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David Curtis

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About David

CERTIFICATIONS: PGA Class A, Troon Golf Academy Instructor, Callaway Professional Staff Member & Club Fitter, Former Golf Digest School Instructor, Former Advantage Golf School Instructor, ACCOLADES: 2016 SCPGA Desert Chapter Player of the Year, 2016 SCPGA Desert Chapter Assistant Champion, 2017 SCPGA Desert Chapter Assistant Professional of the Year, 2018 SCPGA Desert Chapter Associate Player of the Year, 2019 SCPGA Desert Chapter Junior Golf Development Leader, EXPERIENCE: A Teaching Professional since 2005. I have worked at the Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort since 2001. Before turning professional in 2005, I played at College of the Desert on the golf team that won a Team State Championship in 2004. I have been teaching golf schools, private lessons, junior golf, and group clinics ever since and have competed in many SCPGA and Desert Chapter Golf Tournaments, winning several events over the years. PHILOSOPHY: Each golfer has different issues, I address each student's needs and what the student wants to improve on. I do my best to make sure each student has a foundation of proper setup and mechanics for each shot in the game. PERSONAL INTERESTS: Outside of golf, I have a wonderful family: Katie (wife), Gavin (son), and Gracie (daughter). Additionally, I like NASCAR and collect different species of palm trees.


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David's Experience

Helping players achieve their goals.

Getting Started
Learn the basics
Avoid embarrassment on the first tee
Get comfortable for business golf

Having More Fun
Connect with golfers of similar age
Have more fun on the course

Improving Your Game
Break 100
Break 90
Break 80
Add 10 yards
Prepare for Tournament Golf
Earn a college golf scholarship
Improve your Short Game
Make the high school golf team
Get swing diagnostic testing
Students & Lessons

Coaching Services

Player Type
Playing with disabilities
Session Type
Skills & Tools

Improve with David.

Full Swing
Short Game
Course Strategy
Tournament Strategy
Wedge Play
Wind Play
David's Facilities

Westin Mission Hills Resort

Rancho Mirage CA

*Coaching available to public


71333 Dinah Shore Dr, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270-1501

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