Director of Instruction
Growing up in St. Albans, WV, Jason fell in love with the game of golf at a young age. He went on to play collegiate golf for Glenville State College before turning pro in 1992.
Sutton is a Golf Magazine Top-100 Teacher and ranked the #4 Best Teacher in North Carolina by Golf Digest. Nicknamed “The Golf Guru” early in his career, Sutton has been teaching and coaching golf for 28 years, including 11 years at The Dana Rader Golf School (now the Ballantyne Golf Academy), which is consistently rated among the top-25 golf schools in the U.S. by Golf Magazine.
Now with more than 28 years of coaching experience, Jason and his wife along with their two kids, reside in Charlotte, NC where Jason is the Director of Instruction at Carmel Country Club. This is where his experience playing golf at a competitive level allows him to specialize in elite juniors, collegiate players along with players on the Korn Ferry Tour, Web.com, Hooters, Swing Thought, PGA Latin America, LPGA and Symetra Tour.
In addition, his podcast, “The Golf Guru Show,” invites top teachers and coaches to share their lessons in success across golf, life and personal development.
Certifications & Affiliations
Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher
Golf Digest Best Teachers In Your State
Wedge Matrix Certified
Scott Cowx Anatomy Toolbox Certified
Golf Smarter Academy Certified
D Plane Certified
K Vest Certified
SAM Putt Lab Putting Expert
Boditrack Pressure Mat Ambassador
Hack Motion Wrist Sensor Expert
US Kids Certified Instructor