Welcome to Rick Murphy Golf Academy

Rick Murphy Golf Academy is the most well respected source for professional golf instruction in the Greensboro area and in the region. Rick Murphy Golf Academy provides quality instruction to golfers of all skill levels from the beginner to the PGA Tour Player. With affordable and fun clinics, camps and private instructional programs designed for juniors, men, women, senior golfers guarantees there is something for everyone.

Taking a holistic approach to learning, Rick Murphy Golf incorporates improvement of golf skills, mental skills, physical fitness condition of our students as it specifically relates to the students swing and playing ability and equipment evaluation. With this as our mission we can take our students to the level of play that they envision and desire. Our feeling is that our students improve more rapidly and attain their goals more quickly when we take this holistic approach.

Our PGA Professionals constantly attend seminars, conduct seminars and take advantage of learning opportunities in order to provide the highest level of instruction and coaching. Our PGA Member instructors have a passion for teaching.

Meet our PGA Professional Instructors at Greensboro National…

Rick Murphy, PGA Professional

  • Carolinas PGA Teacher of the Year: 2001 and 2009
  • Nike NG360 Certified Performance Specialist
  • Lynn Blake Golf Master Instructor Certification
  • Carolinas PGA Professional of the Year: 2008
  • Golf Digest’s Best Teachers in North Carolina: 2011-2012 (Top 10)
  • PGA of America Board of Directors 2013-2016
  • Co-Chairman PGA Youth Player Development Committee 2015-2016
  • PGA Teaching & Coaching Committee Member 2015-2016
  • Co-Chairman Carolinas PGA Teaching & Coaching Committee 2015-2016

Leo Halloran, PGA Professional

  • Former Head Golf Professional at Starmount Forest Country Club
  • Factory Trained Master Club Fitter with Ping, Mizuno, Titleist and Callaway
  • Over 40 years of teaching experience

Ryan Smith, PGA Apprentice

  • US Kids Golf certified
  • FlightScope Certified Professional
  • Positive Coaching Alliance certified
  • Played professionally from 2009-2015
  • Currently enrolled in PGA Professional Golf Management Program
  • PGA Level 1 Apprentice
  • Member of Carolinas PGA

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Phone: (336) 605-0052
1317 Pleasant Ridge Rd
Greensboro, NC 27409

Hours of Operation

Sunday - Tuesday
10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Wednesday - Saturday
9 a.m. - 9 p.m.