Jeff Ritter, PGA
Pronghorn Academy by Jeff Ritter, Pronghorn Resort, Bend, OR
Jeff Ritter is the Golf Channel Academy Lead Coach at the Pronghorn Resort in Bend, Oregon. An accomplished coach, author and motivational speaker, Jeff is known for his unique approach to teaching the game. He credits his passion for inspiration, body health and “mental flexibility” for the reputation that has set him apart as a purveyor of not only playing well but living well.
A consistent presence in the world of golf media, Jeff is a regular featured guest on Golf Channel’s Morning Drive talk show. In 2016 he was host of PGA National Instruction day on Golf Channel, the most watched golf instruction event in history. In 2014 he created the MAKE THE TURN Weekly Challenge Series for Golf Digest TV. The program was the most successful series on the Golf Digest platform, garnering 20 million viewers. His inspiring perspective on game and lifestyle development has Jeff traveling internationally presenting to golf and business forums to share the message of living more powerfully through the game of golf. He is also National Director of Nike Golf Schools and Junior Camps overseeing curriculum at 120 locations Nationwide.
Recognized by his peers as one of Golf Digest‘s “Best Teachers” in the state of California, Jeff is also an official ambassador with GOLFZON simulators and Honma Golf.