Sara Dickson is in her 8th year as a PGA Certified Professional and 14th year in the golf business.
Originally from Providence, RI, Sara studied Business Administration with a concentration in PGA Golf Management and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Methodist University (Fayetteville, NC) in 2009. While at Methodist, Sara was an ESPN Magazine All-Academic American member of the 25-time NCAA III National Championship Women’s Golf Team. Most recently, Sara was the 2015 Metropolitan PGA Women’s Player of the Year.
Sara pursued working as a club professional and studying under instructors in Chicago and Southwest Florida before heading to the Metropolitan Section in 2012, where she spent time at Sleepy Hollow (Scarborough, NY) and The Stanwich Club (Greenwich, CT). In the process, she became a certified AimPoint Green-Reading Instructor and certified US Kids Golf Instructor, has written published articles for PGA Magazine and maintains a golf specific website at saradickson.com. Sara was recently peer nominated for the Southwest Florida PGA Chapter Teacher of the Year, Golf Digest’s New York State’s Best Teachers as well as nominated in 2012, 2014 and 2016 for Golf Digest’s Best Young Teachers in America list.
Sara enjoys the variety of aspects that being a true club professional provides – from delivering engaging member events and programs to golfing competitively and helping others reach their golfing goals as well.
Sara is currently an Assistant Golf Professional at Quaker Ridge Golf Club (Scarsdale, NY) and the Lead Instructor at Durland Golf (Naples Grande Golf Club, Naples FL).