A teaching and playing professional since 1995, Gene J. Walter is the Director of Golf For the Pennsylvania Goof Academy. Most recently, Gene was named the 2020 Tri-State PGA Teacher of the Year.
Prior to PAGA, Gene was the Director of Golf at Pine Creek Golf Center in Allison Park, PA and the Head Teaching Professional at Deer Run Golf Club in Gibsonia, PA. Gene has also provided golf instruction to variety of organizations and non-profits.
An accomplished Tri-State PGA champion and PCAA State Amateur champion, Gene has secured wins locally in the Tri-State PGA and competed nationally on both the Nationwide and Hooters Tours. While competing professionally, Gene devotes much of his time to his students. A varied student base has allowed Gene to instruct thousands of young men and women aspiring to play professionally or to obtain a college scholarship as well as those adults just discovering the game of golf.