We offer Private Individual Instruction, Private Group Instruction, Beginner Golf Clinics, Short Game Clinics, One Day Specialty Clinics, and Corporate Golf Clinics.
Tom Ellis, PGA
PGA Head Professional
Tom started his professional career with the PGA TOUR's TPC Network in 2000. He spent 10 years working as an Assistant Professional at various TPC golf properties throughout the country and most recently served as the Head Professional at TPC Boston. Following the TPC Network, Tom spent three years as a PGA Professional at one of the most recognized private-equity clubs in New England, Salem Country Club. In 2012, Tom was selected to manage the golf and club operations at Brookline Golf Course.
Tom has over 15 years of experience teaching players of all skill levels and enjoys promoting the game with the goal in mind for all students to improve while enjoying the learning process. Tom's specialty is teaching the short-game to players of all skill levels. Additionally, Tom specializes in custom Titleist club fittings.
John Geraci, PGA
PGA Assistant Professional
John grew up in Newton, MA and started his love for the game of golf at a young age while serving as a caddy at nearby Charles River Country Club. After graduating from Catholic Memorial High School, John played collegiate golf at Stetson University in Deland, FL.
Following college, John began his PGA career working as an Assistant Golf Professional at Wollaston Golf Club in Milton, MA for six seasons. In 2001, John decided to regain his amateur playing status and spent the next several years competing in state and regional golf tournaments with his best finish coming in the 2004 Massachusetts Amateur where he reached the match play round of 16. John's playing experiences and experience working with many great instructors has provided him with a great approach and knowledge for teaching the game of golf.
John resides in Newton, MA with his wife Cristin and their two children, Tom and Caroline.
PGA Assistant Professional
Nick, a Level 3 PGA Apprentice, grew up in Watertown, MA, and spent much of his childhood as a caddie at Oakley Country Club. He began his PGA career working in the bag room at The Country Club, and soon after worked as an Assistant Golf Professional at Vesper Country Club in Tyngsboro, MA, and John’s Island Club in Vero Beach, FL.
Nick has previously served as an Assistant Coach for the BB&N High School Golf Team, as well as the Lawrence High School Golf Team. He has worked with kids of all ages for years and enjoys getting young people into golf so he can grow the game.
Nick currently resides in Newton with his wife, Angela and their daughter, Cecily.
Brookline Golf Academy is located at the Putterham Golf Course in Brookline, MA. Lessons take place at the driving range, putting green or on the golf course. Please check in at the pro shop at least 10 minutes prior to your lesson.