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Claude Brousseau, PGA Master Professional

Director of Instruction


PGA Crest

Wailea, Maui, HI
Wailea Golf Academy Golf Channel Academy

About Claude

An award-winning professional and passionate golf coach, Brousseau has given more than 20,000 lessons over the course of his distinguished 20+ year career to both amateur and professional students in the U.S., Canada and Europe. He has written more than 60 instructional articles for such notable publications as Golf Magazine, Golf Magazine France, Golf Digest USA & Canada, and Inside Golf Canada, and authored his book, Realize Your Golfing Potential. Unlock the Secrets of a PROficient Short Game.

Brousseau has been honored multiple times by the Aloha Section PGA, as a recipient of the Bill Strausbaugh Award (2014), the Horton Smith Award (2016), and twice as Teacher of the Year (2008 and 2015). He has also just been rated #1 Teacher in the State of Hawaii by Golf Digest (2019-2020)!



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Fantastic teacher - he knew right away the little things I needed to change to improve my ball striking, which improved immediately. I will definitely schedule lessons the next time I visit Maui.

-Steve Kuriyama
Claude'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

Connect with golfers of similar skill

Have more fun on the course

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

Get swing diagnostic testing

Earn a college golf scholarship

Students & Lessons

Coaching Services

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Playing with disabilities


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Skills & Tools

Improve with Claude.

Full Swing
Short Game
Course Strategy
Tournament Strategy
Wedge Play
Wind Play
Claude's Facilities

Wailea Golf Academy Golf Channel Academy

Wailea, Maui HI


At the Wailea Golf Academy, our goal is to ensure you have a fun and informative experience, one that will give you the confidence you need to enjoy the game you love. We use educational tools such as training aids and video analyses to streamline your learning curve, and work with your unique learning style, physical abilities, and personal goals – so you are the best you can be. Let us help you become the golfer you’ve always wanted to be.

*Coaching available to public


100 Wailea Golf Club Drive, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753-4000

Facility Offerings
Private Session

It is all about you! Customized coaching to play better! Stress-free learning environment. Understand clubface, swing path, sequencing.

Short Game coaching

Learn how to perform with wedges & putter

Small Group

Golf is more fun with family & friends. Customized coaching to your needs

Begin Your Journey

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