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David J. Branstad, PGA

Director of Instruction
PGA Crest

Blaine, MN
TPC Twin Cities, Blaine, MN

About David

With 22+ years of teaching experience and David’s dedication to making golf instruction fun, he has developed lasting relationships with his students of all ages and abilities. David is a Class A member of the PGA of America, he is a US Kids Top 50 Master Kids Instructor, ADM, TPI and V1 Certified and he has a passion for improving not only his students golf game but their enjoyment of the sport as well by looking at all areas of the game. Utilizing modern equipment and a wealth of knowledge learned from some of the best instructors in the world David will make sure you enjoy the process of improvement.


Contact Coach David

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What can David help you with?
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

Connect with golfers of similar skill

Have more fun on the course

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

Get swing diagnostic testing

Earn a college golf scholarship

Students & Lessons

Coaching Services

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Playing with disabilities


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David's Facilities

TPC Twin Cities

Blaine MN


Experience extraordinary golf at Minnesota’s only private PGA TOUR-owned property located just minutes north of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Designed by the legendary Arnold Palmer, our 18-hole golf course features 235 acres of breathtaking countryside. The immaculate fairways and white sand bunkers provide every golf enthusiast an unforgettable experience. While challenging enough for the best players in the world during 3M Open, the par-72, 7,164-yard championship golf course features six sets of tees – including a family tee – on each hole so golfers of all abilities can experience an enjoyable round of golf. In addition to its championship golf course and championship-caliber practice facility, TPC Twin Cities has a spacious Clubhouse featuring casual and fine dining areas, an award-winning Golf Shop, men’s and women’s locker rooms and a variety of banquet rooms suitable for social events and business meetings.

*Coaching available to public

11444 Tournament Players Pkwy, Blaine, MN 55449-5665

Facility Offerings
World Class Practice Facility

Dedicated teaching area with doubled sided practice teeing areas, putting greens, chipping areas and practice bunkers.

Mulligan Den

Winter indoor practice and training facility includes 2 Trackman simulator bays, 1 aboutGolf simulator bay, an additional hitting bay and a putting green.