Josh Cook, PGA
Josh is the owner of the Golf Channel Academy at Josh Cook Golf, located at Terradyne Country Club in Wichita, KS. The No. 1 teacher in the state of Kansas for 2015-’16 as voted by his peers in Golf Digest magazine, Cook is a five-time winner of the South Central Section PGA Teacher of the Year Award (2009, ’11, ’12, ’14 and ’15) and a former U.S. Kids Golf Honorable Mention Instructor.
A native of Kansas, Josh earned athletic scholarships at both Butler Community College in his hometown of El Dorado and Kansas State University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. Josh began his coaching career in Dallas under the tutelage of Hank Haney, where he was a Head Instructor for Hank Haney Golf. He then returned to Kansas where he served as a PGA Assistant Golf Professional and then PGA Director of Instruction at Wichita Country Club. Josh taught at WCC for 13 years before striking out on his own in early 2016.
The 2013 Kansas Chapter Junior Leader of the Year, Josh has coached more than 30 Wichita-area high school students to Division I college scholarships. He enjoys helping all levels of golfers and has certifications with AimPoint (Level 2), Titleist Performance Institute (TPI), Plane Truth Golf Instruction (Level 2) and Mike Adams Swing Biodynamics (Level 1). Among his most notable students is two-time LPGA Tour and Futures Tour winner Katherine Hull-Kirk.