Head Professional Torrington CC
President CT Section PGA
2014 CT PGA Junior Golf Leader
US Kids Hartford Tour Director
PGA Golf Professional Bob Sparks has taught players of all abilities for 24 years. Bob's education began at The Golf Academy of the South where he graduated third in his class. Bob was elected to PGA membership in 1998 after completing the Golf Professional Training Program with The PGA of America. Bob's area of expertise were noted as Tournament Operations and Teaching. Prior to becoming The Golf Professional at Torrington CC Bob previously worked at Fairview Farm Golf Course, The Hartford Golf Club, and Timacuan Golf Club in Orlando, Fla.
Bob's philosophy in teaching golf begins with an understanding of how the club works. His beliefs are most players are overloaded with too much information, and are not focused enough on what the club is doing at impact (the moment of truth). Bob believes in trying to put more emphasis on the athlete in you instead of the robot in you. Also, the importance of the short game is often taken too lightly for all level of players, and Bob will be quick to tell any amateur player that an improved short game is surely the quickest route to lower scores.