Golf Magazine Top 100 Teachers:
Golf Instructor & Golf Coach
Keith Lyford, a Top 100 Golf Teacher since 1998, has helped thousands of golfers with his golf lessons, golf schools and golf instruction packages.
No one is more qualified to assist you with your golf instruction needs. Keith Lyford is the Sacramento region�s only Top 100 Golf Teacher. In fact, Keith has been selected one of the nations Top 100 teachers by Golf Magazine every year since 1998. That�s quite an honor considering that there are over 28,000 PGA of America professionals.
Golf Magazine selects only the 100 most elite among them as the best teachers to help you lower your scores, improve your golf swing, hammer the ball longer and putt the lights out.
In addition to being one of the nation�s top instructors, Keith is an outstanding player. As a former PGA Tour player he is in rare company as both an accomplished player and teacher. Keith knows first hand what it takes to compete at the highest level and he knows how to convey that knowledge to his students.
Keith started his teaching career at the Arnold Palmer Junior Academy. Since then he has managed several of the nation�s top golf schools, including the Stratton Golf School, the Golf Digest School, the Cranwell Golf School, the Harmon Golf School and the Lyford Scottsdale Golf School (which earned Top 25 Golf School honors in a Golf Magazine readers' poll).
He was named the New England PGA Teacher of the Year in 1997, the Northeastern New York PGA Teacher of the Year in 2000 and the Northern California PGA Teacher of the Year in 2011.
Lyford is currently the Director of Instruction at The Golf Academy at Old Greenwood in Lake Tahoe. In the winter months, Keith teaches at Whitney Oaks Golf Course in Rocklin California, where he spends most of his time teaching private lessons and junior development programs and continues to help golfers swing better, score lower, and enjoy the game more.