PGA Class A6 Instructor
The Encinitas Ranch Golf Course – Encinitas, CA.
A PGA Class A6 Golf Instructor and UCLA graduate, Heidi resides in Encinitas and has played golf since childhood. She has been a golf instructor for over 26 years and has been playing and working in the golf industry for over 40 years. She earned her PGA Class A Membership in 1995. She grew up in San Diego playing junior golf, was the only girl on the La Jolla High School Golf Team and continued her competitive career on the Women’s golf team at UCLA.
Heidi became a PGA Class A Member and Instructor under Tom Addis III at Singing Hills Golf Course(now Sycuan Resort) in 1994, then was a full time Instructor at Torrey Pines Golf Course from 1995-1998 and moved to Encinitas Ranch Golf Course in Encinitas, California upon it’s opening in 1998 until current!
She has extensive experience teaching all ages and all skill levels, from age 3 to 93! Heidi utilizes the latest technology and teaching methods and teaches at the private, ocean view instruction center at Encinitas Ranch Golf Course.
Heidi’s passion and love for golf guarantees that she gives 100% of her experience and enthusiasm to each of her clients. She shares her expertise and enthusiasm with each of her clients and helps build lifelong golfers and to grow the great game of Golf!
In addition to all adult instruction programs including private golf lessons, Couples Golf Schools and Clinics, YMCA Pee Wee and Adult programs, “Golf on the Go” Corporate Golf outings and more, Heidi is a Junior Golf Director and offers weekly introductory golf clinics, weekly junior golf schools, and Summer and Holiday vacations golf camps for juniors.
Heidi’s goal as a PGA Class A Golf Professional is to assist her clients in achieving their personal goals for their golf swing technique and performance. Heidi uses a variety of methods and services that include video swing analysis, physical fitness and flexibility training, balance and tempo training, basic swing mechanics training, short game and putting exercises and individualized drills and practice routines.
Background and Experience
- PGA Class A Member Since 1995
- Singing Hills Golf Club, Tournament Coordinator, Junior Golf Coordinator 1992 – 1995, Attained PGA Membership under leadership of Tom Addis III President of the PGA of America
- Torrey Pines Golf Course, Instructor, 1995-1998
- Encinitas Ranch Golf Course, Instructor, 1998 – present
- Co-Site Director – USGA/LPGA Girls Golf Program at Encinitas Ranch 2000 – present – Over 200 Junior Girls
- Private Instruction, Men’s, Women’s, Couples, On course instruction, JC Resorts Golf School Instructor, YMCA Instructor
- Co-Director of Junior Golf Encinitas Ranch GC – Planning and Instruction of Summer/Vacation Camps, Weekly Junior Clinics, Focus on Leadership and Character Building through Junior Golf education
- America North County San Diego Representative, playgolfamerica.com
- YMCA Junior Golf Camp Instructor
- 2011 Junior Golf Leadership Award, San Diego Chapter, PGA
- 2016 Youth Development Award, San Diego Chapter, PGA
- 2016 Youth Development Award, Southern California Section, PGA
- 2016 PGA Junior League Team Coach
- 2016 SDPGA Junior Golf Leadership
- 2016 SCPGA Section Youth Player Development
- 2017 San Diego PGA Player Development
- 2018 SCGPA Player Development
- 2020 San Diego Chapter PGA Teacher of the Year Award
- 2021 Southern California PGA Section Youth Player Development Award
- 2018-present San Diego PGA Junior Golf Chair
- 2019-present San Diego Junior Golf Association Secretary
- Author / Writer National PGA Magazine, Southern California FORE Magazine, PGA PROgram, Golf Course Superintendent Magazine, others