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Butch Haverland, PGA

Golf Coach
PGA Crest

Bettendorf, IA
Palmer Hills Golf Course, Bettendorf, IA

About Butch

Butch Haverland, Quarter Century Member of PGA

Professional Experience: Eagle Ridge Resort: Galena, IL, Outside Service / Introduction to Golf 1983-88 Crow Valley Golf Club: Bettendorf, IA, Assistant Professional 1989-1993 Lacosta Resort & Spa: Carlsbad CA, Assistant Teaching Professional, (5) month winter seasons of 90-91’ , 91-92’ Innisbrook Resort: Palm Harbor, FL Assistant Teaching Professional 1993-1995 Midland Country Club: Kewanee, IL Head Golf Professional 1995-1997 Oakwood Country Club: Coal Valley, IL Head Golf Professional 1998-2015 TPC Deere Run: Silvis, IL Director of Instruction 2016-2019 Black Hawk College , Moline IL Golf Coach, July, 2018 to 2022 Palmer Hills Golf Course, Bettendorf, IA Golf Coach, May 2020 to present

Golf Highlights: Played for Southwestern High School, Hazel Green, Wisconsin, MVP 3 years Played college golf for University of Wisconsin Platteville Spent day with John Daly practicing in Spring, 1992 at Lacosta Resort & Spa, Carlsbad, CA Elected to PGA Membership 1993 Attended (4) Ryder Cups (3) Masters (1) US Open (1) PGA Championship Played in (3) John Deere Classic’s 97’, 98’, 06’ Played in 100’s of Iowa PGA tournaments for the past 25 years Qualified for (4) Oldsmobile Scramble National Team Championships at Disney / Las Vegas Enjoyed lunch with the 4 Harmon Brothers: Butch, Craig, Dick, Bill 1996, River Oaks CC, TX Caddied in groups with Tiger Woods, Fred Funk, John Senden, Dan Forsman, Paul Goydos, Scott Piercy, Alex Cejka, Cejka did not pay me. 3 rounds and not a $. I don’t care for him! Assisted in lessons with, Davis Love III, Tom Kite, John Daly, Pat Perez, Todd Dempsey, Steve Pate, Bob Tway, Mike Hulbert, Dave Stockton, Mark Wiebe, Brad Faxon, Rounds played with PGA Tour players, Shaun Micheel, David Berganio, Mark Wiebe, Todd Dempsey, Jay Overton, Jerry Smith, Robert Gamez, Ben Bates, Mike Small, D.A. Points, Bubba Dickerson, Will Mackenzie, Louis Oosthuizen Coached Josh Hart of Erie, Illinois, State Boys Champion 1A 1998 Coaching Jack Dumas, Bettendorf, Iowa. 4 time State High School qualifier. Recently received 4 year scholarship to Drake University for fall of 2021 Coached: 44 students have gone on to earn and play golf in colleges. Presently, Full Time Coaching 100’s of students of all ages through my golf programs. Current with PGA recertification program and education points Attended 2017, 2019, 2021 PGA Coaching and Teaching Summit, Orlando Florida

Favorite quote: “People don’t care what you know, until they know that you care.”






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Helping players achieve their goals.

Improving Your Game

Break 100

Break 90

Break 80

Add 10 yards

Improve your Short Game

Prepare for Tournament Golf

Make the high school golf team

Earn a college golf scholarship

Get swing diagnostic testing

Getting Started

Learn the basics

Get comfortable for business golf

Avoid embarrassment on the first tee

Having More Fun

Connect with golfers of similar age

Have more fun on the course

Connect with golfers of similar skill

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Butch's Facilities

Palmer Hills Golf Course

Bettendorf IA


Excellent 18 hole course with all practice amenities.

*Coaching available to public

2999 Middle Rd, Bettendorf, IA 52722-3234

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