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The following is a list of our PGA & LPGA Golf Instructors; we have 8 instructors who teach at the dome during the winter months.
Qualified for the World Long Drive Championship both Right and Left Handed. 30+ years teaching/ playing experience, has won Teacher of the Year, Coach of the Year for Triton College, Instructor to World Champions, won numerous IPGA events, has appeared on NBC, ABC, CBS, WGN, The Golf Channel and CLTV, Internationally renowned and has performed his Trick Shot Long Drive Exhibition at Major Championships.
As winner of 82 professional Long Driving events, with a 443 yard record drive in the World Championship I can give you tips and insights to hit your longest drives ever. Tee it high and let it fly and come see me at the White Pines Golf Dome!!! We can also work on your short game to lower your scores.
2006 ILPGA Teacher of The Year +
Golf Digests “Top 10 Teachers in Illinois 2001”
Chuck has been teaching golf in the Chicago area for 24 years. His students include both men and women, juniors, seniors and those of every skill level. During his career Chuck has been an innovator in the use of video as a teaching tool for golf.
$110 | 1/2 Hr Rate $60
By Appointment Only
2002 ILPGA Teacher of the YearGolf Digest “Top Instructors in the State of Illinois”
Golf magazine “Top Instructor by Region:Top 10 Instructor In the Country 2007-2008 (nom by his section)2006 PGA Junior Golf Leader Award
Currently on staff at the Oak Brook Golf Club and is a full time instructor at the WPGD in the winter months. During the 2005 season, Dan’s students have won the men’s Illinois State Amateur and the IHSA Boys Class AA Championship.
Gary Pinns is known by his peers for having a world class golf swing, which he developed during his 38 years of amateur and professional
golf competition. Some of his many accomplishments include: 5 Time Illinois Open Champion,
PGA Tour Member (4 Years),
20 Professional Wins. Gary is the
Director of Instruction at Oak Brook Golf Club (20 Years). Gary has received numerous teaching awards including: Golf Digest (Best Teachers in America), Golf Digest (Best Teachers in Illinois (#4)),
Golf Magazine (Top Teachers in America).
Since devoting his time to instruction, Gary has taught players from the PGA Tour, LPGA, Senior, foreign tours and amateurs at all levels of ability. Several of his most famous PGA Tour students include: Tom Lehman, Kevin Streelman Gary Hallberg, Marty Schiene, Mark Hensby, Rick Dalpos, Jim Estes, Rob Grube and
LPGA Teaching & Club Professional Member. Became a member in 1992 and is beginning her 11th season at the WPGD. She studied with the late LPGA Master Professional Dr DeDe Owens for almost a decade and teaches a fundamental golf swing model. OFFICIAL WEBSITE
Top 50 Best LPGA InstructorNom. Illinois PGA Teacher of the Year 2004 1988 Women’s Open participate 88-89 NCAA Championship participate
Margie has over 32 years of golf experience; she was formerly a touring professional playing on many of the women’s elite golf tours. Margie is an 18 year veteran LPGA teaching professional, instructing golfers of all ages and abilities. She has developed training programs for many leading facilities and is the owner of the Chicago Premiere Women’s Golf School. OFFICIAL WEBSITE
Billy Knilans is new to the staff and working with Club Champion and the White Pines Dome to offer free golf bag checks. Its a simple club fitting and equipment recommendation that every golf should do once a year!
His background stems from Ferris State University in the renowned Professional Golf Management Program. He teaches everyone that really wants to learn the game. If you have an injury or disability he is also experienced.
With Almost 20 years as a PGA Golf Professional he truly enjoys all of the roles he plays as a Golf Professional, but has a passion for teaching and looks forward to working with you.