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Bret Knutson named Top 25 Elite Junior Golf Coach


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Premier Golf Academy Bret Knutson named Top 25 Elite Junior Golf Coach

San Diego, CA – Thursday, January 4th, 2018 – Bret Knutson, already a renowned junior golf coach adds to his accolades to start of 2018 with a bang!   Knutson, Premier Golf Academy Co-Founder and Academy Director has been recognized as a Top 25 Elite Junior Golf Coach by Future Champions Golf for 2018.

The FCG Top 25 Elite Junior Golf Coach Award started in 2015 recognizes coaches who specialize in competitive players ages 13-18. Their players compete at the highest levels of junior golf and regularly develop into college golfers. This is the 3rd year Future Champions Golf recognizes these top coaches for their efforts.

“It’s a great honor to be recognized by FCG for my dedication, teaching and commitment to junior golf,” states Knutson.  “The game of golf has given me the platform to help thousands around the world not with just the game of golf, but life. It’s been awesome and I am fortunate enough to continue my work at our Academy – Premier Golf Academy.”

Along with the Top 25 Elite Junior Golf Coach, Knutson is a Certified PGA Instructor with the PGA of America and was named Top 10 Instructor in China by Golf Magazine since 2012. With more than 20 years of experience, Knutson has a background in both playing and teaching the game of golf. His passion and dedication to junior golf show in the success of his students. Bret’s students include PGA Tour winners and top amateurs, with more than 30 students having received scholarships to play college golf.

As a former player and coach at the University of Wisconsin, Bret knows how to guide juniors through the process and the training it takes to reach that level and that is why this award is special to him.    “I have a strong desire and passion for junior golfers and to be recognized for this efforts is very rewarding, states Knutson.

Knutson continues his love of the game with his day to day work at Premier Golf Academy, with his partner Greg Ehlert another distinguished and recognized Junior Golf Coach.

Knutson is a highly sought after coach, who sees no end in the near future to his passion for teaching others. “I love what I do, I don’t plan on leaving the game anytime soon! This is an honor to be recognized.” said Bret Knutson.

About Premier Golf Academy

Premier Golf Academy, based in San Diego, California is the premier training ground for the world’s best junior golfers as they rise through the ranks. Founded by two extraordinary and accomplished coaches Bret Knutson and Greg Ehlert, their golf academy boosts an unbeatable location in San Diego, CA with 9 golf courses, and are known for the level of coaching expertise, the personalized attention and a small student-to-instructor ratio.  Knutson and Ehlert’s experience over the past 20 years in molding and developing junior golfers is unparalleled.   Whether players are in the year-round junior golf Academy, Post Graduate Program or the award winning year round golf camps, Premier Golf Academy has programs for all ages and all levels.   To learn more visit or call 843-422-2604.

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