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Golf Digest South Carolina Top-Ten Instructor
Doug Weaver is a former PGA Tour Pro, US Open record holder and recent Lowcountry Golf Hall of Fame member. His weekly TV show and monthly golf tips have made him somewhat of a celebrity on Hilton Head Island. Doug has many years of teaching experience and has played and practiced with Vijay Singh, Retief Goosen, Tom Watson, Payne Stewart, Fred Funk and many others. Additionally, Doug was named the 2012 Teacher of the Year by the Hilton Head Island PGA Chapter and named 2011, 2012 and 2013 Honorable Mention as a US Kids Top 50 Instructor. Let Doug teach you what he's learned in a patient and professional environment.
Clark Sinclair has been a member of the Palmetto Dunes staff since 1983 and has been teaching since 1986. He is a graduate of Presbyterian College. Clark especially enjoys using video analysis as a teaching aid for golf students. At six-foot, eight-inches, he has the distinction of being one of the tallest PGA members.
Samm Wolfe has been a member of the Palmetto Dunes staff since 1986 and a teaching professional since 1988. Entertaining and affable, Samm believes he can fix any broken golf swing - while you're having fun. He has taught students from all over the U.S. as well as Switzerland, France, Germany, Canada and England.
A Charleston, S.C., native, Edward Sires caddied for Ryder Cup Captain Tom Lehman in 1982 and 1983. He earned a Class A certificate from the PGA in 1997 and has taught the James Island High School Golf Team from 2002 to present. He honed his golf skills while working with Tommy Cuthbert, director of instruction at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, and earned a certificate in club fitting from Golfsmith International in 2005. He has taught thousands of players from beginners to advanced students for over 20 plus years and believes in not only teaching the basics in the golf swing and set up but also teaching the mental aspect of the game. Edward is also an accomplished player. He was on the Golden Bear Tour in 1998 and won 2 tournaments in 2010 on Hilton Head Island. Edward welcomes golfers of all skill levels.
Originally from Kalamazoo, MI, Ed Brill received his golf training from Ferris State University. Ed is Titleist TP 1 Level 1 certified and specializes in Aimpoint Technology and V1 Video Technology. Ed is also a proficient scratch player. He has taught at numerous golf schools around the country and has given thousands of private lessons. Ed welcomes golfers of all skill levels, from beginners to tour players.
George Spinella graduated from Siena College in 2003 and the San Diego Golf Academy in 2005. He is the 1st Assistant at the George Fazio Course and has been teaching with Palmetto Dunes since 2006. George enjoys teaching players of all ages and skill levels.
Originally from Arkansas, Tim came to Hilton Head Island to teach at Palmetto Dunes Golf Academy in 2012. He grew up in the south and has been an avid golfer for three decades after developing a passion for the game because he believes it is a “game of a lifetime”. Tim graduated Professional Golfers Career College in 2010 and has been continuing his education in The PGA of America since then. He was elected to membership as a Class A Pro in August of 2012 and continues to teach all ages and skills levels his belief that every golfer has their own unique swing. In his spare time, he enjoys golfing (of course!), fishing, boating— anything water-oriented!