Who is Ryan?

Ryan Kennedy

PGA Professional
Ryan grew up in Davis, Ca, and began his first job in the golf industry at 16 years of age at the Davis Golf Course.  He worked at 3 more facilities, 2 in Santa Barbara, before spending 11 years at Saticoy Country Club.  Six years as the Assistant Professional and 5 more as the Head Golf Professional.  His time spent at Rustic Canyon allowed Ryan to perfect his Coaching Model to ensure students make a complete and lasting change to their game.  The Coaching Model is now thriving at Oakmont Country Club and Rustic Canyon!

Ryan is a Leadership Advisory Staff Member for Titleist and also serves proudly as a Foot Joy Staff member.  He has been with these companies since becoming a Golf Professional in 1999.

Ryan is currently a TPI Certified Power 2 Coach, Golf Mechanic 3 and Junior 3 Coach!  This is a great benefit to all students to ensure your body can handle what is being suggested.  Once we know your limitations, we will be able to work around them to find a different solution.  Ryan has also become an expert with K-Vest which is a 6D Motion Capture system and bio-feeback for evaluation, analysis & training.  

Ryan is a knowledge junkie and is striving daily to get better and learn more about his craft.  Every day he gets a little bit better.


2017-18 ~ Golf Digest Best Teachers in Your State

2015-16 ~ Golf Digest Best Teachers in Your State

2015 ~ PGA Teacher of The Year for PGA SoCal Metro Chapter

2015 ~ Qualified to play in the PGA Championship at Whistling Straights!

2015 ~ Tournament Course Record 66 in the Final Round at the Wissahickon Course at the Philadelphia Cricket Club in the PGA Professional National Championship.

2015 ~ Finished T10 in the PGA Professional National Championship, out of 312.
2015 ~ Played in the PGA Tour’s Humana Challenge

2014 ~ SoCal PGA Professional Champion

2014 ~ Tournament Course Record ~ Alisal Ranch ~ 65

2014 ~ Club Fitter of the Year ~ Northern Chapter SoCal

2006, ’07, ’10, ’13, ’14 ~ Northern Chapter Player of the Year

2014 ~ Tournament Course Record ~ Rustic Canyon ~ 63

2012 ~ Qualified to play in 2013 Professional National Championship

2008 ~ Course Record ~ Rancho San Marcos ~ 61

2007 ~ Qualified to play in 2008 Professional National Championship

2006 ~ Tournament Course Record ~ Dove Canyon Country Club ~ 62

2006 ~ Tournament Course Record ~ Elkins Ranch Golf Course ~ 63

2006 ~ Southern Cal PGA Assistants Champion with a 62

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