Clint Suggs successfully played junior and AJGA golf, as well as playing for his middle and high school teams. He subsequently played for Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee where he maintained the number one or two position. Clint developed a passion for teaching and decided to obtain his PGA certification. He graduated from Campbell University, obtaining the PGA/PGM degree under PGA’s new and intensive Golf 2.0 program, which emphasized Player Development and entailed extensive work experience, intensive testing, and passing the Player’s Ability Test (PAT). Clint is a Certified Class A PGA Professional.
Clint’s PGA internship with David Orr at Campbell University (the short game instructor of Justin Rose, Hunter Mahan, and many other PGA tour players) was where his passion for teaching students to reach their personal best became fully developed. He studied and learned to use the SAM PuttLab, the TrackMan, golf video technology, and golf bio dynamics equipment to assist students in advanced learning techniques. During is PGA internship at the Jim McLean Golf School, Doral, Florida, Clint spent many hours observing and assisting world class golf teachers as they gave lessons to pros, celebrities and other people from all over the world. He assisted with junior clinics and instructed students during practice rounds. He attended weekly leadership meetings led by Jim McLean, one of the country’s foremost instructors. He assisted the Head PGA Professional with tournaments and lessons; conducted private lessons for juniors and adults throughout his PGA internship at Lakewood Golf and Country Club in Tullahoma, Tennessee.
Clint received his Golf Fitness Instructor certification from the Titleist Performance Institute.