JASON KUIPER, PGA
Director of Instruction
Kuiper has led the creation of the Grand Slam Golf Academy at Bobby Jones Golf Course since its inception in 2018. Prior to his work at Bobby Jones, he served as the Director of Instruction at the Woodloch Golf Performance Academy in Pennsylvania and as the Head Teaching Professional at the McCord Golf Academy in Florida. In addition to 15 years of industry experience, Kuiper also holds a Master of Business Administration from Moravian College and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Millersville University of Pennsylvania. He has worked under premier instructors and mentored top players throughout his career, notably achieving Class “A” PGA membership in 2011 under the supervision of one of Golf Magazine’s “Top 100” teachers, Rick McCord. Kuiper is highly regarded for his instructional ability, having been recognized as the North Florida PGA Section Assistant Golf Professional of the Year in 2014 and receiving US Kids Golf “Top 50” Teacher Award in 2019.
JUSTIN MARTIN, PGA
Martin brings to Bobby Jones Golf Course three years of experience serving as the Director of Golf and Instruction for The First Tee of Atlanta, as well as three years prior experience as an assistant professional at facilities in Georgia and Virginia. An Atlanta native, Martin graduated from Hampton University with a degree in Sports Management, earning three team MVP awards while playing on the golf team. A strong player, he has qualified for and competed in the 2017 and 2018 PGA Professional National Championships, and is the 2018 Georgia PGA Match Play Champion. Also recognized as a talented instructor, he is the recipient of the 2016 Georgia PGA North Chapter Youth Player Development Award. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Georgia PGA.
Tonya is a native of Stone Mountain, GA. She graduated from Redan High School and the University of Kentucky. Tonya has competed at every level of golf from the Atlanta Junior Golf Association to the LPGA Tour. She competed in many championships including the U.S. Junior Girls, U.S. Amateur, SEC Championship, NCAA Championship, the U.S. Open and The Open Championship. Tonya was a college golf coach and previously taught at The Atlanta Athletic Club. Her teaching focuses on the development of strong fundamentals and a no-nonsense approach to course management.
Lead Instructor/Club Fitter
Rex brings to Bobby Jones Golf Course a background in club fittings and experience working with major golf club and shaft manufacturers. Previously, Rex served as an Assistant Golf Professional at several high-end private golf clubs in Georgia; most notably Ansley Golf Club at Settindown. Having experience in instruction, Rex has taught many high-level players ranging from High School and College to the Web.com tour. He was honored to receive the 2017 Georgia Central Chapter Youth Player Development Award. As a player, Rex has been successful in qualifying for and playing in the 2017 PGA Assistant’s Professional National Championship, being a member of the 2017 and 2018 Assistant’s Cup Team, and winning the 2017 Georgia Central Chapter Championship. Rex is excited to bring his knowledge of golf products and fitting experience to the Grand Slam Academy.
Rachel Clopton, PGA
Rachel brings to Bobby Jones Golf Course three years of experience serving as a teaching professional and assistant golf professional at facilities in Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama and Connecticut. Rachel is a native of Memphis, TN who earned her Class A PGA professional status by graduating from the PGM Program at Mississippi State University in 2018 with a Degree in Business Administration. Prior to joining Bobby Jones, she served as an instructor at a Junior Golf Academy in Buckhead teaching children of all ages. Rachel focuses on developing an instructional program catering to each player, ensuring golfers of every skill level achieve their true potential.
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Doctor Bob Jones IV
Dr. Bob Jones IV is a clinical sport psychologist who practices at the Behavioral Institute of Atlanta and is affiliated with the Grand Slam Golf Academy. Dr. Jones is a licensed psychologist in the State of Georgia. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Borromeo College of Ohio, a Master of Divinity from Saint Meinrad School of Theology, and a Master of Arts and Doctor of Psychology from the Georgia School of Professional Psychology. He is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, and the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis. In practice for more than twenty years, Dr. Jones has worked with athletes from all sports, ages and competitive levels. The grandson of golfing legend Bobby Jones, Dr. Jones has learned techniques from his grandfather that will help any golfer achieve their potential.
Dr. Jones can be contacted at 404-256-9325, ext. 731, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
DR. ROSS BRAKEVILLE, PT, DPT, STC, TPI-MP
Director of Physical Development
Dr. Ross Brakeville is owner of Georgia Sports Medicine Specialists and team member of the Grand Slam Golf Academy at Bobby Jones Golf Course. Dr. Brakeville received his undergraduate degrees in Science and Physical Therapy from Maryville University, St. Louis, going on to earn his Doctor of Physical Therapy and Sports Certification from University of St. Augustine.
Dr. Brakeville has authored 2 books on golf, past host of weekly segment on “The Golf Show” and presenter for several PGA sections and Georgia PGA on golf mechanics and teaching strategies. He is an adjunct Instructor for Kennesaw State University’s NP program, developed an educational program titled: “A Fluid Motion” – Biomechanics and Pathomechanics of Rotational Athletics, is founder of the “PJGA”, a non-profit golf organization paring kids with their parents and is current Chairman for American Academy of Sports Physical Therapy’s Golf SIG.
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