Tommy Sharp – PGA

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tommy-sharp-bioAbout Tommy Sharp – PGA

Tommy graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelor Degree in Finance and was a member of the golf team. He was a four time Academic All Mountain West Conference Selection and a Golf Coaches Association of America Academic All-American in 2002. He was coached by Jamie Bermel, one of the nation’s premier college golf coaches. Following graduation, Tommy moved to Scottsdale, Arizona where he worked as an Assistant/Teaching Professional for Troon Golf at The Phoenician Resort. In 2007, Tommy moved back to Salt Lake City to complete his MBA at the University of Utah. Tommy was elected to the PGA of Americaas a Class A Member in 2013 and throughout his career has taught over 4,000 lessons. Tommy had the privilege of being taught throughout his childhood by Utah Golf Hall of Fame Member, Jimmy Thompson.

Tommy comes to Golf Lab as an accomplished player with the following highlights:

  • 2017 Utah Section PGA Teacher of the Year
  • 2016 and 2017 Utah Section PGA Player of the Year
  • Competed in 2016 PGA Championship at Baltusrol
  • Competed in 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 PGA Professional Championship
  • Winner of the 2003 Utah State Amateur

Teaching Philosophy

I believe for a player to play their best, they must have an understanding of cause and effect of their ball flight.For a player to be successful, they must understand their swing tendencies, recognize that they are occurring based on their ball flight, and know what they must do to correct them. Once a player understands their swing and the resulting shots that it produces, they must learn how to practice for effective transfer to the course.

To book a lesson with Tommy Sharp, contact Golf Lab at 801.746.1291.View contact details & Map.

Swing Tips & Drills from Tommy Sharp

  • Rotation Drill
    Tommy Sharp of Golf Lab explains the proper rotation of the golf swing.
    2 Common Chipping Errors
    Common Chipping Errors & Sure Fixes.
    Take Away
    Tommy reviews the motion of a proper take away