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Founder & CEO
Spencer Graham III is JGPA's Founder, CEO, Co-Owner, and one of our elite Head Coaches. He is a golf professional entrepreneur with 29 years of full-time coaching and golf management experience. He first opened the academy in 2010 in Orlando, FL, but currently resides in Naples, FL where JGPA is headquartered at Quail Creek CC.
Thor Parrish, PGA
Thor Parrish is a PGA Professional Specialized in Teaching and Coaching. He graduated as a student of the Year at FGCU in his Golf Management Program. He then continued his education to receive his M.S. in Sports Performance from CALU. Thor is a 7x PGA award nominee and winner of the Best on Course Fitness professional from PGA magazine.
Assistant Director/PGA Professional
Nick Smith, PGA
Nicholas Smith, PGA Professional and JGPA Assistant Director, is from Geneva, New York! He graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University with a double major in Professional Golf Management and Resort and Hospitality Management! Nick has previous experiences at Kelley Greens Golf and Country Club, Dedham Country Club, Polo Club, Tiburon Golf Club, and Fiddlesticks Country Club! He is now a Class A PGA Professional serving as the Assistant Director of the Academy!