After turning professional in 1979, Ron achieved success while playing the American mini-tours, Asian Tour and South American Golf Tour from 1980-1985. Ron attempted to qualify for the PGA Tour 11 times and was within one shot of playing the PGA Tour in the 1981 Qualifying Tournament. In 1989, Ron won the Gulf Coast Chapter, Dixie Section PGA Championship. In 1990, Ron was named Gulf Coast Chapter Player of the Year. In 1991, he won the Dixie Section PGA Player of the Year Award.
As a teacher, Ron has been named to Golf Magazine’s 2003-2013 lists of Top 100 Teachers. In 1990, Ron was honored as the Gulf Coast Chapter, Dixie Section PGA Teacher of the Year. In 1996 and 2003, Ron won his second and third Dixie Section PGA Teacher of the Year Awards. Most recent, Ron has been named #6 Golf Digest’s “Best Teacher in State” (November 2013 publication).
Ron is one of only 13 Doctorate Level Instructors of Homer Kelley’s – The Golfing Machine, has received Certification from Paul Chek’s Golf Biomechanics Intensive, is a Golf Magazine Top 100 Instructor (2003-2018), and is certified with the Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) as a Fitness Instructor Level III, TPI Golf Instructor Level III, TPI Junior Golf Instructor Level II. Ron has been an integral part of the success of PGA Tour Players, Joe Durant, Kenny Perry, and Jerry Pate.
Ron’s base for individual and group instruction is at Terravita Golf & Country Club located in Scottsdale, Arizona. Contact us for more details or to schedule your lesson.
I’ve dedicated my life to studying golf so you don’t have to! Diagnosing your swing and pairing down the number of things for you to work on is the most important part of every session. I am committed to keeping it simple and building your game one step at a time! Not technical. Not complicated…the Gring Golf Performance way!