Director of Instruction
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The 2008 LPGA National Golf Coach of the year, Michelle brings a wealth of knowledge and passion for golf instruction to the Twin Brook Golf Learning Center.
Michelle began her professional golf career in 1996, following a successful amateur career in which she competed at Rutgers University and nationally. Since 1996, Michelle has operated and directed highly successful golf instruction programs which have been noted for their innovative approach for growing the game.
Michelle has also been a Division I golf coach at Rutgers University, Monmouth University, and most recently Fairleigh Dickinson University. For her efforts at Fairleigh Dickinson University, she was named the 2008 “National Golf Coach Of The Year”, the 2008 “Northeast LPGA Coach Of The Year”, and the 2008 “Northeast Conference Coach of The Year”.
Passionate about junior golf, Michelle has been involved with the First Tee, Total Golf Adventures, and the LPGA Girls Golf Club. In 2007, she was honored with the “LPGA Northeast Junior Leader Award”.
Michelle also was featured on Fox Sports Network, as a lead instructor for stroke survivors. A distinction that echoes her belief that golf is the true national pastime and her insistence in believing in the limitless potential of all of her students.
Senior Staff Instructor
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Chris has been a PGA of America Golf Professional for over 20 years and is Certified through the Titleist Performance Institute as a Golf Fitness Instructor.
His "teaching style" has been written about in articles titled "Johnston a real pro when it comes to teaching" and "Young Einstein". He has been nominated six times for New Jersey PGA Teacher of the Year and twice for Golf Magazine's Top 100 Teachers.
Chris is also a contributing editor for Golf Tips magazines, with articles appearing in both the 2015 August and 'Fall' issues. His latest article, 'ABC's of Aiming' can be seen in Golf Tips magazine's 'Best of 2015' year end issue with an article scheduled to appear in Golf Tips magazines May issue.
In addition to being a contributing editor for Golf Tips magazine, Chris will have the honor of being featured in PGA Magazines 'Teaching Teachers' section this summer, ‘The Release Noodle System’. The article will focus on the proper release of the wrists, along with maintaining a light grip pressure throughout the swing.
If you would like to learn more about Chris or book a lesson, click on his website link at www.cjohnstonpga.com.