About Eric Johnson


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Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher

2011 – Present


Tri-State PGA Teacher of the Year

2005, 2008, 2011


Tri-State PGA Horton Smith Award

2010, 2013, 2016

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Golf Digest, Top 40 Under 40


Eric Johnson, PGA, is the Director of Golf Instruction at The Nemacolin Golf Academy at the Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Farmington, PA. Previously, Eric was the the Director of Instruction for 13 years at the historic Oakmont Country Club in Oakmont, PA.  A Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher since 2011, he is the only Top 100 Teacher in the Tri-State area and was also recognized by Golf Digest as a Top 40 Under 40 Teacher. Eric’s award winning instruction combines the latest technology with a clear approach to the fundamentals of golf.


Having served as the Education Chairman on the board for the Tri-State PGA Section, Eric is also on the National Advisory Staff for TaylorMade Adidas Golf. A three time Tri-State PGA Teacher of the Year, he has also been honored three times by the Tri-State PGA Section as the Horton Smith Award Winner for his contributions to education.


A BioSwing Dynamics Certified Master Instructor, Eric has been featured in numerous magazine articles, radio broadcasts and has been seen on The Golf Channel as well as in the PGA of America’s Instructional DVD Series.


Prior to The Nemacolin Golf Academy and Oakmont Country Club, Eric was the Director of Instruction at The Breakers, Palm Beach and a lead instructor for the PGA of America.  He played on the Canadian Tour, the Sunshine Tour and the Golden Bear Tour and was a four year lettermen at Mississippi State University, where he graduated with a degree in Professional Golf Management.