Sandy LaBauve - Biography

Sandy
  • Class A Member of the PGA and LPGA
  • Instructor for the LaBauve Golf Academy
  • Teaching Professional at Kierland Golf Club
  • Founder and Creative Consultant for the LPGA Junior Girls Golf Club. We have expanded this program into 47 other areas across the country. We are also conducting programs in Canada, New Zealand and Australia. Our Directors include both LPGA and PGA members. Authored the Operations Manual
  • Author of numerous magazine articles for Golf Digest Magazine, including cover issues in February 1997, March 1998, and February 1999 (Golf Digest Woman)
  • Co-author of Shave 10 Strokes in 12 Days with George Kehoe, former editor of "Golf for Women" Magazine
  • Served on the National PGA Teaching and Awards Committees. 1995-1996
  • Provided golf instruction tips for the TV Show "PGA Today" and "Inside Arizona" in 1993-1997
  • Serve on the Titleist and Foot-Joy Women's Advisory Board
  • Voted 1991 Western Section LPGA Co-Teacher of the year
  • Voted as one of the top 100 Instructors in the Country by Golf Magazine in 1991, 1995 and 1999
  • Winner of the 1993 Budget Service Award presented by Budget Rent A Car to an LPGA Member
  • 1994 Golf Digest Individual winner for best Junior Golf Program
  • Awarded 1994 National Junior Golf Leader of the Year for the PGA of America
  • 1995 Card Walker Award winner, given by the PGA Tour for Outstanding Contributions to Junior Golf.
  • 1998 PGA Southwest Section Teacher of the Year
More Information on this Instructor
Fix Your Golf Swing with Better Left Hand Grip Your naturally arms curve inwards, so you need to place the club in your left hand using this angle so that your clubface can return to impact square
How to Structure a Golf Practice Session The better you practice on the range and the more organized you practice session is, the simpler the game of golf will be out on the golf course
How to Know When to Chip or Putt From Off the Green Putt when 1 or 2 feet off the green with short grass and chip using a loftier club as you get further off the green