Ryan Y. Young, PGADirector of Instruction
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.
Helping players achieve their goals.
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
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
Playing with disabilities
Improve with Ryan.
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 publicLocation
6320 Grandview Dr W, Tacoma, WA 98467-1060
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.
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