Andre Gust - Lead Instructor
Andre Gust has held his PGA Class “A” membership since 2012. Andre has been teaching on a full time basis the last 4 years. During that time he worked and studied directly under one of the nation’s Top 100 Instructors, Keith Lyford.
Andre has help hundreds of golfers gain more consistency and confidence through his instruction programs. These programs include golf lessons, golf clinics, on-course management and supervised practice sessions.
An accomplished player himself, Andre was a member of the Sonoma State men’s golf team and after college he continued to play competitively on mini tours. He still competes today in Northern California PGA Section Tournaments.
Prior to re-joining The Golf Academy at Old Greenwood, Andre was the Director of Instruction at The Golf Club at Boulder Ridge where he created an Instruction program for the private club in San Jose.
Golf is essentially a game of feel, but like any other sport or game, you learn feel through drills and mechanics. Andre believes in creating a simple swing motion that feels good and can produce a repetitive ball flight is a common goal for all golfers. He uses countless drills, exercises, and training aids to improve his students. He also utilizes high-speed cameras and the V1 swing analysis to give a visual of change in swing mechanics. Andre works with golfers of all skill levels, from beginners to scratch golfers, and can help any player develop his or her game.