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Meet the Pros

Lessons and Club Fittings at the Nemacolin Golf Academy are available by appointment only. For more information or to speak with one of our golf professionals directly, please contact the Nemacolin Golf Academy at 724.329.6420.

Eric Johnson

PGA Professional

A Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher since 2011, Eric Johnson is the only Top 100 Teacher in the Tri-State area and was also recognized by Golf Digest as a Top 40 Under 40 Teacher. Eric's award winning instruction combines the latest technology with a clear approach to the fundamentals of golf. Having served as the Education Chairman on the board for the Tri-State PGA Section, Eric is also on the National Advisory Staff for TaylorMade Adidas Golf. A three time Tri-State PGA Teacher of the Year, he has also been honored twice by the Tri-State PGA Section as the Horton Smith Award Winner for his contributions to education.

A BioSwing Dynamics Certified Master Instructor, Eric has been featured in numerous magazine articles, radio broadcasts and has been seen on The Golf Channel as well as in the PGA of America's Instructional DVD Series.

Formerly the Director of Instruction at Oakmont Country Club and The Breakers Palm Beach, Eric was also a lead instructor for the PGA of America. He played on the Canadian Tour, the Sunshine Tour and the Golden Bear Tour and was a four year lettermen at Mississippi State University, where he graduated with a degree in Professional Golf Management.

Eric Johnson lives near Oakmont, PA with his wife, Hannah, and their three boys.

To schedule an appointment with Eric, please contact the Nemacolin Golf Academy at 724.329.6420.

Aaron Staricek

Professional Club Fitter

Aaron brings in multiple years of custom building and fitting experience from the Taylormade Performance Lab at TPC Sawgrass, L.O.F.T Golf at PGA National, and Jupiter Hills. From the everyday golf aficionado to current PGA/LPGA and junior tour players, Aaron has fit and built clubs for various players around the world.

Aaron uses the latest technology such as Trackman, V1, and SAM Putt Lab to accurately analyze your swing and fine tune the perfect clubs for a more consistent round of golf. Unlike major golf stores, Aaron fits and builds specifically to your needs to improve your golf game.

Aaron is a Pittsburgh native that has returned to Pennsylvania after living in south Florida for several years. Currently, he lives in the Pittsburgh area with his newlywed wife, Reina, and their two dogs who haven’t experienced snow just yet.

To schedule an appointment with Aaron, please contact the Nemacolin Golf Academy at 724.329.6418.

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Events

Two Day Golf School
Tue - Wed | 09/26/17 - 09/27/17
Half-Day Golf School
Thu | 09/28/17
Two Day Golf School
Mon, Sun | 10/01/17 - 10/02/17
One Day Golf School
Sun | 10/08/17
Half-Day Golf School
Thu | 10/12/17
Joe Hardy Big Smoke Golf Tournament
Fri - Sat | 10/13/17 - 10/14/17
Half-Day Golf School
Thu | 10/19/17

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