Skip Guss

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.



Teaching Credentials

  • PGA Professional
  • PGA of America: Class “A” Member (elected 1982)
  • Golf Digest Best Teacher in State since 2013
  • Golf Channel Academy Coach
  • 2014 Teacher of the Year, New England PGA
  • Certified Golf Psych instructor

Playing Experience

  • Currently instructing US Open Champion
  • 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)
  • Former students include LPGA, PGA and Champions Tour tournament winners as well as a U.S. Amateur champion and a Walker Cup member.
  • Women’s Golf Coach, College of the Holy Cross, 2014-2015