Director of Golf
In my forty plus years in golf and quarter century member of the PGA, I have performed every job possible in a golf
operation. First as an assistant Professional, Head Golf Professional, Golf Director and finally General Manager positions.
I was in charge of golf course construction and golf course development for Avco Community Developers including start
up of new golf operations. I have been lucky enough to be involved in three start up operations and reconstruction of two
other golf courses.
2006 to Present : Director of the Valley Junior Golf of Southwest Riverside County
2005 to Present : Professional Golfers Career College, Golf Management Instructor / Murrieta, Ca.
2005 to 2007 : General Manager / Director of Golf at Cherry Hills in Sun City, Ca.
1995 to 2005 : General Manager @ Vail Lake Resort / Temecula, Ca.
1996 to 1999 : Director of Instruction @ Murrieta Valley Golf Range / Murrieta, Ca.
1994 to 1996 : General Manager @ SCGA Members Club / Murrieta, Ca.
1987 to 1994 : Head Golf Professional @ Rancho California Golf Course / Murrieta, Ca.
1987 to 1994 : Director of Golf Operations @ Johnson & Johnson Land Development Corp.
1983 to 1987 : Director of Golf / Links at Monarch Beach / Laguna Niguel, Ca.
1978 to 1983 : VP of Golf Operations for Avco Developers @ Oaks North G.C. / Rancho Bernardo, Ca.
1970 to 1978 : Assistant Professional at various clubs in the greater San Diego area.
1969 : MVP University of San Diego Golf Team
1977 : Assistant of the Year San Diego Chapter PGA
1980 : Employee of the Year Avco Developers
1984 : Nominated for Professional of the Year Southern California PGA
1986 : Nominated by Golf Digest for Golf Shop of the Year
1990 : Nominated by Golf Digest for Golf Shop of the Year
1990 : Named Merchandiser of the Year Public Courses Southern California PGA
2005-2007 : Inland Empire Chapter PGA Board of Directors
Director of Golf School Operations
PGTCA Master Golf Teaching Professional
Steve started his golf career at the Rancho Bernardo Inn & C. C. in San Diego in 1980. In the thirty years since Steve has taught on
the staffs of some of the worlds best golf instructors. In 1988 Steve was on staff at Derek Hardy's California Academy of Golf.
Derek at the time was and still is teacher to many LPGA stars. Derek is also in Golf Digest Top 50 Teachers in America. In 1994
Steve joined the Hank Haney Golf Instruction Staff of California. Mr. Haney worked as the swing coach for Tiger Woods and many
other tour players and is listed in Golf Digest as a top 5 Instructor . In the last thirty years Steve has helped players of all skill
levels to understand, improve and enjoy golf at a higher level. Steve is a Class A PGTCA Master Golf Teaching Professional and
2010 Teacher of the Year.
Job & Teaching Experience
1980 to 1985 : Asst. Professional @ Rancho Bernardo Inn & Country Club / San Diego, Ca.
1985 to 1986 : Asst. Professional @ San Vicente Country Club / Ramona, Ca.
1986 to 1987 : Golf Professional @ Stardust Hotel & Country Club / San Diego, Ca.
1987 to 1988 : Golf Professional @ Redlands Country Club / Redlands, Ca.
1988 to 1990 : Staff Teaching Professional @ Derek Hardy's California Academy of Golf / Highland, Ca.
1990 to 1994 : Head Golf Professional @ Loma Linda Golf Center / Loma Linda, Ca.
1992 to 1994 : Owner and General Manager of Great American Golf Shops (3 Locations)
1993 to 1994 : Teaching Professional for the Hank Haney California Teaching Staff / Loma Linda, Ca.
1994 to 2001 : Head Golf Professional @ Palm Meadows Golf Club / San Bernardino, Ca.
2008 to 2009 : Custom Fitter for Titleist, Taylormade and Ping @ Max Out Golf Labs @ SCGA Golf Course / Murrieta, Ca.
2001 to Present : Director of Golf Instruction @ Menifee Valley Golf Schools / Southern California
2009 to Present : Director of Golf Operations @ Southern California Golf Schools / Southern California
2009 to Present : VP of Instruction for United States Schools of Golf in California
2010 : Professional Golf Teachers & Coaches Assn. 2010 Teacher of the Year
2011 to Present : Owner of San Diego Golf Schools (6 Locations in San Diego and 2 in Baja Mexico)
2011 to Present : Owner of Las Vegas Golf Schools (5 Locations in Las Vegas and Mesquite, Nevada)
Sharon, a PGA / LPGA Class A Teaching Professional, graduated from Furman University with a BA in Exercise Physiology.
Sharon has had extensive teaching experience, both domestically and abroad. She has taught at the PGA National Academy of
Golf under Mike Adams and has been a life-long student of Dana Rader.
San Diego Golf Director
Played on the PGA & Senior PGA Tour
Touring Professional and Teaching Professional in San Diego, California
Tim Parun is a PGA Member that has helped improved golfers since 1988 and a top competitive golfer, earning the title of San
Diego Chapter PGA Player of the Year for 2003, '04 and '06. He also has competed in the 2004, 2010 Buick Invitational and 2006,
2010 Nissan Opens on the PGA Tour as well as the 2010, 2012 US Senior Open. Tim's teaching philosophy emphasizes drills to
improve swing mechanics and a mental approach to "relax and react" for each shot. Tim will show you how to improve your golf
game at home as well as the golf course with quality practice time. Learn to simplify the game and create "a world of effortless