Professional Players

Stuart Appleby

Coached by Steve Bann, StuartStuart is one of the top 50 golfers in the world! He turned professional in 1992. in 2008, he had his career-high of 7 top ten finishes on the PGA tour, and finished 17th in the FedExCup Standings. 2006 Shell Houston Open, 2004, 2005, and 2006 Mercedes Championship, 2003 Las Vegas Invitational, 1999 Shell Houston Open, 1998 Kemper Open and 1997 Honda Classic

Geoff Ogilvy

Geoff-OgilvyCoached by Dale Lynch, He turned professional in May 1998 and he won a European Tour card at that year’s Qualifying school. He played on the European Tour in 1999 and 2000, finishing 65th in his first season and improving to 48th in his second. He joined the U.S. based PGA Tour in 2001, and finished in the top 100 in each of his first five seasons.

KJ Choi

KJ-ChoiCoached by Steve Bann After establishing his career on the Asian Tour, where he picked up his first professional win at the 1996 Korean Open, and the Japan Golf Tour, where he won twice in 1999, Choi qualified for membership of the U.S.-based PGA Tour by finishing tied 35th at the 1999 qualifying tournament. He was the first Korean to earn a PGA Tour card. In his rookie season in2000 he finished 134th on the money list and had to requalify, but since 2001 he has been a consistent performer on the tour.

Aaron Baddeley


Coached by Dale Lynch, When he was in his late teens, Baddeley was seen as one of the most promising talents in world golf. He was the youngest player ever to represent Australia in the Eisenhower Trophy and he won the Holden Australian Open as an amateur in 1999 and retained his title in 2000, by which time he had turned professional. In 2001, he won the Greg Norman Holden International in Australia. He won the PGA Tour of Australasia’s Order of Merit in 2000/01.

Jennifer Johnson

Jennifer-JohnsonCoached by Steve Bann, In 2011, finished tied for 12th at the CN Canadian Women’s Open; tied for 28th at the LPGA State Farm Classic; tied for 43rd at the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup. In 2010, she turned professional in July; finished tied for 44th at the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament, where she earned Priority List Category 20 for the 2011 LPGA season.

Marc Leishman

Mark-LeishmanCoached by Denis McDade, He turned professional in 2005. He played on the Von Nida Tour in 2006, winning two tournaments and topping the order of merit. In 2007, he played his rookie season on theNationwide Tour finishing 92nd on the money list. He won his maiden title on the Nationwide Tour in 2008 at the WNB Golf Classic by a record-equaling (with Chris Smith) eleven shots.[1] He finished the year 19th on the money list to earn his PGA Tour card for the 2009 season.

Kevin Na

Kevin-NaCoached by Dale Lynch, Na has played on the Asian Tour (with a win at the 2002 Volvo Masters of Asia), European Tour, Nationwide Tour (with a win at the 2006 Mark Christopher Charity Classic), and PGA Tour (with a win at the 2011 Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open). In 2009 he had nine top-10 finishes and finished in 19th place on the money list, securing his entry to The Masters and the U.S. Open for the first time.

Mathew Goggin

Mathew-GogginCoached by Dale Lynch, Goggin is currently a member of the Nationwide Tour. He was previously a member of the PGA Tour from 2000 to 2003, and regained his card in 2006. He was a member of the Nationwide Tour in 1999, 2004 and 2005. His best PGA Tour year-end money list finish was in 2008 when he finished in 40th.

Kyle Thompson

Kyle-ThompsonCoached by Dale Lynch and Chad Phillips, Thompson is currently a member of the PGA Tour. Thompson was a member of the Nationwide Tour from 2003 to 2007. He won two events in 2007 which put him in the top 25 on the money list which earned him a PGA Tour card for 2008. He returned to the Nationwide Tour in 2009 after making nine cuts in 26 events.

Steve Allan

Steve-AllanCoached by Dale Lynch, He turned professional in 1996 and was a member of the European Tourfrom 1997-2000. In 1998, his second season in Europe, he won the German Open and finished sixteenth on the Order of Merit, and that remains his most successful year.

Matthew Griffin

Matthew-GriffinCoached by Denis McDade, Australian professional golfer. He is a member of the 2012 Golf Australia Rookie Squad. 2012 The Charity High 1 Open, and Amateur, Eisenhower Trophy

Ash Hall

Ash-HallCoached by Denis McDade, Ashley turned professional at the 2006 MFS Australian Open in November. He won the PGA Tour of Australasia Qualifying School and finished 9th at Asian Tour School to gain the card for 2007. On his debut on the Asian Tour in 2007 he registered one of the top-five at the Mercuries Taiwan Masters and posting three other top-25s en route to finishing 75th on the Order of Merit.

David McKenzie

David-McKenzieCoached by Dale Lynch, McKenzie has played on the PGA Tour of Australasia since 1990. After twice finishing second, at the 1994 Air New Zealand Shell Open and a playoff loss at the 2004 MasterCard Masters, he won his first Tour event at the 2013 Turner Plumbing Victorian PGA Championship. He played on the U.S.-based Nationwide Tour (2001, 2003–05, 2007–10), winning once, at the 2005 Gila River Golf Classic. He played one season on the PGA Tour (2006), where his best finish was 7th at the Valero Texas Open.