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Our Mission

To prepare all students with the skills they need to be confident in golf, academics and life. To provide instruction by a diverse group of effective teachers and coaches who provide exemplary skills that instills wonder, values discovery and encourages team participation .

Extraordinary Experiences

The ACADEMY was created to give children who would maybe never get the opportunity to learn Golf to do so. Kids who come to The Academy compete in numerous tournaments throughout the year and create friendships for a lifetime. 

 

Golf requires discipline, focus and hard work, with the assistance of several coaches and their unique ability to bring out their natural talents, your kids, within a few months have the training and tools they need to navigate the golf course, throughout and attain and maintain their handicap.

 

The Academy has grown to become the premier youth golfing school in Sacramento and everyone here hopes to see you and your family soon.

Golf Lessons Become Life Lessons!

To prepare all students with the skills they need to be confident in golf, academics and life. To provide instruction by a diverse group of effective teachers and coaches who provide exemplary skills that instills wonder, values discovery and encourages team participation .

Clyde Daniels

  • Master Teaching Professional at Leader Golf 2012 – Present

  • 6 Time Northern California and Southern California Mini Tour Winner

  • 3 Time Northern California Amateur Winner

  • 3 Time Champions Tour Qualifier (2002 U.S. Senior Open)

  • Senior European Tour Qualifier 2002

  • Ping Master Club Fitter 2021 – Present

  • General Manager and Head Professional at Champions Golf Links 2003 - 2005

Golf Pro/Director of Instruction
Clyde Daniels

Michael Craft

  • Professional Golfer 1991 – Present

  • Played Mini Tours (Golden State & California Tours)

  • Caddied Senior PGA Tours 1995 – 2002

  • Caddied France European Tour 1998

  • Golf Teaching Pro 1999 – Present

  • Played Collegiate Golf at Prairie View A&M 1984 – 1988

Golf Pro/Executive Director
Michael Craft

Reggie Lawson

  • Accomplished Amateur Golfer for 30 years

  • Instructor with OneSwing Golf Academy for 7 years

Coach
Reggie Lawson

Ed Baloney

  • Accomplished Amateur Golfer for 50 years

  • Instructor with OneSwing Golf Academy for 6 years

Coach
Ed Baloney

Patricia Stewart

  • Accomplished Amateur Golfer for 20 years

  • Certified Instructor

  • Instructor with OneSwing Golf Academy for 2 years

Coach
Patricia Stewart

Michael Firpo

  • Golf Professional 1993 – Present

  • Director of Programs, First Tee – Greater Sacramento 2018 – Present ( First Tee Credentials: Master Executive, Recognized Coach, First Tee Coach Trainer)

  • Founder/Executive Director First Tee, Fresno CA. 2007 – 2017

  • Bullard High School Golf Coach 2002 – 2008

  • Golf Instructor & Coach 2001 – 2008

  • Head Golf Professional Riverbend GC. 1999 - 2000

  • Ping Club Fitter of the Year 1998

  • Played Professionally 1993 – 1995 ( Nike, Golden State, California and Texas Mini Tours)

Golf Pro
Michael Firpo

Meet Our Coaches

"A good coach can change a game. A great coach can change a life."

– John Wooden

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