PGA Teaching Professional, Todd Kolb, is recognized as one of the top golf instructors in the upper Midwest. He is one of a handful of instructors to be “Certified” in the area of instruction by the PGA of America and was named the 2008 Minnesota PGA Teacher of the Year and 2010 Dakota Chapter Teacher of the Year. In 2014, Golf Digest named him the top golf instructor in South Dakota for the second time. In addition, Todd is the only golf professional in South Dakota to achieve certification from the Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) in golf fitness training and bio-mechanics.
With more than 20 years of teaching experience, working with beginners to professionals throughout the country, Todd has created a teaching and coaching style that produces the best players in the area year after year. His passion for developing competitive junior golfers has produced collegiate players for Texas Tech, U of Arizona, U of Minnesota, Iowa State and SDSU just to name a few. In 2010 he started Team 605 to provide highly motivated juniors with opportunities to pursue golf at the highest level.
The Todd Kolb Golf Academy was opened in 2000 at the Willow Run Golf Course. Two heated hitting bays combined with video and radar analysis, give students access to the best learning environment in the area. Programs include golf schools, playing lessons, fitness evaluations and a variety of individual and group lesson programs.
The Todd Kolb Golf Academy is committed to providing the best learning environment in the area. With teaching facilities at Willow Run Golf Course and the Avera Sports Institute, students have access to the only year round training program in South Dakota.