pronghorn academy staff

Academy experiences are created by Founder Jeff Ritter along with our team of professionals in golf performance, mindset, fitness and nutrition. Leaders in the world of human development, our coaches have helped countless clients across the globe elevate their game and activate their lifestyle on and off the course. Developing entertaining and insightful content across a variety of media platforms, academy team members have been featured on Golf Channel, Golf Digest, FOX Sports, ESPN, The Katie Couric Show, Men’s Health, PGA Tour Sirius XM Radio, Wall Street Journal, Reader’s Digest, Runner’s World, Women’s Health & US News and World Report.

Pronghorn Academy @ Pronghorn Resort - Jeff Ritter

about jeff ritter – director of instruction   

Jeff Ritter is Director of Pronghorn Academy and Founder of MAKE THE TURN Performance LLC. Named one of the Best Teachers in America by Golf Digest, as well as ranked among the Top 30 Teachers in America by Golf Tips magazine, Ritter is an expert communicator with an impressive pedigree working with top amateurs, elite juniors, collegiate standouts as well as players on the professional tours. An accomplished coach, author and speaker, Jeff is known for his unique approach to teaching the game. His passion for inspiration, body health and mental flexibility has set him apart as a purveyor of not only playing well but living well. A consistent presence in the world of golf media, Jeff is a regular featured guest on Golf Channel appearing on programs such as Morning Drive. In 2016 he was host of PGA National Instruction Day on Golf Channel, the most watched golf instruction event in history. In 2014 he created the MAKE THE TURN Weekly Challenge Series for Golf Digest TV. The program was the most successful series on the Golf Digest platform, garnering 20 million viewers. In addition to his role at Pronghorn, Jeff is also National Director of NIKE Junior Golf Camps overseeing 120 locations throughout North America.  His inspiring perspective on game and lifestyle development has Jeff traveling internationally to share the MAKE THE TURN message of living more powerfully through the game of golf.