Meet the Staff

Brandon Smart- Director of Instruction

  • Played collegiately at the University of South Alabama & IUPUI

  • Played professionally for 2 years

  • Began teaching career in 2010

  • Assistant Golf Professional at River Glen CC,  2011-2014

  • 2014/15 Director of Jr. Development at Wood Wind

  • Founder of Smart Golf Academy & Learning Center (October, 2015)

  • 2004 Indiana State Match Play Champion

  • T-6 at 2007 Indiana State Amateur

  • Attended Coaching/Teaching Summits from:

  • Chuck Cook, Stan Utley, Andrew Rice, & Pat Goss (Northwestern University, Director of Golf & Head Men's Coach)

Scott Steger- PGA,

Lead Instructor

  • Played 3 years on the PGA Tour (79', 80', 82')

  • Competed in 2 U.S. Opens and 1 PGA Championship

  • 2-Time All-American at Ball State (77', 78')

  • Ball State & Indiana Golf Hall of Fame Inductee

  • Indiana State Open & State Amateur Champion

  • 1 of 5 players to win Indiana State Jr., Open, & Am

  • Scott and son, Eric, are only Father and Son to have won the Indiana State Amateur

  • Has been a student/teacher of the game since 1982

  • Lead Instructor for SGA

Mark Mathews- Guerin Catholic Boys and Girls Golf Coach, Master Club Fitter

  • Ping Representative for 30 years

  • Master Club Fitter for 40 years

  • Has fit golf clubs for touring professionals throughout fitting career

  • In his 9th year as Head Boys & Girls Golf Coach @ Guerin Catholic

  • Began his teaching career in 2010

  • Has been a student of the game for over 50 years

  • Assists in running/organizing Jr. Development with SGA

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