Our Certified Fitters

Thomas Elsberry

Thomas Elsberry

Minneapolis - Level 3 Fitter

Thomas graduated from the Golf Academy of America and has worked in the Golf industry for 5 years. Thomas is the lead fitter at 2ndswing’s Minneapolis location and has fitting certifications from: Ping, TaylorMade, Adams, Titleist, Mizuno, Callaway, Cleveland, Cobra, and Bettinardi. He was the 2ndswing TaylorMade Fitter of the Year in 2012.

Aaron Roth

Aaron Roth

Minnetonka - Level 3 Fitter

Aaron has been in the Golf Industry for 8 Years. He has carried a single digit handicap for 16 years and competes in a number Amateur events around the State. Aaron has Fitting Certifications from: Ping, TaylorMade, Adams, Titleist, Mizuno, Callaway, Cleveland, Cobra, and Bettinardi. He was the 2ndswing Bettinardi Fitter of the Year in 2011 and 2012 as well as the TaylorMade Fitter of the Year in 2012.

James Tracy

James Tracy

Minnetonka - Level 3 Fitter

James has worked in the golf industry for six years as both an assistant golf professional and as a master clubfitter. James has managed club fitting facilities in Minnesota, Florida, and California and has worked with many golfers ranging from beginners to PGA and LPGA Tour players. James has Fitting Certifications from: Taylormade, Adams, Titleist, Ping, Callaway, and Mizuno.

Scott Johnson

Scott Johnson

Minneapolis - Level 3 Fitter

Scott has been in the Golf Industry for 22 years. He started on the Grounds Crew at Oxbow Country Club in North Dakota while attending school. Scott has Fitting Certifications from: Ping, TaylorMade, Mizuno, Cleveland, Callaway, Adams, Titleist, Bettinardi, and Cobra. Scott was the 2ndswing Ping Fitter of the Year in 2012, TaylorMade Fitter of the Year in 2011, and the Mizuno Fitter of the Year in 2011 and 2012. He works with some of the best amateur players in the region.

Mike Oliver

Mike Oliver

Minneapolis - Level 2 Fitter

Mike has been in the golf industry for 11 years. He played High School Golf for Edina West and Collegiate Golf for Bemidji State. Mike has carried a single digit handicap for 32 years and has participated in a number of MGA Amateur events over the years. Mike has Fitting Certifications from: Ping, TaylorMade, Titleist, and Mizuno.

Al Murdock

Al Murdock

Scottsdale - Level 2 Fitter

Albert (Al) Murdock is a long time SWS PGA professional and former President of the Southwest Section PGA. He was named PING Clubfitter of the Year in 2013. Al is a certified club fitter with all major manufacturers including PING, Taylor-Made, Titleist, Callaway and Mizuno. He has a great deal of experience working with players of all levels: from beginning golfers to tournament professionals

Chris Curley

Chris Curley

Scottsdale - Level 2 Fitter

Chris has been in the golf industry since 1998. He is a graduate of Ferris State Universities Professional Golf Management program and was elected to membership in the PGA of America in 2007. Prior to joining the 2nd Swing staff Chris was employed as professional staff at some of the top golf courses and resorts in America including The Pinehurst Resort, Sea Island Golf Club and The Monarch Beach Golf Links.

Johnathan Murphy

Johnathan Murphy

Scottsdale - Level 2 Fitter

Johnathan Murphy has been in the Golf Industry for 6 Years in Programming, Green Grass and Retail after graduating with a Master’s Degree in 2011. John was The First Tee Manager in Rochester, Minnesota for 2 years, growing the program from 250 participants to 480 participants and introduced the National School Program into 14 local Schools. He also became a certified fitter and club builder at Rochester Indoor Golf Center where he obtained and still maintains certifications from: Ping, Titleist, Mizuno, Callaway, Bettinardi putters, SeeMore Putters and Edel.

Brian Hills

Brian Hills

Minnetonka - Level 2 Fitter

Brian has been in the Golf Industry since 2007. He is an accomplished amateur golfer and competes in a numerous Amateur events around the state. Brian has Fitting Certifications from: Mizuno, Ping, TaylorMade, Titleist, and Callaway.

Mike Hommerding

Mike Hommerding

Minneapolis - Level 2 Fitter

Mike has been playing golf for 15 plus years and currently a single digit handicap. He graduated from the Golf Academy of America in the fall of 2008. He has been on both side of golf, from the green grass to retail stores. Mike is a certified fitter from Titliest, Taylormade, Mizuno, Callaway, Ping, and Bettinardi.

Tyler Fitzel

Tyler Fitzel

Minneapolis - Level 2 Fitter

Tyler has an extensive career in the golf industry as a competitor, adviser and industry expert. Tyler has competed successfully on multiple levels as an amateur from local, state and national tournaments. He holds fitting certifications from all the major manufacturers with an emphasis on Ping, Titleist, Cobra, Callaway and Taylormade.