PGA Master Professional Kevin Perkins was recently nominated for the Southeast Chapter of the South Florida PGA Section for the chapter’s Teacher of the Year award. PGA peers within the chapter nominated Perkins, who runs the nationally known Kevin Perkins Golf Academy at the Binks Forest Golf Club in Wellington.
A PGA nomination committee will evaluate the nominees and select the Teacher of the Year sometime later this month.
“It is a privilege and an honor to have been nominated by my peers,” Perkins said. “Our chapter and section is rich with some of the best teachers in America, and I am very pleased to be considered for this outstanding award.”
The Kevin Perkins Golf Academy provides world-class instructional programs at the Binks Forest Golf Club in Wellington.
Perkins is an author and lecturer who has hosted and produced his own television and radio shows. He became the 92nd PGA Professional to have achieved the elite “master” PGA professional ranking. Kevin is also a PGA of America adjunct faculty member and serves on the PGA Master Professional Mentoring Committee.
Perkins was influenced and worked with two teaching legends, Bob Toski and David Leadbetter, widely considered two of the game’s greatest teachers. He also served as an apprentice with the Golf Digest Instructional School, where he studied under well-known teachers such as Jim Flick, Peter Kostis, John Elliot Jr., Hank Johnson, Davis Love Jr. and Dick Aultman. Perkins played collegiate golf at the University of Miami.
For more information about the Kevin Perkins Golf Academy, visit www.kevinperkinsgolfacademy.com or call (561) 301-3783.
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