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Noah A. Horstman, PGA

Owner/ Founder West Coast Golf Academy


PGA Crest

Medford, OR
West Coast Golf Academy

About Noah

Horstman is the GOLF Channel Academy Lead Coach, Owner, Top 50 US Kids Coach and Director of Instruction at the West Coast Golf Academy, with four locations in Southern Oregon.Selected by his peers as one of Golf Digest’s “Best Teachers” in the state of Ohio for 2017-‘18, Horstman recently returned to Oregon after spending six seasons as Director of Instruction at Beechmont Country Club just outside of Cleveland. A Class A PGA Member, Horstman twice earned Northern Ohio Section PGA Teacher of the Year honors (2014, 2016), an award he was also nominated for on two other occasions. He was also a 2015 PGA National Teacher of the Year nominee and was twice named a Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professional by the Golf Range Association of America. While helping to grow the game to juniors in Northern Ohio, Horstman introduced over 150 new player development programs, including the Noah Horstman Junior Golf Academy, and also led Gilmour Academy to the state high school playoffs in just his second season as head coach. An accomplished player, Horstman attended Pacific University in Oregon from 2002-2006 and earned the title of captain in both his junior and senior seasons and received Northwest Conference Honors his senior year. Three days after graduating from Pacific, he started working as an assistant golf professional at Centennial Golf Club and also took over as the Head Boys Golf Coach at South Medford High School.In 2009 he became the Head Men’s and Women’s Golf Coach at Willamette University in Salem, where he coached four seasons and took both teams from last place in their conference to a top 25 ranking nationwide. Among Horstman’s most notable students are two-time PGA Championship qualifier Jaysen Hansen and 2011 U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur champion Terri Frohnmayer. Besides his Class A PGA Membership, Horstman also holds certifications with U.S. Kids Golf, FlightScope, K-Vest and Boditrak as a Certified Instructor, Callaway Golf (Master Fitting Specialist), Titleist Performance Institute (Level I Golf) and Nike Golf 360 (golf specific fitness instructor).





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Noah's coaching has added 30+ yards to my drives (verified on Trackman) and helped me adjust to a bad right knee and lower post surgical back.

-Paul T.
Noah'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

Break 90

Add 10 yards

Prepare for Tournament Golf

Earn a college golf scholarship

Students & Lessons

Coaching Services

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Playing with disabilities




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Skills & Tools

Improve with Noah.

Full Swing
Short Game
Course Strategy
Social Engagement
Club Fitting
Wedge Play
Physical Assessment
Noah's Facilities

West Coast Golf Academy

Ashland OR

West Coast Golf Academy is located at four different southern Oregon facilities which includes 27 holes of golf and an indoor learning facility.

*Coaching available to public


3070 Or - 66, Ashland, OR 97520

Facility Offerings
Only Covered Driving Range in Medford and Ashland

Over 20 covered Hitting stations

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