a game-changing program
The first step to improvement can be daunting. There are plenty of options and plenty of questions. Where do you start? Which coach is the best? What amount of time will you have to put in to get better? That’s why we developed the Complete Game New Student Assessment.Get Me Started
what is a new student assessment?
This is an opportunity to meet and interact with the best golf coaches in Southern California in a relaxed, nurturing environment. The coach you select will take the time to evaluate your game with the help of our PGA Tour Level Technology and recommend programs that align with your goals, time and resources. If you really want to shoot consistently lower scores and have more fun playing golf, this is your opportunity to take your first step.
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WHAT TO EXPECT
Each assessment is unique to the individual Golfer, but one can reasonably expect these aspects of a New Student Assessment to take place during your 90 Minute Session.
The New Student Assessment always starts with the opportunity to get to know your Southern California Golf Academy Coach. This will include a discussion about your goals, physical fitness and current skill level.
2. Assessment & REVIEW
Your SCGA Coach will perform an Assessment of (5) 6-Irons and (5) Drivers using Trackman, K-Coach, Boditrak and Complete Short Game Technique/Skill Test with SAM Putt Lab. The post Assessment review will give you a thorough evaluation of your game to pinpoint your strengths and weaknesses.
3. planning & Programming
After the evaluation, analysis and review of your golf game, your SCGA Coach will take the time to give you a summary of your New Student Assessment, which will include several Analysis reports and a suggested plan aligned with your needs and expectations.
Founder & GCA Lead Coach
Originally from Portland Oregon, Devan played collegiate golf at College of the Desert in Palm Desert before transferring to San Diego State. Upon graduation from SDSU in 2007 he started working for Jim McLean at PGA West in La Quinta California. There Devan was able to spend significant time with Jim McLean and was subsequently asked by Jim to move to the TPC Doral location in Miami Florida to be his Personal Teaching Assistant. As Jim McLean’s personal assistant Devan was able to teach with Jim in every golf lesson, clinic and school that he taught.
Some of the notable players he worked with while Jim’s Assistant were Greg Norman, Keegan Bradley, Lexi Thompson, Eric Compton, and Vaughn Taylor. Devan also aided Jim in the writing of his Death Moves book in 2009. In 2011 Devan was offered a Master Instructor position at The Jim McLean Junior Academy in Dallas/Fort Worth. He spent the next 5 years helping develop some of the best Junior golfers in the country.Email ME Book Now