Golf Digest’s #1 Coach in Virginia
Erika Larkin played D-1 Golf at James Madison University. She found her passion for coaching and became a PGA Class A Professional in 2006. She was named Middle Atlantic PGA Teacher of the Year 2012, and one of America’s “Best Young Teachers” by Golf Digest (’12-’19).
She has been ranked as Number 1 of “Best Teachers in Virginia” by Golf Digest ’14-present and can be found on the lesson tee full-time as the Director of Instruction at The Club at Creighton Farms in Aldie, Virginia.
Watch the video to learn more about why Erika joined Golf Fanatics and how everyday golfers can improve their skills through clear communication and teaching.
Erika worked for American Golf Corporation in golf sales for two years until she realized her passion for teaching golf.
In 2006 Erika became a PGA Professional while growing instruction programs at International CC in Fairfax, Virginia.
In 2010 Erika founded the Larkin Golf Learning Community at Stonewall Golf Club in Gainesville, VA and enjoyed 6 seasons there before moving her teaching operation to The Club at Creighton Farms in Aldie, Virginia.
MEDIA & ACCOLADES
Middle Atlantic PGA Teacher of the Year 2012
America’s “Best Young Teachers” by Golf Digest (’12-’19)
Number 1 of “Best Teachers in Virginia” by Golf Digest ’14-present
One of only 8 “Teaches to Watch” by Golf Magazine in 2019
Erika authored her first book in 2017 (“A True Swing”) and has grown a large following on social media creating unique content on YouTube and IG. When not on the lesson tee she enjoys family time with her husband and 2 children.
As a Golf Fanatics member, you can easily watch Erika’s best video lessons in each category! Improve your driving, fairway woods & hybrids, iron play, short game, and putting. Just select the category you want in the drop down menu and start watching Erika’s videos.