Jacob has been teaching since he was 15 years old. He learned to teach and play golf while working for his father, a head professional in Sacramento, Calif. He has worked in the golf industry for more than 20 years and is currently the Director of Instruction at Bernardo Heights Country Club in San Diego, Calif. There, he has been inspiring and coaching a majority of the club's active membership.
Jacob has developed successful junior programs and is passionate about encouraging juniors to play the game of golf and have fun. In 2005, he was the instructor for the Ladies club champion, the Men’s club champion, Match Play champion and the Junior club champion. Jacob continues to produce winners for club events.
To create for each student a simple, natural and repeatable swing motion that coincides with each individual player's physical and psychological limitations. I teach with unique and relevant concepts of the swing along with providing encouraging feedback to help create a fun and comfortable learning environment. There are many good ideas out there about the golf swing, in fact there are too many. It can be overwhelming trying to sort through all of them. Let me help you simplify your thoughts about the swing and focus in on ideas that will truly help you make improvements to your golf swing.
“I have taken lessons from other PGA professionals before I started taking lessons from Jacob, so I have a good base of knowledge to compare Jacob with other golf teachers. I have taken golf lessons from Jacob for several years with excellent results. He distinguishes himself from other golf teachers in three areas in particular: 1. He can teach all levels of players effectively... 2. He uses customized teaching approaches. He works with his students’ capabilities (and limitations) to develop a swing that delivers more consistent results. 3. He has outstanding interpersonal skills. Jacob is very engaging and puts people at ease. ”
Other than the shank, the slice is probably the most dreaded shot in golf, but it’s one that average and high-handicap players hit time and again. Typically, a slice comes from a swing path that is too much from in ...