MEET THE COACHES
In three of the most popular sports in America- baseball, basketball, and football- the best coaches are the ones who played in the MLB, NBA, and NFL. Pure Swing Golf provides a new perspective on golf lessons- our coaches are golfers who have played and studied the game for years and can use their experience to help others improve.
Founder, Director of Golf
Anthony has over eight years of high level professional playing experience and a passion for helping players improve their game using the best equipment and newest technology. As a junior, Anthony won 17 high school golf tournaments including the TAAPS-5A State Championship as well as winning an AJGA Open Event and being an AJGA All-American. Anthony played collegiate golf at The University of North Texas and played in every single tournament for the four years he was on the team. As a professional, Anthony won four tournaments including the 2014 Texas State Open. In 2014, he played in the U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2, and after winning 2nd stage of Web.com Q-School, he was a Web.com Tour member in 2016. Anthony spent five years of his professional career working with Coach Chuck Cook, voted the number two coach in the country by Golf Digest Magazine in 2016. The knowledge and expertise Anthony has gained from both his personal experience in the game of golf as well as from working with top PGA coaches helps him to provide the best instruction possible to his students.
Assistant Director of Golf
Chad started playing golf at an early age and quickly fell in love with the game. He won two junior tournaments before playing 4 years on the varsity golf team at Temple High School. He qualified for regionals all 4 years and received a scholarship to play at Temple Junior College. After college, he moved to Dallas and earned his PGA Professional membership in 2014. Working as an Assistant PGA professional for many years, he found his passion for teaching working under a top 100 teacher. Chad has over 14 years of teaching experience and has taught over 10,000 golf lessons. He has many influences including Chuck Cook, Jim Hardy, Randy Smith, Butch and Claud Harmon, Cameron McCormick, James Ridyard, Stan Utley, and Andy Plummer. In 2016 he became a certified Stack and Tilt instructor. Chad competes in the North Texas PGA section events and has 3 top 10 finishes. He also qualified for and played in the 2011 Texas State Open. He has helped juniors win their first tournament, beginners shoot in the 80’s, and amateurs win their club championship.
Marketing, Golf Instructor
Sam is originally from Wolverhampton, England and has been playing golf since the age of eight. Sam played collegiate golf at Western New Mexico University, where he played every single tournament and recorded seven top 5 finishes and one win in his four years at the school. During his playing career in England, Sam worked with Alistair Davies, a top 25 coach in the UK. Sam is a firm believer that improvement in swing mechanics and course management are the keys to enjoying the game of golf as much as possible.
Luke's appreciation for the game of golf began as soon as he was able to swing a golf club. He learned the sport from his father and grandfather and has continued to play throughout all stages of life. Luke played collegiate golf at Indian Hills in Ottumwa, Iowa and received a scholarship to Texas Wesleyan University in Fort Worth, Texas where he completed his bachelor’s degree. Upon graduation Luke turned his focus to a career in golf. He spent two years at Jim McLean Golf Center (JMGC) where he completed his teaching certification, conducted private lessons, and worked closely with junior players. After his time at JMGC, Luke began working as an Assistant Golf Professional at Northwood Club in Dallas where he was involved in many aspects of the business. Luke's passion for teaching led him to Pure Swing Golf where he focuses on assisting his students to elevate their game to the next-level every day.