Kandi Comer has been mentoring players of all skill levels by providing them with a firm knowledge of the basic fundamentals of the game, with a special emphasis on the short game and course management. Evidenced by her being recognized four straight years by Golf For Women as a Top 50 Teaching Professional, nominated several times for Golf Digest’s Top 100, and a US Kids Top 50 Honorable Mention Instructor she brings to her teaching the lessons learned from some excellent mentors, including the late Davis Love, Jr. Kandi has extended her knowledge of psychology by working with noted sports psychologist Dr. Bob Rotella, and applies that to her work as a golf instructor.
She became the instructor of the LPGA Tour star Dottie Pepper, winner of 17 tour events, including two majors and has coached Leah Wigger while she successfully earned her LPGA credentials. Kandi continues to give her attention to developing up-and-coming talent. Kandi has sent 40+ juniors on to play college golf. She has had players compete in the USGA Juniors, USGA Amateur, USGA Mid-Amateur and the USGA Open. She has developed players to win junior championships, college championships, amateur championships and to win at the professional level. Her proven record speaks for itself and she truly loves developing golfers to be the best they can be.
She was selected as the 2005 PGA Junior Golf Leader of the Year. Thanks to her outstanding record of success, Kandi is now recognized as one of the finest teachers in the game today and recently was named a US Kids Top 50 Junior Instructors.
Kandi developed into one of the finest amateur golfers in the country, culminating in her selection to the U.S. team for the 1986 Curtis Cup. As a professional golfer, Kandi qualified for five U.S. Opens finishing in the top 15 in the 1987 event.
Kandi is a certified Redcord and K-Vest instructor.
Kandi Comer Golf Academy