Director of Instruction
Tom Burnett is known internationally for his holistic approach to developing golfers. Focusing not just on swing mechanics, but in every aspect of overall golf performance, many well-known US and International tour players and amateurs alike have come to rely on Tom’s expertise. Junior golf has become Tom’s passion, and he has developed programs that have helped several hundred young golfers achieve their goals of collegiate golf scholarships.
Originally, from Jacksonville, Tom started playing golf as a junior and competed at the collegiate level for Florida Community College Jacksonville and University of North Florida. An injury related to training for golf redirected him out of competitive golf, but influenced him to finish his education in exercise physiology, kinesiology, and bio mechanics. He credits his injury for his the development of his love and passion for coaching golf.
After graduation, Tom began his coaching career at the David Leadbetter Junior Golf Academy in Bradenton, Fl. He then spent 5 years as Director of instruction at the Ponte Vedra Inn and Club. Tom has spent the last 14 years at St.Johns.