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Benjamin C Montgomery

PGA Golf Professional

member

PGA Crest

Cedar Rapids, IA
Airport National Golf Complex, Cedar Rapids, IA

About Ben

Ben Montgomery, age 35 is one of our energetic PGA Golf Professionals. In his fifth year at Airport National, Ben brings over fifteen years of Golf Professional experience with him. Ben was first introduced to golf at age 9 when his mom brought home a garage sale set of clubs. Soon after he was hooked. Ben graduated from Cedar Rapids Jefferson High School in 2006 and was a four-year letterman in golf. After high school he attended Kirkwood Community College on a golf scholarship. While at Kirkwood Ben only missed one tournament and qualified in the 2007 and 2008 National Junior College Golf Championships in Alabama and Arizona. Upon receiving his Associates degree at Kirkwood, Ben transferred to Mount Mercy College on a golf scholarship where he studied History.
Ben took a job in 2010 as an Assistant Golf Professional with the City of Cedar Rapids. Over the next decade he worked at Jones G.C., Ellis G.C., and Twin Pines G.C. Ben was elected to PGA Membership in 2017. Ben has continued his playing career in the Iowa PGA Section. Notably he won the 2012 Iowa PGA Assistants Match Play, 2017 Iowa PGA Assistants Championship. Ben has had an accomplished playing career. Ben has won Iowa PGA Assistant Player of the Year in 2017,2018,2020, and 2021. Ben had also qualified for 4 PGA National Championships, 2017 and 2021 PGA Assistants National Championship as well as the PGA National Club Professional Championship in 2021 and 2023. Ben is a very passionate and dedicated golf instructor and sees himself being a PGA Professional for life stating, “It is a great feeling when you see someone hit the golf ball, the way they wanted to for the first time or make that first putt. It is was one of the greatest feelings in the world to me as a Golf Professional.” In addition to teaching Ben has become one of the top club fitters in the state of Iowa. He has been recognized as a Top-100 Mizuno club fitter, Certified TaylorMade, Callaway, and Cobra club fitter. Ben won the Iowa PGA Public Merchandiser of the year award. When Ben is not at the golf course or in a deer stand. he can be found spending time with his wife, Jennie, who is NICU/Peds RN at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids. Ben and Jennie have two kids, Mason who is 9 years old and Kendal who is 6 years old.

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Ben has raised my golf game to the next level. He’s helped me in achieving my golf goals. His practice with a purpose approach has brought more consistency to my game!”

Cory Kamoss

Ben's Experience

Helping players achieve their goals.


Getting Started

Learn the basics

Get comfortable for business golf

Avoid embarrassment on the first tee


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

Break 90

Improve your Short Game

Make the high school golf team

Get swing diagnostic testing

Earn a college golf scholarship

Prepare for Tournament Golf

Add 10 yards

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Ben's Facilities

Airport National Golf Complex

Cedar Rapids IA

We strive to give our fun Golfers "Fast, Friendly and Fun Family Golf" with Immaculate Golf Course Conditions and YES, very Affordable Rates. Our wide green fairways, fast undulating greens and rolling hills make for one memorable round of golf. With 27 holes of Golf available for play this season. Airport National offers the largest driving range in Eastern Iowa. Our practice facility also offers a 3,000 square foot putting green, wedge range, as well as a 25,000 square foot short game area.

*Coaching available to public

3001 Wright Brothers Blvd E, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404-8946

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