Staff Instructor, Mike Bender Golf Academy
The Mike Bender Golf Academy is very pleased to announce that Mr. Kipp Keuter has joined the staff at MBGA as a full-time coach in June 2022! Originally from the state of Iowa, Kipp graduated from Iowa State University as a double major in Business Management and Logistics. Since college, Kipp has worked at some top-ranked world class golf facilities throughout the world and has been coaching for over 10 years now.
To better understand Kipp’s background and where he has come from, here are just a few of his career achievements and some of his professional mentors thus far:
He is a PGA of America Class A professional, since 2012
Coach Kipp has extensive knowledge of Mike Bender’s teaching philosophy and preferences of coaching
Trained full time for 2 years with Jim McLean and his Top 100 Lead Master Instructors in Dallas, Texas
Kipp is a Jim Hardy Plane Truth certified instructor since 2015
Most recently, Kipp finished over 5 years of coaching all around Southeast Asia and was an Elite Master Instructor at TPC Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia
Prior to working in Southeast Asia, Coach Kipp spent 8 years working at Kapalua Resort (Host of PGA Tour’s Sentry Tournament of Champions) on the island of Maui
Kipp is proficient and certified to coach with a number of cutting edge technologies including :
o SAM Putt Lab
o Hack Motion
Coach Kipp believes that each student needs to understand themselves and their swing, commit completely to the solution and enjoy the improvement process. If these ingredients are in place, anyone with the proper guidance can reach their golfing goals whether that is playing professionally, lowering their current handicap and/or just having a ton of fun on the golf course. Kipp enjoys working with players of all abilities from the High-Performance Juniors to the Weekend Golfer, or just anyone looking to pick up the game and have fun!
Coach Kipp has a deep passion for coaching and will be a key asset to helping our students achieve their golfing goals here at the Mike Bender Golf Academy!