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Craig Hocknull, PGA

Director of Instruction


PGA Crest

Park City, UT
Saber Golf

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 Credentials: 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 Employment: 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



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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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Skills & Tools

Improve with Craig.

Full Swing
Short Game
Course Strategy
Tournament Strategy
Club Fitting
Wedge Play
Craig's Facilities

Saber Golf

Gilbert AZ

*Coaching available to public


740 S Cooper Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85233-7159

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