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Denise Lavigne

Boca Raton, FL

The Club at Quail Ridge

Golf is my Passion - My Teaching and Coaching Goals:
Make it a Fun Learning Experience for all levels to make this game enjoyable.

Denise Lavigne
  • LPGA-PGA of Canada Class A
  • Swiss PGA Passive 
  • FIU BSc. in Physical Education
  • TPI CGFI GOLF 3, Coach 2-Power Coach 2-Junior 2
  • Coaching Association of Canada Certified (CAC)
  • Director of Instruction at the Club at Quail Ridge
  • Teacher of the Year (Club Division) PGA Quebec 2012
  • Pro-Shop of the Year award (PGA Quebec) Payer: 
  • Quebec Team and Quebec Champion -1980 
  • 2nd as a JUNIOR AMATEUR and Professional (PGA Canada)
  • Played on US open and many Circuits: USA-Asian-European

Denise is native of Abitibi, Quebec and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education from (FIU) Florida on a Golf Scholarship. She played professional golf on Canadian, European, Asian, and US tour and major tournaments of the LPGA and qualified for the US Open. As an amateur, she was Quebec Champion in 1980 and 3 times runner-up in Canada as a Junior (1973) Amateur (1979) and professional (CPGA tour) in the eighties.

Denise has over 30 years experience in Teaching and Coaching at the Junior, Amateur and Professional level and was the National Swiss Ladies coach in 2010 and regional Junior Coach in Switzerland for 15 Years as well as Quebec Head Coach and for Canadian Games in Golf in 2009. She was the co-founder of Girls and Golf in Switzerland where she taught for 16 Years.

She coached Maude-Aime Leblanc, LPGA tour player and helps many players at he professional level: Nora Angehrn, Raphael de Sousa, Nicolas Sulzer, Gregori Baumann, Roger Furrer, Nicolas Thommen, Sabrina Sapone, Danielle Mills.

Denise was assistant women's Golf Coach at (FAU) Boca Raton, Florida under Hall of Fame Joan Joyce for 2 consecutive years.

Denise just attended the 2019 PGA Teaching and Coaching summit in Orlando and the World Golf fitness summit October 2018 with TPI in Orlando Florida.

She presently teaches at Pinegrove Golf and Country Club and helps one day at Golf Le Mirage as a Teaching & Coaching Professional.
In winter, Denise is based at the Club at Quail Ridge private club as Director of Instruction in Boynton Beach,Florida

Denise's mission: To make learning the game a fun experience!!!

She writes for the Carrefour Floride Magazine ( and Golf Martial Lapointe ( blogue distributed in the USA and Quebec.

For lesson Appointments:
Mobile: (450)-800-2744 & for texts: (561)-445-3379

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