Her years of instructional expertise have always been combined with a strong coaching philosophy, having started the nationally ranked women’s program at Grand Valley State University while serving as Director of Instruction for The Meadows Golf Club.
Always an active professional, Patti served as the Division II representative for the NCAA Golf Committee as well as hosting two National Championships while at GVSU. Previous students include an NCAA National Champion, eight high school state champions, many Division I, II, III individual titles, and AJGA winners; Patti also loves working with newer golfers, getting them engaged in the game which has taken her all over the world.
Professional highlights include working with the Golf Association of Chile on junior golf programming, travelling monthly to Casa de Campo in the Dominican Republic serving as lead instructor of international golf schools, playing and teaching in Japan as a part of Mizuno professional pro-am series, as well as teaching in many corporate programs for high profile men and women executives all over the United States. Known for outstanding communication skills both on and off the lesson tee, Patti has numerous media credits including “Golf Shorts” a nationally aired-program on PBS, author of countless published instructional articles, as well as being a respected and sought after speaker and presenter.