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Brian Jacobs, PGA

Director of Instruction -BallenIsles Country Club


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Palm Beach Gardens , FL
BallenIsles Country Club, Palm Beach Gardens, FL

About Brian

Over the last 20 years, Brian Jacobs has worked to empower golfers of all ages to find greater enjoyment from the game he loves so much. His dedication and passion for the game are infectious and have earned him Class A PGA credentials and recognition from the PGA Foundation for helping grow the game of golf. Brian possess an MS Ed in addition to PGA Class A credentials and is a Lead Instructor for Golf Channel Academy. He is a frequent Coach of the Week for Golf Channel and got his training leading golf schools for ESPN Golf Schools.

Drawing from his unique experience as an accomplished player, caddie, PGA Professional, and golf instructor, Brian brings an invaluable “inside the ropes” perspective to his teaching. Whether you’re looking for swing instruction, short game help, course management skills, learning how to manage yourself within a round of golf or preparing your youth golfer to play the game at a high level, Brian has the expertise to help you succeed.

Brian is a multiple recipient of the Western New York PGA Section Awards including Teacher of the Year Award, Player Development Award, Bill Strausbaugh Award and Horton Smith Award in addition has been awarded Golf Digest Best Teachers in State Award for New York State and Golf Magazine Top 100 Teachers To Watch.





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"Brian is an effective teacher who is patient, persistent, supportive, available, and outgoing with a good sense of humor and a gentle manner and who builds on past successes. I give him my highest recommendation."

Peter Harris MD


"Brian is a tremendous instructor, eternal optimist, inspiring, & great at what he does. He can rapidly assess, target, & fix. No one comes close."

Ret. Colonel Karl Fischbach United States Air Force


"Brian can assess, diagnose and fix me in 3 swings. He is always available to help or talk over my game. He is a glass half full person always!"

Fred Mason


"Brian embodies the qualities that exemplify what a teacher should aspire to be. He is passionate not only about the game, but he is driven to assist students advancing not only their enjoyment of the game but personal growth."

Michael Breed, PGA Michael Breed Golf Academy


"Brian is passionate about coaching and teaching his students the right way. He is committed to staying current and operating his life and business with integrity, character, high moral standards and optimism."

Lorin Anderson VP, Instruction and Golf Channel Academy

Brian'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 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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Brian's Facilities

BallenIsles Country Club

Palm Beach Gardens FL

*Coaching available to public

100 Ballenisles Cir, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418-3822

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