Golf Channel Academy(GCA) in Orlando, Florida announced the Dustin Johnson Golf School, named after current the World # 1 golfer, as its Myrtle Beach, South Carolina location. GCA is a network of teaching facilities and world-class coaches operating with the active support of Golf Channel.
The Dustin Johnson Golf School, located at the renowned Tom Fazio designed TPC Myrtle Beach in Murrell’s Inlet, part of the Founders Group International, opened in 2013 as a joint entity between former Coastal Carolina University men’s golf coach Allen Terrell and Johnson. Dustin was recruited to Coastal Carolina and played for Terrell from 2004-2007. The long-hitting Johnson recently won The Northern Trust, the first leg in the PGA TOUR’s FedExCup Playoffs, after dueling Jordan Spieth in the playoff.
Terrell previously owned and operated Terrell Golf Performance before partnering with Johnson. He was a finalist for NCAA Coach of the Year while with the CCU Chanticleers in the early 2000s, and has worked with more than 300 college golfers, including 20 plus NCAA All-Americans and more than 80 All-Conference recipients. A U.S. Kids Golf Honorable Mention Top 50 Kids Teacher, left college coaching in 20143 to dedicate more time coaching Dustin and operating the golf school. He also serves as President of the Dustin Johnson Foundation and volunteers as the Tournament Chairman for th Dustin Johnson World Junior Championship.
“We’re excited to join the Golf Channel Academy brand and its network of great coaches,” said Terrell, who has coached more than a dozen PGA TOUR and European Tour players including 16-time PGA TOUR winner Johnson. “Myrtle Beach is known as the seaside golf capital of the world, and to be the lone GCA in the area is an incredible distinction. As we look to enhance the amenities to our members, we feel this only adds to the world-class experience students receive from us.”
The Dustin Johnson Golf School provides premium instruction to students ranging from youngsters to adults, and beginners to professionals. It offers technologies( TrackMan, AimPoint, My Swing 3D)< with an outdoor practice facility boasting expansive Bermuda grass tees and greens, along with fairway and greenside bunkers. These amenities will soon be complemented by a new indoor complex featuring two practice hitting bays, a fitness studio, player locker rooms and lounge, and more.
For more information about the Dustin Johnson Golf School, visit www.dustinjohnsongolfschool.com or call 843-685-1519.
For more information about Golf Channel Academy, including a full listing of all current locations and coaches please go to GolfChannelAcademy.com.