Sales Training and Revenue Growth
Andy Hilts is a recognized expert in the business of golf instruction and a leader in the growing field of revenue optimization for golf academies. Through his consultancy, Hilts Golf, he trains and advises prominent instructors on business development and profit enhancement, via seminars and workshops that top coaches have praised for their technical detail and motivational force.
From 2005 to 2013 Hilts oversaw teacher training for GOLFTEC, guiding and mentoring some 2,000 GOLFTEC coaches worldwide. Prior to that he was a full-time golf coach, giving 12,000-plus lessons. Hilts achieved the status of PGA Master Professional in Instruction just six years after his 1999 graduation from the Professional Golf Management program at Mississippi State University.
Andy was honored in 2005 as the Colorado PGA Teacher of the Year. In both 2008 and 2015 he received the Colorado PGA Horton Smith Award. From 2009-2013 Hilts was listed by Golf Digest as one of “America’s Best Young Teachers,” ranking No. 3 on the magazine’s list of Best Teachers in Colorado. In 2012 the Golf Range Association of America named him one of the “Top 50 Growth of the Game Teachers.”