Minneapolis, MN Fitters
- Spent over 30 years as a golf instructor, serving juniors, beginners, and adults
- Developed lesson plans for various Park and Recreation Departments
Warren (known around 2nd Swing as WB), has been in the golf industry for decades. From his early days at Kokesh Athletic up to now working for 2nd Swing, he has seen how golf has changed over the years. Warren has put in the time and effort as a golf instructor for all levels of golf. He began serving as an instructor for juniors and then transitioned into developing lesson programs for various Park and Recreation departments, helping golfers of all ages. He has taken his expertise to the fitting bay, serving golfers at 2nd Swing Minneapolis with fitting certifications from PING, Titleist, TaylorMade, Callaway, Mizuno, and Cobra.
- Golf Instructor at John Means School of Golf since 2012
- Assistant coach at St. Kate’s University
Dean has a diverse set of experiences in the world of golf that amounts to over 10 years in the golf industry. He started as an intern at Tagalong golf course before becoming the assistant pro at Izatys Resort. He has also been a teacher with the John Means School of Golf since 2012, teaching juniors and adults. He most recently was St. Kate’s assistant golf coach, helping lead them to two straight conference championships. He has fitting certifications in all the major brands, including PING, Titleist, TaylorMade, Callaway, Cobra, Mizuno, Bettinardi, and Trackman.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology & Health Science from Stephen F Austin University
- Certifications from all the major brands
The art of a swing is not new to Tony, who played Division I college baseball and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology. However, he has discovered a new passion in golf since the pandemic. Over the last couple of years, Tony has completed extensive training and fulfilled a variety of roles at 2nd Swing that has led him to his current role as a master club fitter. Tony has fitting certifications from PING, Titleist, TaylorMae, Callaway, Srixon, Cobra, and Mizuno and is ready to work with you!
- Golf Academy of America Graduate
- Began his experience in golf as a caddie at the age of 13
Golf has been a key component of TJ’s life for many years, and that doesn’t appear to be changing anytime soon. After attending The Golf Academy of America in Orlando, he moved back to his hometown and has found his favorite position as a certified master fitter at 2nd Swing’s Minneapolis location, where he is an essential member of team providing award-winning knowledge and insights to golfers. He has earned club fitting certifications from several major brands, including PING, Titleist, TaylorMade, Callaway, Mizuno, and Trackman.
- Golf experience began at Oxbow Country Club in Fargo, ND
- Transitioned to the Minnetonka store from the Minneapolis store in 2021
Scott has spent over 25 years in the golf industry, beginning on the maintenance crew at Oxbow Country Club in Fargo, North Dakota. He has spent over a decade at 2nd Swing as a master club fitter at the Minneapolis store before transitioning to the Minnetonka store in 2021. At each location, however, Scott has worked with hundreds of golfers of all skill levels, including beginners and several of the top amateurs and professionals in Minnesota. Throughout his continued fitting training, Scott has earned fitting certifications and Top 100 fitter awards from many major manufacturers, including PING, Titleist, Mizuno, Callaway, TaylorMade, Srixon, and Trackman.
- Became member of PGA Great Britain and Ireland in 2014
- Trackman Level 2 Certified
Andrew joined 2nd Swing at the end of 2019 as a master club fitter, bringing top-notch golf expertise with him. He became a member of PGA Great Britain and Ireland in 2014 and has served as an Assistant PGA Professional. Additionally, Andrew has coached a junior golf team to the finals of the Irish Club Junior Championship. Plus, Andrew himself has competed on the PGA Circuit in Ireland. He is certified by several major manufacturers, including Callaway, Titleist, Mizuno, Cobra, TaylorMade, and Trackman (Level 2).
- Former Assistant Professional at Lakeview National Golf Course
James has already cast a wide net in the golf industry. He started at Lakeview National Golf Course in Northern Minnesota as an Assistant Pro. He then transitioned to 2nd Swing in 2019, where he has fulfilled several different roles, most recently becoming a master fitter. He is certified by all of the major manufacturers (PING, Titleist, TaylorMade, Callaway, Mizuno, Trackman) and uses his experience to educate golfers and help them select the right equipment for their unique swings.
- Former Top 10 high school player in Minnesota
- Former youth golf instructor
Michael is a fresh, young face to the fitting world with extensive knowledge of the modern game of golf. Having taken up the game at a very young age and growing up surrounded by great minds within the industry, he has a strong drive to give people the best experience possible and make the game more enjoyable for all. A highly-successful competitive player and a youth instructor, Michael’s approach has been extremely successful in his fitting tenure.