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Introducing Matt Kilgariff


We are pleased to announce and welcome Matt Kilgariff as The Director of Player Development  and our The Richard C. Helmstetter Performance Centre Director.

 Matt joined The Olympic Club in 2013, prior to that a majority of Matt’s 20+ years of experience and expertise was developed when he was Lead Instructor at The Butch Harmon School of Golf. Butch Harmon, the #1 instructor in the world, was Matt’s mentor and personal coach. For more than 13 years, Matt directly assisted, consulted with and provided technical expertise to Butch as he coached countless PGA Tour Professionals. Also during that time, Matt developed his own following. His clientele included: PGA Tour and LPGA Tour players, collegiate players, elite juniors, major sports figures and entertainment and business celebrities.

As the Director of Player Development at The Olympic Club, Matt continues to grow the game. He has conducted more than 1,500 hours of lessons per year and developed and implemented an elite junior program with over 200 golfers. He and his team will keep striving to learn and improve in order to provide you with a learning experience like no other.

Honors & Awards
2011 Teacher of the Year – Southern Nevada Chapter, PGA
2005/2006 Elected Class “A” by Professional Golfers’ Association of America

 2015 Trackman Level 1 Certified
 2012 Titleist Performance Institute Level 2 Junior Certified
2011 Titleist Performance Institute Level 2 Golf Professional Certified
2010 Titleist Performance Institute Level 1 Certified
2003 V1 “Teaching and Technology Certified”
Titleist Custom Fitting Professional Certified

Joining Matt will be his wife, Mariah, who is a physician at Stanford University and their three children. Be sure to stop by the Pro Shop to say hello to our newest team member!

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