Head Instructor Bio.
John Stahlschmidt, PGA Member
John Stahlschmidt has a rich and lustrous golf background both as a player as well as a golf instructor. After completing a successful collegiate golf career at the University of Alabama, John turned his passion for the game to an instructional capacity, with tenures at Resort Golf Schools and ESPN Golf Schools. John currently teaches players from the PGA, LPGA, Nationwide and Futures Golf Tours. John has also been featured on the Golf Channel, The Today Show, ESPN.COM, PGATOUR.COM, and the Golf Channel.com. John also writes instruction pieces regularly for Golf Tips magazine as he was just featured on the cover, the Arizona Golfer and Jet Set Magazine. John enjoys teaching golfers from beginners to touring professionals
Each of our TOURAcademy instructors is a carefully selected career teaching professional who share a refreshing, effective and proven approach to the art of successful golf instruction.
All of our instructors are certified to the exacting standards of the TOURAcademy brand. Certification requires a commitment to the core values that define the TOUR Academies and a demonstrated level of expertise to the four cornerstones of improvement:
The TOURAcademy approach requires all instructors to adhere to a personable, straight-forward teaching style of applying the golf's accepted fundamentals and a positive mental approach to the game. Our expert staff will:
John, a class A member of the PGA of America, has been a golf instructor since May of 2000. Born and raised in St. Louis, MO, John played collegiate golf at the University of Alabama from 1994-1999. John captained the Crimson Tide his junior year and was named to the Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll his junior and senior years.