Skip Guss has given more than 32,000 golf lessons. His list of clients includes beginners as well as LPGA, PGA Tour and Champions Tour winners and a U.S. Amateur Champion and Walker Cup Member.

An accomplished player, Skip has won as many as 30 individual tournaments during his professional playing career, including the 2005 Rhode Island Senior Open. That same year, he was a qualifying medalist for the 2005 U.S. Senior Open at NCR Country Club in Kettering, OH.

After spending two years at Arizona State University, Skip played on the mini-tours, including the New Zealand Tour, before qualifying to play on the PGA Tour for one season (1977-’78), earning one top-25 finish.

Skip has finished Top 3 in Golf Digest’s Best Teachers in State rankings since 2013. Skip was named New England Section PGA Teacher of the Year in 2014 – a well regarded award in the golf instruction industry.


  • PGA Professional

  • PGA of America: Class “A” Member (elected 1982)

  • Golf Digest Best Teacher in State since 2013

  • 2014 Teacher of the Year, New England PGA

  • Golf Channel Academy Lead Coach, 2015-2019

  • Certified Golf Psych Instructor


  • Currently instructing US Open Champion

  • Women’s Golf Coach, College of the Holy Cross, 2014-2015

  • Former students include LPGA, PGA and Champions Tour tournament winners as well as a U.S. Amateur champion and a Walker Cup member

  • Personally instructed by: Sam Snead (World Golf Hall of Fame), Tom Creavy (1931 PGA Champion), Bob Toski (World Golf Teacher Hall of Fame Member), Jack Grout (Jack Nicklaus’ life-long instructor), Peter Kostis (CBS Golf Analyst)