Erik is the Golf Channel Academy lead coach at the Goose Creek Golf Academy in Jurupa Valley, Calif., located 45 miles east of Los Angeles. A highly decorated PGA Teaching Professional with eight PGA Section and Chapter awards, including 2011 Southern California PGA Teacher of the Year, Erik has been teaching golf for more than 25 years.

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Goose Creek Golf Academy

Goose Creek Golf Academy

Jurupa Valley
, CA

Staff Members

ERIK HORVE

Erik is the Golf Channel Academy lead coach at the Goose Creek Golf Academy in Jurupa Valley, Calif., located 45 miles east of Los Angeles. A highly decorated PGA Teaching Professional with eight PGA Section and Chapter awards, including 2011 Southern California PGA Teacher of the Year, Erik has been teaching golf for more than 25 years. He is a member of the Southern California PGA Teachers Hall of Fame and has twice been recognized as a Golf Digest Top 100 Clubfitter.

Among his more notable students, past and present, are four-time PGA Tour Champions winner Estaban Toledo, eight-time PGA Tour Champions winner Michael Allen, PGA Tour players Brendan Pappas and Bio Kim, PGA Tour China and LatinoAmerica player Paul Imondi, and LPGA Symetra Tour players Dayoung Kim and Jisoo Park.

Coach Erik also has a proven track record of developing and training competitive junior players through high school and on to the collegiate level. Junior golfers that have worked with Coach Erik and his PGA Coaching Team have gone on to earn spots at more than 30 collegiate golf programs, including Stanford, Northwestern, Wisconsin, Colorado, Oregon, UCLA and USC.

Horve’s holistic approach to instruction focuses on full swing technique, short game scoring, golf fitness, mental preparation, equipment evaluation and tournament preparation. A BodiTrak Pressure Mat and MySwing Professional 3D Ambassador, Horve utilizes many of today’s leading technologies, including V1 and JC Video Swing Analysis Software, Blast Motion’s Putting Sensor and FlightScope’s Launch Monitor System.

Goose Creek Golf Academy

Goose Creek Golf Academy

Jurupa Valley, CA

www.goosecreekgolfacademy.com

Goose Creek Golf Academy is a state-of-the-art indoor/outdoor learning center that makes the Tour experience not only available, but also affordable for everyone. We offer private instruction as well as golf schools, group lessons, clinics and corporate outings. Whether you’re a beginner or advanced player, the Goose Creek Golf Academy is the place for you. We have everything you need to play better golf, from an 18-hole championship golf course to a real grass practice tee and chipping greens to practice bunkers.

Ken Joersz

A PGA member for more than 25 years, Ken has been a golf instructor at various high-end facilities such as PGA West, Pelican Hill and Hualalai Resort on the Big Island of Hawaii. Throughout his career, Ken has sought out and studied swings of some of the best players in the world, having taken lessons from Mark O’Meara, Dave Stockton, Brad Faxon and Tom Kite.  He has also coordinated clinics with Curtis Strange, Lee Trevino and the late Payne Stewart, and once played alongside Arnold Palmer as a marker at a PGA Tour Champions event.  These experiences have provided Ken with a unique perspective into the game of golf.