Todd owns and operates Todd Sones Impact Golf, located at White Deer Run Golf Club in Vernon Hills, IL. A Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher since its inception in 1996, Todd has also been a regular on Golf Digest’s 50 Best Teachers list since 2007. Chosen by Golf Magazine as one of the Top 25 Golf Schools in America, Todd Sones Impact Golf ranks among the top golf schools in the Midwest.

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Todd Sones Impact Golf at White Deer Run Golf Club

Todd Sones Impact Golf at White Deer Run Golf Club

Vernon Hills
, IL

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Todd owns and operates Todd Sones Impact Golf, located at White Deer Run Golf Club in Vernon Hills, IL. He also teaches during the winter months (November-March) at Buffalo Grove Golf Dome in Buffalo Grove, IL.

Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher since its inception in 1996, Todd has also been a regular on Golf Digest’s 50 Best Teachers list since 2007. Todd got his start in the golf industry in 1981 and worked as a club professional for 15 years, serving as the Director of Golf at Conway Farms Golf Club in nearby Lake Forest, IL. During his time at Conway Farms, he was twice named the Illinois PGA Teacher of the Year (1994, 1996). In 1998, Todd turned his attention to teaching golf full time, opening Impact Golf. Chosen by Golf Magazine as one of the Top 25 Golf Schools in America, Todd Sones Impact Golf ranks among the top golf schools in the Midwest.

Todd has coached numerous PGA Tour and LPGA Tour pros, including former major champions Shaun Micheel, Steve Jones and Hillary Lunke, and two members of the “59 Club”—Chip Beck and Paul Goydos. Among his most notable current students is four-time PGA Tour winner Joe Durant. Sones has authored more than 100 articles in such major publications as Golf Digest and Golf Magazine, and had two books published– Lights Out Putting and Saving Par.

Todd’s certifications include TPI, K-Vest, and SAM PuttLab. He also patented the Tri-Fit method of fitting putters, which led to the development of his own company, Coutour Golf custom-fit putters.

Todd Sones Impact Golf at White Deer Run Golf Club

Todd Sones Impact Golf at White Deer Run Golf Club

Vernon Hills , IL

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There are 45-plus hitting stations along the club’s full-length driving range, including some awning-covered areas for golfer comfort. The surface is natural grass and distances to all targets are posted along the tee. There is a putting and chipping green between the range and the first tee.

Vernon Hills golf coach Andrew Benton

Andrew Benton

 Andrew has been on the staff of Impact Golf for 10 years, starting out as an apprentice before moving into his current role as an Instructor for the past six summers. During the off-season, Andrew teaches advanced math on the high-school level. Andrew played golf competitively at both the high school and college levels.
Vernon Hills golf coach Jennifer Lynne Dietrich

Jennifer Lynne Dietrich

Jennifer is an Instructor with Todd Sones Impact Golf. A native of Chicago’s North side, she led Adlai E. Stevenson H.S. to the Illinois State Finals for the first time in the school’s history. She also attended the David Leadbetter Golf Academy at IMG Academy and competed for the Rollins College Women’s Golf Team in Winter Park, Fla. Jennifer is a graduate of the Golf Academy of America in Phoenix.
Vernon Hills golf coach Mason Wall

Mason Wall

Mason is an Instructor with Todd Sones Impact Golf. A 2015 graduate of the Golf Academy of America (Myrtle Beach), Mason joined the Impact Golf staff as full-time instructor in 2016 after serving as an apprentice instructor. Mason is in charge of the New Student Assessment program and has already helped many students enjoy the game at a higher level.