John Hughes Named Teacher Of The Year By North Florida PGA

Jan 16, 2023

John Hughes Named Teacher Of The Year By North Florida PGA

Jan 16, 2023


John Hughes, the owner and chief instructor at John Hughes Golf, is a prominent member of the North Florida chapter of the PGA. At the beginning of 2023, the North Florida PGA named John Hughes the Teacher-Coach of the Year for both the East Central chapter and the entire North Florida section. This award is a significant recognition of John’s teaching expertise and the value that he brings to his coaching activities, and it highlights the opportunity that aspiring golfers at all levels have to improve their personal game when they work with John in the Orlando, Florida area.


Every year, the North Florida PGA presents a number of awards, the result of peer voting among the section’s membership. These include the Professional Development Award, Player of the Year, and Teacher/Coach of the Year, among many others. As a longstanding member and honorary president of the NFPGA, John Hughes is proud to be an integral part of many of the association’s activities in the region.

In 2023, the NFPGA awarded John Huhges Teacher/Coach of the Year, celebrating the many successes that John and his students have enjoyed over the past year. Through a wide range of versatile golf coaching and instruction models ranging from one-hour sessions to intensive multi-day golf retreats, John meets each student where they are at, quickly assesses their skills, and applies his years of experience and training to help them level up their golf game.

The NFPGA is divided into four chapters, each of which awards Teacher of the Year. In 2023, John Hughes was awarded this accolade in both the East Central chapter, which includes the greater Orlando area, and the entire NFPGA section. John also received the Teacher of the Year award in 2009, and he is honored to be recognized again in 2023 in both his local chapter and the North Florida section. At students can review John’s other accomplishments and recognition, including the Professional Development Award for the nationwide PGA in 2013.

While he is humbled by the honor, John Hughes is committing to continuing to build his golf instruction organization by adding features, events, and technological aids to help students improve more quickly and in a more easily measurable way all the time. Through video recording analysis and other advanced systems, John helps students grow in their skills not only during their in-person sessions with him and the other instructors at John Hughes Golf, but also after they return home.

John Hughes looks forward to another great year of golf in the greater Orlando area in 2023, as well as hosting a golf school retreat at McLemore Golf Club in Georgia in May and June. Interested potential students should visit often to stay updated on upcoming events and special offers on golf education packages. With an impressive list of experienced teachers and led by the 2023 NFPGA Teacher/Coach of the Year, John Hughes Golf is the perfect choice for amateurs and aspiring professional golfers alike.

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