Golf Coaches and Facilities in Illinois

Golf Learning Center in Geneva, IL

Learn to play your best golf today with schools staffed by some of the best instructors in the Country. Wherever your game is today, we can take you to the next level.

David founded the Academy in 2017 in association with Golf Channel Academy where he was a featured on-air instructor. Golf Digest magazine ranks David among the “Ten Best Teachers” in Illinois.

He has assembled an elite team of coaches in Illinois and Florida, equipped with the technology tools to provide a personalized learning experience for adults and juniors of all skill levels.

His student successes include active players on the PGA tour, LPGA tour plus top ranked collegiate and high school players. He has been a Class A PGA member since 1995. Previously David was the Director of Golf Operations at Cog Hill Golf and Country Club responsible for merchandising, tournament operations and corporate event planning.

Prior to that, he owned Piper Glen Golf Club in Springfield, IL and was Head Golf Professional at St. Charles Country Club from 1997- 2007.

Contact David by email at david@digolfacademy.com or by phone (630) 386-2033 

Granger has a unique ability to simplify complex concepts and help golfers at all skill levels achieve measurable success in all aspects of the game. He is a passionate performance coach who has measured and worked with many of the world’s top players, coaches and teams.

Granger brings his holistic coaching methods to the Academy and Chicago area golf community. Every player has individual golf goals and Granger’s approach is designed to help achieve these goals. He first evaluates an athlete’s performance in 5 areas: Physical, Technical, Neurological, Tactical, and Mechanical then creates an individualized program so athletes can excel in these 5 areas regardless of their current abilities or level of play.

Granger received his early training at the elite David Leadbetter Junior Golf Academy at IMG Academies in Florida where he also became a coach. He coached at the Titleist Performance Institute Junior Performance Center, and was a founding member at Blast Motion, a leader in sports motion-capture technology used by many MLB teams and hundreds of tour players. He is certified in golf and sport science technologies including Titleist Performance Institute, K-Vest, and Blast.

Contact Granger by email at granger@digolfacademy.com or by phone (781) 820-6718

Abby Adams

Associate Coach

Abby specializes in teaching adults and children of all ages at beginner and advanced beginner levels. Abby encourages each student to have fun and to always stay positive through the learning process.

From 2011 – 2019 Abby assisted with kids’ golf clinics at Pottawatomie Golf Course in St Charles.

Abby is a certified US Kids Coach. In 2005 she coached the girls and boys Junior Varsity Golf at a high school in Michigan where she grew the girls’ team from 5 to 21 golfers in just 5 years.

In addition to coaching golf, Abby is a middle school long distance coach, long jump and triple jump coach. From 2011 -2019 Abby assisted with kid’s golf clinics at Potawatomie Golf Course in St. Charles. Abby is also very active in teaching Special Olympic Athletes and had the opportunity to play in the 2021 Special Olympics as a unified partner placing 3rd with her Partner.

Contact Abby by email at abby@digolfacademy.com or by phone (248) 980-6491

Geneva, IL

Indoor Learning Center

    • 20,000 sq ft Coaching & Practice Facility
    • 7 Fulltime Coaches
    • $300K Technology Investment
      • Swing Analysis
        • Gears 3-D Motion capture
        • 7 Trackman/GC Quad Simulators
      • Putting Training
        • Sam Puttlab
        • Capto Golf
      • V1 Sports Video Swing Capture
      • Golf Fitness Center
      • Pro-shop

Batavia, IL
Outdoor Learning Center Located at Mooseheart School

  • 14-acre Exclusive Practice Facility
  • 40-station, 380 yd driving range
  • 120 yd Short Game Area
  • Multi-bunker Sand Complex
  • 15,000 sq ft Putting Green