My niche is Junior Golf . I am very passionate about growing the game .

Dan Breslin

Golf Director and Owner
Red Hawk Golf Club
Tamaroa, IL

Golf Professional Since: 1984

How to Find Dan:

Credentials / Certifications:

PGA Golf Professional , PGA Jr. League Coach . High School Head Coach .

Dan Breslin - Red Hawk Golf & Grille

I ‘m unusual PGA pro ! I do everything from picking up the range to teaching clinics and camps . My niche is Junior Golf . I am very passionate about growing the game . Realizing that we need future generations playing to continue the great game we call golf ! The game of a lifetime !!

How old were you when you got started in golf and what eventually pulled you into becoming a golf professional?

8 my father got me started and I always wanted to play competitively !

How do you stay current with the latest developments in teaching methods?

Not as good as I should be .

What are 2 trends in golf that you’re excited about?

Technology and youth

Do you specialize in teaching any facets of the game?


What sets you apart from other golf professionals?

Besides learning how to teach from the PGA . I served an apprenticeship under the great Chico Miartuz .

What’s the most exciting thing on the horizon for you personally or professionally?

I might have the option to teach more

What has been your most challenging experience with a student and how did you handle it? How did you overcome it?

Never really had one . Studied how to teach autistic kids and other handicapped students .

Do you actively play competitive golf? Any recent bragworthy performances you’d like to share?

Haven’t for a long time ! Back injury . But I’d like to start again

Is there a highlight from your career in golf that stands out above the rest?

Not really

Any advice for someone considering pursuing a career as a golf teaching professional?

It’s a tough business . Have a great mentor .

Anything else you’d like to comment on while we have you?

Golf should be more available to the masses .

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