About Us

Meet Charles F. Chandler III, PGA

Charles has been teaching golf for over 15 years. He started his golf career at Riverview Golf Course in Mesa AZ. He work under PGA Professional Jim Mooney,PGA. Charles moved onto working for Randy Smith, PGA at Royal Oaks Country Club in Dallas TX. For 9 Month Charles was able to watch Randy give over 75 private lessons. He was hired by Jay Frank, PGA to be an Assistant Professional at Sidney Country Club in Sidney, MT. From there he Went on to be a Head Golf Professional at Plentywood Golf Club in Plentywood Mt. He spent 2 years in Plentywood, his hometown then spent a winter teaching golf in Palm Desert California and took the Head Pro position at Watford City Golf Club in Watford City ND. After two years in North Dakota he took over the Head Golf Professional Position at Scotch Pines Golf Club in Payette, ID.

Currently he has the Chandler Golf Academy at Lakeview Golf Club in Meridian Idaho and also serves as the Director of Instruction.

My teaching philosophy is to never stop learning from the best teachers in the world. I love going to the PGA Coaching & Teaching summit in Orlando Florida in the Winter and spend as much time as I can going to education seminars to advance my golf instruction knowledge.

Charlie uses the American Athletic Development Model along with Operation 36 coaching platform to coach players throughout the season. Charlie works with some of the best Fitness professionals in the nation to help develop balance through isometric movements. He has worked with Damon Shelton of Method Athlete in Scottsdale Arizona, Dr. Mark Smith in Palm Spring California, and Ryan Overturf of The Move Project in Dallas Texas.

Some of the PGA tour players Charles had the privilege to watch Randy Smith work with include Justin Leonard, Ryan Palmer, John Rollins, Gary Woodland, Harrison Frazar, Matt Weibring, Martin Flores, Colt Knost and a few more.

During his time working with Method Athlete in Scottsdale he got to work out with Paul Casey.

Fundamentals are the key to great golf, (Grip,Stance,Aim) Short Game is Vital it should never be neglected 75% of practice should be dedicated to Putting, Chipping and Pitching

Why the Eagle?

"Those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles: they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint."

Areas of Focus

  • Putting
  • Short Game
  • Full Swing
  • Fitness
  • Club Fitting
  • Bunker Play
  • Fundamentals
  • Jr. Golf
  • Women's Golf
  • Mental Game
  • Competitive Golf
  • College Prep

Teaching Experience

  • Champions Tour
  • Collegiate Golfers

Teaching Tools

  • Foresight Sports
  • 3D Analysis
  • Video Analysis