GolfPH Writers

Andy Griffiths

Andy Griffiths

Andy is a PGA and TGA certified coaching instructor. He holds TPI certifications at Levels 1&2 and has a degree in AGMS from the University of Bimingham. Andy has also learned and worked with some of the best minds in the industry. He has worked with Golf Digest “Top 4 Greatest Teacher” Jim McLean and with golf biomechanics specialist Robert Neal in Doral, Miami.

Andy has taught at The Open Championship, the Titelist Performance Institute team in San Diego, California, the Evian Masters Academy in France and the Nike Golf junior development program in Pebble Beach, USA..

Andy has also coached in over 30 different countries and is currently teaching in Asia at the moment.

To find out more about Andy Griffiths, please visit:
Website: andygriffithsgolf.com
Online Lessons: swingfix.golfchannel.com/instructors/andy-griffiths
Twitter: twitter.com/andygriffiths1
Facebook: facebook.com/andygriffithsgolf

Atty. Raymond Fortun

Atty. Raymond Fortun

Raymond Fortun is a familiar name in legal circles, and his passion for life extends to a quixotic quest to perfect his golf swing and putting. His other interests include wedding photography and being the conductor of 2 church choirs.

Bam Mejia

Bam Mejia

Bam Mejia is our "corporate golfer" and played golf at the Junior level since the age of 9. He also played for the Ateneo Golf Team in his college years and now is a respected leader in a leading multi-national company. He tries to find balance between the demands of his career and his passion for golf.

Bam is also a member of Forest Hills, a passionate fan for the game and a part time writer for GolfPH.

Buddy De Joya

Buddy De Joya

Buddy De Joya is a teaching professional with over 20 years of experience. He focuses on teaching the fundamentals of golf by helping you understand the proper feel and thought process to the golf swing. He is also a Golf Mental coach, as well as a Short Game specialist. For more information, you can reach Buddy at 0917.545.1157 or email him at [email protected]

Coach Lee Tajonera

Coach Lee Tajonera

Coach Lee Tajonera is a sport psychology specialist who has been helping individual athletes and teams from the amateur to the professional levels. He uses sport psychology principles to develop the necessary mental skills to improve athletic performance and help athletes maintain a healthy sport-life balance.

He is an avid golfer who aims to lower his handicap before his 9-year old son’s 18th birthday. For more information about Coach Lee, please visit his website at www.champions-edge.net or shoot him an email at [email protected].

Dan Fries

Dan Fries

Dan Sais

Dan Sais

Daniel J. Sais is the president of Esquire Golf Management and Director of Instruction for Esquire Golf Learning Center. His company is involved with golf course management, tournament directing and consulting. He is a published writer and has taught thousands of lessons over the last twenty years.

He is a US PGA Professional, and is certified in teaching and club fitting and is available for lessons both mental and physical.

Dan has been a golf professional for over 20 years and has played golf all over the world with various different tours to include the PGA, Nationwide and the Asian Omega. After competing for many years Dan turned his attentions to the business side of golf and teaching.

He is the founder of a unique golf venture called Esquire Golf Management which assists and educates golf courses, country clubs and resorts on how to facilitate and operate a successful golf operation. A keen advocate and proponent of the game he also teaches, trains, and educates players of the game with his latest company called Esquire Golf Learning Center.

He is also available for inspirational and motivational speaking on the many aspects of the game and business of golf. Please contact him at [email protected] or at 0917.562.1134.

Dianne Lagrisola

Dianne Lagrisola

Lady Dianne A. Lagrisola is the Lead Processor of Golf Packages Philippines. A neophyte online writer and loves to interact with other people. She is a frustrated food, travel and lifestyle guru.

Don Padilla

Don Padilla

Dr. Dan Vosgerichian

Dr. Dan Vosgerichian

Dan Vosgerichian Ph.D. is the Director of Mental Training at the Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy. He earned his doctorate in Sport Psychology from Florida State University, where he worked closely with the PGA Professional Golf Management Program and Athletic Department. While at FSU, Dan mentored student-athletes from the football, basketball, baseball, track & field, cross country and softball teams. He also coached and conducted mental conditioning services for FSU’s PGA PGM Program. Dan earned his Master’s Degree in Psychology and Athletic Counseling from Springfield College where he was the Assistant Golf Coach for the Men’s Golf Team and Mental Coach for the track and field team. Prior to this, Dan earned Bachelor's Degrees in Psychology and Exercise Science from Miami University. Dan has taught Sport and Exercise Psychology at Flagler College and was also an instructor at Springfield College. Dan has also worked as an instructor at The PGA TOUR Golf Academy and as a swing and mental coach for Nike Golf Schools at Williams College.

visit us at: www.ggga.com
twitter: @DrDanGGGA
email me at: [email protected]

Dr. Ryan York

Dr. Ryan York

Dr Ryan York
Doctor of Physical Therapy, Certified Golf Performance Specialist

Dr Ryan York has a BS degree in Exercise Science and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Tacoma, Washington’s University of Puget Sound. He has undertaken advanced training in Spinal Biomechanics and Human Movement Science from the Gray Institute and Advanced Golf Performance Specialist Training and Certification. He is also the co-founder and director of the Age Defying Golf RX program.

