Julio Nutt, Lead Master Instructor at Jim McLean Golf School, Biltmore Hotel

Jim McLean - Golf Achivements


  • PGA Master Professional (1990)
  • Instruction Editor and Senior Advisor, The Golf Channel.
  • Has led over 70 national teaching workshops for the PGA Featured speaker at all 5 National PGA Teaching Summits Master Instructor for Golf Magazine, 1990-1997
  • Instruction Writer for Golf Illustrated
  • The "Eight Step Swing" was ranked by Sports Illustrated as one of the Top instruction books.
  • Played at 2 U.S. Open Championships
  • Played at the 1972 Masters (made cut)
  • College All-American, University of Houston 
    Winner Northwest Open, 3 time winner Pacific Northwest Amateur Pacific Coast Amateur Champion
  • Winner of more than 45 Junior and Amateur Titles Winner
  • Winner, 1989 National Skins Game Pro-Am Winner
  • Winner Metropolitan Pro-Assistant Championship
  • 9 Master Instructors who have worked for Jim McLean at Doral have been named to America's "Top 100 Instructors"

Professional Experience:

  1975 - 1979 Teaching Professional Westchester CC, 
  1979 - 1982 Head Professional, Sunningdale CC,     
  1983 - 1987 Head Professional, Quaker Ridge GC,     
  1987 - 1988 Director of Golf, Tamarisk CC, Rancho Mirage, CA
  1988 - 1993 Director of Golf, Sleepy Hollow CC, Scarborough

Teaching Credentials/ Awards:

  1998 PGA South Florida Section Teacher of the Year
  1996 PGA South Florida Section Teacher of the Year
  1994 PGA National Teacher of the Year
  1986 Metropolitan PGA Teacher of the Year
  1987 Metropolitan PGA Horton Smith Award

Author of Top Selling Instructional Books and Videos

The X-Factor II (DVD)
Golf Warm-Ups (DVD)
Ben Hogan, A Swing for a Lifetime (DVD)
Complete Idiots Guide to Improving Your Short Game
Golf School
The X-Factor Golf Swing
The X-Factor (Video)
The Eight Step Swing (Book - revised 2001)
The Eight Step Swing (Video)
The Eight Step Swing (DVD)
Golf Digest Ultimate Book of Drills
Golf Digest Book of Drills
20 Problems/20 Solutions (Video)
The Putters Pocket Companion
Wedge Game Pocket Companion
Swing Thoughts (Video)
The 10 Fundamentals of Modern Swing (Video)
Sam Snead, A Swing for a Lifetime (Video)
Swing Saver (CD-ROM)
The Final Check (3-Video Tape - Korea)
Golf Magazine
Sportware Golf (CD-ROM)