Golf News for Wednesday, December 11, 2013 | People

Kevin Kirk honored as "Best Teacher" by Golf Digest Magazine

WILTON, Conn. -- Kevin Kirk, director of instruction at Sequoia Golf's Woodlands Country Club, has been named one of the Best Teachers in Texas for 2013-2014 by Golf Digest magazine.

The article, which appeared in the magazine's November 2013 edition, listed the top golf instructors in the country, along with their affiliations and hourly lesson rates. Golf Digest prepares the list every two years, polling more than 1,000 teaching professionals for their opinions on their peers. It is the only list of top teachers voted on by the teachers themselves.

"I'm honored to be named among the top golf instructors here in Texas and especially proud that this recognition is a show of support from my fellow golf instructors," said Kevin Kirk.

Throughout his 20-year career, Kirk has spent more than 30,000 hours instructing players of all abilities and ages. He has lectured and consulted players and professionals around the world and is well known as an expert in golf athlete development and high performance training. Kirk is a college All American, Master PGA Professional and four time recipient of the coveted STPGA Harvey Penick Teacher of the Year Award. In addition to this recognition, Kirk was also named to GOLF Magazine's Top 100 Teachers in America list for 2013 - 2014.

About Sequoia Golf Group
Sequoia Golf Group is a collection of highly successful golf course ownership, management, construction, hospitality, media and IT companies; including Sequoia Golf Holdings, Sequoia Golf Management, Sequoia Greenscapes, Sequoia Hospitality, PlayAway, In Play Media and Short Grass Technology. As one of the fastest growing golf companies in the country, Sequoia currently owns or operates more than 50 daily fee, resort and private club facilities located across the U.S. The portfolio includes 25 private clubs operated under its unique Canongate brand affiliation, the world-class 63-hole Woodlands Country Club located in the award winning master-planned community of The Woodlands, Texas and a select group of golf properties managed for institutional owners, corporations, private investors and equity memberships.

For more information on Sequoia Golf Group, visit www.sequoiagolf.com.