BIOGRAPHY

ABOUT ED

Ed Oldham, a two-time Colorado PGA Teacher of the Year and a PGA Master Professional, brings a love for the game of golf and teaching the game to The Ranch Country Club where he has been the Head Golf Professional since 1991. Ed’s many accolades include being named to every Golf Digest Top Teachers in State list since they started the list in 2000.

Ed has been a coach to high school, collegiate and state champions. Ed’s students have won Colorado Player of the Year awards on nine different occasions and he has coached two different golfers into the top 20 in Division I golf including the number one ranked player in Division I. You don’t have to be a great player to learn and improve with Ed. He enjoys teaching and helping players of all abilities.

Ed has been a teacher of teachers through speaking at education programs through the Colorado PGA and Proponent Group Teaching Summits.

Ed’s influence has been varied but he has had the most influence from great teachers like Mike Malaska, Jim Flick, Hank Haney, Joe Bosco and Dr. Jim Suttie. Ed has been a lifelong learner and continues to learn and improve every day.

A native of North Platte, Nebraska, Ed grew up learning the game from his father who was a college golf coach and later, a PGA Member and from Rich Skinner who was the Head Golf Professional at North Platte Country Club.

 

Career Highlights

PGA Member since 1986
Head Golf Professional at The Ranch Country Club in Westminster, CO since 1991
PGA Certified Master Professional in Golf Instruction
2013 and 1999 Colorado PGA Teacher of the Year award
2001 and 2002 Colorado PGA Golf Professional of the Year
Also awarded 1997 and 1998 Horton Smith awards for contributions to education
Named as one of the top teachers in the Southwest Region by Golf Magazine
Named as one of the Best Teachers in Colorado by Golf Digest
US Kids Golf Top 50 Teachers Honorable Mention
Member, TaylorMade Professional Advisory Board – Emeritus
Best Teachers in Colorado – Colorado Avid Golfer Magazine
Proponent Group Member
US Kids Golf Certified Coach
Completed Positive Coaching Alliance Double Goal Coach Program
Flightscope Certified
K Vest Level 1