Instructor Certification


Join the ranks of the Leadbetter Instructors with our most in-depth training program

Our most holistic and in-depth training program, the Leadbetter Instructor training program includes content from the Associate, Technical, Physical, Mental and Leadbetter Kids Certifications along with a number of Leadbetter Instructor exclusives.

Our online Golf Instructor Certification program is the perfect opportunity for you to turn your passion into a rewarding career. Get ready to enhance your teaching skills, expand your knowledge, and join a prestigious community of certified golf instructors.

Your GLU Instructors

David Leadbetter

Founder, Master Instructor

Sean Hogan

Master Instructor

Robin Symes

Master Instructor

Why Choose The GolfZon Leadbetter Instructor Certification Program?

  1. Flexibility: With our online certification program, you have the freedom to learn at your own pace and from the comfort of your home. No need to disrupt your schedule or commute to a physical location. Study when it’s convenient for you, making it easier to balance work, family, or other commitments.
  2. Comprehensive Curriculum: Our program provides a comprehensive curriculum designed by world-renowned golf instructor David Leadbetter and his team of experts. You’ll gain access to cutting-edge instructional materials, videos, and interactive learning modules. From swing analysis and club fitting to teaching methodologies and player development, our curriculum covers all aspects of golf instruction.
  3. Industry-Recognized Certification: As a GolfZon Leadbetter Certified Instructor, you’ll hold a prestigious certification that’s recognized worldwide. This credential opens doors to exciting opportunities in golf academies, country clubs, resorts, and other prestigious golf facilities. Stand out from the competition and showcase your expertise with confidence.
  4. Personalized Feedback and Mentoring: Throughout the program, you’ll receive personalized feedback and mentoring from experienced instructors. They’ll guide you, address your questions, and provide valuable insights to help you refine your teaching techniques. Benefit from their expertise and gain the confidence to excel as a golf instructor.
  5. Cutting-Edge Technology: GolfZon Leadbetter is renowned for its state-of-the-art golf simulators and advanced training technologies. As a certified instructor, you’ll gain exclusive access to these tools and learn how to utilize them effectively in your teaching. Stay ahead of the curve and provide your students with immersive, engaging, and data-driven training experiences.
  6. Networking Opportunities: Join a supportive community of like-minded professionals passionate about golf instruction. Our program fosters networking opportunities, allowing you to connect with fellow instructors, industry leaders, and potential employers. Expand your professional network and stay connected with the latest trends and developments in the world of golf instruction.
  7. Continuous Professional Development: Golf instruction is a dynamic field, and to thrive, you must stay updated with the latest teaching methodologies, research, and industry trends. Our program provides ongoing professional development resources, ensuring you’re equipped with the knowledge and skills to adapt to the evolving needs of your students.

Included Certifications

As our most intensive and holistic training program, Instructor Certification includes everything taught in the Leadbetter Associate level and features content from all other GLU Certifications. You may click on each GLU Certification title below for additional information.

Please note that all these links will only work if you are not a member of the Golfzon Leadbetter community platform. Existing community members will need to click here to visit the Courses page, with additional info regarding each certification found in the Bundles menu.

“People skills, self-awareness and the ability to put yourself in children’s shoes are necessities for every level of teaching. Leadbetter Kids Certification not only taught me how to become a better coach, but also how to set a better example for kids.”
Tisha Alyn Golf Media Personality
“I fully recommend the GLU Certification programs for anyone looking to enhance their coaching skillset and business acumen. The more coaches doing this certification, the more people will be golfing for generations to come.”
Joe Feather Leadbetter Senior Instructor
“After four months spent working through study and assessments, I’m delighted to earn a Leadbetter Kids Certification and join this great organization. Thanks for all the support from Gavin Grenville-Wood, you’ve been a fantastic guide along the way.”
Roger Shutt Leadbetter Kids Coach
“After 6 months of hard work and constant learning, I couldn’t be more proud to call myself a Leadbetter Instructor. Many thanks to Stuart and the rest of the Leadbetter team for the opportunity to learn from the best in the industry.”
Jose Rolz Leadbetter Instructor

Elevate Your Instruction

Our online Golf Instructor Certification program is the perfect opportunity for you to turn your passion into a rewarding career. Get ready to enhance your teaching skills, expand your knowledge, and join a prestigious community of certified golf instructors.