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Rick Grayson

Rick Grayson, 26-year member of the PGA and 2011 recipient of the PGA Junior Golf Leader Award, is currently the Teaching Professional at the Connie Morris Golf Learning Center, Rivercut Golf Course in Springfield, Missouri. He has held this position for 16 years. Rick was the first person in the state of Missouri to conduct two-day golf schools. The Rick Grayson Golf School is currently in its 22st year of existence.

Rick has been voted one of GOLF Magazine’s Top 100 Golf Instructors in America for 14 years. He was voted by his peers as the Midwest Section PGA Teacher of the Year in 1991, 1998, 2000, 2002, and 2005. Rick was also the Midwest Section PGA 2005 Golf Professional of the Year. Rick has won the Bill Strausbaugh award three times for his Midwest Section work. Rick is in GOLF Magazine’s video “How to Cure Your Slice”. This video is made up of the magazine’s Top 100 Golf Instructors in America. Rick has had seven articles in GOLF Magazine. He has written instructional articles for Golf in the Ozarks magazine and the Springfield News-Leader newspaper. He has also appeared on The Golf Channel’s “Golf Academy Live”. Rick is the co-author of SuperGolf, a book about the game’s greatest players. The book was published by Harper Collins and is located in bookstores nationwide. Golf Made Easy was Rick’s first video, which he produced in 1993. This video stresses the basic fundamentals in an easy-to-understand style that helps golfers of all ages. Rick has had great success with junior golfers. He has worked with over 25 juniors who have received golf scholarships. He has conducted five junior clinics at the Buy.com Tour Ozark’s Open, once with the late PGA tour star Payne Stewart. Rick has studied under great teachers like Bob Toski, Jim Flick and Davis Love. He has attended seminars and learned helpful information from teachers like David Leadbetter and Hank Haney. He has given lessons to a wide variety of people from state amateur champions to Nike tour players, and from Andy Williams to Alice Cooper.