Donnie is a native of Southeast Iowa where he learned to play golf and found the enjoyment of helping other with their game. After graduating from Western Illinois University, Donnie entered the golf industry as a teaching professional in Glencoe, Illinois for three years. In 2008 Donnie joined the Highland Park Golf Learning Center in Highland Park Illinois.
Donnie joins Dynamic Golf Institute as a Level 3 Certified Golf Fitness Instructor through the Titleist Performance Institute. This specific experience and knowledge compliments the philosophies and methodology behind the DGI training model of understanding a golfer’s body and how it relates to the golf swing.
In addition to coaching adults, Donnie is the Director of Junior Instruction at DGI. His comes to DGI with extensive experience of developing junior golfers from beginners to competitive players. Junior golf played a large role in his previous teaching positions and he is also acquiring certification as a youth conditioning specialist to accommodate each junior’s golf training.
Donnie has studied under several top teachers including Stan Utley, Dave Phillips, Hank Haney, among others, which have influenced him as a well rounded instructor. Donnie is also currently working towards his membership of the PGA of America.
Director of Junior Instruction
Certified Golf Fitness Instructor
Phone: (847) 312-4566