Alan Rasberry, PGA, Certified Teaching Professional
Alan Rasberry is a Class A PGA member and has earned the PGA Certification as a Teaching Professional. Alan currently serves as Director of Instruction at Tangle Ridge Golf Course in Grand Prairie, Texas and also teaches at Prairie Lakes Golf Club in Grand Prairie. Both courses are municipal courses owned by the City of Grand Prairie. Tangle Ridge is a 18-hole facility and Prairie Lakes is a 27-hole facility. From 2012 to May 2020 Alan was also Golf Coach at Fellowship Academy in Kennedale, Texas, with the Boys Varsity team going to State 7 out of the 8 years he was coach. Having been in the golf business for over 20 years Alan previously served as Head Golf Professional at Walnut Creek Country Club, Assistant Professional at Ridglea Country Club, Tierra Verde Golf Club, Shady Valley Golf Club and The Academy at Waterchase – all in the Fort Worth/Dallas area.
PGA Member and Certified Teaching Professional (designated by 2 stars above the PGA logo), Alan Rasberry has taught golf professionally since 1998 and started his business as a fulltime Teaching Professional in 2008. With over 200 students (both junior and adult) Alan has been nominated for Junior Teacher of the Year for the Northern Texas Section of the PGA of America twice and has been recognized with the PGA of America President’s Council Award for growing the game of golf for five consecutive years. Alan also serves on the PGA Golf 2.0 North Texas Chapter Committee. Alan teaches both adults and students. His high school students are from a variety of schools in the area including Mansfield High School, Mansfield Lake Ridge, Waxahachie High School, Waxahachie Life School and Midlothian High School.
As a golf instructor who is passionate about the game of golf, his students and ensuring that everyone enjoys playing golf, Alan Rasberry has a simple philosophy about the game of golf. Golf is fun and you should enjoy the time you spend on the golf course. He believes everyone has the ability to learn the fundamental principles of how to swing a golf club and to play a good and fun round. Alan can help each player achieve their goals just by using their individual talents and abilities.. Alan believes in taking a player from where they are in their game and helping them to improve from there. He doesn’t believe you need to start over. Instead he can improve your game from where you are. Most importantly, Alan believes that golf is fun and wants everyone he teaches to feel the same way.
Alan competes as a player in the Northern Texas PGA tournaments, and uses FlightScope, Alignment Sticks and Eyeline Golf tools as his primary aids in teaching.