Teaching Philosophy

Hank has always believed that every golfer can improve their game and the real enjoyment in golf is the challenge to be the best that you can be. It is no surprise that people from all over the world seek Hank for his philosophy of the game and instruction on the swing.Hank continues to work with golf’s top players, but his passion is to help any golfer with the desire to improve. His students have won every major championship in professional golf, amateur golf and junior golf. His students improve and have fun with the learning process.The teaching staff at Hank Haney Golf is comprised of some of the finest golf instructors from around the world. At the four Hank Haney Golf facilities in Texas, these instructors train amateurs and professionals alike in the proven fundamentals that have made Hank one of the game’s top teachers. HANK HANEY is currently ranked as #2 on Golf Digest’s list of America’s 50 greatest golf teachers.Hank and his instructors use sophisticated digital video analysis in their one-on-one teaching sessions. They will work with you on every aspect of the swing to improve power, accuracy and consistency. The short game of chipping, pitching, sand shots and putting is strongly emphasized to help everyone lower their scores. To develop a complete player, all the mental aspects and course management skills are emphasized with every golfer as well.As a student progresses through their training, Hank and his staff instructs them on how to understand what their swing is doing by analyzing the ball flight which is really the cornerstone to becoming your own best teacher. Each student learns how to practice, how to play the golf course, how to analyze your game to find the areas that need the most improvement, and most importantly how to think and act like a champion.

Hank Haney and his staff are dedicated to introducing as many people as possible to the game of golf and helping them play their best.

Hank Haney’s Awards

Hank Haney and his golf facilities have received many prestigious awards over his career. Below is a list of some of the organizations, associations and golf magazines that have given out these honors.

  • Golf Digest #2 Teacher – 2009
  • Golf Digest #3 Teacher – 2007, 2008
  • Golf Digest #4 Teacher – 2005, 2006
  • Golf Digest #5 Teacher – 2003, 2004
  • Golf Digest #6 Teacher – 2001, 2002
  • North Texas PGA Section Teacher of the Year – 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 2007
  • Golf Magazine Top 100 Teachers – 1984-2008
  • D Magazine (Dallas) “The Best of Dallas”- “Best Golf Instructor”- 2003
  • Golf World’s Top 50 Golf Personalities Worldwide – 2000
  • PGA National Teacher of the Year – 1993
  • Federazione Italiana Golf “Top Teacher”- 1989, 1990
  • Gulf Coast PGA Chapter Teacher of the Year – 1984
  • Gulf Coast PGA Harney Penick Award for Education – 1984
  • Golf Digest #4 Best New Affordable Public Course, Texarkana Golf Ranch – 2004
  • Golf Range Times Top 50 Facilities, Hank Haney Golf Ranch McKinney – 1993-2006
  • Golf Range Times Top 50 Facilities, Hank Haney Golf Cityplace – 1994-2007
  • Golf Range Magazine Top 100, Hank Haney Golf at Vista Ridge – 2008