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Owner, Southern Oregon Golf Academy


PGA Crest

Medford, OR
Rogue Valley Country Club, Medford, OR

About Edward

SOGA - Southern Oregon Golf Academy was established in April 2019. It is the first golf academy in the Rogue Valley to offer a full range of individual and semi-private lessons along with small group programs and camps for all ages. Owner and Director of Instruction

Director of Instruction at Southern Oregon Golf Academy Oregon State University 1971-1975 Over 39 years teaching and coaching experience PGA Member since 1989 Most tenured golf instructor in Southern Oregon Influenced by some of the Northwest’s finest teachers

Achievements and Certifications

1982-83, 1989 on the Australia/New Zealand PGA Tour 1988 PGA Business School II (Top 5%) 1991-1997 – Instructor, PNWPGA Annual Playing Workshops – Bend, OR 2002 – Instructor, PNWPGA Playing Workshop, Palm Springs, CA 2003 PNWPGA Senior Champion – Everett G&CC 2004 Oregon PGA Teacher of the Year 2004 Pacific Northwest PGA Teacher of the Year Nominee 2005 Oregon PGA Senior Champion 2011-2012 Golf Digest Best Teachers in State of Oregon 2014 PGA 25 Years as a Member Award 2015 PNWPGA Playing Workshop – Bandon Dunes, OR 2015-2016 Golf Digest Best Teachers in State of Oregon 2017-2018 Golf Digest Best Teachers in State of Oregon 2018-20 Oregon PGA Southern Regional Cup Qualifier


Contact Coach Edward

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What can Edward help you with?
Edward'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 skill

Connect with golfers of similar age

Have more fun on the course

Improving Your Game

Break 100

Break 80

Improve your Short Game

Make the high school golf team

Get swing diagnostic testing

Earn a college golf scholarship

Prepare for Tournament Golf

Add 10 yards

Break 90

Students & Lessons

Coaching Services

Player Type



Playing with disabilities



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Edward's Facilities

Rogue Valley Country Club

Medford OR

*Coaching available to public

2660 Hillcrest Rd, Medford, OR 97504-6926

Medford OR

*Coaching available to public

1900 N Phoenix Rd, Medford, OR 97504-9340