Tony Martinez took up golf as a child in his hometown, Tucson, Arizona. He completed a successful college golf career in 1991, earned his PGA membership in 1994 and relocated to North Texas in 1997.
Tony’s expertise in public golf includes daily operations, management and consultation, course construction, renovations and acquisitions. His personal passion has always been to grow the game with an all-inclusive approach. Tony’s students range from new golfers to professional tour players and highlights include coaching at multiple major championships. He has collaborated with fellow PGA Professionals nationwide to create and implement a nationwide new golfer boot camp.
Tony’s professional accomplishments include past District Director of The PGA of America, past president of The Northern Texas PGA, 2017 Northern Texas PGA Golf Professional of the Year and multiple coaching awards. He served as Chairman of the 2016 PGA Teaching and Coaching Summit and has presented at multiple coaching summits nationwide.
Tony currently resides in Dallas, Texas with his wife, Gretchen and their Goldendoodle, Owen. Their three grown children also live in Dallas, two of whom are pursuing careers in golf.