Nebraska Golf Tips

James Sieckmann:

James Sieckmann PGA, currently operates the Shadow Ridge Golf Academy in Omaha, NE. Recognized by Golf Magazine as a Top 100 Teacher in America and Golf Digest Top 50, he is a eight time PGA Section Teacher of the Year. He currently instructs eighteen PGA Tour, and LPGA Tour Players who have combined to over twenty tour events. James has presented coaching methods at the World Golf Fitness Summit, TPI Level 3 Golf Professional Certification Courses, and done education for PGA Sweden, PGA Spain and the Federation De Golf Columbia. He has appeared on The Golf Channel’s “Golf Academy Live” and has had numerous instructional pieces published such as in the USA Today Newspaper. James co-founded and developed The Speed Stik, a training aid that simultaneously improves balance, flexibility, technique and strength, the product has been used by many of the best players in the world and was endorsed Vijay Singh. Prior to his current position, James taught golf schools in Florida and played professionally in Asia, South America and throughout the world.

Here are some of James’ audio tips for you to listen to:

Chris Wiemers:

Chris Wiemers PGA, is the head professional at Happy Hollow Club in Omaha. He came to HHC from Eagle Run Golf Course where he served as head professional and general manager for seven years. He also spent two years in Ewing, Nebraska as Head Professional at the Summerland Golf Club.

Chris brings to Happy Hollow an array of experience in teaching any level of golfer. He has a complete understanding of the golf swing. Because of his many successes playing competitively, Chris can share his on-course knowledge to the student better their thinking and strategizing on the golf course. He has a wonderful ability to communicate to the student what is needed for them to improve and achieve their personal goals. Chris built and maintained over the years a junior program of over 700 children here in Omaha. His fresh ideas have truly enhanced our already successful program here at Happy Hollow. Chris is also the Creighton University Men’s Golf coach.

Here are some of Chris’ audio tips for you to listen to:

Craig Ames

Craig Ames, the Executive Director of the Nebraska Golf Association oversees all operations regarding competitions, communication, and foundation related business. The Nebraska Golf Association annually holds some of the best run tournaments in the country. Craig is invaluable to Nebraska Golf. He scored a perfect 100 on his USGA Rules Assessment and has been a walking rules official in National USGA competitions, most recently the U.S. Open.



Here are some rules explanations by Craig to listen to: