Coach Portrait

David D. Phillips, PGA

Cofounder TPI


PGA Crest

Oceanside, CA
Titleist Performance Institute, Oceanside, CA

About David

Dave Phillips believes in living life with passion, curiosity, and purpose. Described as “a visionary thinker with a passion for teaching and learning” Phillips is located in Oceanside, California, and is a co-founder of the Titleist Performance Institute (TPI). He has been a member of the PGA of America since 1993 and has devoted the past 26 years to becoming a world-class performance coach. Dave has been a Golf Magazine Top 100 teacher since 2000 and is also recognized by Golf Digest as a Top 50 teacher in America. Dave has also been recognized by his section, as Teacher of the Year and Horton Smith Award winner for his work in Junior Golf Development. Coaches Jon Rahm. TPI was developed by Dave Phillips and Dr. Greg Rose to create the world's first true golf performance facility that looked at every aspect of a player’s game, from equipment fitting to biomechanics and the human body. As TPI developed it became evident that the information that was being obtained from working with the games best should be passed on through education and the TPI Certified Brand was born. Since the start of the educational seminars in 2006, there are now over 24,000 TPI certified experts in 64 countries around the world. The TPI certified brand is the largest of its kind in the world and those certified experts have helped hundreds of thousands of recreational golfers enjoy the game. Dave frequently appears on the Golf Channel and as a co-host of the Golf Fitness Academy and Titleist Performance Institute Television shows, broadcast in 77 countries over an eight-year time frame. Dave has also written articles for Golf Magazine, Golf Digest, Sports Illustrated, Men’s Health, and The Wall Street Journal, he is a sought after public speaker that has lectured throughout the world on sports performance and business.





David's Experience

Helping players achieve their goals.

Improving Your Game

Add 10 yards

Improve your Short Game

Prepare for Tournament Golf

Earn a college golf scholarship

Make the high school golf team

Get swing diagnostic testing

Students & Lessons

Coaching Services

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Playing with disabilities

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David's Facilities

Titleist Performance Institute

Oceanside CA


State of the art 30-acre performance center.

*Coaching available to public


4033 Avenida De La Plata, Oceanside, CA 92056