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Ross D. Kroeker, PGA

Lead Instructor, Pebble Beach Golf Academy


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Pebble Beach , CA
Pebble Beach Golf Academy, Pebble Beach, CA

About Ross

Ross Kroeker is a Lead Instructor at the Pebble Beach Golf Academy and the 2019 Northern California PGA Teacher of the Year.

Ross has been a PGA Member since 1992 and a PGA Certified Instructor since 2007. Using a straightforward approach, time-proven technique and the benefit of advanced technology, Ross helps his students gain immediate improvement with sustained results.

Ross was selected by Jim Flick to become a staff member of the acclaimed Nicklaus / Flick Golf Schools in 1994. In this role, Ross developed his teaching skills while working with several of the nation’s top instructors including Jim Flick and Laird Small.

In 2004, Ross became a lead instructor for ESPN Golf Schools. He travelled nationally teaching the “Three Club Tour” golf school. Ross also served as the Director of Instruction at Harding Park Golf Course in San Francisco where he developed innovative instruction programs.

As an early and prolific user of V1 Video Software, Ross became an expert in video analysis. He was one of the first instructors to produce video lessons for internet download. In 2008, Ross presented at the national PGA Coaching and Teaching Summit on the effective use of video in golf instruction.

Ross enjoys working with players of all ages and skill level. He is the Varsity Golf Coach at a local school and recently started the school’s first girls golf team.

Ross is a graduate of East Central Oklahoma University where he was twice awarded Academic All-American.

Begin your journey
Ross's Experience

Helping players achieve their goals.

Getting Started

Learn the basics

Avoid embarrassment on the first tee

Get comfortable for business golf

Having More Fun

Have more fun on the course

Improving Your Game

Break 100

Break 90

Break 80

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

Students & Lessons

Coaching Services

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Playing with disabilities

Session Type


Ross's Facilities

Pebble Beach Golf Academy

Pebble Beach CA

*Coaching available to public

PO Box 1516, Pebble Beach, CA 93953-1516

Facility Offerings
Short Game Practice Area

4500 square foot putting green, chipping and pitching greens with greenside and fairway bunkers, to work on all aspects of the short game.

Natural grass hitting areas

The driving range offers target greens with surrounding bunkers providing a realistic golf course look.

Advanced technology

Lessons conveniently move from the lesson tee to the indoor academy utilizing a Robotic Swing Trainer, Golf Simulator, High Def Video Analysis, Science and Motion Putt Lab.

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