Gary first became a certified ASMF Sports Conditioner in 1983. In 1985 commenced his Professional Golf Association Apprenticeship, becoming a Full P.G.A. Australia Member in 1987. Upon completion of his P.G.A Apprenticeship Gary has focused on the performance aspects of golf, primarily in the areas of teaching and equipment technology. Gary is currently the Head Golf Instructor for the United States Golf Fitness Association and the Golf and Fitness Director for the Hilton Sandestin Beach and Golf Resort.
Previous to these positions Gary was R & D / Custom Club Manager for the Golf Club Division of Spalding Sports Worldwide. Responsibilities included component, material and competitive analysis through human and robotic testing. As well facilitating the custom fitting of the Hogan, Topflite and Spalding equipment lines to the P.G.A Tour and Advisory Staff and teaching the "Custom Fitting Certification" course for the P.G.A.
Gary has conducted clinics and seminars for numerous International Professional Golf Associations and organizations including major corporations such as Nippon Industries Japan, Mercedes Benz Germany as well as Conrad Jupiter and Hilton Hotels and Resorts. As the Head Golf Instructor for the USGFA, Gary works with therapists, trainers, and coaches whose athletes goals vary from seniors looking to prolong their sporting participation to Professionals and World Champions competing and winning at the highest level.
Gary's teaching philosophy is that sport specific conditioning and functional athletic development skills, combined with correct swing mechanics and equipment fitted to the individuals body type is essential for all golfers to perform at their best.