October 29, 2008

Top-20 Teachers under 40

America's 50 Greatest Teachers

It takes most teachers years of training and exposure to crack our national ranking. The instructors on this list--all under the age of 40--figure prominently in their respective state polls. Look for these up-and-comers at tour ranges near you--and on our pages.

CHERYL ANDERSON / AGE 38

Wykagyl Country Club New Rochelle, N.Y.

JEROME ANDREWS / 38

David Leadbetter Golf Academy at Strawberry Farms / Irvine, Calif.

ANNE CAIN / 39

Anne Cain Golf Academy Amelia Island, Fla.

JASON CARBONE / 33

Jim McLean Golf School at Wigwam Golf Resort & Spa / Litchfield Park, Ariz.

TOM CREAVY / 38

MetroWest Golf Club Orlando

ANDREW DAWES / 30

Golf Digest School at The Greenbrier White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.

DOM DIJULIA / 38

Jericho National Golf Club New Hope, Pa.

CAMERON DOAN / 39

Preston Trail Golf Club Dallas

DEBBIE DONIGER / 37

GlenArbor Golf Club Bedford, N.Y.

JASON GUSS / 28

Rick Smith Golf Academy at Treetops Resort / Gaylord, Mich.

ZACH HEUSSER / 35

Crystal Springs Golf Course Burlingame, Calif.

SEAN HOGAN / 37

David Leadbetter Golf Academy at ChampionsGate / Orlando

MATT KILLEN / 22

Country Creek Golf Course Franklin, Ky.

ANDREW PARK / 39

David Leadbetter Golf Academy at ChampionsGate / Orlando

KEVIN SMELTZ / 36

David Leadbetter Golf Academy at ChampionsGate / Orlando

TOM STICKNEY / 36

The Club at Cordillera Edwards, Colo.

TRENT WEARNER / 34

Meridian Golf Learning Center Englewood, Colo.

JONATHAN YARWOOD / 38

Jonathan Yarwood Golf Academy Bradenton, Fla.

JARED ZAK / 30

Sea Island Golf Learning Center St. Simons Island, Ga.

JOSH ZANDER / 38

Presidio Golf Club San Francisco