Meet the Team: GGGA Senior Coach Matt Fields











“Winners see what they want and losers see what they don’t want.”

Matt Field’s accomplished golf career spans an impressive twenty years.  His passion is coaching golf at every level.  Matt joined the GGGA team as a Senior Coach in the summer of 2014. He said, “I am glad to be back with Gary and the GGGA team developing and training the best junior golf athletes using Gary’s proven training system.”

Before joining the team at GGGA, he was the former Director of Golf for the International Junior Golf Academy working alongside top instructors, including Gary Gilchrist, Hank Haney and Peter Krause. Prior to becoming a coach, Matt played collegiately for four years at Division I, UNCG and professionally. 

Matt has coached and mentored both national and international elite, junior golfers. Among the multitude of talented golfers, Matt has also instructed professionals Morgan Hoffmann, ShanShan Feng, Richy Werenski, Amelia Lewis and Stephanie Meadow.  

Matt’s students have won over one hundred championships worldwide and his academy students have received more than one million dollars in college scholarship funds to schools including Texas A&M, Oklahoma State, University of Virginia, University of Georgia, Arizona State, and UNC-Chapel Hill, among others.

Matt’s vast knowledge of swing mechanics and exceptional interpersonal skills provide the ideal level of support and guidance for his students to reach their full potential. Throughout his career, Matt has traveled internationally to 14 different countries educating coaches and developing junior golf training programs.   

Career Highlights

  • Awarded 2016 FCG Top 50 Elite Junior Golf Coaches in the USA
  • “Featured Coach” on the Golf Channel show, “The School of Golf”
  • Articles published in Golf Digest and GOLFWEEK magazine

Student Successes

  • 2 AJGA Players of the Year (2007 & 2015)  including Chun An (Kevin) Yu
  • 8 Rolex Junior All-Americans
  • 7 of his junior academy students currently playing on the PGA & LPGA tours 

Coach Matt currently works with both our Post-Graduate and Full-Time program, as well as performing student and coaches clinics around the world. 

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