Rob Stocke, PGA Certified Instructor
Director of Instruction, Long Cove Club
Experience the best golf of your life with world class instructor, Rob Stocke. Named a 2018 Top 25 Master Coach, 2017 FCG Top 25 Elite Junior Coach, 2016 FCG Top 50 Elite Junior Coach, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professional, and 2012 Georgia PGA North Chapter Teacher of The Year. Your experience will include measurement, analysis, and instruction with the finest tools available. Whether you need a detailed game plan for continued improvement, drills to incorporate feelings, advanced video analysis, or your swing honed on radar tracking technology, Rob will lead you in the direction of unparalleled improvement.
Your full-game analysis will determine why and where you are losing shots. Utilizing his trained eye and cutting edge technology, Rob’s experience for finding the “root cause” of your problem shots will be quick and efficient. As opposed to “band-aid” instruction, Rob will explain and educate you on what changes you need, why problems occur, how to correct problems, and provide you with drills and tools leading to long term improvement.
Your improvement doesn’t end with the lesson! Rob will create an CoachNow online locker for you to view your swings, monitor improvements, and access custom drills and practice routines.
The game plan to reaching your potential is simple, effective, and goal oriented. Rob works with your schedule, budget, and abilities to develop a game that continually improves and withstands pressure. Whether you’re trying to set your personal best or win an event – Rob’s programs give you the tools to achieve your goals.
If you’re frustrated with a stagnant game, and tired with your lack of results no matter how much you practice, now is the time to change your game!
Rob is a Flightscope Certified Professional and has been at the forefront of technology. A featured Presenter at the 2004 PGA Teaching and Coaching Summit on “Teaching with Technology ” Rob will take the confusion out of technology and help you understand the data and how it can accelerate your improvement. Whether you want to increase your driving distance, dial in your wedges, or measure your entire game with a Combine challenge- Rob’s expertise with technology will simply your improvement.
The best place to learn to score is on the course! Take your game to the “real world ” under the eyes of your own private coach! You’ll learn multiple ways to lower your score: course management, developing consistency on uneven lies, round charting, and adding shots to your short game arsenal – an on course lesson is a great way for you to shoot lower scores consistently.
You’ll lower your scores instantly after a short game lesson with Rob. His years of research and study under the games best, including the legendary Paul Runyan, have provided Rob with the ability to teach players shots that are reliable and simple. Develop touch, trajectory control, and multiple ways to get the ball close. Dissolve your fear of the short shots and experience lower scores with Rob’s “Magic 5”
Are you playing with off-the-rack clubs? Improperly fit clubs can be costing you shots and distance! Find more distance and consistency, hit more fairways and greens – Rob will check your existing clubs and take you through a process previously only available to Tour Players! Whether you want to dial in a driver for more distance and accuracy; find wedges to fill yardage gaps; or try the Ultimate Full Bag Fitting, Rob has you covered!
Rob Stocke, Director of Instruction at Long Cove Club, is a PGA Certified Instructor and 2012 Georgia PGA North Chapter Teacher of the Year. Rob currently works with players of all skill levels, from beginners to professionals on all major tours. Ranked #11 Best Instructor in the state of Georgia by Golf Digest, and, along with amateurs & professionals, Rob has strong following in the elite junior ranks. Students from his Elite Junior Program have won on the AJGA, NCAA, and various junior tours, with many students signing college golf scholarships. He has been named a FCG Top 50 Elite Junior Coach In USA, GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professional in 2015 and 2016, US Kids Top 50 Junior Instructor Honorable Mention in 2016, 2015 and 2012.
In addition to 2012 Teacher of the Year, Rob is on several National Advisory Boards/Staffs including: PGA Magazine Instruction Advisory Board, Cobra/Puma National Advisory Staff, UST Mamiya Shaft Advisory Staff, SKIN Sunscreen Brand Ambassador, Game Golf National Advisory Staff. Rob was the 2011 PGA Magazine Ambassador of the Year, served on thePGA Education Adjunct Faculty 1998-2012, 1998 Dixie Section Assistant of the Year, and was one of the first 5 PGA Professionals to be awarded Certification in Instruction. He is certified in Flightscope, Cobra, Titleist, Taylormade, and Ping fitting. Rob was a Featured Presenter at the 2004 PGA Teaching & Coaching Summit on the topic of Technology in Instruction. Rob has been appeared on CBS Evening News, The Golf Channel, USA Today, YES Network, PGA Magazine, and various other media outlets.
While Rob teaches all aspects of the game, he is very scoring oriented. His philosophy of “Teach people to play golf, don’t teach golf to people” gives students insight on how to lower their scores immediately, by learning to play the game, not play a golf swing. His use of unique practice routines, video analysis, drills, and an overall understanding of the game and how people learn, allow Robs students to improve their games quickly while enjoying the process.
Prior to joining Long Cove Club, Rob was the Director of Instruction at White Columns Country Club 2016-2018, The Golf Club of Georgia from 2001-2016, and taught and assisted at several prestigious clubs including: The Atlanta Athletic Club, Old Overton Club in Birmingham, AL; Johns Island Club in Vero Beach, FL; Elk River Club in Banner Elk, NC; and was an Assistant Director for Golf Digest Schools in Tarpon Springs, FL. A member of the PGA since April 1997, Rob conducts several National and State seminars concerning Teaching golf and specifically his focus and research on putting and scoring.
Rob attended college at Mississippi State University, and Millikin University, and has a degree in Creative Writing. He lives in Alpharetta, GA with his wife Christy and two sons, Hank and Noah. Rob is a motorcycle enthusiast and an avid musician, he has toured the country with various bands, and has released 2 original albums.
Rob has partnered with some of the best companies in the industry! Rob is a National Staff Member with Cobra golf, and endorses and wears Puma clothing and shoes, in addition, Rob is the Georgia Sales Representative for Flightscope, the worlds best and most accurate radar tracking system.