Coach Portrait

John Joseph Stahlschmidt

Senior Director of Player Development
PGA Crest

The Woodlands, TX
The Woodlands Country Club Tournament Course, The Woodlands, TX

About John

John has a rich and illustrious golf background both as a player and golf instructor.

A native of St. Louis, MO, John played collegiately at the University of Alabama where he played in 30 tournaments.

John started coaching in 2000 and has been the recipient of several prestigious industry awards including Golf Digest's "best in state" and Golf Tips Magazine "Top 25" instructors.

John has taught at some of the Country's finest facilities including TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra, Doral in Miami, TPC Scottsdale, JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort in Scottsdale AZ and now The Woodlands CC.

John has taught next to some of games best teachers including Hank Haney, Jim Flick and Rick Smith.

John has taught over 25,000 lessons over his career and has a proven track record of helping golfers of all ability level improve.






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John'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

Earn a college golf scholarship

Prepare for Tournament Golf

Add 10 yards

Break 90

Students & Lessons

Coaching Services

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John's Facilities

The Woodlands Country Club Tournament Course

The Woodlands TX

*Coaching available to public

1730 S Millbend Dr, The Woodlands, TX 77380-1474

The Woodlands TX

*Coaching available to public

2301 N Millbend Dr, The Woodlands, TX 77380-1360

The Woodlands TX

100 Grand Fairway, The Woodlands, TX 77381-5154

The Woodlands TX

8900 Sterling Ridge Dr, The Woodlands, TX 77382-2748

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