Claude Brousseau, PGA Master Professional
Maui School of Golf, Wailuku, Maui, HI
Claude is the Director of Instruction & Coaching at the Maui School of Golf on the island of Maui. A PGA Master Professional and member of both the PGA of America and PGA of France, Claude was recently named the 2016 Aloha Section PGA Horton Smith Award recipient. This award provides special recognition to an individual PGA Professional for outstanding and continuing contributions to professional education.
Brousseau was twice voted the Aloha Section PGA Teacher of the Year (2008, 2015) and, in 2014, was awarded the Aloha Section PGA Bill Strausbaugh Award for his significant contributions in mentoring fellow PGA professionals and furthering career opportunities for them. He is also rated among the “Best Teachers” in the state of Hawaii (2015-’16) by his peers in Golf Digest.
Originally from Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Claude has conducted schools in the United States, Canada and Europe, and given more than 20,000 lessons over his near 20-year coaching career. He founded the first and only short-game academy in France, and has taught players on the European Tour, Ladies European Tour, European Challenge Tour and Senior European Tour. Claude has had more than 60 instruction articles published around the world in such notable publications as Golf Magazine, Golf Magazine France, and Golf Digest Canada and Inside Golf Canada.
Claude’s areas of expertise include the short game, putting and on-course performance. An AimPoint Level III Certified Instructor and VISION54 Certified Coach, Claude was a highly competitive player for some time, playing on the mini-tours in South Florida and competing in several Monday qualifiers on the PGA Tour.