Yader Jara Alvarez became a member of the USGTF in 2011 and gained his Master Golf Teaching Professional teaching license in 2015. He lives in Varas Al Oeste, Nicaragua. Nicaragua is located in Central America. There are three golf courses; two of them are located in the south of the country where one can enjoy surfing, as well, and Nejapa Golf & Country Club, located in the capital, Managua. Alvarez said, “Since I met golf, I found my passion. The first time in a golf course, I felt as I was in paradise. Once I learned how to play, I fell in love with the game.” He continued, “Back in 2001, I had the opportunity to work as an assistant pro. It was a wonderful experience. Through the years, I knew it was I wanted to do in my life – help others to enjoy the game.” After obtaining his Certified Golf Teaching Professional status in 2011, Alvarez found windows of opportunity opening. Today, he’s the head professional at Nejapa, where he started as an assistant. “All I have to say is thanks God and thanks to United States Golf Teachers Federation for bring all the joy and blessings to me and my family, said Alvarez.