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Latest podcast - In Conversation With Claude Harmon III

Latest podcast - In Conversation With Claude Harmon III

In another special episode of PGA LIVE - The Podcast, Gareth Shaw (PGA Member Education/Training Coordinator), is joined by Claude Harmon III - one of the best golf instructors in the world.

Steeped in tradition both his grandfather, Claude Harmon, and father Claude “Butch” Harmon Jr., have been the dominant teachers of their generation. The Harmon family pedigree has been the perfect foundation for Claude to build his knowledge of golf instruction.

Claude’s teaching philosophy and methods have delivered lower scores and better, more repeatable swings for seasoned tour players, celebrities, and amateurs of all abilities and he is now ranked sixth on Golf Digest's 2019-2020 Best Teachers in America List and he is also a Golf Magazine Top 100 Instructor.

​His past and present students include Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka, Rickie Fowler, Ernie Els, Adam Scott and Darren Clarke. He is a regulator contributor to Sky Sports Golf and the Golf Channel.

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