Bruce Dowell Bio

Bruce Dowell is a Golf Teaching Professional from Paducah, Kentucky, and has joined with Pine Lakes Golf Course in Herrin, Illinois to be the Director of Instruction.

Bruce began his professional career as a PGA Apprentice at the prestigious Country Club of Paducah (Ky) in 1992. Since then, Bruce has taught men, women, and juniors, from the pure beginner, to playing professional, at other fine facilities in Western Kentucky and Southern Illinois.

One of his major focuses is the development of Junior Golfers and preparing them for competition, college, and the future.  Bruce’s Junior and High School Programs have garnered state-wide attention and received grants to increase player participation and success. In 2013, Bruce was also recognized by USKidsGolf as a Top 50 Instructor, Honorable Mention. Many of his students have gone on to play at colleges from the NAIA level to Division I.

sample_golfswingBruce utilizes High Speed Video from V1Golf/JC Video, and FlightScope Golf’s Radar technology. Combined, these components are the best setup for learning in the area. Golfers are able to see their golf swing (compared to the likes of Fowler, Rose, McIlroy, Pressel, and others), along with data including their swing speed, ball speed, swing path, clubface angle, and so much more. FlightScope is also great for clubfitting, which Bruce has extensive experience with. He has been certified many times with Titleist, Cleveland Golf, Callaway, and Ping.

Bruce has over 20 years of teaching experience. In that time, he has attended seminars and lectures presented by Hank Haney, Mike Hebron, Mike LaBauve, Rick Smith, and other Recognized Instructors. Many of the game’s elite instructors, such as Andy Plummer, Joseph Mayo, Andrew Rice, Stan Utley, Harvey Penick, Jim Flick, and Pia Nilsson have had major influences on his teaching beliefs. Bruce has learned, more than anything, that ever golfer is different, has different goals, mindsets, and abilities.

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