One of America's Finest Golf Instructors
Tim Mahoney is currently director of education for Troon Golf, the premier golf property management and consulting firm in the golf industry. He is responsible for all golf instruction programs and instruction staff at select managed/owned properties since 1995. Tim is the creator of the Troon Golf Academy, Troon Golf Institute, Mahoney Golf Academy and the David Duval Golf Academy.
When not training other teachers, he teaches all levels of golfer from his home bases at Westin Kierland Golf Club and Troon North Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona. During the summer months he teaches at The Club at Cordillera, Vail, Colorado
His commitment to the game is evident in his involvement in so many areas, including lecturing at teaching seminars, consulting in the development of computer software for golf swing analysis, development of learning centers and practice facilities and, most of all, the hours spent on the lesson tee with amateurs and professional players alike.
Tim is one of most highly decorated teachers in America. He is listed among America's Top 50 Greatest Teachers as ranked by Golf Digest, and has been among the "Top 100 Teachers" in America as ranked by Golf Magazine for more than a decade. He is featured in the Golf Digest video "15 Shots to Save Your Golf Game" and GOLF Magazine's Top 100 Teachers, The More Series DVDs as well as Neat Video's computer software program: "Tim Mahoney's Short Game Secrets." He also appears regularly on The Golf Channel's "Golf Academy Live," on various Southwest regional golf shows and has been a featured instructor on ESPN.
Tim has instructed members of all four major American tours. His students have included Billy Mayfair and David Duval. For many years, Tim taught for the Golf Digest Golf Schools for more than 20 years (1981-2002) conducting more than 3,500 events worldwide. He was also a member of the Golf Digest Pro Panel contributing more than 40 instruction articles to the magazine including three cover stories.
Tim has a degree in marketing from West Texas State University, where he was a member of the Missouri Valley All-Conference Golf Team in 1984. He currently lives in Scottsdale with his wife Karen, daughters Megan and Michelle.