Golf Digest’s #1 Coach in Oregon
The son of a PGA Professional, Jeff Ritter started playing golf at the age of three in Lancaster, PA. A passionate and competitive junior golfer, Jeff knew he had to find a way to make golf part of his everyday life.
Jeff decided to start his golf career by pursuing a Professional Golf Management & Marketing Degree at New Mexico State University, which set him on the path of helping golfers improve on a daily basis.
Watch the video to learn more about why Jeff joined Golf Fanatics and how everyday golfers can improve their skills through clear communication and teaching.
Jeff Ritter is Founder and Director of MAKE THE TURN Performance at Pronghorn Resort in Bend, Oregon (Golf Digest Editor’s Choice as “Best Academies in the West,”).
Before that, Ritter served as Director of Instruction at Poppy Hills in Pebble Beach, CA. Ritter is an expert communicator with an impressive pedigree working with top amateurs, elite juniors, collegiate standouts as well as players on the professional tours.
An accomplished coach, author and speaker, Jeff is known for his unique approach to teaching the game. His passion for inspiration, body health and mental flexibility has set him apart as a purveyor of not only playing well but living well.
His inspiring perspective on game and lifestyle development has Jeff traveling internationally to share the MAKE THE TURN message of living more powerfully through the game of golf.
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Ritter is also ranked as the #1 Coach in Oregon by Golf Digest. A former Lead Coach for Golf Channel Academy, and currently ranked among the Top 25 Teachers in America by Golf Tips magazine.
#1 Coach in Oregon by Golf Digest
Former Lead Coach for Golf Channel Academy
Top 25 Teachers in America by Golf Tips magazine
A consistent presence in the world of golf media, Jeff has been a regular featured guest on Golf Channel appearing on programs such as Morning Drive. In 2016 he was studio host of PGA National Instruction Day on Golf Channel, the most watched golf instruction event in history. In 2014 he created the MAKE THE TURN Weekly Challenge Series for Golf Digest TV. The program was the most successful series on the Golf Digest platform, garnering 20 million viewers.
As a Golf Fanatics member, you can easily watch Jeff’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 Jeff’s videos.