Jason is owner of Jason Birnbaum Golf and Director of Golf Instruction for Manhattan Woods Golf Club in West Nyack, N.Y. A three-time member of Golf Digest’s Best Young Teachers rankings (Top 40 Under 40), Birnbaum has vast experience teaching all levels of golfers, from beginners to tour pros.

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Manhattan Woods Golf Academy

Manhattan Woods Golf Academy

West Nyack
, NY

Alex Rocha, PGA Tour

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jason birnbaum

Jason is owner of Jason Birnbaum Golf and Director of Golf Instruction for Manhattan Woods Golf Club in West Nyack, N.Y. A three-time member of Golf Digest’s Best Young Teachers rankings (Top 40 Under 40), Birnbaum has vast experience teaching all levels of golfers, from beginners to tour pros. He also designed the Jason Birnbaum Junior Golf Camp, which attracts many of the top junior players from around the New York metropolitan area. For his work with juniors, Jason has been recognized several times by U.S. Kids Golf as an Honorable Mention Top 50 Instructor. He was also recognized in 2015 as one of the “Best Teachers” in the state of New Jersey, as voted by his peers in Golf Digest. Jason previously served as the Director of Instruction at the New Jersey Golf Academy in Roseland, N.J., and Alpine Country Club in Demarest, N.J.

His past and present students include players on the PGA, European PGA, and Web.com Tours, including Jim McGovern, Alexandre Rocha and Oscar Fraustro. Jason has written articles for a variety of national and local golf publications and newspapers, including Golf Digest, Golfweek, The Met Golfer and The Bergen Record. A 15-year teaching veteran, Jason has taught in several countries abroad, including Spain, Portugal, Argentina, Brazil, Australia, Italy, Colombia and Canada.

Manhattan Woods Golf Academy

Manhattan Woods Golf Academy

West Nyack, NY

Groomed to match course conditions, the Manhattan Woods practice complex has a double-ended driving range as its centerpiece. The range has natural grass tees, five target greens with flagsticks, a covered hitting zone, separate chipping and putting greens, a practice bunker and fresh balls in den caddies at each station. The far end of the range has its own practice bunker.

Vincent Malonso

Vincent is the Junior Golf Camp Program Director at the Manhattan Woods Golf Academy. A New York native, Vincent studied PGA Golf Management at Florida Gulf Coast University. Soon after graduation, he began his professional teaching career, working at several clubs in both Florida and New York before making Manhattan Woods his full-time home in 2013.Vincent has experience working with all levels of golfers, with an emphasis on juniors, beginners and intermediate golfers.