Bob Madsen has been working at Sycuan Golf Resort (formerly Singing Hills) since 1983. He has been the Director of Instruction there since 1991. In 26 years of teaching full-time, Madsen has instructed numerous exceptional golfers including Byron Meth who played in the 2015 Masters, Howie Knodt, Cavin McCall, Don Eklund who is the 2017 San Diego City Sr. Am Champion, and Dan Sivadge; 2017 Golf Channel Tour Senior National Champion.
Madsen and the large professional Staff at Sycuan are continually introducing novices, coaching players of all skill levels, and athletes with special needs. Their PGA and LPGA professionals offer private, semi-private, and group lessons, intending to have every experience be extraordinary. They support and host Get Ready Golf, the EWGA, local elementary and high schools, Future Champions, and Junior World contestants. One of their featured offerings is THE School of Golf Exclusively for Women.
An avid golf book reader, Bob became a published author in 2015 when he released his own book, “Easy Bogey How To Break 90.” In addition, Madsen has pioneered Swift Walk And Golf, Golf Breakthroughs Golf Schools, Mastering the Skill Sets classes, and premium customized golf schools for hotel guests. At the same time, he maintains an ever-growing social media presence including www.MadsenGolf.com
An accomplished player, Madsen has won all five San Diego Chapter PGA major championships. He’s competed in two PGA Professional National Championships as well as four Open Championship qualifiers in Scotland and England.
Madsen is regularly involved with the PGA as an attendee and presenter at teaching seminars. He is a member of the SCPGA Teaching Committee, Facebook Teachers Huddle, San Diego Chapter Teaching Committee, and San Diego Chapter Special Awards Committee. Madsen is a three-time San Diego Chapter PGA Teacher of the Year. Importantly, Madsen was recently recognized with the 2017 San Diego Chapter Golf Professional of the Year Award.
It is widely known that Bob is a die-hard Dave Matthews fan. Madsen also enjoys tennis, watching Food Network, and being in the kitchen. He is married to Barb. Their son Walker, is a freshman at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Currently a Quarter Century PGA Member, Madsen continues to passionately contribute to PGA Education and to growing the golf instruction programs at his beloved Sycuan.