Legendary Golf Professional
About Wally Armstrong
Wally Armstrong has played professionally and taught golf since 1968, and has conducted clinics and teaching seminars throughout the world. A graduate of the University of Florida, where he earned both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Education, Armstrong was a member of the college golf team and earned All-American recognition in 1966.
A PGA member since 1974, he has competed in more than 300 PGA Tour events. In his first Masters he finished fifth setting a rookie record score of 8 under par. He competed in numerous majors including the British Open, Masters, U.S. Open, PGA Championship and the Tournament Players Championship . During his career Armstrong was a solid frontrunner on the PGA Tour and led in over 30 tournaments, finishing second 4 times and one year finishing 7 times in the top ten. Because of his exceptionally consistent record, he was awarded a lifetime membership to the PGA Tour.
In the last 30 years Wally has concentrated on golf instruction producing 22 golf instructional videotapes selling over 500,000 copies. Armstrong is best noted for teaching the feel of the golf game by the use of familiar objects such as brooms, mops, footballs, Hula-Hoops, hangers, etc. His unique emphasis on visual imagery has proven to be a major breakthrough in the field of golf instruction. Wally has traveled the world doing his creative and fun exhibitions.
In 2010 Wally was inducted into the Indiana Golf Hall of Fame and recently became recognized as one of the top 25 golf instructors in America by Golf Tips Magazine.
Though Wally’s success as a touring golf professional and his teaching the game have been remarkable, his impact on others through his book THE MULLIGAN coauthored by Ken Blanchard has been even more far-reaching.