Minnetonka, MN Fitters

Travis Barkley

Travis has been in the golf industry since 2007, joining 2nd Swing in 2015 as a club fitter and building upon his extensive education and training in golf. A graduate of the University of Minnesota, Travis has previously served as a PGA Teaching Professional and an Assistant Club Professional, each with a focus on instruction, and spent additional time working a variety of different roles at Minnesota golf courses. He earned all-conference recognition during his high school competition days and frequently competes in professional events throughout the state of Minnesota. Travis is certified by all of the major manufacturers.

Larry Bobka

Larry’s resume is perhaps one of the most impressive and versatile in the entire golf industry. In his 35 years of experience, he has worked as a golf professional, golf equipment designer, and club fitter. He spent 30 of those years working for Wilson and Titleist, where he had the opportunity to work closely with the best Tour professionals in the world. Larry teamed up with Tiger Woods to build the Titleist 681 T Forged irons that Woods used to win multiple major championships in the late 1990s and early 2000s. In addition to his club fitting and advisory role at 2nd Swing, Larry serves as a putting coach for several professional players.

Josh Buckanaga

Josh has been in the golf industry for four years, including the last three years with 2nd Swing at the Minnetonka location. He held golf service and equipment sales positions prior to pursuing his love for fitting. Josh is an avid golfer himself and is a father of a competitive junior golfer. As a Level 3 Certified Fitter holding fitting certifications from PING, Titleist, TaylorMade, Callaway, and Mizuno. Josh’s passion for fitting comes from seeing the impact it can have on the enjoyment of the game for every player he works with, whether it be a beginner or a professional. As a result of Josh’s passion and commitment to his club-fitting craft, he was named a 2nd Swing MVP in 2020.

Thomas Campbell

Thomas joined 2nd Swing’s Minnetonka location as a master club fitter in 2018. He boasts an accomplished playing career both as an amateur representing the University of Minnesota and as a professional. In 2019, he won 12 Minnesota PGA section events and was named Minnesota PGA Assistant Player of the Year. Thomas has won multiple Dakotas Tour and North Star Tour events and competed on the Korn Ferry Tour. He also frequently contributes to the 2nd Swing YouTube channel, providing his club fitting expertise and equipment insight for viewers. Thomas holds fitting certifications from several major manufacturers.

Danny Ferrell

Danny joined 2nd Swing in 2019 as a master club fitter at the Minnetonka store. In total, Danny has spent 14 years in the golf industry, some of which include years competing professionally on mini tours. In addition to his club fitting role, Danny has also contributed to the 2nd Swing YouTube channel, using his expertise to educate thousands of viewers. He has been certified by nearly all of the major manufacturers including PING, Callaway, Cleveland/Srixon, Titleist, Mizuno, TaylorMade, and Cobra.

Brian Hills

Brian has nearly 15 years in the golf industry leading to his experience as a master club fitter at 2nd Swing’s Minnetonka location. Additionally, Brian competes professionally in various competitions in Minnesota, including Minnesota PGA section events. In 2019, Brian advanced to the final round of open qualifying for the PGA Tour’s 3M Open held at TPC Twin Cities and placed fourth the Minnesota State Open. Brian continues to build his extensive fitting education and has earned fitting certifications from several major manufacturers, including PING, Titleist, TaylorMade, Callaway, and Mizuno.

Jackie Johnson

Jackie initially joined 2nd Swing as a member of the Online Fitting team in 2020, but has since transitioned to the Minnetonka store as a master club fitter. Jackie competed at the NCAA Division I level on the golf team at North Dakota State. Today, she serves as a golf coach at Delano High School in Minnesota in addition to her club fitting role at 2nd Swing Minnetonka. You may also find Jackie on the 2nd Swing YouTube channel, educating golfers with her fitting expertise and golf club knowledge.

Scott Johnson

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.

Aaron Roth

Aaron has worked in the golf industry since 2003 and has served as a master club fitter and fitting manager at 2nd Swing since 2011. He has maintained a scratch handicap for over 20 years and continues to play competitively in USGA, Minnesota PGA, and MGA events. In 2016, he qualified for the U.S. Mid-Amateur championship at the Stonewall Links in Elverson, Pennsylvania. Aaron continues to build upon his outstanding fitting resume, which includes several 2nd Swing fitter of the year awards and certifications from several major manufacturers including PING, Titleist, Callaway, TaylorMade, Mizuno, Cleveland/Srixon, Cobra, Miura, and more.