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  • Coaching Ryuji Imada for 26 years and helping him accomplish his dream of becoming a PGA Tour winner! Along the way winning so  many events there's not enough space to list. The number #1 ranking junior, 1995. Greatest competitor I have ever coached.

  • Coaching Akio (Donnie) Sadakata for 20 years and helping him accomplish his dream of earning his PGA Tour card in 2004. Becoming the youngest Asian to accomplish that feat. Highlights include winning the Florida State Amateur by 10 shots as an 18 year old and winning the Florida State High school Championship!

  • Coaching Joe Alfieri for 30 years and helping him earn a 2005 Nationwide Tour card. Along the way winning to many amateur titles to list. Playing the Hooters tour and making 23 out of 23 cuts!!!!!

  • Coaching and Caddying for  Sue Veasey Florin to accomplishing her dream of earning a full LPGA tour card. Incredible fighter!

  • Coaching Jason Enloe for 6 years and helping him accomplish his dream of earning a Nationwide Tour card and become a 2 time Champion.

  • Coaching David Roesch for 3 years and helping him accomplish his dream of earning a Nationwide Tour card. Cinderella story and contender at the 2004 US Open! 

  • Coaching Mike Barbosa for 12 years and taking him from quitting the game his Junior year of college to a Top 50 Amateur ranking and a trip to the 2004 US Open! Mike has a hole in one from 341 yards! Who does that?!

  • Coaching Sam Lewis for 30 years. Helping him accomplish his goals of winning club championships, playing in US amateurs and shooting course records.

  • Coaching Tetsuya Haraguchi for 3 years highlighted by him. 

  • Earning his career best top 25 on the 2011 money list Japanese PGA Tour! 

  • Coaching Yuki Usami for 5 years highlighted by winning the 2009 Japan Amateur! 

  • Coaching Tetsunori Nukaga for 3 years and helping him fulfill his goal of winning The Challenge Tour and earning his full card to the Japanese Tour!

  • Teaching Matt Peterson and helping him earn his PGA Tour card.

  • Coaching Ayaka Nakayama the last 2 years and helping her earn her way to the 2015 Ladies US Amateur.

  • Coaching Emmy Martin for 2 years, highlighted by a top 50 ranking in the United States and a Full scholarship to T.C.U.

  • Coached Joshua Spalding to his first West Florida Tour event.

  • Coached Aaron Sherry to his first West Florida Tour event.

  • Coached Matt Sollis to earn a South American Tour card.

  • Coached Kelli Pry to her first Suncoast ladies tour win.

  • Coached 25 other players to reach their goals of earning a college scholarship. 

  • Teaches multiple JGTO players: Tetsuya Haraguchi, Akio Sadakata, (Youngest Asian PGA tour qualifier), Tatsunori Nukaga (2011 Challenge tour money list champion) Yuki Usami (2009 Japanese amateur champion), D.H. Lee offseason training 2012

  • Taught players in 8 US Opens:

        -Ryuji Imada 2000, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09.

        -David Roesch 2004

        -Michael Barbosa 2011

  • Nationwide tour player: 

        -Jason Enloe (2wins) Joseph Alfieri , David Roesch

  • US amateur qualifier:

        -Joe Alfieri, Ryuji imada, Akio Sadakata, Sam Lewis. 

  •  Together these guys have played in over 37 USGA events.

  • Has taught of 100+of Japanese Players for over 30 years

  • Specializes in building championship players and help students accomplish their goals whether it's tour players, High school students looking to earn a scholarship or players looking to win the club championship.

  • Training aids include Trackman, K -vest, body track, Somax, The Explainer