Joey Wuertemberger

Get to know a little about Joey

Originally from Richmond, Indiana, Joey is a graduate of Methodist College where he majored in Business Administration with a concentration in Professional Golf Management. After college, Joey had a successful professional career in which he competed on the Golden Bear Tour, Grey Goose Gateway Tour, Tar Heel Tour, Hooters Tour, Canadian Tour, and the PGA Tour Qualifying School.
Since joining Jim McLean Golf Schools in 2006, Joey has become the busiest teacher in the Jim McLean system. Joey began his teaching career at Pinehurst Resort and Spa under Eric Alpenfels and then moved to Hank Haney, both of which are Golf Digest Top 50 and Golf Magazine Top 100 teachers. Joey also mentored under Bill Davis, Director of Instruction and Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher at Jupiter Hills Club in Tequesta, Florida. Joey has had the opportunity to watch or spend time with top teachers such as Chuck Cook, Dave Pelz, Stan Utley, Mike Shannon, Dr. Rick Jensen, Ben Doyle, Pat O’Brien, Todd Anderson and every instructor at the Jim McLean Golf School at Doral.

Playing Accomplishments

  • Five Years Touring Professional Experience – Golden Bear Tour, NGA Hooters Tour, • Tar Heel Tour, Canadian Tour, and Gateway Tour
  • Top 10 on the 2005 Golden Bear Tour Money List
  • Extensive PGA Tour Qualifying School Experience
  • Career Low Round of 59 at Highland Lake Golf Course

Teaching Accomplishments

  • Currently teach players on PGA TOUR, Korn Ferry Tour, LPGA Tour
  • Led player to US Kids World Championship and Runner-Up
  • Led player to 2013 Texas Legends Tour Boys State Victory
  • Players have qualified for the following USGA events: US Men’s and Women’s Open, US Men’s and Women’s Amateur, US Men’s and Women’s Public Links, US Junior Boys and Girls, and US Women’s Four Ball
  • Students have also won notable amateur and junior events, including the  AJGA Thunderbird, Junior PGA, USGA Four-Ball, North South, TJGT, NTPGA and AJGA events
  • Has helped over 100 students receive golf scholarships
  • Golf Digest Top Teachers in State of Texas 2013 – Present
  • Golf Digest Top Young Teachers 2010 – Present
  • PGA TOUR teaching credentials from 2008 – Present
  • Golf Digest “Pros on Demand” 2022
  • My Avid Golfer – “Top Teachers in Dallas” 2010 – Present
  • US Kids Top 50 Teacher – Honorable Mention 2008 – Present
  • Titleist Performance Institute – Level 1 Fitness Expert
  • Titleist Performance Institute – Level 2 Junior Expert
  • Titleist Performance Institute – Level 2 Coaching Expert
  • Certified Golf Coach – Dr. Rick Jensen 2010 – Present
  • Appeared in Golf Digest over 12 times.
  • Jim McLean personal assistant 2005-2007 and #1 busiest teacher in the Jim McLean System from 2007-2019.

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