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Charles F. Chandler III

PGA Professional
PGA Crest

Allen, TX
GOLFINITY Plano, Plano, TX

About Charles

Charles Chandler is an esteemed golf instructor with an impressive teaching career spanning over 18 years. His teaching philosophy is deeply rooted in understanding each student as an individual, emphasizing a personalized approach to golf instruction. This begins with a comprehensive new student questionnaire to gain insights into the golfer’s unique needs and goals.

As a Range Assistant at Royal Oaks Country Club in Dallas, TX, Charles honed his skills in assisting golfers in various aspects of their game. His journey continued as an Assistant Professional at Sidney Country Club in Montana, where he further developed his teaching expertise. His commitment to golf instruction led him to prominent roles as Head Professional at Plentywood Golf Club in Montana, Fox Hills Country Club in North Dakota, and Scotch Pines Golf Club in Idaho.

In his role as the Director of Instruction at Chandler Golf Academy at Lakeview Golf Club in Meridian, ID, Charles brought innovation to golf coaching, incorporating the American Athletic Development Model and collaborating with PGA Coach to elevate players’ performance throughout the season. He has also served as the 1st Assistant Professional at SBR Dye Course and as a Teaching Professional at Westridge Golf Club, Twin Creeks Golf Club, and The Golf Ranch in Richardson.

A perpetual learner, Charles actively engages in professional development by attending the PGA Coaching & Teaching summit in Orlando, Florida, and participating in education seminars. His commitment to advancing golf instruction knowledge is evident in his adoption of the 2-1-Go Protocols, designed to build strong patterns and create an unconscious athletic golf swing akin to tour professionals.

Beyond his local contributions, Charles has made a significant impact on junior golf development. While in Idaho and Montana, he prioritized participation in the PGA Jr. League and coached juniors, making the Chandler Golf Academy one of the largest PGA Jr. League programs in the Rocky Mountain Section during the 2018 season.

Collaborating with renowned fitness professionals like Damon Shelton of Method Athlete, Dr. Mark Smith in Palm Springs, and Ryan Overturf of The Move Project in Dallas, Charles has developed a holistic approach to golf instruction. His rich experience includes working out with PGA tour player Paul Casey during his time at Method Athlete.

Notably, Charles had the honor and privilege of observing a two-day golf school at the prestigious Butch Harmon Golf School, further enriching his wealth of golf instruction knowledge. His dedication to golf coaching, commitment to continuous learning, and holistic approach make Charles Chandler a valuable asset to any golf program or academy.






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Charles'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

Have more fun on the course

Connect with golfers of similar skill

Improving Your Game

Break 100

Break 90

Break 80

Improve your Short Game

Add 10 yards

Prepare for Tournament Golf

Make the high school golf team

Earn a college golf scholarship

Get swing diagnostic testing

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Plano TX

*Coaching available to public

6121 W. Park Blvd., Plano, TX 75093

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