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J.R. Pond, PGA

Golf Performance Specialist

PGA Crest

Washington, PA
California Univ of Penn.

About J.R.

I got the nickname The Golf Prof after joining the team at California University of Pennsylvanias a faculty member in the department of Exercise Science and Sport Studies. I teach classes in Exercise Science, Sports Management and Professional Golf Management. I have worked as an Assistant Professional, Head Golf Professional, and currently serve as one of the Lead Instructors at the Kuhn Golf Academy.



J.R.'s Experience

Helping players achieve their goals.

Having More Fun

Have more fun on the course

Getting Started

Learn the basics

Get comfortable for business golf

Avoid embarrassment on the first tee

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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Skills & Tools

Improve with J.R..

Full Swing
Short Game
Course Strategy
Tournament Strategy
Social Engagement
Club Fitting
Wedge Play
Physical Assessment
J.R.'s Facilities

California Univ of Penn.

California PA


This facility is reserved for players of the Cal U golf teams and students in the Professional Golf Management Program - This is not the only facility I work from - I also teach at the Kuhn Golf Academy in Peters Township, PA.

*Coaching available to public


250 University Ave, California, PA 15419-1341

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