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David Leadbetter 

David Leadbetter is regarded by many as the world’s premier golf instructor, 2017 PGA Teacher of the Year, PGA Hall of Fame Professional and a regular contributor to the Golf Channel. His clientele includes 26 major champions; seven world number ones and many more of the world’s very best and most famous golfers. He is also the author of seven golf instruction books, including recent best seller, The A Swing, making him the world’s top author of golf instruction books with more than 2.5 million copies sold.


David continues to mentor and teach many Tour players including Patrick Reed, Rafa Cabrera-Bello, Charles Schwartzel, Michelle Wie, Maria Fassi, Caroline Masson and Jodi Ewart-Shadoff, among others.

The Leadbetter Golf Academy 

Since its inception in 1983, the Leadbetter Academy has grown into a global network of over 40 Leadbetter Golf Academies spanning 15 countries around the world. With over 100 Leadbetter Certified Instructors and growing. Within our network we deliver more than of 50,000 golf lessons per year.


Various LGA locations also host corporate events and elite junior golf programs, including the full-time Leadbetter Junior Golf Academy at our world headquarters in Champions Gate, Florida.

The world-class instruction found at the Leadbetter Golf Academies have produced many successful tour professionals, elite juniors that went on to successful NCAA and professional careers, and helped thousands of amateur players enjoy the game of a lifetime.

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