Meet the Staff

CHRIS LEATHERMAN, Director of Instruction

Chris LeathermanChris is the Owner and Director of Instruction at Leatherman Golf Learning Center. He is a Class "A" Member of the PGA of America. Chris has been teaching professionally for 23 years and has 33 years of competitive playing experience. He is a member of the PGA Presidents Council for growing the game of golf. Chris teaches players of all ages and skill levels. His teaching philosophy is based on a thorough understanding of the five basic fundamentals of golf. This simplistic approach builds the foundation for a reliable, natural golf swing which produces accuracy, control, consistency, and effortless power.

LINDA JOCHIM, Senior Instructor

Linda JochimLinda is a Class "A" Member of the LPGA Teaching & Club Professional Division. Prior to joining Leatherman Golf Learning Center in 2002, she coached the Varsity Girls Golf Team at Cincinnati's Mt. Notre Dame High School for 6 years. Taking the team to two state tournaments within 5 years of starting a team, Linda was awarded "Coach of the Year" honors from two different Athletic Associations in Ohio. Being a golfer who started later in life, her competitive experience was mostly amateur, winning six Club Championship Titles in Ohio and North Carolina. She is Director of the Junior Academy, as well as an instructor of Golf 101 Classes (both co-ed and women only). Linda is available for private lessons for men, women, and junior golfers; along with corporate, private, and junior clinics.

CLINT ANDERSON, Staff Instructor

Clint AndersonClint is an assistant golf professional and has 16 years golf experience. He is a Class "A" Member of the PGA of America. He also studied at the International Junior Golf Academy on Hilton Head Island, played competitively for Wittenberg University in Ohio, and worked at exclusive clubs along the east coast. He is a graduate of the Professional Golf Management Program of Queens University in Charlotte, NC and has also caddied on the Nationwide Tour. His fundamental knowledge of the game will provide a solid base for any skill level golfer. Clint is available for club repair, club fitting and lessons for all ages and skill levels from beginner to advanced. 



CURTIS EUDY, Certified Club Fitter

Curtis EudyCurtis started in the golf business in 1997, when he was hired by the Sports Authority to open the golf department of their newest store in Myrtle Beach, SC. Two years later, he joined Golf Dimensions as a club supervisor at their south store in Myrtle Beach. After completing courses in advanced club repair and club fitting, he moved back to Charlotte in 2002 and joined Mark Davis at the Effortless Golf Shop in Pineville, NC. In 2008, the business was sold to Leatherman Golf and he stayed on as a club fitter and repair technician. Curtis has been certified as a Club Fitter by Ping, Titleist, Wilson, and Callaway. He has also been recognized as a Top 100 Club Fitter by KZG.