Tom O’Brien, Impact Zone® Lead Master Instructor
Tom O’Brien is a seasoned Impact Zone Golf Lead Master Instructor and a Class A PGA Professional. Tom has been recognized by his peers as being one of the top instructors in the Southwest Florida area, teaching and coaching all ages and all levels of students. For the last 10 years, 2010-2019, he has been nominated as Teacher of the Year for The Southwest Florida Chapter of the PGA. In 2014 he won the distinguished Teacher of the Year award for the Southwest Florida Chapter of the PGA. Tom has also been recognized by his peers as a top Junior Instructor. In 2010 and 2018 he won The Junior Golf Leader award for the Southwest Florida Chapter of the PGA. Many of his juniors have earned college golf scholarships.
Tom has a strong pedigree in the golfing world. Some know him from his 17 years as the Head Professional at the Fishers Island Club off the Coast of Long Island, New York. But with his passion for the game and a genuine desire and expertise to help every student improve their golf performance and increase their enjoyment of the game, he decided to dedicate his career to teaching.
With a background in competitive golf both as a collegiate player and playing professionally and with his wide-ranging knowledge of Impact-based® teaching, Biomechanics, Motor Skill Learning, and Psychology domains, it is clear why Tom has developed a reputation as a sought-after instructor and coach. Tom also is an expert in the use of state-of-the-art teaching technologies such as K-Coach, Swing Catalyst, TrackMan4 and SAM PuttLab.