Behind every great golfer playing in the 2017 Masters Tournament is a great coach who has helped him reach his dreams of playing the biggest major golf tournament. Here are some of the coaches that have helped make up an exciting playing field every year.
Dustin Johnson, Phil Mickelson, Adam Scott, Ernie Els, Rickie Fowler, Mike Weir, Fred Couples, Lee Westwood, Gary Woodland, Jimmy Walker and Brandt Snedeker are all players on the 2017 Masters field who have worked with Harmon.
Harmon is the son of 1948 Masters Champion Claude Harmon, and has been golfing for over 50 years. For 14 years running, he’s been voted as the top instructor in the world from a Golf Digest poll.
The Butch Harmon Golf School is at Rio Secco Golf Club in Las Vegas. If you want a lesson with Butch himself, it can cost up to $1,000 for an hour.
McCormick is best known as Jordan Spieth’s loyal swing coach since Spieth was 12 years old. His clients over the years have included over 20 PGA, Web.com and LPGA Tour players, though he teaches beginners as well.
McCormick uses the Edufii digital coaching platform to empower his athletes at Brook Hollow Golf Club in Dallas Texas. We’ll see if he and Jordan add another Masters win to their resumes this year.
McLean has taught Sergio Garcia and Bernhard Langer, both in the 2017 Masters field. He is a member of 6 Halls of Fame and has taught eight juniors who have achieved the #1 ranking.
The Jim McLean Golf School’s home base is at Trump National Doral in Miami and there are ten locations worldwide.
Leadbetter has coached Rafael Cabrera-Bello, Ernie Els, and Mike Weir, all 2017 Masters contenders. The Leadbetter Golf Academy has been around for over 30 years and has coached players to 22 Major Championship titles.
Leadbetter also uses the Edufii coaching platform and has 30 Leadbetter Golf Academy locations worldwide.