former Head Golf Professional at Atlanta Athletic Club and Forsyth Country Club
Casey Cline, PGA
Director of Player Development
US Kids Top 50 Honorable Mention 2018
Experience – 10 Years Teaching & Coaching (over 8000 lessons)
Adaptive Golf Certified Instructor – PGA Hope
BodiTrak Certified Instructor
Played Professionally from 2005-2007
Played Collegiate Golf at Roanoke College
Leo Halloran, PGA
Factory Trained Master Club fitter with Ping, Mizuno, Titleist, and Callaway
Former Head Golf Professional at Starmount Forest Country Club
Chris Cramer, PGA
Chris Cramer is a currently a PGA associate working towards membership who has been a Golf Professional since 2008. Chris is a lifetime student of the game and industry but carries a great passion in instruction, coaching and club fitting.
Chris grew up in London, Ontario, Canada where he honed in his skills that allowed him to play college golf at Concord University in Athens, West Virginia. Stops in Jupiter, FL at the Ritz Carlton Club and more recently The Golf Tour Trailer & Studios in Northern Virginia and Greensboro Country Club have given him the opportunity to mold a passion for Club Fitting and instruction from working along with some leaders in the industry.
Give Chris a chance to mold your game with exclusive Spring Special of lessons.
Justin Malone, PGA
Justin is a certified PGA Professional with eighteen years of experience at Private, Semi – Private, and resort facilities. Justin has worked at Pinehurst Resort, The Cliffs Communities located in the mountains of North and South Carolina, Preserve at Jordan Lake as the Head Golf Professional, Bayonet at Puppy Creek as the Head Golf Professional, and Director of Golf/Head Golf Professional at Salem Glen Country Club.
Jimmy Flippen, PGA
Jimmy is a PGA Professional with experience spanning across the various elements of golf and its business. Recently, Jimmy has worked at Ringgold Golf Club and Ray’s Creek Golf Club, now Southern Hills Golf Course, as the Head Professional.
He has sixteen years teaching, club fitting, and club repair experience that includes eight years as the Head Golf Coach for Westover Christian Academy in Danville, VA. In addition, Jimmy is a lifelong accomplished competitor having played with the likes of David Duval, Phil Mickelson, and Tiger Woods and has won numerous events. In 2016, Jimmy was the Middle Atlantic Section PGA Player of the Year after winning its Section Championship, Head Pro Championship, and Players Cup.
Two Locations to Choose From
Rick Murphy Golf Academy and Practice Center
1317 Pleasant Ridge Road
Greensboro, NC 27409
Rick Murphy Golf Academy
Greensboro National Golf Club
330 Niblick Drive
Summerfield, NC 27358