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About Me

Matt Henderson is the Director of Instruction on-site at TPC Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada and brings over 14 years of experience as a golf instructor and coach. Ranked by Golf Digest as one of the best instructors in Nevada, (2013-2018) Matt was also the recipient of the Southern Nevada PGAs Teacher of the Year Award. (2013)

As a PGA Class A professional Matt has worked and studied under some of the games best known instructors. In addition, Matt also has extensive experience in the field of fitness and junior development and is certified by the Titleist Performance Institute in both areas. Currently his students include the2016 SNGA Senior-Player of the Year,multiple collegiate players, and both Web.com Tour and Mackenzie TOUR (Canadian) Members.

Matt specializes in short game instruction and competitive player development. He enjoys coaching players of all skill levels, from beginner to the TOUR.


Awards:
·         2013 Southern Nevada PGA Teacher of the Year
·         2013 Southwest Section PGA Player Development Award
·         2013-2014 Golf Digest “Best in State” Nevada
·         2014 UNLV PGA Golf Professional of the Year

 

Recent Golf News

2018 Zurich Classic tee times, viewer's guide

25 Apr 2018 08:14:53 Z

2018 Zurich Classic tee times, viewer's guide

Milwaukee Bucks center credits that bonkers Kevin Garnett video for his playoff turnaround. Really

25 Apr 2018 08:14:53 Z

Milwaukee Bucks center credits that bonkers Kevin Garnett video for his playoff turnaround. Really

Mitt Romney's appearance at a Utah Jazz game wasn't *all* politics

25 Apr 2018 08:14:53 Z

Mitt Romney's appearance at a Utah Jazz game wasn't *all* politics

This 2nd-grader's research project on Jordan Spieth is the cutest thing you'll see today

25 Apr 2018 08:14:53 Z

This 2nd-grader's research project on Jordan Spieth is the cutest thing you'll see today

Restaurant learns the hard way that if you play with fire, the sprinklers will go off

25 Apr 2018 08:14:53 Z

Restaurant learns the hard way that if you play with fire, the sprinklers will go off

Science proves that Uranus a big smelly producer of gas

25 Apr 2018 08:14:53 Z

Science proves that Uranus a big smelly producer of gas

Our 9 favorite teams for the 2018 Zurich Classic

25 Apr 2018 08:14:53 Z

Fueled by our winning predictions, curiosity and sheer excitement, we compiled our favorite 9 teams for this week's Zurich Classic

Jared Goff 'transfers' to Ventura College, scares the hell out of team's QBs in hilarious prank video

25 Apr 2018 08:14:53 Z

Jared Goff 'transfers' to Ventura College, scares the hell out of team's QBs in hilarious prank video

The five best players at making birdies on the PGA Tour and the putters they make them with

25 Apr 2018 08:14:53 Z

It usually takes a lot of birdies to win a PGA Tour event. Here are five players capable of producing several of them.

Buffalo Bills GM won't even tell his own wife who the team is drafting

25 Apr 2018 08:14:53 Z

Teams are on high alert as the NFL Draft approaches, and Buffalo Bills GM Brandon Beane is taking that anxiety home with him.

Natalie Gulbis’ resurgence, Paulina Gretzky’s #SB2K18, and an actual wild goose chase at a golf tournament

25 Apr 2018 08:14:53 Z

Natalie Gulbis’ resurgence, Paulina Gretzky’s #SB2K18, and an actual wild goose chase at a golf tournament

Golf directly drove $84.1 billion (yes with a 'B') in U.S. economic activity, according to new study

25 Apr 2018 08:14:53 Z

On the eve of National Golf Day, the World Golf Foundation's new U.S. Golf Economy Report cites the game directly driving $84.1 billion in economic activity

University of Toledo promises to change mascot to Shrek if it gets 500K retweets, because #MACtion

25 Apr 2018 08:14:53 Z

University of Toledo promises to change mascot to Shrek if it gets 500K retweets, because #MACtion

Why one of the contenders at the Valero Texas Open only had one wood in the bag

25 Apr 2018 08:14:53 Z

At the Valero Texas Open, there were some interesting equipment stories worth analyzing among those competing for the title

New college football video game doesn't actually have any college football teams

25 Apr 2018 08:14:53 Z

'Gridiron Champions' promises an authentic college football video game experience...without college football teams.

The clubs Paul Broadhurst and Kirk Triplett used to win the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf

25 Apr 2018 08:14:53 Z

Kirk Triplett and Paul Broadhurst won the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf when Triplett holed out of a bunker for a winning birdie.

African-American women claim racial, gender discrimination at Pennsylvania golf course

25 Apr 2018 08:14:53 Z

Five African-American women claim racial, gender discrimination at Pennsylvania golf course regarding pace of play.

Trending on Tour: How classic-looking, old-school kicks can look cool if worn correctly

25 Apr 2018 08:14:53 Z

Here's what you need to know about the classic golf-shoe style that tour pros are increasingly returning to

Defending champ Bernhard Langer to skip Senior PGA Championship

25 Apr 2018 08:14:53 Z

Bernhard Langer has won 10 senior major titles and is defending champ at the Senior PGA, but will skip this year's event in May for family reasons

Report: PGA Tour close to returning to Detroit; Colonial officially secures long-term sponsorship

25 Apr 2018 08:14:53 Z

Report: PGA Tour close to returning to Detroit, while the Colonial officially secures long-term sponsorship

Jimmy Walker on battling Lyme disease, trying to make another Ryder Cup, and picking his walk-up music

25 Apr 2018 08:14:53 Z

Jimmy Walker on battling Lyme disease, trying to make another Ryder Cup, and picking his walk-up music

Why golf stocks have been faring particularly well of late

25 Apr 2018 08:14:53 Z

Golf stocks continue have fared well in an up-and-down market. And here are a few reasons why this seems to be the case

Average hacker humbly withdraws himself from Ryder Cup consideration

25 Apr 2018 08:14:53 Z

Average hacker humbly withdraws himself from Ryder Cup consideration, according to European captain Thomas Bjorn

These photos perfectly capture the moment a high school golfer is attacked by a goose

25 Apr 2018 08:14:53 Z

Got to feel for this kid. He woke up thinking he was going to play golf. He left the course as a meme.

Inbee Park takes over Rolex World No. 1 ranking for first time in three seasons

25 Apr 2018 08:14:53 Z

Inbee Park of South Korea becomes the new No. 1 in the Rolex Women's World Golf Ranking, taking over Shanshan Feng of China.

As hockey loses some of its edge, the original Hanson Brothers are holding on one fist at a time

25 Apr 2018 08:14:53 Z

“We’re not promoting fighting. But if a fight breaks out, so be it.

A parrot will announce a Tampa Bay Buccaneers draft pick this year because why the hell not

25 Apr 2018 08:14:53 Z

Plans to have a parrot announce a Tampa Bay Buccaneers day-three draft pick have been confirmed by the NFL.

The clubs Moriya Jutanugarn used to win the HUGEL-JTBC LA Open

25 Apr 2018 08:14:53 Z

Moriya Jutanugarn won the HUGEL-JTBC LA Open with a steady tee-to-green game and cashing in on critical birdie opportunities.

Tommy Armour TA1 irons chock full of distance technology through the bag—but at a bargain price

25 Apr 2018 08:14:53 Z

The reenergized brand's new irons feature two different constructions with a high-strength cupface on 4-iron all the way through wedge

Joakim Noah's beard appears to be blonde—and we have a lot of questions about it

25 Apr 2018 08:14:53 Z

Joakim Noah's beard now appears to be blonde—and we have a lot of questions we need to ask about this move