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After turning professional in 1979, Ron achieved success while playing the American mini-tours, Asian Tour and South American Golf Tour from 1980-1985. Ron attempted to qualify for the PGA Tour 11 times and was within one shot of playing the PGA Tour in the 1981 Qualifying Tournament. In 1989, Ron won the Gulf Coast Chapter, Dixie Section PGA Championship. In 1990, Ron was named Gulf Coast Chapter Player of the Year. In 1991, he won the Dixie Section PGA Player of the Year Award.
As a teacher, Ron has been named to Golf Magazine’s 2003-2010 lists of Top 100 Teachers. In 1990, Ron was honored as the Gulf Coast Chapter, Dixie Section PGA Teacher of the Year. In 1996 and 2003, Ron won his second and third Dixie Section PGA Teacher of the Year Awards.
Ron is one of only 13 Doctorate Level Instructors of Homer Kelley’s – The Golfing Machine, has received Certification from Paul Chek’s Golf Biomechanics Intensive, is a Golf Magazine Top 100 Instructor (2003-2010), and is certified with TPI as a Fitness Instructor Level III, TPI Golf Instructor Level III, TPI Junior Golf Instructor Level II. Ron has been an integral part of the success of PGA Tour Players, Joe Durant, Kenny Perry and Jerry Pate.