Chris George, PGA
Golf Academy at Kingsmill Resort, Williamsburg, VA
Chris is the Head of Instruction at the Golf Academy at Kingsmill Resort in historic Williamsburg, Va. A native of Richmond, Chris was appointed as the Director of Instruction at Kingsmill in 2003, and has since grown into one of the most accomplished coaches in the Middle Atlantic region today. He was voted the No. 1 instructor in the state of Virginia in Golf Digest’s most recent rankings of the Best Teachers in Your State, and was also recognized by the PGA as the 2010 Middle Atlantic Section Teacher of the Year. Among Chris’ many other accomplishments, he was named a U.S. Kids Golf Top 50 Teacher in 2008 and Honorable Mention in 2009 and 2012, and was selected as a Golf Range Association of America (GRAA) Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professional in 2014.
In 2013, Chris was honored as a Top 100 Fitter (Northeast Division) by TaylorMade. Chris is also certified as a custom fitter by Cleveland, Mizuno, Nike, and Ping, and is a K-Vest Level I Certified Professional.
Under his direction, the Golf Academy at Kingsmill Resort was recognized by Golf Magazine as one of the Top 25 Golf Schools in America in 2008. Kingsmill is a AAA Four-Diamond resort located on the James River, and is home to three championship 18-hole courses designed by golf legends Pete Dye, Arnold Palmer, and Curtis Strange.