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Dillon Baker

Assistant Golf Professional


PGA Crest

Cedar Rapids, IA
Airport National Golf Complex

About Dillon

Dillon, age 28, is an experienced teaching professional. Dillon has been in the golf industry for 11 years and has received certifications in TPI Level 1 and is an Operation 36 Certified Coach. He is currently in level 2 of the PGA program. In his 11 years in the business, Dillon has worked as an assistant at Cedar Rapids Country Club for 2 years as well as working on the outside operation and caddying at the exclusive Everglades Club in Palm Beach, Florida for 1 season.

Dillon graduated from Solon High School, Iowa in 2011 where he was a two-year letterman and was voted team MVP his senior year. He then attended Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa earning an associate’s degree before transferring to Mount Mercy University in Cedar Rapids, Iowa where he competed on the golf team for 2 years and earned is B.B.A in Finance.

Dillon sees himself as a PGA Professional for life stating “it’s a real joy to be able to come to work and have work be your hobby and passion”. He currently is the Director of the Airport National Junior Golf Academy Powered by Operation 36.

Dillon follows the TPI philosophy that there is no one perfect way to swing for everyone but there is an efficient way for each student to swing based on what their body can or can not do.

Dillon's Experience

Helping players achieve their goals.

Improving Your Game

Break 100

Break 80

Make the high school golf team

Prepare for Tournament Golf

Break 90

Having More Fun

Have more fun on the course

Connect with golfers of similar age

Connect with golfers of similar skill

Getting Started

Learn the basics

Get comfortable for business golf

Avoid embarrassment on the first tee

Students & Lessons

Coaching Services

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Skills & Tools

Improve with Dillon.

Full Swing
Short Game
Course Strategy
Tournament Strategy
Wedge Play
Physical Assessment
Dillon's Facilities

Airport National Golf Complex

Cedar Rapids IA

*Coaching available to public


3001 Wright Brothers Blvd E, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404-8946

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