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PRONGHORN RESORT IN BEND, OREGON

Golf Digest Editor’s Choice
“Best Golf Academies In The West!”

Inspired Purposeful ActioN

To ‘MAKE THE TURN’ is to possess the knowledge, tools and support to go the distance in dedicated pursuits on and off the golf course. Itʼs when goals are authentic and within reach as you play with passion and purpose.

Founded by Golf Digest’s #1 ranked coach in Oregon, Jeff Ritter. ‘MAKE THE TURN’ curriculum utilizes cutting edge practices in learning and skill development to make the road to achievement both simple and doable for every golfer.

An accomplished coach, author and speaker, Ritter is known for his unique approach to teaching the game. His passion for inspiration, body health and mental flexibility has set him apart as a purveyor of not only playing well but living well.

A consistent presence in the world of golf media, Jeff is a regular featured guest on Golf Channel appearing on programs such as Morning Drive. In 2016 he was studio host of PGA National Instruction Day on Golf Channel, the most watched golf instruction event in history. In 2014 he created the MAKE THE TURN Weekly Challenge Series for Golf Digest TV. The program was the most successful series on the Golf Digest platform, garnering 20 million viewers. His inspiring perspective on game and lifestyle development has Jeff traveling internationally to share the MAKE THE TURN message of living more powerfully through the game of golf.

MAKE THE TURN Performance LLC operates in partnership with Pronghorn Resort in Bend, Oregon. 

Pronghorn Golf Resort & Pronghorn Golf Academy

Pronghorn Academy in Bend, Oregon is serviced by Jeff Ritter’s renowned MAKE THE TURN Performance coaching program, as well as the progressive club fitting company True- Spec Golf. Leaders in the world of player development, MAKE THE TURN and True- Spec work seamlessly together to provide you with the tools and support to elevate your game.

Programs are available for adults and juniors, including private coaching,1/2 day masterclass schools, junior camps, plus monthly “membership” based player development initiatives.

Operating out of our state-of-the-art indoor/outdoor learning center, you’ll enjoy a game changing learning experience any time of year at the finest training facility in the Pacific Northwest.

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Jeff Ritter

GOLF DIGEST'S #1 RANKED COACH IN OREGON

Jeff Ritter is Founder and Director of MAKE THE TURN Performance at Pronghorn Academy. The Golf Digest Editor’s Choice as “Best Academies in the West,” Ritter is also ranked as the #1 Coach in Oregon by Golf Digest. A Lead Coach For Golf Channel Academy, as well as ranked among the Top 25 Teachers in America by Golf Tips magazine, Ritter is an expert communicator with an impressive pedigree working with top amateurs, elite juniors, collegiate standouts as well as players on the professional tours.

An accomplished coach, author and speaker, Jeff is known for his unique approach to teaching the game. His passion for inspiration, body health and mental flexibility has set him apart as a purveyor of not only playing well but living well.

A consistent presence in the world of golf media, Jeff is a regular featured guest on Golf Channel appearing on programs such as Morning Drive. In 2016 he was host of PGA National Instruction Day on Golf Channel, the most watched golf instruction event in history. In 2014 he created the MAKE THE TURN Weekly Challenge Series for Golf Digest TV. The program was the most successful series on the Golf Digest platform, garnering 20 million viewers. In addition to his role at Pronghorn, Jeff is also National Director of NIKE Junior Golf Camps overseeing 200 + locations throughout North America.

His inspiring perspective on game and lifestyle development has Jeff traveling internationally to share the MAKE THE TURN message of living more powerfully through the game of golf.

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