Certification Programs

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What:  Put the authority of Golf Digest to work for you. With Golf Digest’s first-ever instructor certification program, you’ll learn directly from the best experts in the game, see what and how great teachers teach, develop your own professional skills, and become part of golf’s leading instruction community.

In this program, Golf Digest has entrusted a faculty of teaching specialists in the fields of swing technique, training methodology, golf biomechanics, new technology, player development, and more. You’ll be taught and tested by the best, including Butch Harmon, David Leadbetter and Michael Breed. When you complete your certification, you’ll join these and many other experts on a published list of Golf Digest-recognized teachers.

Simply register, and begin your certification. You’ll gain access to a video curriculum based on technical knowledge, tested communication methods and real-world experiences. Each course is presented in a personal, straight-to-camera style that puts you inside the ropes with the game’s top teaching talent. With know-how and application skills, you’ll have what it takes to help any golfer get better and you’ll have an official Golf Digest endorsement to prove it.

Where:  Online.

Cost:  Regular price is $499. Proponent Group members will receive $100 off with the coupon code 50Best, total cost for Proponent Group members will be $399.

Contact:  For more information email teachers@golfdigest.com or to register, log on or create an account at  https://www.golfdigest.com/subscribe-golf-digest-certification?utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&utm_content=certification_proponent.