- Class A LPGA
- Certified Club Fitter
President's Lifetime Achievement Award from President Barack Obama for her lifelong commitment to building a stronger nation through volunteer service
Oneda was named to the LPGA Top 50 Best Teachers list in 2017-2020
She was named the 2012 LPGA Southeast Section Teacher of the Year
Club Fitter of the year for 2015 by the African American Golfer's Digest
Oneda Castillo is a much sought after golf coach, golf Consultant, and motivational speaker from Fayetteville, GA. She serves as a Global Education Instructor for the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) and Director of Golf for the Women in Golf Foundation. Oneda's had a personal quest to play golf in all 50 states for the past few years. She conquered the links in her 50th state on January 13, 2018, at the world famous Kapalua Golf Course in Lahaina, Hawaii. Ironically, this occurred on the same day as the fake missile notification in Hawaii, which garnered her participation in another historic event. She shared all the exciting details of her journey with the LPGA Women's Network in this video.
Oneda is a Class A LPGA Teaching Professional and member of the African American Golfers Hall of Fame. She joined the LPGA in 1997. In 2003, she became the third African American women golfer to achieve Class A status as a LPGA Teaching and Club Professional (T&CP). As of 2018 she is still one of just a few African American women golfers to become a LPGA Teaching Professional.
Oneda is also a huge advocate and participant with adaptive golf. She spends countless hours providing golf instruction and encouragement to individuals with disabilities.
Oneda was awarded the President's Lifetime Achievement Award from PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA for her lifelong commitment to building a stronger nation through volunteer service.
Oneda was named to the LPGA Top 50 Best Teachers list in 2017-2020. She was named the 2012 LPGA Southeast Section Teacher of the Year. She is also a certified Club Fitter and had the honor of being selected as Club fitter of the YEAR for 2015 by the African American Golfer's Digest.