Bruce began his golf career after graduating from the Professional Golf Management program at Arizona State University. After gaining his Class A status with the PGA of America, he was fortunate to work at several of Tucson’s premier golf course’s, including Tucson Country Club where he ran the Junior Golf Program. While at Ventana Canyon Resort he was a staff instructor for the Ventana Canyon Golf School.
Bruce’s career has also included time working for Troon Golf Management at Sun Valley Resort’s Elkhorn, in his home state of Idaho, and as a private PGA Teaching Professional for some of China’s top-ranked junior players in San Diego, Calif., where he took one student to top honors at the Callaway Junior worlds.
Bruce currently divides his time between Klamath Falls and Mendocino, Calif., where he coaches the Mendocino High School golf team. Bruce considers the Running Y Golf Course one of the best and he is honored to be part of the Running Y family as the Director of Instruction.
Bruce was mentored by some of the Southwest’s top-rated instructors and his teaching is influenced by golf methods of both past and present. He is a true student of the game and incorporates historic principals, basic fundamental and modern methods of motion and analysis in his instruction.
A patient and devoted instructor, Bruce enjoys working with golfers of all ages and abilities. He strives to individualize each lesson to help his students better understand their own game and enjoy the challenges of golf.
Bruce is married to his loving wife, Amy.