My name is David Schmutz, I have been playing the game of golf for 41 years with 23 of those years as a professional. During those 23 years, I have gained experience throughout the golf industry including playing mini tours and competing in the PGA Tour Q-School. Beyond my playing experience, I also have years of teaching experience at great facilities such as the PGA Tour Academy at the World Golf Hall of Fame, and currently teach out of The Yards at TPC Sawgrass. In conjunction with teaching, I have dedicated many years to learning club fitting and building while working for several major club companies as an on-course demo technician.
My background as a top-level golf instructor, includes having had the honor to work with multiple PGA Tour players including US Open Champion and Players Champion Webb Simpson, 4x PGA Tour Winner Russell Henley and 2022 PGA Tour Rookie of the Year Cam Young. While I enjoy working 1 on 1 with the world's best, I get just as much joy working with amateur players of all abilities and ages. I tailor my instruction based on each individuals' strengths and weaknesses. I am able to do this due to my love of always learning more about the game. That love of learning golf has led me to acquire multiple certifications from golfs biggest names in instruction, including Titleist Performance Institute (Level 1, Golf 2 and Power 2), Aim Point Express Certified, K-Vest Certified, BodiTrak Ground Force Certified and Swing Catalyst Certified.
My lessons are a often a combination of old school feels and techniques blended with modern technology and theories. I routinely use equipment like Foresight GC Quads launch monitors, K-Vest 3d Motion capture, V1 Video and BodiTrak force pressure mats to help students understand every facet of their own swing, and to help them make the needed changes to achieve their golfing goals.
MY mission is to help you find your most efficient golf swing and play the best golf of your life.