What We Offer

Earning the distinction as golf’s leading network of top instructors has resulted from Proponent’s emphasis on in-person contact at continuing-ed events attended by the cream of the teaching crop.

What We Offer

Proponent Group recognizes that Directors of Instruction, Academy owners and other accomplished teachers need a unique array of professional services to help them protect their careers and grow their businesses.


Education and Networking Opportunities

Proponent’s annual events give members the chance to meet premier teachers, gain access to new industry ideas, and advice on the best business practices.


Exclusive Job Board

Proponent allows members to post new positions and view potential career opportunities. We also offer assistance with resumes, cover letters, and interview prep for today’s job market.


Member-Only Discounts

Exclusive member benefits and discounts from our sponsor corporations for key business needs. Everything from credit card processing and website design to apparel and teaching technology.


World-Class Experts

Members have access to a variety of business and teaching topics throughout the year via Proponent Group’s member webinar series.


Business Templates and Guides

Proponent offers unique guides and templates designed and written specifically for high-level golf instructors and academies and save you time and money.


Member Mentors

Our members are among the best at teaching the game, but the business of golf instruction is more difficult to truly master. Our members offer their expertise on every aspect of the industry to help you grow your organization.


Live Consultations

Full members have access to Proponent staff who can answer questions about your business or career and will put you in touch with the experts that can best fulfill your needs.


Research and Surveys

Proponent offers exclusive data from the most comprehensive teaching operations surveys in the industry. Our relationship with Golf Datatech gives us unique insight into surveys from over 5,000 golfers and instructors across the country, and members have access to all of our research.



Contract Review and Compensation

Our staff has helped hundreds of top instructors with both sides of the contract negotiation process. We also offer the most comprehensive compensation information in the industry. When it comes time for a new contract, we’ll make sure it is a fair deal and the compensation is meeting the industry standards.

What our members are saying about Proponent Group…

“Proponent’s attention to every detail is outstanding. The membership’s passion for teaching is highly contagious and many of them have commented to me that without this organization’s support we would be out there on our own.”

-Dylan Ross, Mexico City, Mexico

“What attracted me to Proponent Group was that I was told this was a group of indusry leaders that were open-minded, not averse to change, and always willing to learn and share knowledge. I have not been disappointed.”

-Tony Clark, Windermere, FL

“I certainly have Proponent Group to thank for the direction my career is heading and the growth of my teaching brand. Your advice always keeps me moving in the right direction. Being around the other members always inspires me to get better.”

-Mike Bury, Mike Bury Golf Academy – Dallas, TX

“Proponent Group has been an invaluable resource for me. The people involved are serious about furthering the professional development of all their members. I recommend Proponent Group to any instructor who is committed to being the best they can be.”

-Kevin Rhoads, The Country Club – Brookline, MA

“I joined Proponent Group because I needed fresh ideas and innovative strategies. It has by far been the best investment I have made for myself and my business in a long, long time.”

-Dana Rader, LPGA T&CP National President

“Proponent Group has helped me hire new staff, saved our academy money on credit card processing, provided useful ideas when designing our new academy building and they keep me on top of every new industry trend thanks to their outstanding annual summits. What a great resource!”

-Mike Bender, Mike Bender Golf Academy – Lake Mary, FL