Glen Walden PGA Certified Golf Professional
Glen has been devoted to his career as golf professional since 1997. He is a dedicated instructor who has an extreme passion for game. Glen is currently a Class-A PGA Member and has been affiliated with the Professional Golfers Association since the year 2000. Within the association he has earned recognition as a Certified PGA Instructor. With this accomplishment he joins the ranks of less than 2% of all PGA Members to obtain the recognition as a highly trained and motivated instructor. In 2008 he received the PGA of America Presidents Council Award for his efforts in creating many successful player development programs for juniors and adults, and his never ending drive to act as an ambassador for the game. Glen is a Us Kids Golf Certified Instructor who received the Top 50 Kids Instructor, Honorable Mention Award 2016 & 2017 , Positive Youth Coach Certified, and a Titleist Performance Institute Certified Fitness Expert,
Glen played his very first competitive rounds of golf at Beekman Golf Course as a member of his high school golf team. He continues to play competitive golf regularly and has competed many times in professional events such as the Met Open, New York State Open, Westchester Open, Massachusetts State Open, and the Met PGA Championship to name a few.
Glen has realized that no matter what level of player you are, the game’s spirit and traditions keep us all together on equal ground. This equal ground is the catalyst for creating long lasting relationships and amazing experiences that golf brings. Go golf!
Education and Training
- 2001-2006 - PGA Golf Professional Training Program
- 2008 - GolfTec University, Denver Colorado – certified in video and motion analysis instruction
- 2009 - PGA Certified Professional Instruction Program – completed certifications in all six areas
- 2013 - US Kids Certified Instructor -
- 2014 - Positive Coaching Alliance Certified
- 2015 - Titleist Performance Institute- Certified -
- 2016 - Eyeline Golf Certified - The 4 putting Elements
- 2018 - BodiTrak Certified - Ground Mechanics in Golf