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ABOUT US

GOLF ACADEMY

HISTORY

The Ironworks Golf Academy was created by the Beloit Club and Ironworks Golf Lab management to satisfy the demand for player development programs that involve instruction, coaching, and club fitting. Our team of PGA/LPGA instructors and coaches have demonstrated a recognized ability to create significant and sustained improvement with students, and they show a clear passion for their craft.

Meet the Team
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PAMELA SALADINO

LPGA INSTRUCTOR

Pamela is a LPGA Certified Instructor and Club Fitter for the Ironworks Golf Academy. Pamela is an accomplished player that won a high school state championship and a NCAA Division II National Championship. She graduated from Lynn University with an MBA in Sports and Athletic Administration. Pamela is the driving force behind IGA’s popular women’s programs and her passion for growing women in the game of golf is unmatched. Pamela was voted a Top 50 coach by US Kids Golf in 2020 and acts as our site director for the popular LPGA Girls Golf Program. She is a strong mentor to any female looking to learn the game of golf or take their game to the next level. Her personal joy is seeing each of her students accomplish their goals.


Mentors: Steve Murray (Forest Hills)

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GORDIE JOHNSON

CERTIFIED MASTER CLUB FITTER

Gordie is a Certified Club Fitter for the Ironworks Golf Academy. Gordie is here to deliver a best-in-class club fitting experience to golfers of all abilities. He has over 17 years of club fitting experience, ranging from Callaway National Fitting Team, Titleist Fitting Tech, Ping Fitting Tech, Golfsmith Master Club Fitter, PGA Superstore Tour Van Experience Master Club Fitter and SeeMore Putter Institute Fitter/Instructor. He has also participated as a fitter for various manufacturers at the John Deere Classic Pro-Am (TPC Deere Run), WGA Fitting Team (Conway Farms), PGA Championship (Whistling Straits) and BMW Championship (Cog Hill). He has 20+ years experience in the fitness/rehab profession with an emphasis on golf specialty exercises, as well as strengthening and preventative programs. He also carried certifications in fitness training, fitness therapy and post-surgical rehab, as well as working as a PTA in clinical settings. Gordie is here to help members achieve their goals and serve as an integral part of our Junior Academy!

AFFILIATIONS

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The Ironworks Golf Academy is one of few Premier Fitting Centers in the state with Titleist and TaylorMade. Premier Fitting Centers feature partners who make club fitting the centerpiece of their daily selling activities. The centers are equipped with over 5,000 club combinations and utilize launch monitors to offer a high level of service for golfers who want an in-depth and thorough fitting experience.

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