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David A. Bakyta, PGA


PGA Crest

Brainerd, MN
Legacy Courses At Craguns, Brainerd, MN

About David

David Bakyta is a quarter century member of the PGA of America who has enjoyed his coaching experience at several venues such as North Fork CC in Long Island, Tseleevo Golf Club outside Moscow and at El Encanto in El Salvador. He has coached multiple NCAA All American Golfers and had success as two time GCAA East Coach of the Year while at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY.

Most recently he ran his golf academy on the Black Sea at Gelendzhik. He is now available in Vacationland USA at Craguns Golf and Resort where his Players Golf Academy is developing golfers while coaching his fundamental system of golf which accommodates the serious competitor as well as the casual golfer. His focus will be on developing the game and character of his junior golfers.



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David's Experience

Helping players achieve their goals.

Improving Your Game

Earn a college golf scholarship

Prepare for Tournament Golf

Add 10 yards

Break 90

Get swing diagnostic testing

Make the high school golf team

Improve your Short Game

Break 80

Break 100

Having More Fun

Have more fun on the course

Connect with golfers of similar age

Connect with golfers of similar skill

Getting Started

Avoid embarrassment on the first tee

Learn the basics

Get comfortable for business golf

Students & Lessons

Coaching Services

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Playing with disabilities




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David's Facilities

Legacy Courses At Craguns

Brainerd MN

*Coaching available to public

11000 Craguns Dr, Brainerd, MN 56401-2020

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