About Chris Foley


PGA Master Professional & Director of Instruction at Cragun’s Legacy Courses


Achievements and Accolades 


·     Member of the PGA of America since 1992

·      PGA Master Professional of Instruction

·     USA Junior National Team Coach  

·      2002 Minnesota Section PGA Teacher of the Year

·      2008 Minnesota Section PGA Facility Promoterof the Year    

·      2004 Callaway National Club Fitter of the Year

·      Top 2 Teachers in Minnesota by Golf Digest Magazine

·      Top Teachers in Region by GOLF Magazine

·      T&L Golf’s Master Class of Teaching Pros in America

Chris Foley believes in a holistic approach to growing the game of golf and his
student’s enjoyment of the game. He achieves this philosophy by offering
multiple game improvement services at the Chris Foley Golf School at Cragun’s
Legacy Courses in Brainerd, MN. These services include:


·     World Class Individual Lessons
·     Group Instruction
·     Putting Instruction
·     Junior Clinics and Development
·     Club Fitting
·     Game Analysis
·     TrackMan Launch Monitor
·     JC Video Swing Analysis Software
·     Mental Game Profile Workshop

Chris Foley has grown and enhanced his skills by learning from the best in the
industry. His biggest influences have been from world-renowned instructors Hank
Haney and Mike Shannon. Haney is consistently recognized as one of the top
teachers in the world and has worked with over 100 PGA and LPGA Tour players.
Mike Shannon is one of the best putting instructors in the world, currently
teaching 30+ Tour players and some of the top amateurs in the country. He has
been extremely innovative and influential in putting instruction.

The main focus of his professional career has been increasing the enjoyment of
golfers through his instruction programs. Foley annually gives 1000+ individual
lessons along with many different group offerings including his Junior Golf
Development Program. In the last 20 years, over 70 of Foley's students have
gone on to play at the collegiate level.  Chris Foley Golf takes advantage
of the latest in technology to enhance the learning experience. He was the
first professional in Minnesota using TrackMan. TrackMan is the gold standard in
radar technology for teaching and fitting.

Chris has been a member of the PGA of America since 1992. His hard work and
dedication to growing the game has made him one of only 57 members to be granted
the Master Professional of Instruction status. His professionalism and passion for the game has allowed him to work at some of the best courses in the United States such as:

Director of Golf - The Members Club, Columbia, SC 2010-2012
Head Golf Professional - Madden's on Gull Lake, Brainerd, MN 1997-2010
Head Golf Professional - Glen Oaks Country Club, West Des Moines, IA 1995-1997
Assistant Golf Professional - Wakonda Club, Des Moines, IA 1991-1995
Assistant Golf Professional - Des Moines Golf and Country Club, West Des Moines, IA 1989-1991

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