His passion for golf, wealth of knowledge and communication skills allows him to teach all age groups and skill levels. Allen has taught thousands of lessons in his golf teaching career spanning almost two decades. He continues to be a student of the game himself, as he has, for over 40 years.
Allen has been recognized as a Master Instructor of the Impact Zone with Champion’s Tour member and CBS Sports commentator Mr. Bobby Clampett. “Because of his accomplished teaching capability, as well as his incredible ability to create rapport with the students, I have invited him to teach side-by-side with me in my Impact Zone Golf schools.” says Mr. Clampett.
Allen Burton, from Lake Hickory Country Club, has been named to U.S. Kids Golf’s annual list of Master Kids Teachers. The Award recognizes the world’s most outstanding youth golf instructors, and Burton is part of a select group that earned Top 50 accolades three times, making Burton a Master Kids Teacher.
Since 2004, U.S. Kids Golf has honored the best youth golf teachers with the Top 50 Kids Teacher Award. Applicants complete an online survey and winners are chosen based on their contributions to youth golf, such as: experience young golfers; time devoted to teaching youth; innovation, creativity and fun in their programs; communication; parental involvement; use of a well-organized instruction program and overall effort to grow the game.
Allen is also a Certified Instructor of the World’s #1 Green Reading System. Aim Point is a balance of simplicity and scientific accuracy! It will transform your game by teaching you exactly where to aim your putt using the highly accurate, Emmy Award winning Aim Point system! Used by over 50 Division 1 colleges and Pros on all the major Tours worldwide!
Allen uses Trackman Radar technology in his lessons. Trackman Pro measures the full trajectory of any shot, from 6-foot pitches to 400 yard drives, pinpointing the landing position with an accuracy of 1 foot at 100 yards. Delivering state-of-the-art data without using any modeling, Trackman Pro displays the shots actual 3-D trajectory together with 26 impact and ball flight data in real-time. Trackman Golf Radar is an easy to use solution for measuring and analyzing the three-dimensional golf swing and the resulting ball flight. Whether used in a golf lesson or a club fitting, you will get the quantifiable facts as to your quickest ways to improve ball flight and maximize distance and accuracy.