tyler slocum - certified instructor
Tyler Slocum is a PGA Professional who is dedicated to teaching and growing the game of golf. Tyler is originally from Olive Branch, MS. Tyler started working at Wedgewood Golfer's Club at the age of fourteen and this is where he found his passion for golf. Tyler played 2 years of college golf on scholarship at East Mississippi. He later graduated from Mississippi State University with a degree in Business and a concentration in Professional Golf Management. As much as Tyler enjoyed competing in golf tournaments, he knew at an early age that his passion was helping people with their own game. During his time at Mississippi State, Tyler interned at Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona, NY. For his second internship, he wanted to focus on teaching and this is when Tyler started working at the Jim McLean Golf Center in Fort Worth, TX. For his last internship, Tyler went to work for the Jim McLean Golf School in Miami, FL. This is where he accepted his first job out of college. During his time at the Jim McLean Golf School, Tyler started as an Assistant Professional. After his second season, he was asked to become Jim McLean's Personal Assistant and then was asked to become a full-time Certified Instructor during the summer of 2016. Tyler accepted a position during the summer months to be the Assistant Golf Professional at Lake Shore Country Club in Glencoe, IL. Tyler spends his summers teaching golf in Chicago and his winters in Miami.