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

2001 & 2009 Carolinas PGA Teacher of the Year

  • 2009-2012 Golf Digest Best Teachers in North Carolina (top 7)
  • 2008 PGA Professional of the Year in the Carolinas PGA.
  • 2013 Golf Magazine Top 100 Teachers in America nomination.
  • 1994 Spalding National Teacher of the Year
  • 1993 Golf Digest's Shop Operations National Junior Golf Promoter       of the Year Award
  • 1988 PGA of America National Junior Golf Leader Award
  • 2012 PGA Instructor at PGA Ryder Cup Junior Academy, Port St. Lucie Florida
  • 2010-2012 Master Instructor – Barclays Golf Academy - PGA Tour Event

Leo Halloran, PGA Professional
Authorized Instructor of The Golfing Machine, GSEM.

  • 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

Bo Watson, PGA Professional
PGA Member since 2012

  • Graduate of Campbell University PGA Golf Management Program
  • Authorized Instructor of The Golfing Machine (G.S.E.B.)
  • Specializes in Short Game Instruction
  • Enjoys working with individuals of all playing abilities

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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.