Jon Paupore - director of golf/instructor
Selected by Jim McLean as the Director of Instruction for the school at Red Ledges in April 2010, Jon joins an elite team of the finest golf instructors in the world. Jon has worked with golfers of every skill level, from the best players in the world to first-timers and juniors. He has developed training programs that maximize the enjoyment of men, women, and junior golfers while enhancing their understanding of their game.
Jon began his golfing career at Eastern Michigan University, where he qualified for the 1995 US Amateur (Tiger Woods - Newport CC) and 1998 British Amateur (Sergio Garcia - Muirfield). After turning professional and playing on several tours, Jon spent eight years as a Teaching Professional at Jack Nicklaus' private golf course, The Bear's Club in Jupiter, Florida. With his extensive knowledge of the golf swing and the Jim McLean system, Jon currently works with former LPGA Tour Champion Kelli Kuehne, and has previously worked with PGA Tour Veteran Briny Baird, as well as several other top professionals on the European Tour and Ladies European Tour.
Jon is currently one of Golf Tips Magazine’s Top 30 instructors in the US. He was rated the #1 instructor in the state of Utah by Golf Digest Magazine in 2013 and 2014 and was named Teacher of the Year for 2014 by the PGA of America in the Utah Section.