Tom Stickney is the Director of Instruction at Bighorn Golf Club in Palm Desert, CA as well as the Promontory Club in Park City, UT.
He has been recognized as a top golf teacher by many leading golf publications. Tom has been recognized as a:
- Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher
- Golf Digest Top 40 Under 20 (2006-2011)
- Golf Tips Magazine Top 25 Teacher
Tom has published over 125 national instructional articles – including 8 national cover stories – that have been seen in Golf Digest, Golf Magazine, Japan Golf Today, Golf Tips, Golf Illustrated, Golf for Women, Senior Golfer, Executive Golfer, Air-Tran In-Flight, and many others.
In 2004, Tom received a Doctorate from The Golfing Machine, the premier advanced learning system for professional golf instructors worldwide. He is one of less than 20 teachers to have reached the doctorate level.
I played for the University of Memphis, then tried the mini-tours but quickly got into teaching. My first round as a pro got me on track: I shot 74, and the guy I’m playing with shot 64. I said to myself, I need to get a real job.