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Instructors

Wayne Flint, PGA Professional
Director of Instruction

Wayne has taught a player on every professional tour. His players have played in every major professional championship. Wayne’s students include:

  • Nationwide Tour standout Gary Christian, who recently earned his 2012 PGA Tour card
  • Brian Gay
  • Jason Dufner
  • Jay Hobby
  • Iain Steele

Wayne has taught two Hall of Fame golfers, the Finalist in the USGA Pub Links, a male and female Finalist in the USGA Mid Am Championship, an NCAA 1st team all American, as well as champions on numerous smaller professional and amateur tours. He has taught four individuals who have shot 60 in competitive rounds of golf.

Wayne is a two time PGA Teacher of the Year for the Dixie Section (1993 & 2002), and has been a member of the PGA since 1987. Wayne has been nominated numerous times for Golf Magazine’s Top 100 Teachers and has been selected as one of Golf Magazine’s Top 400 Teachers in the United States for the year 2001.

Wayne has coached over 200 collegiate players and has taken over 100 high school players and transitioned them into college golfers. He has also been published in Golf Digest Magazine and frequently appears on the Dewsweepers Golf Show.

Wayne was selected for the 2016 FCG Top 50 Elite Junior Golf Coaches in USA Award!


Max Doster, PGA
Player Development Director

205.601.2077
max.doster@honoursgolf.com

Max has been Adaptive Golf certified by the 2015 PGA of America Nation Patriot Award recipient David Windsor, PGA. He has also been BioSwing Dynamics certified by the 2016 PGA of America Nation Teacher of the Year Award recipient and PGA of America Hall of Fame Instructor Mike Adams, PGA. Also involved in the teaching of the BioSwing Dynamics Ceritification was Dr. Scott Lynn (Lead Biomechanists for Swing Catalysts), Dr. David Wright, PGA (Wright Balance), and E.A. Tichler, PGA.

Max has shadowed over 150 lessons by 2002 PGA Dixie Section Teacher of the Year Wayne Flint, PGA. He has conducted over 5,000 lessons with over 500 people across 7 adult and junior player development programs since January 2014.

Max is a private lessons instructor and a Get Golf Ready lead instructor. His other roles include Nike Summer and Winter Junior Camps Director and Lead Instructor as well as PGA Junior League Team Captain and Lead instructor. He was a Snag Golf Lead Instructor at Lifetime Fitness in Vestavia Hills and is an Adjunct Professor of the Kinesiology Golf Class Elective at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

His Awards & Achievements:

  • 2014 PGA Dixie Section Award Nominee | Youth Player Development
  • 2015 PGA Dixie Section Award Nominee | Youth Player Development
  • 2015 PGA Dixie Section AL Chapter Award Recipient | Youth Player Development

Chris Cronenwett, PGA
Instructor

205.873.1970
chriscronenwett@gmail.com

Chris has been a four-year letterman at the University of Detriot for collegiate golf. He has played on several mini tours including the Emerald Coast Tour throughout the 1990's. Chris began teaching at TPC of Michigan in 1992 under TPC Head of Instruction Jay Lumpkin.

Chris studied under Wayne Flint, PGA since 2011. He has held many roles in the golf industry before coming to Highland Park to teach full time in February 2016.