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Ryan Y. Young, PGA

Director of Instruction


PGA Crest

University Place, WA
Chambers Bay, Tacoma, WA

About Ryan

Ryan grew up in Mill Creek, WA beginning his golf career at age ten. He had a successful collegiate career playing golf for Whitworth University. There he won multiple events, including his conference championship in 2010 which earned him the NWC Player of the Year title and a berth to the NCAA National Championship. He turned pro in 2012 and is now one of the top players in the PNW PGA Section.

Since turning professional, Ryan quickly became a prominent instructor in the Pacific Northwest. Voted by his peers, Ryan was recognized as Golf Digest Best Teachers in Washington State in 2017-18. He also received the PNW PGA Section Player Development Award in 2016 and Youth Player Development Award in 2018; he has also won the Western WA PGA Chapter Awards for Player Development (2014, 2016, 2017), Youth Player Development (2018) and Assistant Golf Professional of the Year (2015). Ryan is also a PGA Certified Professional in Teaching & Coaching and a Level 3 Coach for The First Tee.

KemperSports Management named Ryan the 2018 Golf Professional of the Year. This award recognizes all his efforts establishing the Chambers Bay Academy and its proven model of growing the game.

While not playing or teaching golf, Ryan enjoys playing the guitar, snowboarding, wake surfing, and listening to BiggerPockets Podcast. You can follow Ryan Young Golf (@RyanYoungGolf) on YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.





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Ryan in Action

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Ryan in Action

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Ryan'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

Earn a college golf scholarship

Get swing diagnostic testing

Students & Lessons

Coaching Services

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Playing with disabilities


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Ryan's Facilities

Chambers Bay

Tacoma WA


Chambers Bay Academy offers world-class instruction and practice facilities for all ages and abilities. Utilizing the latest in video swing analysis and instructional techniques, our customized lesson programs are designed to help you achieve your golfing goals. Let our award-winning PGA Instructors elevate you to the next level at our top-ranked practice center. The Academy also offers an exclusive Custom Club Fittings with the TaylorMade Golf Experience geared to fit any golfer with the latest golf equipment.

*Coaching available to public

6320 Grandview Dr W, Tacoma, WA 98467-1060

Facility Offerings
PGA Junior League

9U, 13U, and 17U offerings in the spring and fall.

PGA Junior Camp

Full and Half Day Junior Camp Options

PGA Coaching Club

Unlimited monthly range use on weekends. Group clinics every Saturday afternoon. Discounted weekend sunset rate green fees.

Remote Coaching

Coaching via CoachNow App for: - Out-of-town students who cannot meet in person - In-town students who desire more support between in-person lessons - Any student looking for in-home training

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