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Matthew L. Gordon, PGA

Academy Director


PGA Crest

Wilmington, NC
Magnolia Greens Golf Course, Leland, NC

About Matthew

Matthew Gordon, PGA Director of Instruction I began the game of golf at the age 3 and have since dedicated over twenty years to working with others to help make golf more enjoyable. I started my career assisting with the opening of Hartefeld National in 1995 in beautiful Avondale, PA. This is where my passion for teaching developed. In 2000 my first golf academy opened at Chisel Creek in Landenberg, PA and remained until 2007 when my wife and I decided to move south to enjoy golf (and the beach) more year round.

Since moving from Wilmington, DE to Wilmington, NC, I had the privilege to work at the esteemed Bald Head Island Country Club which led me to the fabulous teaching facility at Magnolia Greens in Leland, NC which is now my “home away from home”.

When I’m not on the course, I’m enjoying time with my family at the beach, outside playing lacrosse or golf with my kids and just enjoying living in beautiful southeastern coastal Carolina.

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Matthew in Action

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I have learned a lot and know that I have much more to learn. However, in the past four months, I have gained enough skills and confidence to get out and play with other people and every time I do, I learn a little bit more. Thank you!

Trish P.


Thank you for the great lesson sessions. I am very pleased with the improvement of my game! I have both in my physical aspect as well as the mental portion.

John D. NC


Matt was tremendous! Not only was he a wealth of information, his level of patience was off the charts. His ability to articulate how to correct flaws, was so smooth that it was rare a follow-up question was required.

Glen W. NY

Matthew'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 90

Improve your Short Game

Add 10 yards

Prepare for Tournament Golf

Make the high school golf team

Get swing diagnostic testing

Break 80

Earn a college golf scholarship

Students & Lessons

Coaching Services

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Playing with disabilities

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Matthew's Facilities

Magnolia Greens Golf Course

Leland NC

*Coaching available to public

1800 Linkwoods Cir E, Leland, NC 28451

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