Golf Channel Academy with Kelley Brooke

Providing elite coaching for all skill levels and ages.

 

No matter which location, or which instructor, we strive to give the same quality lesson with the same structure. All of our instructors use the latest technology to ensure that your swing is in line with your objectives technical and data points. To achieve this, we use Trackman data to analyze your launch angles, spin rates, angles of attack and more. We use V1 video analysis to explain how to improve your data and swing. We use K-Vest biofeedback to overcome physical issues and to explain proper positions. We use Sam Putt Lab and Eye Line aids to teach a proper roll when putting and eliminate side spin. Additionally, we have a wide array of teaching aids and drills to help you feel positions and get your swing technically sound.

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Golf Channel Academy Coaches

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Kelley Brooke
Owner & Director of Instruction

Kelley is the Owner and Director of Instruction of the Golf Channel Academy with Kelley Brooke, with three locations in the New York metropolitan area (Long Island/Bethpage GC, Brooklyn and Staten Island). She is also the President/Founder of the Bethpage Golf Group. A protégé of Butch Harmon, as well as Craig Bunker at the John Jacobs’ Golf Schools, Kelley has spent the last 35+ years in the golf industry as a player, teaching professional and golf facility owner.
 

Peter Stern
GOLF CHANNEL ACADEMY LEAD INSTRUCTOR

Peter Stern is a native Long Islander, who upon graduation from Sachem High School, attended Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida. It was in his senior year at Lynn University that Peter began his love for teaching golf, assisting at the DAVE PELZ SCORING GAME SCHOOL. After two years with Dave Pelz, Peter went on to teach NICKLAUS/FLICK instruction at the Golden Bear Golf Center in Cypress Creek, Florida. Peter returned to Long Island in 2002 and the PETER STERN GOLF ACADEMY was born.

jimmy lee
INSTRUCTOR

Jimmy is a Teaching Professional at the Golf Channel Academy with Kelley Brooke’s Bethpage Golf Course location in Farmingdale, NY. A former assistant pro at Bethpage State Park, Lee has worked with a number of Korean-born junior players, including former USC star and 2013 NCAA individual champion Annie Park.

JAY NA
MASTER PGA Professional

Jay Na is a member of the PGA of America as a PGA Master Professional. Na is, in fact, Asia’s first certified PGA Master Professional, the highest qualification in the PGA, and recognized as one of the leading golf coaches in the golf industry. Na lectured at University, hosted a ” Live Lesson” TV show and also commentated PGA and LPGA on TV  in Korea for 3 years. Na’s instruction is tailored to the player’s personal goals, physical abilities/limitation, and knowledge of the game.

 

Jack Johnson
Assistant Professional

Jack is a native of Brooklyn, NY who has been playing golf competitively for over fifteen years. In 2013, Jack was named the Head Golf Coach at his alma mater, Xavier High School in NYC. He is currently working on becoming a PGA Class A member. Jack has been an instructor in the City Parks Foundation’s golf program that spans the five boroughs of NYC. He gives private lessons around the greater NYC area, specializing in teaching the game to beginners and juniors. 

John Jordan
Head Coach

In addition to coaching our Junior Varsity Team and our Elite Travel Team, John Jordan, a former assistant coach for the Pride Men’s Golf team, has been named the head coach of the Hofstra Women’s Golf program on July 12, 2016. Jordan returns to Hofstra after spending the spring 2016 season as the head men’s golf coach at Nassau Community College.

Dr. Jeff Poplarski
director of golf fitness

Dr. Jeff Poplarski will be leading GCAKB’s Golf Fitness Programs at Bethpage Golf Course. Jeff is a Doctor of Chiropractic and is certified in TPI Fitness. He holds the position as Adjunct Full Professor at SUNY Farmingdale State University in the Sports Management and Biology Departments and LIU Post in the Health, Physical Education and Movement Science Departments. 
 

Hoyoung “Hugh” Heo
Golf Professional

I am a currently Korea PGA (5231) member and PGA apprentice. I have been in golf industry since when I was 14, and have been playing in many junior tournaments, as well as continuing to compete in pro tournaments.

  • Finished as 2nd place in Korean National Tournament for international golf players as a
    Malaysian National player (2008)
  • 1st place in Korean Society tournament in New Jersey (2015)
  • Competed in New York State Open (2016)
  • Finished top10 in National Car Rental Assistant Championship New York (2017)
  • Played all assistant events in Met Section (2016, 2017 & 2018)

My passion for teaching and growing the game will inspire golfers of all levels to achieve their goals. 

 

Learn about Golf Channel Academy

Golfers enrolled at Golf Channel Academy locations will not only have the opportunity to learn from the very best coaches in the game today, but will be able to track their progress using advanced swing analysis tools and a proprietary player-coach communication platform that will accelerate their progress.  

The underlying philosophy of Golf Channel Academy—which all of our coaches reinforce—is that good coaching takes place over a period of time, not just one lesson. The relationship between coach and student is more than just “one and done.” This is how “teaching” becomes “coaching,” which we describe as an on-going relationship devoted to long-lasting improvement. Everything about Golf Channel Academy is devoted to enhancing the “coaching” experience for both teacher and student.

Golf Channel Academy is the hands-on coaching extension of the cable network’s instruction programming, which includes such shows as The Golf Fix, Lesson Tee Live, and School of Golf. Golf Channel Academy allows you to receive personalized instruction from the very best coaches in the game, including many of the teachers who you see on TV. And you should see many more Golf Channel Academy coaches making appearances on Golf Channel instructional programs in the future.