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Matthew T. Russell, PGA

Lead Golf Instructor


PGA Crest

Chicago, IL
SMART Golf & Fitness Instruction - Lombard, Lombard, IL

About Matthew

Matthew "Todd" Russell is a PGA of America Member and is recognized as one of the best golf instructors in the state of Illinois. Todd has been teaching and growing the game of golf for over 25 years. Working with thousands of students throughout his career, ranging from true beginners to high level tour players, Todd has developed the ability to make anyone better at golf.

Todd was the “2014 Midwest PGA Junior League Coach of the Year” and is also a NASM Certified Golf Fitness Specialist.

Todd’s ability to connect with his students, deliver results, and train players of all skill levels makes him unique and desired as a PGA Golf Professional.





Begin your journey
Matthew'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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Matthew's Facilities

SMART Golf & Fitness Instruction - Lombard

Lombard IL

Share Your Passion For Playing Better Golf At A Private Club Unlike Any Other. The mission at SMART Golf & Fitness is to help players of all abilities unlock their true potential. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned pro, we have one major goal in mind; to do everything in our power to help each of our members play their best golf. Our membership is committed to reaching their potential in golf, and want to give themselves the best chance to accomplish this. We are it. As a result, our members have the opportunity to build a golf game and healthy habits that last a lifetime. We take pride in our team of professionals who are extremely passionate, talented, and savvy individuals who never settle for anything but the best – both for themselves and the members at SMART Golf. Our facilities feature the latest state-of-the-art technology and create a learning environment that is unmatched.

*Coaching available to public

350 E 22nd St., Lombard, IL 60148

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