Ted Fort

2016 Georgia PGA, North Chapter Player of the Year

2013-2014 Golf Digest Best Teachers in America

2012 Georgia PGA Professional of the Year, North Chapter

2006 Georgia PGA Teacher of the Year

1996 Georgia PGA Assistant Professional of the Year

Ted Fort is a PGA Member with over 20 years of teaching experience, and his home is Marietta Golf Center in Marietta, GA. He gives over 1300 lessons a year and is regarded as an expert in the Golfing Machine. He is one of the first Lynn Blake Certified, Master Instructors. His students have had numerous professional and amateur victories. And, his knowledge has improved his own playing ability. Ted has shown remarkable improvement in his playing ability, qualifying for the 2011 PGA Professional National Championship.

Some of his playing accomplishments:

  • 2016 Georgia PGA North Chapter Player of the Year
  • 2016 Toby Wade Chapin Memorial Champion, 64, birdied 1st hole in playoff
  • 2015 North Chapter Championship, 4th place, -2 (67,75)
  • 2014 Haige Point Pro Am Champions
  • 2014 Georgia PGA Section Championship, 12th place, +2 (73,73,72)
  • 2013 Georgia PGA Pro-Pro Scramble Champions
  • 2011 Georgia Match Play Championship, T-8
  • Unofficial Course Record 64 at Woodmont Golf Club, Father’s Day 2011
  • Low Pro at the 2011 North Chapter Scratch Pro-Am at the Farm in Dalton, GA
  • Qualified for the PGA’s 2011 Professional National Championship at the age of 41
  • 2 Top 10 Finishes in 2010 in the Georgia PGA
  • 2 under for 54 holes in the 2010 Chicopee Player’s Championship, T-8th
  • 5 under for 36 holes at the 2010 PNC Qualifier at The Manor, Solo 3rd
  • Most birdies in 54 holes: 20
  • Most birdies in 18 holes: 10
  • Lowest number of putts in 18 holes: 21

Some of his professional accomplishments:

  • 2013-2014 Golf Digest Best Teachers in America
  • 2012 Georgia PGA North Chapter Professional of the Year
  • 2012 Golf Range Association of America Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professional
  • 2010, 2009, 2008, and 2007 Golf Range Magazine Top 50 Golf Instructors in America
  • 2006 Georgia PGA Teacher of the Year
  • 1996 Georgia PGA Assistant Professional of the Year
  • Master Instructor with Lynn Blake Golf
  • Featured Instructor for 4 years at The Barclays Golf Academy at The Barclays on the PGA Tour
  • Featured speaker in 2010 at the Association for Corporate Growth in Orange County, California

Some of his student’s accomplishments:

  • Brad Phillips, previous 16 handicap, shoots 64 at Country Club of the South
  • Terez Harris, 2016 MLK Club Champion
  • Matthew Feste, 2016 Indian Hills Junior Club Champion, 2016 Georgia PGA Junior Tour Summer Series Boys 14-15 Champion
  • Sean Elliott, 2015 NAIA Men’s Collegiate National Champion, 32 under par for eight consecutive tournament rounds
  • Julia McQuilken, 2015 NAIA Women’s Collegiate National Champion
  • Lauren Smith, 2012 U.S. Women’s Amateur Qualifier
  • 52 year old student changed maximum driver swing speed from 84 mph to 115 mph
  • Student with two wins on the 2009 Duramed Futures Tour
  • Student was a 2009 and 2008 U.S. Women’s Open participant
  • 2008 male Player of the Year, Atlanta Junior Golf Tour
  • 2008 female Player of the Year, Atlanta Junior Golf Tour
  • 12 year old student had six under-par rounds in 2008
  • Led Lori West, 16 year LPGA Tour veteran, to two professional victories
  • Two students, Brian Nash and Maurice Allen, achieved drives of over 420 yards in long drive competitions