Coach Portrait

Derek Morrison

Director of Golf
PGA Crest

Sugar Mill Country Club, New Smyrna Beach, FL

About Derek

Member of the PGA of America since 1998, Derek has been nominated for many awards by his peers and won the Merchandiser of the Year award in 2014, 2016, and 2022. Callaway Golf voted Derek into their Golf Professional Hall of Fame in 2018 and he has been published in numerous local and national publications on his teaching techniques.

Derek's passion for golf has led him down a road that has created a family and a home with Sugar Mill Country Club. He truly lives up to the saying, Do what you love and love what you do.

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With Derek, every tip/instruction made sense and worked. I left the lesson feeling confident that I could do this and with videos on my phone that I can refer to to bring it back when I need it. I highly recommend him!

Kara Kessinger Brittingham

Derek'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

Connect with golfers of similar age

Have more fun on the course

Connect with golfers of similar skill

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

Prepare for Tournament Golf

Earn a college golf scholarship

Students & Lessons

Coaching Services

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Derek's Facilities

Sugar Mill Country Club

New Smyrna Beach FL


For over 50 years, Sugar Mill Country Club has been the only private and member-owned country club in the area, with a challenging and exquisitely maintained, Joe Lee-designed, 27-hole, championship course that has been certified by Audubon International as a Cooperative Sanctuary. The Sugar Mill Country Club in New Smyrna Beach, Florida is located east of I-95 North of St. Rd. 44. Conveniently located between Orlando and Daytona Beach providing an exceptional private Golf and Country Club experience to all of Orange, Seminole, Volusia Counties, and the Flagler Beach area.

*Coaching available to public

150 Club House Cir, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168-7967

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