Kellie Stenzel, PGA - Special Contributor

Kellie is originally from Geneva, New York. Her grandfather was a PGA professional, her father played briefly on the PGA tour, and her mother was a fine amateur golfer. After graduating from high school, she attended Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina, and played four years of division I Women's golf. Her senior year at Furman, the team finished second in the nation at the NCAA finals.

Top 100 LogoAfter college, Kellie played professionally for five years on several tours around the world including the Futures Tour, The European Tour, Asian Tour, South African Tour and Australian Tour. She has been teaching for now for 14 years and presently teaches at Atlantic Golf Club in Bridgehampton, New York, during the summer months and The Town of Palm Beach Golf Course in Palm Beach, Florida, in the winter months.

Kellie has been named by Golf Magazine as one of the Top 100 Teachers in America, and has been a Golf For Women magazine Top 50 teacher since 1999. She has published three women's golf books: "The Women's Guide to Golf: A Handbook for Beginners," "The Women's Guide to Consistent Golf," and "The Women's Guide to Lower Scores." She is also rated by Golf Digest as one of the top teachers in New York.