Phil has over two decades of experience working with golfers of all levels, from beginners to tour professionals. He has given over 21,000 private lessons and over 300 group clinics to adults and juniors. He was named the 2016 New England PGA Teacher of the Year and to "Golf Digest Best Teachers in your State for 2015-2018.
Phil uses a simple and effective teaching style. His goal is to get the biggest performance gain with the least amount of change. Phil uses his twenty years of experience working with the top instructors, golf fitness trainers and top sports psychologists in the industry; as well as his personal competitve ups and downs. His communication to the student is tailored to provide a clear and achievable picture of what they need to do to improve.
Some of his former students include a New York State Open Champion, US Women's Senior Amateur Champion, Collegiate Conference Champion.
Phil worked for two of the top ten coaches in the country. He is a former Master Instructor at the Jim McLean Golf Schools and Personal Assistant to Jim McLean. He studied under Jim Flick and was a former Nicklaus/Flick certified instructor. He also has spent over 100 hours with mentor and hall of fame teacher Bob Toski.
He is a former consultant for Interactive Metronome, a training platform that improves cognitive and motor skills to improve timing, coordination, and attention. Phil authored the manual used for IM golf and tested over thirty PGA Tour Players. He now endorses a similar product Thinqgolf. He has attended seminars with top sport psychologists Bob Rotella, Dan Gould, Rick Jensen, Deborah Graham, and Pia Nillson.
Phil is a certified Golf Fitness Instructor since 2005, a certificed Soma Golf trainer in 2015, and has spent over 100 hours of training personally and in seminars with the industries top trainers: Joey Diosalvi, Greg Rose, Guy Voyer and Dan Hellman.
His playing career includes four years of Division 1 Collegiate Golf at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. His low round is a score of 65. He has two professional victories in NEPGA Section events.
Golf Digest Best Teachers in your State 2015-2016
2016 New England PGA Teacher of the Year