Coach Portrait

Coach Paul Johnson, Certified PGA

Lead Instructor of The Golf Swing Studio

PGA Crest

Savannah, GA
Mary Calder Golf Club

About Paul

All About Paul My father introduced golf to me when I was three years old. He would take me to play 18-holes and if I was good, I would receive a Snickers after the front nine and a Frosty Root Beer after the round. For the next few years, I continued to follow along with my Dad for the coke and Snickers and would take a few swings too. But during a family vacation to Great Britain, I persuaded Dad (with Mom's help) to allow me to play golf with him at the birthplace of golf; St Andrews, Scotland. On that fateful day, the "golf bug bit me" and started my love and passion for the game of golf.

Through high school, I was fortunate enough to be taught by two instructors: Tom Treese and Dan Shelton, PGA. Because of these two coaches, they guided me and my progress to earn a college golf scholarship at Huntingdon College. While at Huntingdon, I earned All-American honors twice and our team won two National Championships. After college, it took me six years before I took the plunge in the professional ranks. Unfortunately due to shoulder injuries, my professional career ended before it really took off.

I decided to earn my PGA Professional credentials in 2006 and was elected into membership with my Class A status in 2008. Also in 2008, the Alabama - West Florida Section honored me with the Junior Golf Leader of the Year award for my outstanding work with juniors. In 2013, US Kids Golf distinguished as one of the Top 50 Junior Golf Instructors in the Country. And in 2017, the Georgia Section PGA honored me with the Player Development Award for my contributions to developing adult and junior golfers.


Paul's Experience

Helping players achieve their goals.


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


Improving Your Game

Break 100

Break 80

Improve your Short Game

Make the high school golf team

Get swing diagnostic testing

Break 90

Add 10 yards

Prepare for Tournament Golf

Earn a college golf scholarship

Students & Lessons

Coaching Services

Session Type

Individual

Group

Player Type

Youth

Adult

Male

Teen

Senior

Female

Playing with disabilities

Skills & Tools

Improve with Paul.

Skills
Full Swing
Short Game
Putting
Course Strategy
Tournament Strategy
Club Fitting
Wedge Play
Physical Assessment
Paul's Facilities

Mary Calder Golf Club

Savannah GA

*Coaching available to public

Location

1201 W Lathrop Ave, Savannah, GA 31415-1049

Begin Your Journey

Work with Paul

Contact Paul
PGA logo
PGA of America

Experts on the business and game of golf. The best coaching tips and latest golf news delivered straight to you. Sign Up to get the latest.

© Copyright PGA of America 2021.Privacy Policy Terms of Service Coach Login
Official Technology Services Agencyimage