Professional Golf Instructor, PGA

Jake Bader, PGA - Professional Golf Instructor

Jake Bader is a second generation PGA member with the PGA of America, recipient of the "2019 Oregon PGA Youth Player Development Award" and the the "2020 Oregon PGA Player Development Award".  Before joining Colwood, Jake spent the 9 years with GOLFTEC as their director of instruction, where he received their "Top Coach Award" 4 times. Jake began his teaching career in 1996 in Washington, then expanded out to work in various public, private, and resort facilities in Palm Springs, Portland, Lake Tahoe and Mexico. He has also been nominated for various teaching awards throughout his career.

With the use of video and (V1) coaching software, and utilizing his SKYTRAK launch monitor,  Jake has the latest technology to maximize the students' learning experience.

Throughout the years with over 24,000 lessons taught, Jake has had over 50 juniors go on to play collegiately, 13 club champions and over 230 student tournament wins. He also coaches local PGA Pros. Jake believes in coaching to each students own individual goals and utilizing the teaching method that best suites their unique swing and learning style. Jake takes a comprehensive approach with his 5 star instructional program.

5 Instructional Program:

Ball striking

Short game


Course management

Mental approach 


“I really do love working with all levels of players and the rewards of watching them get to their own individual goals while keeping it simple and most importantly fun. There is no greater pleasure than seeing students play to their potential.”

- Jake Bader 

Book your next lesson with Jake here!


Email: [email protected]

Lesson Rate Sheet


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