Director of Golf
40 Year PGA Class A Member
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 / California Golf & Art 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
35 Year Golf Teaching Professional
Class A Master PGTCA Member
Steve started his golf career at the Rancho Bernardo Inn & C. C. in San Diego. 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 25
Instructor . In the last thirty two years Steve has helped players of all skill levels to understand, improve and enjoy golf at a higher level.
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 : Teaching Professional @ Derek Hardy's California Academy of Golf / Highland, Ca.
1990 to 1994 : Head Golf Professional @ Loma Linda Golf Center / Loma Linda, Ca.
1993 to 1994 : Teaching Professional for the Hank Haney Teaching Staff / Loma Linda, Ca.
1994 to 2001 : Head Golf Professional @ Palm Meadows Golf Club / San Bernardino, Ca.
2008 to 2009 : Custom Fitter @ 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 School Operations @ Southern California Golf Schools / Southern California and Nevada
2009 to Present : VP of Instruction for United States Schools of Golf in California
2010 to Present : Executive Director of Southern California Junior Golf Players Club
2005 : 5 Star Internet Customer Service Award
2010 : PGTCA Master Teaching Professional of the Year
2011 : Awarded 2011 Best of Golf Instruction in Riverside, California
2012 : Awarded 2012 Best Golf Lessons in the Inland Empire
2001 to Present : Owner of 6 National Golf Schools with more than 30 locations in the USA, Canada and Mexico.
30 Year Professional
PGA & Senior PGA Tour Player
Class A Member of the PGA
San Diego PGA Player of the Year
Tim is a PGA Member that has helped improved golfers since 1984 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 Nissan Open on the PGA
Tour as well as the 2010, 2011 US Senior Open as well as the 2012 Senior PGA Championship. 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 energy".
22 Year Tour Player, Teacher and Award Winning College Golf Coach
Golf Coach CSU San Bernardino 3 Years
CSU San Marcos Director of Golf 9 Years
Coached 6 Men All-Americans, 5 Women All-Americans
3-Time Regional Coach of the year (1998, 2000, 2001)
Coached National NCAA Champion 1997
20 year member Canadian Tour (1987-present)
Worked with renown short-game artist, Dave Stockton, master professionals, and tour professionals
Most valuable player for the UC Irvine golf team 1984
Played on the Ben Hogan Tour, Nationwide Tours and the Canadian tour
Fred Hanover has been a professional golfer for 20 years. He has played the Canadian Tour and Hogan Tour (now Nationwide).
He has been a successful college golf coach for 10 years and coached numerous All-Americans.
More than Fred's resume is his passion for teaching - his passion to guide golfers of all levels to their own personal goals.
Whether those goals are to just make contact or play competitive golf, Fred is exciting and fun to work with.
30 Year Class A PGA Member
Fred was born into a golfing family and has continued the tradition, currently a member of the PGA program since 1999. He also combined
military service of 22 years with his golfing career he taught and served around the world. He was a member of the US Navy Ryder Cup
Team, competed in the Orient, the Mid-East and the United States. He was a member of the All US Navy Team one of the only 10 in his
service. Fred has taught since 1982 and his command of the fundamentals combined with high energy and enthusiasm instills into his
students a great confidence in their own swing mechanics. He currently teaches on staff with Southern California Golf Schools in the San Diego.
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