About Us

Meet Charles Chandler

Charlie started his golf career at Riverview Golf Course in Mesa AZ. He work under PGA Professional Jim Mooney,PGA. After a couple year learning how to play golf from Jim and the crew of assistants at Riverview, Charlie moved onto working for Randy Smith, PGA at Royal Oaks Country Club in Dallas TX. For 9 Month Charlie worked as a Driving Range Attendant and 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 had the Chandler Golf Academy at Lakeview Golf Club in Meridian Idaho and also serves as the Head Golf Professional.

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 utilizes 3D technology with the MySwing Pro System and also uses Blast Connect 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.

His Golf Academy incorporates the Operation 36 Platform for beginning adults and Junior golfers. 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

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