Rick Murphy, PGA

Director of Instruction

Rick Murphy, PGA Certified Instructor 



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

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Former Head Golf Coach at Wake Forest University

Former Head Golf Professional at Atlanta Athletic Club and Forsyth Country Club


Casey Cline, PGA

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Director of Player Development 

PGA Member

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

Read more about Leo HalloranAuthorized Instructor of The Golfing Machine (G.S.E.M.)

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