PGA & LPGA Instruction

Learn from the "Best" at LPGA International

​Craig Shankland, PGA
Craig Shankland has worked with many LPGA Tour and PGA Tour players and works with players of all skill levels at LPGA International. Craig "makes the swing simple and helps make happier golfers".

Some of Craig's vast recognition and awards include:

  • 2001 PGA of America National "Teacher of the Year"
  • Four-Time "Teacher of the Year" North Florida PGA                                          
  • Golf Digest's "Top 50 Best Teachers"
  • Golf Magazine's  "Lifetime Top 100 Teachers" (#8)                                            
  • Teachers Hall of Fame Met New York section PGA                                    
  • Teachers Hall of Fame North Florida Section PGA                                         
  • Winner of Metropolitan New York "Player of the Year" Gold Tee Award 

Mindy Moore, LPGA
Born in West Palm Beach and raised in Boca Raton, Mindy graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the University of North Carolina (UNC) Chapel Hill where she co-established UNC’s first-ever women’s Division I collegiate golf team. She is a Class A member of the LPGA Tour and Teaching professionals. Mindy competed on the LPGA Tour from 1981-1992 and was elected Tour President in 1987. She also was a key instructor for the U.S. Air Force Golf Programs in 2016 and 2017, providing golf instruction to military members and their families. 

Mindy serves as teaching professional and assisting with member relations and golf operations at LPGA International. She hosts complimentary member clinics every Saturday and Summer Kids Camps for children (6-15 years of age). During the summer, Mindy is one of the featured golf instructors at the women’s Golfari schools at Pine Needles Resort in Southern Pines, NC.

Prior to joining the staff at LPGA International Golf Club, Mindy was a senior business executive with LPGA Headquarters, where for more than two decades she oversaw Tour player relations and helped established several leading athlete development programs. 

Lawson Mitchell, PGA 
A PGA Member for over 50 years and a past PGA Professional of the Year for the North Florida Section, Lawson Mitchell has been teaching at LPGA International for the past 4 years. Lawson has coached players of all calibers including students who have taken golf forward in college scholarships, amateur and professional tours and as enjoyment throughout their lives. His teaching style is based on building a good foundation and the basic fundamentals for the golf swing and believes "then the game will come".

Aside from being an instructor, Lawson is a patented golf product inventor and was instrumental in developing many area courses. He believes in the Integrity of the Golf Game and follows that throughout his life. 

Brianne Murphy, LPGA
Brianne is an LPGA Professional, personal trainer, Level 3 SuperSpeed Certified and Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Level 3 Junior Certified. She has a great passion for the game of golf and teaching. Her career started in 1997 in Cape Cod, Massachusetts where she worked under a Teaching Professional listed in the Top 100 Teachers in the United States. Opportunities to advance her teaching have taken her to Connecticut, Boston, New York, Orlando, Chicago and then to the Tampa Bay area where she established Murphy’s Golf Academy in 2007. Brianne has now brought her academy to the Daytona Beach area. She has enjoyed working with Nike Golf Camps, the First Tee Program and LPGA Girls Club. She was appointed to the National Tournament Committee for the LPGA and enjoys coordinating charity and celebrity golf tournaments.  Brianne offers several programs for adults and juniors of all levels and is excited to help you exceed your expectations of your golf game.


For more information or to schedule a lesson with one of our world-class instructors, please call the Golf Shop at 386.274.5742.


Craig Shankland photo
​Craig Shankland, PGA

Mindy Moore photo
Mindy Moore, LPGA

Brianne Murphy, LPGA