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.

Patrick Kane

Instructor & Professional Club Fitter

Patrick comes to Nemacolin Woodlands Resort from Penn State University, where he studied Professional Golf Management. Patrick is master instructor, club fitter and club builder. He is a US Kids Golf certified Coach, Trackman level 1 certified coach, Sam Putt lab level 1 certified and a Ping certified fitter. Before working at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, Patrick was an assistant instructor at the Jim McLean Golf School in Doral, Florida. Patrick prides himself on attention to detail, whether it’s instruction, fitting or building clubs to fit a certain client, Patrick makes sure that all needs are met. Patrick is excited to all help all levels of golfers play better through instruction and finding the right clubs.

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


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