Patrick J. Ackerman, PGA

Patrick J. Ackerman, PGA Professional
Director of Golf Operations and Instruction
Main Address:
Puetz Golf Range
11762 Aurora Ave N
Seattle, WA 98133-8248

(206) 362-2272

Philosophy: Coach Patrick has one primary goal in every encounter with you – he wants you to enjoy the game of golf!  To help achieve this, Patrick creates a relaxing, comfortable environment centered on your goals.  He believes in designing focused lessons, clearly explaining the cause and effect of each aspect of your golf game, helping you to relax and avoid the over thinking that often overwhelms golfing students.

Patrick stresses six keys for your golf game – setup, finish, swing path, attack angle, short game and having fun!  He has helped thousands of people fall in love with the game of golf, from ages 5 to 85, from true beginners to zero handicappers, focusing on one key or all six keys.  Patrick enjoys teaching children and is a U.S. Kids Certified Coach, and has worked with First Tee of Greater Seattle. 

Patrick would love to help you take steps toward a better golf experience.  Sign up today for a lesson with Coach Patrick.

Past Experience:

Patrick has been a PGA Class A Instructor/Coach since 2010, most recently as Director of Instruction at Puetz Golf Superstores in Seattle.  At Puetz, Patrick gained invaluable teaching experience with a vast range of students, using the most effective golf instruction tool, Trackman (, which will be available soon at SVGC.

Prior to joining Puetz, Patrick was an Assistant Professional at Glendale CC (Bellevue WA) for four years, where he led and grew the Junior Golf Program, along with gaining important experience in customer service and hospitality skills.  For three years prior, he was the First Assistant at White Horse Golf Club in Kingston, now an in-state Top Ten Course.  In this role, Patrick gained experience in management of a new, growing daily fee facility.

In college, Patrick inte

Services Offered:

  • Instruction

National Awards

  • 2010 PGA President's Council on Growing the Game