Butch Harmon

The World's Top Golf Teacher

President Butch Harmon

Butch Harmon Butch Harmon has been involved in the golf arena for more than 49 years. His father, Claude Harmon, a renowned club and teaching professional and 1948 Masters Champion, introduced him to the game. Harmon followed in his father’s footsteps by becoming an accomplished player on the PGA TOUR in the early 1970’s. In 1971, his final year on the PGA TOUR, Harmon won the B.C. Open. And for 14 years running, Butch has been voted as the top instructor in a poll of his peers as conducted by Golf Digest.

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Butch Harmon has been voted by his peers as World's Best Instructor for 10 years! Harmon is the President of Butch Harmon School of Golf in Las Vegas, Nevada, and he travels around the country playing in corporate and charity golf outings. Harmon is a leading analyst for British Sky Broadcasting for the last 17 years and covers U.S. Open, PGA, Ryder Cup, Players Championship and all world events. Additionally, Harmon has been a teaching instructor to several PGA TOUR pros, including currently Dustin Johnson, Rickie Fowler, Brandt Snedeker, Jimmie Walker, Gary Woodland and LPGA Tour Star Natalie Gulbis. He has also worked with Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods, Greg Norman, Nick Watney, Gary Woodland, Fred Couples, Adam Scott, Ernie Els, Davis Love III, Darren Clarke, Stewart Cink, Justin Leonard and Mark Calcavecchia. Mr. Harmon’s students have combined for over 140 tour wins worldwide while under his tutelage, earning millions of dollars in the process.

Some of the most recent success between Harmon and his pros are Phil Mickelson winning The Open Championship in 2013 plus Rickie Fowler finishing in the top five in all four majors in 2014. Also in 2016 Brandt Snedeker won the Farmers Insurance Open and Fowler won the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship to move into the world's 4th ranking.

Current and Past Business History:

President of the Butch Harmon School of Golf, Henderson, Nevada

Director of Golf at Lochinvar Golf Club, Houston, Texas

Director of Golf at Bayou Golf Club, Texas City, Texas

Head Golf Professional at Crow Valley Country Club, Bettendorf, Iowa

Teaching Professional at Royal Dar Es Salam, Rabat, Morocco

Personal Golf Instructor to King Hassan II, Rabat, Morocco

Played on the PGA Tour from 1969-1971

News and notes from Butch Harmon

Harmon Named #1 Instructor Again in Golf Digest Poll

UPDATED 2016--For 15 years-in-a-row, instructors nationwide voted Butch Harmon No. 1 in Golf Digest's ranking of America's 50 Greatest Teachers.

Great news is that YOU can learn from Harmon and his team of high-level staff pros, right here at the Butch Harmon School of Golf. Harmon instills his philosphy in his tour pros, aspiring pros and amateurs, and especially in his staff of professionals who work with Butch on the philosophy that has helped Tour pros win more than 140 tournaments and multiple major championships, most recently at the 2013 Open Championship when Phil Mickelson hoisted the Claret Jug. Rickie Fowler also finished in the top five of every major in 2014 under the tutelage of Harmon.

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