Kellie Stenzel is one of eight women on Golf Magazine's Top 100 Teachers list.
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"I think there’s a place for every woman in golf. You just have to find your niche, whether it’s taking time for yourself to learn, or being out there with your children or at a business outing."
3 of 10Marc Serota / Emerald Dunes Club
Stenzel has published three women's golf books: "The Women's Guide to Golf: A Handbook for Beginners," "The Women's Guide to Consistent Golf," and "The Women's Guide to Lower Scores."
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She has been a teacher for over 15 years, splitting time between New York and Florida.
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The game runs in Stenzel's family. Her grandfather was a PGA Professional and her father played on the PGA Tour.
7 of 10Angus Murray
In her senior year at Furman University in South Carolina, she helped the women's golf team to a second place finish in the NCAA finals. She later played on the Futures Tour, European Tour, Asian Tour, South African Tour and Australian Tour.
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Stenzel runs the Kellie Stenzel Golf Academy at The Town of Palm Beach Golf Course in Palm Beach, Florida.
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"After college, I played as a professional for a few years, and I loved that. But my personality really matches teaching better. So I started teaching shortly out of college, and it really suited me. I get to help people, and I love that."
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"Every day, I’m lucky. I get to spend beautiful days outside with people that I really enjoy. The fun part for me is, the longer I teach, the better I get."
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