Naperville, IL
@jakethurmgolf
Director of Instruction
Fresh Meadow and Ruffled Feathers Golf Club
Handicap: 0
Rounds/Yr: 20

  • Writes a summer series for The Daily Chronicle in the Chicagoland Golf Section
  • Has coached on the PGA Tour (2014 Open Championship, 2014 John Deer Classic, 2013 BMW Championship) & LPGA Tour (2011 State Farm Classic)
  • Favorite Shoe: Game Changer Pro/Hybrid

Jake was born and raised in the Chicagoland area, where he makes his home today. He is a proud husband and father who has tried to learn everything he could about the game of golf. He has a Bachelor of Science in Clinical Psychology and is currently working towards his Masters in Sports Psychology. He was personally trained by the #1 teacher in Illinois, who is also the 2000 PGA National Teacher of the year.

On the side, Jake also writes a summer series for The Daily Chronicle in the Chicagoland Golf Section. His students have won Professional and High School State Championships, College Tournaments, Local and National Amateur Tournaments, earned College Scholarships, and have become Professionals themselves.

Spending 6 days teaching golf for 8 hours a day, Jake believes TRUE’s are the most comfortable shoes he has ever worn.