Ed Oldham, Director of Instruction

The Art of Achievement

"Real improvement doesn't happen with one lesson. Real improvement comes through consistent coaching, feedback and practice."

I set up my learning programs with this mind. Real improvement comes through working on all parts of the game, not just the full swing. We can make progress in your short game, practice techniques, the mental game and your on-course decision making. This is your road map for better golf.I have several options to choose from. Let's get together, discuss your goals for this year then put together a customized improvement program for better golf.

A Storied Career

Ed Oldham, a two-time Colorado PGA Teacher of the Year and a PGA Master Professional, brings a love for the game of golf and teaching the game to The Ranch Country Club in Westminster, Colorado. Ed's many accolades include being named to every Golf Digest Top Teachers in State list since they started the list in 2000.Ed has been a coach to high school, collegiate and state champions.

Ed's students have won Colorado Player of the Year awards on ten different occasions and he has coached two different golfers into the top 20 in the World Amateur Golf Rankings including Jennifer Kupcho who spent much of 2018 ranked #1 in the world. Jennifer Kupcho won the inaugural Augusta National Women's Amateur in 2019 and is now competing on the LPGA Tour. You don't have to be a great player to learn and improve with Ed. He enjoys teaching and helping players of all abilities.Ed has been a teacher of teachers through speaking at education programs through the Colorado PGA and Proponent Group Teaching Summits. Ed has been a lifelong learner and continues to learn and improve every day.

A native of North Platte, Nebraska, Ed grew up learning the game from his father who was a college golf coach and later, a PGA Member and from Rich Skinner who was the Head Golf Professional at North Platte Country Club and was recently inducted into the Nebraska Golf Hall of Fame.

A Storied Career

Career Highlights

  • PGA Member since 1986
  • PGA Certified Master Professional in Golf Instruction, 2013 & 1999
  • Colorado PGA Teacher of the Year award, 2001 & 02
  • Colorado PGA Golf Professional of the Year, 1997 & 98
  • Horton Smith award winner
  • Top Teacher in the SW Region by Golf Magazine
  • Best Teachers List in Colorado by Golf Digest
  • US Kids Golf Top 50 Coach, 2018 & 2019
  • Colorado Avid Golfer – Top Teacher for Juniors
  • Colorado Avid Golfer – Top Mental Coach
  • Proponent Group Member
  • US Kids Golf Certified Coach
  • K Vest Level 2
  • TPI Certified Level 2
  • GSA Certified Level 2
  • Golf Psych Certified