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Craig Hocknull, PGA

Director of Instruction


PGA Crest

Park City, UT

About Craig

Major & Tour Playing Experience:

Waste Management Phoenix Open - PGA Tour - Scottsdale, AZ - 2022

Shriner’s Hospitals for Children Open - PGA Tour - Las Vegas, NV - 2020

PGA Championship - Bethpage, Farmingdale, (Long Island), NY - 2019

PGA Championship - Bellerive Country Club, St. Louis, MO - 2018

Waste Management Phoenix Open - PGA Tour - Scottsdale, AZ - 2017

Korn Ferry Tour Member - 2011, 2012, 2013

PGA Tour of Canada Member - 2010, 2011

PGA Section Major Wins:

Southwest PGA Section Championship - 2021

Southwest PGA Spring Masters - 2021

Southwest PGA Spring Masters - 2020

Southwest PGA Matchplay Championship - 2018

Southwest PGA Professional Championship - 2017

Southwest PGA Section Championship - 2016

Arizona Open Championship - 2013 Southwest PGA Matchplay Championship - 2013


PGA of America Class A Member Advanced Certified in Teaching & Coaching

PGA of America Class A Member Advanced Certified in Player Development

PGA of Australia member Advanced Certified in Teaching & Player Development

PGA of Canada Member Advanced Certified

Bachelor of Science. Sports Therapy 3.85 GPA - Jackson State University - 1997

Awards & Recognition:

Teacher of the Year - Utah PGA - 2020

Teacher of the Year - Southwest PGA - 2014

Player Development Professional (PGA National Finalist) - Southwest PGA - 2014

Player of the year - Southwest PGA - 2013 Youth Player Development Award - Southwest PGA - 2013


Director of Instruction - Glenwild Golf Club #1 Course in Utah - 2014 to Present

Director of Instruction - Silverleaf Club - 2014 to 2019

Owner, Inventor and Director of Instruction - Saber Golf - 2014 to Present



Craig in Action

Recent Photos

Craig'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

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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Skills & Tools

Improve with Craig.

Full Swing
Short Game
Course Strategy
Tournament Strategy
Club Fitting
Wedge Play
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