Golf Digest editors picks
Todd Anderson
Director of Instruction

Todd Anderson

A PGA Professional since 1987, Anderson's teaching methods have proven to be successful with players of all levels.

Currently, Anderson is a contributing teacher to Golf Digest and is ranked one of "America's 50 Greatest Teachers." He has taught at more than 150 Golf Digest schools/outings across the country. Anderson has taught players who have won on the PGA Tour, Nationwide Tour, and many other mini-tours across America and abroad. Personalities such as Matt Lauer, Ivan Lendl, and Marshall Faulk have also worked with Anderson to improve their games.

Jack Lumpkin
Senior Director of Instruction

Jack Lumpkin

Jack Lumpkin is no stranger to our Top 50 list. Lumpkin was named the PGA National Teacher of the Year in 1995 and has long been recognized as one of America's top golf instructors. For 24 years, Lumpkin taught in Golf Digest schools around the world. In addition to teaching golf, Lumpkin played briefly on the PGA Tour, competing in three U.S. Opens and one PGA Championship.

Lumpkin serves on the advisory board for Golf Digest, regularly contributing instruction pieces, and has been featured in numerous instruction videos.

GALE PETERSON
Instructor

Gale Peterson

Gale Peterson has taught at Sea Island for more than 30 years and is one of only a handful of female instructors returning to Golf Digest's list of "America's 50 Greatest Teachers." Peterson's experience has earned her numerous accolades, including National LPGA Teacher of the Year, Golf Magazine's Top 100 Teachers and LPGA's Top 50 Teachers.

Peterson has appeared as a guest instructor on national television broadcasts such as the Golf Channel, ESPN, FOX and NBC's Today. Peterson co-authored "LPGA Guide to Every Shot" and is a contributor to FOX Sports "Inside Golf Magazine," Golfer's MD, and Golf Magazine. She continues to instruct players of all talents and ages and prides herself on helping players reach their potential and become their own best coach.

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