Backswing.com Interviews

David La Pour - Colleton River Club Learning Center

As a class A PGA Member since 1991, David has worked in several different positions in the golf industry including Assistant Golf Professional, Head Golf Professional (Broken Sound Club), and Director of Instruction (Colleton River Plantation Club). David started teaching exclusively with Dave Pelz in 1996, and after his 8 years with Pelz, created the […]

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Erik Barzeski - Golf Evolution

With David Wedzik, we run Golf Evolution, a year-round indoor and outdoor (at various locations in PA and NY) training academy for all levels of player, from beginner on up to a few major world tour players. With a background in the sciences, I was attracted to good instruction and the cause/effect, geometry, physics, biomechanics, […]

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Anthony Fiorenza - Terrace Park Country Club

My name is Anthony Fiorenza, and I am currently an Assistant Golf Professional at Terrace Park Country Club in Milford, OH. I graduated from Eastern Kentucky University’s PGM program in 2017, and obtained my PGA Class A Membership status in April 2018. In addition, I graduated with a minor in Coaching. I have a passion […]

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Owen McClain - Moses Lake Golf Club

The Lesson Lounge is a home based practice area where students can get the information they need from a reputable PGA instructor, in a relaxed environment where they only pay for the instruction, not the hidden costs connected with a full golf course operation. Full swing, short game, or putting, golfers can improve their game […]

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Rob Labritz - GlenArbor Golf Club

I’ve been a golf professional since 1991 and a PGA Member since 2000. I wear many hats as a PGA Professional. My rare combination of skills supports my golf life as a PGA Professional, Director of Golf, ‎Performance Coach and Spokesperson for my sponsors. I back up his passion with hard work and a consistent […]

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Luke Smith - Milburn Country Club

Founded in 1917, Milburn Country Club features one of the most inviting private club atmospheres in the Kansas City area. From fantastic lifestyle amenities including golf, tennis, swimming, fitness and banquet facilities to great dining and social events Most importantly, Milburn features a membership rich in tradition and a unique setting that continues to provide […]

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Todd Fowler - Golf Galaxy

I’ve been teaching at Golf Galaxy in Davenport, Iowa for the past 16 months after 27 years at the golf course/club level. Golf Galaxy is a golf shop owned by Dick’s Sporting Goods and provides full service to athletes looking for equipment, apparel and accessories for game as well as repair services, fitting services and […]

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Rob Krajewski Glen Oak Golf Club

I have been working in the golf industry since I was 16 years old and have been a Professional since 2006. After college I chased the dream of playing, only to end up like many other aspiring playing professionals. Once my playing career ended I started working towards my PGA membership, which I earned in […]

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Ed Schwent - Ed Schwent Golf Academy at Old Hickory GC

Teaching Philosophy Frankly it’s simple. I am dedicated to helping any level of golfer enjoy playing golf, improve scores, and reach personal goals. There are four areas I work on: 1) full swing fundamentals 2) short game fundamentals 3) mental and course management and 4) fitness and nutrition. I don’t experiment with golfer’s during a […]

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Tim Terwilliger - Brookside Golf Course

I have been at Brookside Golf Course since 1982. It is a 36 hole facility adjacent to the Rose Bowl. It is a unique facility due to the location but also because we have 3 different businesses working together. Course operations are run by American Golf, the food and beverage by Levy Corp. and I […]

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