john rudolph golf
Passionate about golf, teaching, and the art of the golf swing.
John C. Rudolph is currently the PGA Director of Instruction at Fieldstone Golf Club in Wilmington, Delaware. A Certified PGA Professional in Golf Instruction, John has a true passion and love for the game of golf. Since turning professional in 2002, John has taught thousands of lessons and clinics to players of all different ability levels. Currently teaching students in the Greater Philadelphia and Delaware golfing communities.
From beginners to club champions John's students have experienced tremendous success in achieving their own personal golfing goals. More recently John has added a Trackman launch monitor and a Boditrak Pressure Mat to his teaching tools to assist you in honing your swing like never before. A certified Trackman Level 2 Professional and a Boditrak Certified Instructor, John guarantees you will improve!
For the second consecutive year, John has been selected as one of the Top 50 Kids Coaches worldwide by U.S. Kids Golf!
John continues to stay well-versed in all aspects of the golf business including golf instruction. His recent efforts in gaining Certified PGA Professional status rank him in the top 2% of all PGA Professionals nationwide in regards to educational certifications. In his career, John has had the privilege of working alongside and learning from many skilled professionals and instructors including the Golf Channel’s, Michael Breed ("The Fix").
He works with players of all ability levels and enjoys an approach to teaching that focuses on each individual as an individual. He takes into account the fact that student’s goals often vary and therefore the instructional plans must vary as well. John is a tireless promoter of the game and participates regularly in PGA Growth of the Game initiatives such as Get Golf Ready, Golf 2.0 Initiatives, Free Lesson Month, Family Golf Month, and Patriot Golf Day.
Over the years, John’s students have enjoyed much success and have achieved many goals. Some of the more notable accomplishments of his students include numerous first-place finishes in junior golf tournaments, including the Delaware State Junior Amateur Championship and the Philadelphia PGA Junior Tour Championship. Other accomplishments include students qualifying for the Delaware State Open and Amateur, joining collegiate golf teams, breaking par for the first time, and lowering their golf handicaps considerably. John continues to coach and mentor many of the finest junior players in the state and region. John is a U.S. Kids Certified Instructor and for the past two consecutive years, John has been awarded Top 50 Kids Coaches status worldwide by U.S. Kids Golf.
John also enjoys staying competitive with his own game having placed first in six PGA Section sanctioned events. In his career, John has made the cut seven times in the Philadelphia PGA Section Club Professional Championship and has qualified and played in eleven State Opens (Delaware and Maryland). John's career-best round is a 64 (-7). John aspires to one day qualify and plays in the National PGA Club Professional Championship and the PGA Championship.
PGA Certified Professional since 2006
US Kids Top 50 Instructor (2021, 2022)
Trackman Level 2 Certified Instructor
Boditrak Ground Forces Certified Instructor
Eyeline Golf 4 Putting Elements Certified Instructor