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Zach Abels, PGA

Head Golf Professional
PGA Crest

Twin Falls , ID
Canyon Springs Golf Course, Twin Falls, ID

About Zachary

Certified PGA Professional - Teaching and Coaching, Golf Digest Best Young Teachers, Golf Digest Best in State Teachers, Nike Elite Staff, 2023 Rocky Mountain Section Professional of the Year, 2022 Rocky Mountain Section Champion, 2022 RMSPGA Teacher Coach of the Year, 2022 RMSPGA Player Development Award, 2021 RMSPGA Youth Player Development Award, 2020 RMSPGA Teacher of the Year 2019 RMSPGA Player Development Award, 2016 RMSPGA Junior Golf Leader, Level 2 Trackman Certified, US Kids Golf Certified Coach, True Temper Certified, Level 5 Ping Academy, Qualified for 4 Professional Championships and 1 Assistants Championship




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Zachary in Action

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Zachary in Action

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Zach is a remarkable professional instructor in the game of golf. Zach observes first. He asks questions about my goals and what I want to achieve with my swing. I sincerely appreciate his approach.

JJ McBride


Zach has given me several lessons and his direction has helped my game immensely. He is a pleasure to work with and has a way of teaching that translates into strokes being taken off my game.

Rick Tegan


Thank you to Zach and Kaylynne for developing the Canyon Springs Junior Golf program and caring for each junior golfer.

Sylvia Wood

Zachary'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

Prepare for Tournament Golf

Make the high school golf team

Earn a college golf scholarship

Students & Lessons

Coaching Services

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Playing with disabilities

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Zachary's Facilities

Canyon Springs Golf Course

Twin Falls ID


Canyon Springs is located next to the Snake River Canyon in Twin Falls, Idaho. With its waterfalls, views of the 500 ft canyon and the Perrine Bridge, Canyons Springs is in a world class, magnificent setting. A fair but challenging test for all levels of golfers.

*Coaching available to public

PO Box 5492, Twin Falls, ID 83303-5492

Facility Offerings
Indoor practice facility

The now 1300 square foot indoor practice facility is home to a full TrackMan simulator. Also included are Provoto Putting Systems. All aspects of the game are addressed.


With both indoor and outdoor settings available TrackMan is the ultimate tool for fitting and instruction.

Provoto Putting Systems

The best way to isolate and dial in a putting stroke. Provoto provides everything you need to dial in putting.

Super Speed Golf

The best speed training in the game of golf.

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