Eric H. Eshleman, PGA

Director of Golf
PGA Crest

Birmingham, AL
Country Club of Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

About Eric

Eric Eshleman has been a PGA Member since 1997. He started his career as a Head Instructor at the Grand Cypress Academy of Golf in Orlando, Florida. From there he became Director of Instruction for the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail in Alabama. In 2001, he was was hired as Director of Instruction for the Country Club of Birmingham. His predecessor retired in 2006 and Eric was named Director of Golf, only the 5th golf professional in the club's 125 year history. In 2019, Eric received the highest award in the PGA, he was awarded the PGA Golf Professional of Year. His career has been grounded around golf instruction and coaching. Eric leads one of the largest junior golf programs in the country and has placed dozens of kids into college golf programs. His students have also gone on to have successful professional careers. Eric and his wife Kelli have 3 sons. Their oldest, Ryan plays for the Auburn golf team, and their twin sons Heath and Joe will be students at Auburn this coming Fall.






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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

Get swing diagnostic testing

Make the high school golf team

Improve your Short Game

Break 80

Break 100

Break 90

Add 10 yards

Prepare for Tournament Golf

Earn a college golf scholarship

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Country Club of Birmingham

Birmingham AL

The Country Club of Birmingham offers 36 holes of Donald Ross original golf courses.

3325 Country Club Rd, Birmingham, AL 35213-3636

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