Coach Portrait

Douglas H. Temple, PGA

Director of Instruction


PGA Crest

Midland, MI
Maple Leaf Golf Course, Linwood, MI

About Douglas

Coach Doug is a graduate of Ferris Statue Universities Professional Golf Management Program. Certified in Golf Operations coach Doug has been teaching for 30 years. Positions as an instructor include working under National Teacher of the year Jack Lumpkin for Golf Digest at Sea Island Golf Club, Director of Instruction for Nike Golf Learning Centers in Celebration Florida, Head Golf Coach at the College and High School Level, Instructor for First Tee of Eastern Michigan, Director of Instruction for Currie Golf Academy in Midland Michigan. Coach Doug is also the founder of the Michigan Military Golf Association which offers programs to Veterans.



Begin your journey
Douglas in Action

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Douglas in Action

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Douglas'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

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

Player Type


Playing with disabilities






Session Type



Douglas's Facilities

Maple Leaf Golf Course

Linwood MI

*Coaching available to public

158 N Mackinaw Rd, Linwood, MI 48634-9444

Bay City MI

*Coaching available to public

7255 3 Mile Rd, Bay City, MI 48706-9374

Bay City MI

*Coaching available to public

2470 Old Bridge Rd, Bay City, MI 48706-9344

Vassar MI

*Coaching available to public

3509 Kirk Rd, Vassar, MI 48768-9770

Midland MI

*Coaching available to public

1300 Currie Pkwy, Midland, MI 48640-4153

Freeland MI

*Coaching available to public

6710 W Freeland Rd, Freeland, MI 48623-8913

Essexville MI

*Coaching available to public

584 W Hampton Rd, Essexville, MI 48732-9710

Bay City MI

*Coaching available to public

110 Salzburg Ave., Bay City, MI 48706

Midland MI

*Coaching available to public

2750 Lauria Rd, Midland, MI 48642-9230

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