Kent Chase is considered to be a world class golf instructor. His students have won contests at all levels of play from the youngest pee-wee events to PGA and LPGA events. Over 50 of his players have won state championships and numerous have gone on to play in college with scholarships.
Among many awards for his teaching, Kent was recognized as the first Master Teacher of USKids golf. Kent started his career at Scottsdale Community College where he became an All-American player. He went on to earn a 4-year degree from Florida International University with a major in Hospitality Management. Kent played on the Asian Tour and in PGA Tour events. After playing competitively, Kent went on to hold several teaching positions at various Phoenix resorts and golf courses. He was the Director of Golf and teaching professional at Francisco Grande Resort when he founded the Kent Chase Golf Academy.
His students include: Charlie Beljan (PGA Tour), Chan Kim (Asian Tour), Kimberly Kim (LPGA Tour, US Women’s Amateur Champion), Richard Lee (Asian Tour), Brian Pavlet (World Long Driving Champion), Aaron Watkins (PGA Tour), Cheyenne Woods (LPGA Tour), Danielle Ammaccapane (LPGA Tour, Solheim Cup player), Andrew Yun (PGA Tour), Zachary Wright (LSU Tigers NCAA Champions, Canadian Tour Leading Money Winner), and numerous others.