Jason Birnbaum Golf, Manhattan Woods Golf Club, West Nyack, NY
Jason is owner of Jason Birnbaum Golf and Director of Golf Instruction for Manhattan Woods Golf Club in West Nyack, N.Y. A three-time member of Golf Digest’s Best Young Teachers rankings (Top 40 Under 40), Birnbaum has vast experience teaching all levels of golfers, from beginners to tour pros. He also designed the Jason Birnbaum Junior Golf Camp, which attracts many of the top junior players from around the New York metropolitan area. For his work with juniors, Jason has been recognized several times by U.S. Kids Golf as an Honorable Mention Top 50 Instructor. He was also recognized in 2015 as one of the “Best Teachers” in the state of New Jersey, as voted by his peers in Golf Digest. Jason previously served as the Director of Instruction at the New Jersey Golf Academy in Roseland, N.J., and Alpine Country Club in Demarest, N.J. His past and present students include players on the PGA, European PGA, and Web.com Tours, including Jim McGovern, Alexandre Rocha and Oscar Fraustro. Jason has written articles for a variety of national and local golf publications and newspapers, including Golf Digest, Golfweek, The Met Golfer and The Bergen Record. A 15-year teaching veteran, Jason has taught in several countries abroad, including Spain, Portugal, Argentina, Brazil, Australia, Italy, Colombia and Canada.