Gregory S. Anderson, PGAPGA Golf Instructor
Greg’s passion for golf started in Santa Rosa at the age of seven when he would loop the nine holes at Wikiup Golf Club from morning until night while his older brothers worked his parent’s swim and tennis club next door. As his love for the game continued to grow, he joined the junior membership at Santa Rosa G&CC at the age of twelve. Surrounded by young, talented juniors, he pursued his desire for the sport at a higher level and competed in Northern California junior golf tournaments throughout high school.
After graduating from Cardinal Newman High School, Greg played on the golf team for two years at Santa Rosa Junior College and continued his college journey at the University of San Diego where he represented the NCAA Division 1 team as the #1 player. A week after graduating with a Bachelor of Business Administration, Greg started his golf career working for American Golf Corporation as the Assistant General Manager at Tilden Park GC in Berkeley.
As a member of the PGA of America with service as General Manager, Director of Golf, Head Golf Professional, and Director of Instruction, Greg’s career has taken him to Princeville Resort on the island of Kauai, to country clubs in Los Angeles County, and to golf course developments in Santa Rosa and Santa Barbara. He has always returned home, however, to work in Sonoma County, where he resides with his wife and nineteen-year-old son.
Although Greg has worked all facets of the golf industry, including hosting golf and wine tours through his business, GolfVino, his true passion remains teaching the game. He trained under some of the best golf instructors in the business, including Jim Flick, Jack Lumpkin, Bob Toski, Paul Runyan, Dean Reinmuth, and Rick Smith. Greg is known for his keen eye in swing analysis, excellent coaching ability, and personable communication with members and guests.
With over 25 years of coaching the game of golf, Greg brings . Through his Greg Anderson Golf Academy, he averaged over 1000 students per year, with a special emphasis on year-long junior golf programs. Students appreciate that he teaches people, not necessarily methods, although he is well versed in all the current techniques and embraces using high technology equipment to v
Previous PGA Teaching Positions
Owner/Operator, Next Level Golf and Fitness Santa Rosa, CA
Owner/Operator, Greg Anderson Golf Academy Bennett Valley Golf Course • Santa Rosa, CA Foxtail Golf Club • Rohnert Park, CA
Director of Golf Valley of the Moon Club (Oakmont) • Santa Rosa, CA Braemar Country Club • Tarzana, CA
Head Golf Professional/Director of Instruction Sea Ranch Golf Links • Sea Ranch, CA Mountain Shadows Golf Resort • Rohnert Park, CA Princeville Resort • Kauai, HI Additional Highlights
• Multiple Winner of Northern California and Hawaii PGA Sanctioned Golf Tournaments • Two Course Records: 65 at Tilden Park Golf Course and 64 at Franklin Canyon Golf Course • National articles published featuring GolfVino (golfvino.com) in PGA Magazine, GolfWeek, and Forbes • Level 1 Wine Sommelier
Helping players achieve their goals.
Learn the basics
Avoid embarrassment on the first tee
Get comfortable for business golf
Having More Fun
Connect with golfers of similar age
Connect with golfers of similar skill
Have more fun on the course
Improving Your Game
Improve your Short Game
Add 10 yards
Prepare for Tournament Golf
Make the high school golf team
Get swing diagnostic testing
Earn a college golf scholarship
Playing with disabilities
Bennett Valley Golf Course
Santa Rosa CA
*Coaching available to public
3330 Yulupa Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95405-8647