A native of Louisiana, Thomas T Wartelle turned pro after graduating with a B.S. in Agronomy from the University of Louisiana. He is a PGA and WGTF Master Golf Teaching Professional, as well as a WGTF course examiner.

Wartelle’s career as a playing professional brought him around the world, competing in Europe, Asia, South America, Canada and the USA. His 30+ years of professional golf have been an unbelievable journey, going to over 40 countries as a player/instructor with 20,000+ hours of instruction given, and teaching and meeting thousands of students and great people around the globe. He has traveled the world training golf instructors to teach golf, using a unique system for learning.

Wartelle’s teaching philosophy and methods have been recognized as innovative, and best described as a combination of “old-style feel” with the latest in technology. Wartelle is renowned for training players who are serious about moving to the next level.  This includes numerous professional tour players, college golfers, amateur champions and high-level junior golfers. His training includes all aspects of the game with a focus on mechanics, short game, tournament preparation and fitness/speed training.

Wartelle has been named to the WGTF Top 100 Instructors list. In 2007, he was inducted into the WGTF Hall of Fame. He is a contributing writer for several golf publications and media.  His mission is to grow the game while developing golfers into champions in golf and life. His mantra is “pay it forward.”  You can visit his social media on Facebook and Instagram @ttwgolf.
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