Selecting an instructor is just like finding the right training regimen, they should be an optimal fit for you. At Swing Lab Performance Golf, we believe providing you top-notch teaching talent and the ability to choose the right professional tailored to you, is paramount in all services we provide.
Thomas has been the most successful and consistent player in the Minnesota PGA Section winning multiple championships and tallying 32 wins, 19 2nd place finishes and 12 third place finishes out of the 120 events he has played in since joining the Minnesota Section in 2019. Thomas played for the University of Minnesota in college before turning professional and had a very successful mini tour career including playing on the Korn Ferry Tour and PGA Tour Canada. For the past four years Thomas has been in the club fitting & teaching industry. You may recognize Thomas from content on YouTube specific to club fitting and instruction. Thomas is originally from New Zealand and has lived in Minnesota since 2006. He lives with his wife Josie and daughter Ngaire in Savage.
With over a decade of experience in the industry, Thomas has served in roles from Operations Manager to Head Golf Professional. He spent the majority of his career in Northern California where he worked with golfers of all skill levels from beginners to collegiate athletes. A highlight for Thomas was coaching the 2016 PGA Junior League National Championship Team. He brings experience and passion with a dedication to player development to the team at Swing Lab Performance Golf.
Ian grew up in the metro area learning the game from his grandfather, along with a few of the top teaching pros in the state. He played golf at Wayzata high school where he was co-captain of the 2017 state championship team. He went on to play collegiate golf at Bemidji State University where he received multiple awards including first team All-Conference, and Newcomer Athlete of the Year for both the university and the conference. After his sophomore year, he transferred to play division 1 golf at Bowling Green State University where he was named captain his senior year. Along with Ian’s extensive playing experience, he has a passion for teaching the game to people of diverse skill levels.
TrackMan 4 is the most trusted launch monitor on the market. It has the ability to capture ball, club, and impact location data on each swing and generate countless metrics such as ball speed, spin rate, club path, and face angle to provide data driven feedback on your swing.
Using both a face-on and down-the-line angels from our high-speed cameras, we are able to capture video of your swing for instant analysis.
The Swing Catalyst Motion Plate is a state-of-art pressure and force plate that measures foot pressure along with ground reaction forces throughout the golf swing, giving our teaching professionals detailed feedback to visualize information such as weight distribution, center of pressure, and even the amount of torque that was generated.
Utilizing both ground level and overhead high-speed cameras, the Quintic system measures over 45 parameters that are displayed for analysis by our teaching professionals when giving you either a lesson or a putter fitting.
Zen Green Stage is a hydraulic putting surface that adjusts in seconds, allowing the player to create any putt to an accuracy +/- 0.1% of a gradient.
PuttView transforms any putting green into an interactive learning environment, instantly calculating and projecting each putt directly onto the green and tracking it in real-time.
Want to experience first hand what lessons at Swing Lab Performance Golf can do for you?
Schedule a 45-minute swing analysis with one of our teaching professionals who will use this data to dissect your swing and build a training plan specific to you.