Brian Jacobs, PGA
Brian Jacobs Golf at Ridgemont Country Club, Rochester, NY
Brian is the owner and Director of Instruction for Brian Jacobs Golf, located at Ridgemont Country Club in Rochester, NY. A Hank Haney Certified Instructor, Brian has been teaching professionally for 15 years. He is an accomplished player and caddie—having caddied in a U.S. Amateur and on the LPGA Tour–and also possesses a Master of Education.
Prior to opening his own academy, Brian taught at some of the finest facilities in the Greater Rochester Area, including Midvale CC, Locust Hill CC and The Country Club of Rochester. Brian’s students have qualified for the U.S. Amateur, earned college scholarships, and won multiple club championships and junior titles, including the New York State Junior Amateur.
Brian also served as the Director of Instruction at Irondequoit CC and worked as a Lead Instructor for ESPN Golf Schools, where he trained under Haney, one of Golf Digest’s 10 Best Teachers in America. Brian specializes in analyzing, diagnosing and fixing flaws in students’ games, and has earned a number of certifications, including TrackMan and Eyeline Golf 4 Putting Elements. In 2007 he received an award from the PGA of America’s President’s Council for Growth of the Game Participation.
Brian’s background in education and coaching, and as a player and caddie, brings a unique, all-around perspective to coaching that few instructors’ possess.