Forsgate Country Club’s Bill Schmedes III Recognized by Golf Digest as One of the Best Young Teachers in America
Forsgate Country Club congratulates Bill Schmedes III, Director of Instruction for the Forsgate Golf Academy and a member of the club’s Teaching Professional staff, on being recognized for the second consecutive year by Golf Digest as one of “The Best Young Teachers in America (2018-2019).”
“We are very proud of Bill and celebrate his recognition by Golf Digest,” said Carolyn McKenzie Andrews, Forsgate’s Director of Golf. “We’re fortunate to have Bill onboard as Forsgate Golf Academy’s Director of Instruction, and we know the junior golfers who come here to learn the game and to advance their skills will benefit greatly from Bill’s teaching methods.”
Prior to joining Forsgate last month, Bill was Director of Instruction at clubs in New Jersey and Florida, including working as a Head Golf Coach for the Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy.
Bill has been recognized as one of the top golf coaches in the country. In addition to the Golf Digest rating, Golf Tips Magazine named him to their Top 30 Instructor list, Future Champions Golf selected him as a Top 25 Elite Junior Coach in the USA, and he earned a U.S. Kids Top 50 Kids Coach honorable mention.
Bill has worked under some of the top golf instructors in the world and has assisted over 14 tour players on the PGA, LPGA, European, and Web.com Tour. His students have won amateur events such as the Massachusetts Amateur, Met Amateur, NJSGA Women’s Public Links, and U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links to name a few. His junior students have won 150+ events around the world including two U.S. Kids Golf World Championships. Bill has coached a junior to the #1 ranking, and he has helped over 50 players obtain college golf scholarships. Bill’s students have more than 250 tournament victories at the junior, amateur and professional levels.