PGA member Matt Gagnon, is originally from Gainesville, Florida and moved to Fort Myers, Florida in 2009 to attend Florida Gulf Coast University’s Professional Golf Management Program. Matt has been involved with the game his entire life, playing in hundreds of junior golf event’s around the southeast with dozens of top 5 finishes. Matt discovered his love for teaching at an early age shadowing and apprenticing many accomplished instructors in his area.

Post graduation Matt worked at The Plantation Golf and Country Club located in Fort Myers, Florida where he developed numerous instructional programs the club had never seen before. Matt began to make a name for himself amongst the members, which led him to become the Plantation’s lead instructor. Here Matt was able to teach all skill levels and accelerate his knowledge of the golf swing. Matt has spent numerous hours shadowing Director of Instruction Andy Scott and the past Lead Instructor Brian Newman making him no stranger to a number of different teaching styles and techniques.

Matt’s extensive golf back ground, close attention to detail and simple approach has allowed him to become one of South Florida’s best up and coming instructors.