TJ Tomasi, Ph.D.

PGA PROFESSIONAL
Instructor, The College of Golf

TJ Tomasi

Dr. Tomasi is one of the most published professionals in the world with articles that appear in all the major golf magazines including Sports Illustrated, Golf Magazine, Golf Digest and Golf Tips Magazine. He is the author of a weekly syndicated golf page called Insider Golf that appears around the world as well as the author of 13 books. He is a Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher and has held that distinction for a number of years. Recently, Dr. Tomasi was appointed as the Program Director for Golf Magazines Top 100 Organization.

Dr. Tomasi is also an authority on biomechanics and has been a presenter at educational seminars hosted by MIT in Boston, the PGA of America and the LPGA. He was the adjunct instructor at the Merrill Lynch Skins Game in Palm Springs in 2005 featuring Tiger Woods, and Annika Sorenstam and he does numerous golf outings for major corporations such as Wachovia, Pioneer and Deutches Bank. In 1999, GOLF Magazine appointed Dr. Tomasi chairperson of their worldwide Science & Golf Research Committee in order to find the most innovative and exciting research in golf. Dr. Tomasi holds a Ph.D. in Education, a Masters Degree in Education and an undergraduate degree in Sociology. It is estimated that he has given over 50,000 lessons.

Professional Accomplishments

  • Professor and Director of Research, Keiser University
  • Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher
  • National Program Director, Golf Magazine’s Top 100 Teachers organization
  • Nationally syndicated columnist
  • Founder of the LAWs of Golf teaching and playing model
  • 30+ years Teacher of all levels of competency from tour player to beginner
  • Class A PGA Professional, Quarter Century Club
  • Writer and Lecturer
  • Expert in Biomechanics

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology – St. Michael’s College, Vermont
  • Master’s in Education – St. Michael’s College, Vermont
  • Ph.D. in Education – State Univ. of New York at Buffalo, New York

Golf Industry Experience

  • Author of Insider Golf, nationally syndicated weekly golf page in newspapers and other media
  • Member of the Board and regular contributor to The International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching
  • Director of the Players School, PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
  • Director of Instruction, Five Star Academy of Golf, The Broadmoor Hotel
  • Director of Instruction, Chuck Hogan Golf Schools
  • Co-founder of the LAWs of Golf learning model
  • Chosen one of the Best Teachers in Florida by Golf Digest Magazine
  • Presenter at three MIT University Symposiums
  • Clinic and teaching professional, Merrill Lynch /Greg Norman Shark Shoot Out, Naples, Florida
  • Clinic and teaching pro at The Skins Game, La Quinta, CA. featuring Tiger Woods, Annika
  • Sorenstam, Fred Funk and Fred Couples
  • Three times Head Golf Professional
  • Director of Golf
  • Swing Coach – Yale Women’s Golf Team
  • I Amplify.com – complete system of golf lessons downloaded to iPods
  • Reviewer for www.tibesti.com, a site that evaluates products and services
  • Featured in 50+ radio interviews
  • Featured eight times in SI magazine
  • 100+ corporate outings at venues all across the USA

Publications at National and International Level

  • One of the most published golf instructors in the history of golf
  • Multiple Cover stories in GOLF Magazine, Golf Tips Magazine and Petersons Golf Magazine
  • A regular contributor to Sports Illustrated and Golf Magazine
  • Published in Senior Golfer, Inside Golf, Golfing, Golf Illustrated, PGA Magazine, Petersons
  • Golf Magazine, Golf Digest and Maximum Golf
  • Author/ Co-Author of 14 golf books published by major publishing houses
  • Featured in CNN instructional series appearing in-flight in airports and on CNN TV
  • Featured in the video tape series, The LAWs of Golf
  • Books translated into French, Italian, Korean, and German

DR. TJ TOMASI’S TEACHING PHILOSOPHY


The student is the centerpiece of the instructional experience. In my LAW’s teaching and learning model the goal is to match the students swing type to his/her body type all within the framework of the laws of physics and biomechanics.