Jim McLean Inducted into South Florida Hall of Fame

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Golf Digest’s #3 Ranked Instructor Acknowledged

This past Monday, Jim McLean was inducted into the South Florida Hall of Fame. This is his third acknowledgement of the type having been inducted into the Hall of Fame of the Pacific Northwest and the Miami Hall of Fame.

“It’s a great honor to be inducted into the South Florida Hall of Fame. I’m joining a list of great professions I admire,” says Jim McLean. “Being at Trump National Doral to teach and work with the best instructors in the world has been the opportunity of a lifetime”.

In addition to his success, one of Jim’s Lead Master Instructors, Jared Isaacs, was awarded Teacher of the Year. These are just a few amazing achievements Jim has received throughout his golf career, such as coaching students like Keegan Bradley, Lexi Thompson and Erik Compton. Jim is also the proud owner of Jim McLean Golf Schools which has just opened its 10th School in Jupiter, FL partnering with Trump National.

“Winning Teacher of the Year is a great honor and I’m proud to join such a great list of teachers who have won this award, including Jim McLean. I can only hope to have the continued success that Jim has had throughout his career,” says Jared Isaacs, Lead Master Instructor.

Jim McLean owns and operates the top golf schools worldwide. The Jim McLean Golf Schools world headquarters is located at the famous Trump National Doral in Miami, FL, where Jim oversees an operation that includes 24 teachers and eight PGA assistants. Jim has been ranked as one of the top three teachers in America for two decades and has taught some of the greatest players on both the PGA tour and LPGA tour. This includes players like Tom Kite, Hal Sutton, Keegan Bradley, Bernard Langer, Erik Compton, Brad Faxon, Dana Quigley, Lenny Mattiace, plus #1 ranked Cristie Kerr, and current LPGA sensation Lexi Thompson.

McLean has been a teacher to golf professionals worldwide and is regarded as one of the very top golf swing researchers in the game. He has been a PGA Master Professional since 1990 and has led more than 50 national teaching workshops for the PGA. Jim has authored 11 top selling golf instruction books, produced over 20 DVDs, and writes full time for Golf Digest magazine. His Eight Step Golf DVD is the all time #1 selling DVD on the Golf Channel. Jim worked at the Golf Channel for 10 years and did the first reality show on that channel, Breaking 100. His DVD Ben Hogan: The Golf Swing won six major national awards. Jim wrote three cover piece articles in Golf Magazine for The X Factor, wrote The X Factor book, produced The X Factor DVD, and did a 10-part X Factor golf show series for the Golf Channel. His X Factor research has been used in golf biomechanics around the globe.

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