October 24, 2012


Sara Dickson is a PGA Certified Professional in Instruction. 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.

With a strong interest in teaching, after graduation Sara pursued working 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, 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 golfing competitively and helping others (from beginners to Tour players) reach their golfing goals as well. When not on the golf course or lesson tee, she appreciates spending time with family and friends, being outdoors and traveling.

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).

To learn more about Sara, read her interview with Ricky Lee Potts: Improving Impact & Lowering Scores with Sara Dickson.