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Mike Brabenec, PGA & Billy Gibbs, PGA

Jun 12, 2010

Calling into GTRadio with Mike & Billy is Laird Small, Director of the Pebble Beach Golf Academy to discuss Pebble Beach and the upcoming 2010 US Open and his new book "Play Golf the Pebble Beach Way".  Click here for information on Laird's new book.


2009 America’s 50 Greatest Teachers
Named Director of the Pebble Beach Golf Academy in 1996, Laird Small has received many honors, including 2003 PGA Teacher of the Year award, and NCPGA's Northern California Teacher of the Year in 1996. Small has been named consistently by Golf Magazine as one of the country's "Top 100 Teachers" since 1995 which is one of the most prestigious honors a golf professional can attain. Golf Digest Magazine announced Small as #32 among America’s 50 Greatest Teachers and #3 in California in their August 2009 edition based on more than 1,000 ballots distributed to golf instructors across the nation. Small has the rare ability to combine premier playing abilities with the gift of teaching golf acumen. Small was Head Professional for nine years at Spyglass Hill Golf Course before directing the Academy. He was instrumental in developing the AT&T Pebble Beach Junior Golf Association and is a past president of the group, which introduces youngsters to golf through scholarships, clinics, and tournaments.

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