TJ King was born and raised in Homestead, FL until moving to Ashford, AL in 2000. Upon graduating high school in 2003, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps, Infantry and served honorably from January 2004 until May 2008. He served in three combat tours, once to Afghanistan and twice to Iraq, receiving several individual and unit awards for his actions in combat.
After completing his time in service, TJ was awarded the first Wounded Warrior Project Scholarship to attend Keiser University College of Golf. While studying at Keiser, he was elected as the Student Veterans Association President and graduated Summa Cum Laude. After graduating from Keiser, TJ worked at Tiger Point Golf Club as an Assistant Golf Professional and worked with The First Tee of Northwest Florida.
In 2015, TJ and his business partner opened their own indoor golf facility in Buckhead, GA called Swing Pros Atlanta. After a successful start, he sold his portion of the business and returned to Dothan, AL where he was hired and subsequently promoted to Head Golf Professional by the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Highland Oaks. During his tenure at Highland Oaks, TJ offered customized individual and/or group lessons, playing lessons, club fittings, and mental game coaching. TJ was elected to full PGA Membership in March 2021.
With a passion for growing the game, TJ developed several different junior golf programs working with over 120 junior golfers throughout the year. He also established the PGA Jr League at Highland Oaks where his 17u team won the All-Star Regional Championship in 2021. With such a large junior golf following, TJ began utilizing the US Kids Golf Player Pathway Program. Most recently he was honored with a Top 50 US Kids Golf Coach award for 2021 & 2022.
Helping players achieve their goals.
Learn the basics
Get comfortable for business golf
Avoid embarrassment on the first tee
Having More Fun
Connect with golfers of similar skill
Connect with golfers of similar age
Have more fun on the course
Improving Your Game
Add 10 yards
Prepare for Tournament Golf
Improve your Short Game
Make the high school golf team
Get swing diagnostic testing
Earn a college golf scholarship
Playing with disabilities
Lakewood @ Marriott Grand
Point Clear AL
The Lakewood Club, a sparkling resort member of the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, had its beginnings in 1944. Perry Maxwell, designer of the Tulsa Southern Hills Country Club and site of the 2001 U.S. Open, brought his extraordinary skills to Lakewood. His original creation, the Dogwood course opened in 1947 and was the first professional quality courses in south Alabama. Rolling fairways and tight greens, spring fed lakes, meandering streams and stands of mature trees make the 36 holes of Lakewood both beautiful and challenging. You'll feel the rich history of Lakewood as you play beneath 100 year old oaks down a carpet of green, past crystal clear lakes and streams. Recent updates, renovations and ongoing world-class grounds maintenance assure your experience is cutting-edge on this historic course. Celebration Bermuda grass tees, fairways & roughs Classic TifEagle putting surfaces
*Coaching available to publicLocation
One Grand Blvd, Point Clear, AL 36564-0639