Golf Instruction

Dave Zalbowitz PGA Class A Professional

Dave comes to us from up state New York and was born into a golfing family. He moved to Durango, Colorado for college and soon after took a job in the golf business at the Tamarron Resort/Glacier Club. He then started teaching professionally in 1996, and spent the winters of 1998, 1999 and 2000 in Sarasota at The Legacy Golf Club at Lakewood Ranch. He returned to visit the area year after year ever since and in 2010, Dave moved to Sarasota to establish his teaching brand Pure Golf.


Owner Operator – Pure Golf Inc
Senior Staff Instructor – Stratton VT Golf School Summer 2010 to present
Staff Instructor – Golf Digest Schools
Staff Instructor National Golf Schools 
Staff Instructor Ben Sutton Golf School
Director of Instruction - Glacier Club, Durango, Colorado

Keith Marks Teaching Professional
Keith comes to us from Hilton Head Island, South Carolina where he was Director of Golf Instruction at the Port Royal Resort. He brings with him an impressive lineage of teaching methodology to include, Jack Grout, (lifelong instructor to Jack Nicklaus) as well as Golf Hall of Fame members Sam Snead and Henry Picard.

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