Friday, November 3, 2017

PGA National Resort & Spa’s Warren Bottke Named South Florida’s ‘PGA Teacher of the Year’

(PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.) – PGA National Resort & Spa – home of the PGA TOUR’s Honda Classic and former Ryder Cup venue – announces its PGA Teaching Professional, Warren Bottke, has been named “Teacher of the Year” by the South Florida PGA.

Warren Bottke
This annual award recognizes golf instruction professionals providing outstanding service with their students as well as promotion of the game and training techniques for junior players. In 1988, Bottke became the youngest Master Professional in PGA history. He currently serves as a faculty member for the PGA Master Professional certification program, where he mentors PGA Professionals working to earn their certification as Master Professionals.

Through his dedication to developing and improving educational opportunities for PGA Professionals, Bottke was awarded the PGA of America’s National Horton Smith Award in 2005. He received the same award at the Section level in 1987, 1989, 2004 and 2005. In 2015, Bottke earned the “Golf Professional of the Year Award.”

“Warren is incredibly passionate about teaching the game of golf and we’re thrilled he received this coveted honor,” says Jane Broderick, director of golf. “With five exceptional courses and world-class golf amenities including Warren’s expertise in helping our members and guests improve their games, PGA National is in the upper echelon of premier golf facilities in the U.S.”

PGA National is also home to the David Leadbetter Golf Academy and David Pelz Scoring Game School for individual instruction and group clinics. At the off-site Estates Course, the resort additionally offers Every Ball Counts – the world’s first science-based, statistics-driven training system for golf improvement. Additional facilities include three topnotch practice facilities, providing over 150 stations for long- and short-game tune-ups and state-of-the-art, tour-level club fitting at the PGA National Club Fitting Lab.

For more on PGA National Resort & Spa:, 561.627.2000.

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