To find out more about Dr. Ryan York, please visit: http://agedefyinggolf.com

Errol Chua

Errol Chua

Errol Chua is the Co-Founder and VP of Marketing for GolfPH. His love for the game extends beyond his skill level, and is currently on a quest to play at 40 golf courses in the Philippines. He uses his experience as a Marketing Consultant in the real world to drive traffic and increase exposure for GolfPH.

Golf Poser

Golf Poser

Since starting golf at the age of 11, golf has been a huge passion for Andy. So much, that in 2007, he decided to quit his job and start a golf fashion clothing and footwear company from his bedroom full time. Andy is now the proud owner/director of Golfposer.com, an international golf designer apparel and footwear company based in Linlithgow, Scotland.

Harry Syles

Harry Syles

Harry is the Editor-in-Chief of GolfPH. A self confessed geek that plays in the low tens, he can easily be found at the Army driving range seen hitting his 5 iron 200 yards (followed by a 5 yard dribble with the same club). When Harry is at the wheel, there isn’t a golf course in Luzon that he can’t reach in 1 hour. Harry hobbies include sampling the latest golf equipment and reviewing new golf courses… the tougher, the longer, the harder the course, the better.

Henry Chan

Henry Chan

Henry Chan is an experienced corporate road warrior and avid sport enthusiast, who's love for golf started at a young age. He spent countless hours of his childhood at the driving range perfecting his swing and at the same time training his patience and focus. Now, despite his busy work and travel schedule, he still manages to schedule in 18 holes every so often to continue perfecting his game and shooting for his first hole-in-one! Henry just recently moved to the Philippines in October and is enthused about joining the GolfPH team.

Jake Ong

Jake Ong

Jake Ong is a veteran of the golf equipment industry specializing in custom club making, shaft performance and club fitting design for many of the top professionals and amatuers in the golf industry.

He is also a certified Class A Clubfitter, KZG Master Fitter, Member of the International Professional Association of ClubFitters (IPAC) and was awarded as one of the 'World's Top 100 Clubfitters' in 2007-2015. Jake is also Managing Director of Custom Clubmakers in the Philippines. He can be reached at [email protected] or [email protected].

Justine Correa

Justine Correa

Michael Howes

Michael Howes

Michael Howes is a G.S.E.B. authorized instructor of "The Golfing Machine" - Director of Instruction "Carter Plantation Golf Course" Springfield, La. - Staff Instructor at Rob Noel Junior Champions Academy of Golf at Money Hill C.C. - SPi Instructor of the SeeMore Putter Institute - Featured Writer GolfWRX Teaching philosophy: "My approach to swing instruction is rooted in solid facts and alignments that produce great ball flight. We will work together on adding these all-important elements of power and consistency to your game while maintaining the individualism and art of your swing." Work on your swing from anywhere in the world - NO software needed.

More details at :

www.howesgolf.com
www.youtube.com/cedarstreetgolf

Paul Creasey

Paul Creasey

Paul Creasey is a Golf Teaching Professional and member of the PGA of Great Britain.Originally from England, he has lived, taught and played the game extensively throughout Europe, South East Asia and the United States. He presents over 25 years experience playing and 15 years teaching the game to golfers of all skill levels, young and old, male and female. Paul is now residing in Manila where he offers a diverse array of lesson packages, coaching clinics and individually tailored golf learning experiences. For further information feel free to drop him a line, send him a message or just follow his thoughts, he’s always here to help.

Scott Hogan

Scott Hogan

Scott Hogan is a PGA Class A Certified Professional and is also a recipient of the GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professionals award for 2014. His style of coaching has helped golfers breakdown barriers and shoot their lowest scores ever. Scott is the author of “The Journey to Understanding” which is available for Kindle on Amazon. He is also an Assistant Coach for the United States National Junior Team. For more information about Scott, please visit www.scotthogangolf.com or click here to read his full profile.

Shiela Agbon

Shiela Agbon

GolfPH - Office Team Leader

Sylvester van Huisstede

Sylvester van Huisstede

Sylvester van Huisstede – Sylvester is a Dutch Business Development expert and a dedicated golf enthusiast. He resided in the Philippines where his wife is from and is now living in Cambodia. He also founded the Cambodia Golf Today Magazine with goals to develop golf in Cambodia and promote Cambodia as an upcoming golf destination in South East Asia.

The GolfPH Team

The GolfPH Team

GolfPH is a Golf Digital Media Company started back in 2009. We create, produce and publish articles ranging from Local golf news, tournaments, tips, courses and travel. Since then, we have been a resource for Golfers all over the Philippines and abroad and hope to contribute in growing the wonderful game of golf here in the Philippines.

The GolfPH Team

The GolfPH Team