Coach Portrait

Dan McCracken, PGA

PGA Director of Instruction

PGA Crest

New York, NY
Five Iron Golf - New York

About Dan

Dan grew up in the small town of Margate, New Jersey. After graduating from Penn State University with a Major in Professional Golf Management, Dan spent many years working as a Club Professional. Some of the clubs Dan has worked at include: Congressional Country Club, the Philadelphia Cricket Club, Siwanoy Country Club, the Apawamis Club, Canoe Brook Country Club and the Medalist Golf Club.

Dan takes a holistic approach to game improvement always starting with a focus on mastering basic setup technique. Utilizing the Trackman Launch Monitors and Swing Video Technology at Five Iron Golf, Dan digs deep into a players swinging motion, reverse engineering things from impact to find where a players unique opportunities for improvement are.

Dan'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

Have more fun on the course

Connect with golfers of similar age

Improving Your Game

Break 100

Break 80

Improve your Short Game

Make the high school golf team

Get swing diagnostic testing

Break 90

Add 10 yards

Earn a college golf scholarship

Prepare for Tournament Golf

Students & Lessons

Coaching Services

Session Type



Player Type




Playing with disabilities




Skills & Tools

Improve with Dan.

Full Swing
Short Game
Course Strategy
Tournament Strategy
Social Engagement
Club Fitting
Wedge Play
Wind Play
Physical Assessment
Dan's Facilities

Five Iron Golf - New York

New York NY

*Coaching available to public


883 Avenue of The Americas, New York, NY 10001-3501

New York NY

*Coaching available to public


138 5th Ave, New York, NY 10011-4365

New York NY

*Coaching available to public


22 Stone St, New York, NY 10004-2202

Chicago IL

*Coaching available to public


609 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60654-3828

Baltimore MD

*Coaching available to public


415 S Central Ave, Baltimore, MD 21202-4312

Philadelphia PA

*Coaching available to public


2116 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103-4496

Begin Your Journey

Work with Dan

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