Nairn is a PGA Tour & LPGA Tour Golf Coach with Celebration Golf Academy in Celebration, FL, and co-owner of 4 courses. A Scottish PGA Professional born in St. Andrews, Scotland, the Home of Golf, Nairn is a member of the PGA of Great Britain & Ireland and European Golf Teachers Federation. An accomplished player and clubfitter, he captured the professional division of the Wilson World Pro-Am Tournament at Pebble Beach in 2010 and ’13, and was Ping’s National Club Fitter of the Year in 2004 and Regional Clubfitter of the Year in 2009.
Kenny is a life long Ping staff player. "As a junior, to own a set of Pings was expensive, but a worth wild investment." From ametuer to professional Ping sponsored him. As he evolved to teaching and fitting, Ping continued their support. When in america the concept never wavered to the point of going to Phoenix facility, on his second visit, with one of his players, he dicussed building a facility and experience away from Arizona. This is how the ideas of the Studios came to light.
Nairn once served as a PGA Golf Professional at The Gleneagles Hotel in Scotland, site of the 2014 Ryder Cup Matches, won by Europe. He comes certified in TrackMan (Level 3), TPI (Level 2), and Ping’s nFlight Fitting Software. The National Golf Course Owners Association’s Player Development Winner in 2007, Nairn teaches all facets of the game with a strong emphasis on the short game.
Kenny is also one of the hosts of the weekly talk show, “The Leaderboard” on Fox sports radio www.theleaderboard.golf
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