Todd Sones, PGA
Todd Sones Impact Golf at White Deer Run Golf Club, Vernon Hills, IL
Todd owns and operates Todd Sones Impact Golf, located at White Deer Run Golf Club in Vernon Hills, IL. He also teaches during the winter months (November-March) at Buffalo Grove Golf Dome in Buffalo Grove, IL.
A Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher since its inception in 1996, Todd has also been a regular on Golf Digest’s 50 Best Teachers list since 2007. Todd got his start in the golf industry in 1981 and worked as a club professional for 15 years, serving as the Director of Golf at Conway Farms Golf Club in nearby Lake Forest, IL. During his time at Conway Farms, he was twice named the Illinois PGA Teacher of the Year (1994, 1996). In 1998, Todd turned his attention to teaching golf full time, opening Impact Golf. Chosen by Golf Magazine as one of the Top 25 Golf Schools in America, Todd Sones Impact Golf ranks among the top golf schools in the Midwest.
Todd has coached numerous PGA Tour and LPGA Tour pros, including former major champions Shaun Micheel, Steve Jones and Hillary Lunke, and two members of the “59 Club”—Chip Beck and Paul Goydos. Among his most notable current students is four-time PGA Tour winner Joe Durant. Sones has authored more than 100 articles in such major publications as Golf Digest and Golf Magazine, and had two books published– Lights Out Putting and Saving Par.
Todd’s certifications include TPI, K-Vest, and SAM PuttLab. He also patented the Tri-Fit method of fitting putters, which led to the development of his own company, Coutour Golf custom-fit putters.