Tony Ruggiero – The Dewsweepers Golf Show
Tony began his teaching career at the Perdido Bay Golf Club in Perdido Florida in 2000. From 2001 through 2008 Tony was with the Hank Johnson School of Golf in Destin, Florida at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. In 2009 Tony left Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort to begin teaching at Santa Rosa Golf and Beach Club in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida.
His students include players on the PGA Tour, Champions Tour, and top junior players. Tony worked with Tom Kite during the Boeing Championship at Sandestin. For the past three and a half years Tony has taught Bobby Wyatt of Mobile, Alabama. Bobby was ranked as high as number two in the AJGA Polo Rankings and will continue his college golf career at The University of Alabama. Tony also currently works with multiple PGA Tour winner Nolan Henke.
Tony won the prestigious Edwin Watts Invitational in 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009. He has been published numerous times in Florida Golf Magazine and will be featured in Golf Magazine online. Tony is a frequent guest of Making The Turn on the PGA Tour Channel XM146/Sirius 209.
Currently he is the host of The Dewsweepers Golf Instruction Show now in its 5th year. The Dewsweepers Show is heard nationally on the PGA Tour Network on XM and Sirius Radio as well as a network of terrestrial radio stations throughout the country. The Dewsweepers is an all golf instruction program dedicated to giving golfers of all skill levels access to the best teachers in the game. Tony has benefitted greatly from interviewing these teachers. He considers his biggest teaching influences to be Hank Johnson, Tom Ness, Mark Wood and Wayne Flint. Tony makes lessons simple with his steadfast rule that no student leaves with more one thing to work on afterwards. He strives to make his lessons simple so that students can learn better and play better golf faster.