About Andrew

 

Accomplishments

Founder of (Andrew Park Golf).

2016 Level 2 Focus Band Certified.

2015 – 2016  Golf Digest top 50

2014 Advisory Board member for FlightScope.

2013 Director of Instruction for David Leadbetter Golf Academies Worldwide.

2013 Director of Instruction for the Beijing Provincial Team.

2012 Director of David Leadbetter Worldwide Academies.

2007 Golf Digest Top-20 Teachers under 40.

2007 – 2012 Golf Digest Best Teachers in the State of (Florida).

2002  Master Certified Instructor at David Leadbetter HQ.

2000 October moved to Orlando and helped with the top PGA, European; LPGA Tour Players and some of the worlds best Juniors.
1999 – 2000 Worked at Warwick Hills Golf & CC with top PGA, European; LPGA Tour Players and some of the worlds best Juniors.

1997 Became a Certified Instructor.

1995 Winner of the Silver Lakes Classic (South African Tour).

1993 Played Professional until 1997.

Won two tournaments and All Conference team as well as the NCAA All-American 2nd team at the University of South Alabama.

Selected for South African National Team both Baseball and Golf.

Selected for provincial team in Baseball, Golf, Tennis and Cricket.

 

Biography

 

Born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa, Andrew Park began playing golf at the age of 11. After being selected to play on the South African Junior National Team for both baseball and golf, Andrew decided to pursue a career in golf.

Andrew on the range with LPGA star Sun Young Yoo at the U.S.Open

In August of 1987, Andrew left South Africa to attend Brevard College on a golf scholarship. While studying at Brevard he won two tournaments and made All-State as well as All-American teams. After completing two years at Brevard, Andrew transferred to the University of South Alabama. During his two years there, he won two tournaments and made the All Conference team as well as the NCAA All-American 2nd team. He graduated from South Alabama with a B.A. in Communications.

In January 1993, Andrew turned professional and won twice on the mini-tours. He then returned to South Africa to play on their PGA tour, scoring several top ten finishes and one win.

It was 1997 that Andrew felt the desire to become an instructor. Andrew work started in Bradenton, Florida at the ( David Leadbetter Golf Academy) for three years, helping some of the world’s top juniors.

In 1999 – 2000, Andrew worked Warwick Hills Golf & CC and continued to work with PGA and LPGA players and some of the world’s top players

in October 2000 he moved back to Florida to the David Leadbetter Golf Academy HQ, where he continued to teach top Professional from around the world. Andrew became David Leadbetter’s personal assistant for the PGA Tour Players and a Master Instructor.

In 2012 Andrew became the Director of David Leadbetter Worldwide Academies.

In 2013 Andrew became Director of Instruction for the David Leadbetter Golf Academies Worldwide.

Andrew currently teaches players on the PGA Tour, LPGA, European Tour, and the Web.com Tour as well as some of the World’s top collegiate golfers and juniors.

In December of 2014 Andrew Park became an Advisory Board member for FlightScope.

In 2015 Andrew was selected top 50 Golf Instructor for the State of Florida.

In 2016 Andrew became Level 2 for Focus Band.

Besides teaching, Andrew has written for and appeared in golf publications across Europe, Asia and the United States as well as appearing on international golf shows.

Professional Experience

PGA Tour Accomplishments – 1997 to Present.

2016 Marty Dou dominated the PGA Tour China and has now earned his Web.com Tour card.

2016 Cheng Jin played in the Masters as an Amateur.

2015 Cheng Jin won the Asia Pacific Amateur to earn an invitation to the Masters in 2016

2012 Andy Zhang became the youngest to Qualify for the US Open.

2011 Will Strickler qualified for the PGA Tour.

2010 Chris Wilson qualified for the PGA Tour.

2005 Mu Hu became the youngest ever to make the cut on the European Tour at the age of 16.

2000  Assisted with some of the world’s best players, Nick Price, Tom Watson, Ernie Els, Greg Norman, Ian Poulter, Justin Rose, Lee Westwood and Trevor Immelman.

1998 Eric Booker achieves is PGA Tour card. Specify and prototype tools to increase editorial efficiently in the workplace, and work directly with writing teams to develop customer-focused content.

 

LPGA Tour accomplishments – 1997 to Present

2016 XiYu Lin selected for China at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.

2015 Chella Choi winner of Marathon Classic.

2012 Sun Young Yoo winner of the Kraft Nabisco (Major).

2011 Hee Young Park winner of the CME Group classic.

2011 Sandra Gal winner of the KIA Classic.

2010 Sun Young Yoo winner the Sybase Match play.

2009 MJ Hur winner the Safeway Classic.

2004 Wendy Doolan winner the Evian Masters.

2003 Wendy Doolan winner on the Welch’s

2003 Seol-An Jeon (Now my wife) earned her LPGA Tour card.

1998 Mi Hyun Kim qualified for the LPGA Tour.

 

Notable Players

PGA Tour:

Eric Booker, Will Strickler, Chris Wilson.

 

PGA Tour China:

Mu Hu, Yi Cao, Marty Dou, Mountain Chen, Ren Han, Minghao Wang, Yinong Yang, Steven Lu.

 

LPGA Tour:

Seol-An Jeon, Sun Young Yoo, Sandra Gal, Hee Young Park, Jeong Jang, Karine Icher, Hee Kyung Seo, Wendy Doolan, M J Hur, Moriya Jutanugarn, Ariya Jutanugarn, Meena Lee & Xiyu Lin.

 

CLPGA

Yu Liu,  Yuting Shi (China National Team).

 

Amateurs: 

Andy Zhang, Cindy Feng, Ailin Li, Amanda He, Eddie Huang,Timothy Colanta.

Motin Yeung (Duke) (Hong Kong National Team Member).

Federico Zucchetti (Texas Tech) (Italian National Team Member).

Celine Boutier (Duke) (French National Team Member).

Yu Liu (Duke).

Kalena Preus (Texas).

Alice Chen (Furman)

Emily Wang (China National Team).

Eric Bai (China National Team).

Marty Dou (China National Team).

Yinong Yang (China National Team).

Lily Shi (China National Team).

Momo Du (China National Team).

Maggie Liu (China National Team).

 

AJGA Players

2016 Jan Schneider winner on the AJGA.

2016 Emma Zhao winner on the AJGA.

2015 Andy Zhang winner on the AJGA.

Instructional Articles

Golf Week

2013 Article with Andy Zhang.

2012 Article with Sandra Gal.

 

Golf International Magazine

2003 to Present. Numerous Monthly Instructional Articles.

 

 

Golf Channel and International TV Appearances

2016  Golf Channel Instructional Show for the PGA Championship.

2016  Golf Channel Instructional Show during the 2016 Men’s British Open.

2016  Golf Channel Instructional Show for the (UL International Crown).

2012  Morning Drive show with Andy Zhang (Golf Channel).

2012  Interview with Andy Zhang (CCTV) China.

2011 1 Hour Instructional show with Sun Young Yoo (J Golf Channel) Korea.

2010  Interview about LPGA Players (J Golf) Korea.

2004  Golf Instructional tips (J Golf Channel) Korea.

2003  Golf Instructional tips (Golf Channel).

2002  Golf Instructional (Golf Channel).

 

 TV Commercial Appearances

2016 Focus Band educational video by FlightScope.

2016 FlightScope commercial.

2015 China Media Instructional tips

2014 SuperFlex Golf Training APP.

 

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Communications – University Of South Alabama, Mobile, AL
▪ 1992

 

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