Larry Rinker

Larry started playing the game of golf at the age of 6. He received a full golf scholarship to the University of Florida where he won the Doug Beldon Award (Most Outstanding Graduation Athlete, Univ. of FL), named two-time ALL-SEC, and became Southeastern Conference Champion. In 1980, Larry won six tournaments and was voted mini-tour player of the year by Golfweek Magazine. In 1981, he qualified for the PGA Tour at the last Spring School at Disney World with Payne Stewart, Denis Watson, Clarence Rose and Mark Calcavecchia. In 1984, he finished second at New Orleans finishing 60th on the season’s money list.

Larry would make the top 125 the next ten years and 12 times overall. His best year was 1985 when he finished 30th on the money list, had six top tens, and led the TOUR in eagles. He also led the PGA Tour in putting in 1990. Larry is considered by his peers to be one of the games best short game coaches. He has 525 PGA Tour starts with 283 made cuts. Larry spends the winter teaching golf in Orlando, Florida at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club and the summer at Red Sky Golf Club in Wolcott, Colorado as the Director of Instruction.