Stuart Deane is a Northern Texas PGA teaching professional at Rolling Hills Country Club in Arlington, Texas. Though he’s had years of success playing in the PGA Professional National Championship, this will be Deane’s first appearance at the PGA Championship. Stuart is also no stranger to the ever elusive hole-in-one capturing a total of 13 throughout his career. If he’s not golfing or looking after his yard, Deane enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, watching movies or throwing parties.
Staff Pro Q&A
Career low score?
What is your dream foursome?
Greg Norman, Tom Watson, Ben Hogan, Adam Scott.
How many hole-in-ones do you have?
What is your most memorable shot?
Holing the Putt to win The Trump Million Dollar Invitational
What are your primary swing thought(s)?
Neutral grip. Neutral stance. Good tempo.
What is your favorite golf hole?
#5 Shady Oaks Country Club, Fort Worth, TX.
Do you have a specific ‘Pre-game’ meal?
Steak And Salad the night before.
What kind of ball marker do you use?
Nothing special, usually a quarter.
How do you mark your golf ball?
No specific markings here.
As a teacher, what golf tip do you give the most?
Good grip and alignment.
What is the most common problem you see with your students?
What is the best golf tip/advice you’ve received? From who?
“Do what ever it takes to make putts whether you look at the hole or a spot in front of the ball or the ball. Don’t be afraid of what other may think as long as it goes in.” -Payne Stewart
If you could change one thing about your game, what would that be?
Drive it further.