Rick Hunter has been a Class A, PGA member for 24 years and the Director of Instruction at El Prado Golf Courses in Chino, California since 2006.
Rick has learned many of his teaching and playing skills from America’s top golf teachers, his peers in Southern California, and his many competitors. All of his experiences have helped Rick develop his own teaching philosophy called “THE IMPACT GOLF SWING SYSTEM.”
Rick is a nationally recognized junior teacher having earned the U.S. Kids Top 50 Teacher of the Year award three times (2008, 2011, 2012). In 2013 he received his highest teaching honor. The USKids Top 50 MASTER Kids Teacher award. He has also been honored with numerous Southern California teaching and playing awards. Rick has taught many successful young golfers, including three students who have won five Calloway Jr. World Championships.
As owner of “Rick Hunter’s Jr. Golf Academy,” Rick gives private and group lessons, special clinics, and golfing opportunities for youngsters’ ages 7 – 17.
Accomplishments & Awards
Winner 18 So. Cal. PGA Tournaments
1998 Inland Empire PGA Chapter Champion
Champions Tour, Assoc. Member 1999-2005
2000 So. Cal. Section Sr. Match Play Champion
2001, 2004 I.E. PGA Chapter Sr. Champion
2006 I.E. PGA Chapter Teacher of the Year
2008, 2011 I.E. PGA Chapter Jr. Golf Leader
2008, 2011, 2012 U.S. Kids Top 50 Teacher
2013 U.S. Kids Top 50 Master Teacher