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Rick Hunter, PGA


 
Accomplishments & Awards
  • Winner 18 So. Cal. PGA Tournaments
  • 1998 Inland Empire PGA Chapter Champion
  • Champions Tour, Assoc. Member 1999-2005
  • 2000 So. Cal. Section Sr. Match Play Champion
  • 2001, 2004 I.E. PGA Chapter Sr. Champion
  • 2006 I.E. PGA Chapter Teacher of the Year
  • 2008, 2011 I.E. PGA Chapter Jr. Golf Leader
  • 2008, 2011, 2012 U.S. Kids Top 50 Teacher
  • 2013 U.S. Kids Top 50 Master Teacher
Welcome To My Website!

Rick Hunter has been a Class A, PGA member for 24 years and the Director of Instruction at El Prado Golf Courses in Chino, California since 2006.

Rick has learned many of his teaching and playing skills from America’s top golf teachers, his peers in Southern California, and his many competitors.  All of his experiences have helped Rick develop his own teaching philosophy called “THE IMPACT GOLF SWING SYSTEM.”

Rick is a nationally recognized junior teacher having earned the U.S. Kids Top 50 Teacher of the Year award three times (2008, 2011, 2012). In 2013 he received his highest teaching honor.  The USKids Top 50 MASTER Kids Teacher award. He has also been honored with numerous Southern California teaching and playing awards.  Rick has taught many successful young golfers, including three students who have won five Calloway Jr. World Championships.

As owner of “Rick Hunter’s Jr. Golf Academy,” Rick gives private and group lessons, special clinics, and golfing opportunities for youngsters’ ages 7 – 17.



Arnold Palmer statue unveiled at The King's Palm Springs hangout last week

22 Jan 2018 18:48:51 Z

This impressive Arnold Palmer statue was unveiled at The King's Palm Springs hangout last week before the CareerBuilder Challenge

Blayne Barber started a drive to help caddie who suffered critical head injury. Here's how you can help

22 Jan 2018 18:48:51 Z

Blayne Barber started a drive to help caddie who suffered critical head injury. Here's how you can help

Tiger Woods, Torrey Pines and a potential comeback equal deja vu

22 Jan 2018 18:48:51 Z

Tiger Woods, Torrey Pines and a potential comeback equal deja vu

The last time the Twin Cites had a Super Bowl, Minnesota was the center of the sports world

22 Jan 2018 18:48:51 Z

From the second half of May 1991 to April 1992 -- a span of less than 11 months -- the Twin Cities hosted the U.S. Open, the Stanley Cup Finals, the World Series, the Super Bowl and the Final Four

PGA Tour pro Zac Blair is still buying golf shoes on eBay

22 Jan 2018 18:48:51 Z

PGA Tour pro Zac Blair is still buying golf shoes on eBay

The only thing better than this Aussie cricket catch is the indecipherable post-match interview

22 Jan 2018 18:48:51 Z

After this incredible cricket catch, two Adelaide Strikers went full Aussie.

This week in overly dramatic UConn Women's Basketball storylines: The Huskies bounce back from a recent "struggle"

22 Jan 2018 18:48:51 Z

This week in overly dramatic UConn Women's Basketball storylines: The Huskies bounce back from a recent "struggle"

Jimmy Garoppolo got 79,000 Gs for the Patriots making the Super Bowl

22 Jan 2018 18:48:51 Z

Jimmy Garoppolo is no longer a New England Patriot, but he's still getting paid like one.

Gus Kenworthy just qualified for the 2018 Winter Olympics. Here’s why that matters

22 Jan 2018 18:48:51 Z

Ski slopestyle star Gus Kenworthy just qualified for the 2018 Winter Olympics...but that's only the half of it.

The Americans should be careful what they say about the Ryder Cup. It could come back to haunt them

22 Jan 2018 18:48:51 Z

Three big wins over the weekend by Europeans suggest that all this talk about the U.S. having their way at the Ryder Cup in September might be premature

Curtis Strange rips Jon Rahm and Andrew Landry for their playoff interactions

22 Jan 2018 18:48:51 Z

Curtis Strange rips Jon Rahm and Andrew Landry for their playoff interactions

Jon Rahm's short swing is long on power

22 Jan 2018 18:48:51 Z

It's OK to have swing quirks if they match up

Time Capsule: It's 4 p.m. Sunday, I believe the Jaguars might win, and it feels great

22 Jan 2018 18:48:51 Z

Time Capsule: It's 4 p.m. Sunday, I believe the Jaguars might win, and it feels great

Titleist unveils Bob Vokey's latest wedge creations

22 Jan 2018 18:48:51 Z

For Bob Vokey, even at 79 years of age, wedge design is never done. That is evident in the creation of his new Titleist Vokey SM7 wedges.

Rahm's triumph, Rory's positive return and the latest odds on Tiger's comeback: What you missed this weekend

22 Jan 2018 18:48:51 Z

Rahm's triumph, Rory's positive return and the latest odds on Tiger's comeback: What you missed this weekend

Jon Rahm defeats Andrew Landry on fourth playoff hole for second career PGA Tour win at the CareerBuilder Challenge

22 Jan 2018 18:48:51 Z

Jon Rahm defeats Andrew Landry on fourth playoff hole, with a birdie, for second career PGA Tour win at the CareerBuilder Challenge

What will Jon Rahm do for an encore? We've got a pretty good idea

22 Jan 2018 18:48:51 Z

What will Jon Rahm do for an encore? We've got a pretty good idea

The clubs Jon Rahm used to win the CareerBuilder Challenge

22 Jan 2018 18:48:51 Z

Jon Rahm won the CareerBuilder Challenge with a bogey-free round on Sunday and a bag full of TaylorMade clubs.

Vegas doesn't think Tiger Woods will make the cut at Torrey Pines, according to latest odds

22 Jan 2018 18:48:51 Z

Tiger Woods makes his first official PGA Tour start in a year. But according to oddsmakers, the 14-time major winner will struggle

While everyone preps for Tiger's return, Rory McIlroy begins one of his own

22 Jan 2018 18:48:51 Z

Rory McIlroy re-charged during a three-month break and looked rested and ready during his 2018 debut in Abu Dhabi

CBS' Patriots-Jaguars teaser featuring John Malkovich will get you fired up to watch football like never before

22 Jan 2018 18:48:51 Z

CBS' Patriots-Jaguars teaser featuring John Malkovich will get you fired up to watch football like never before

They are greasing light poles with Crisco in Philadelphia to prevent Eagles fans from climbing them

22 Jan 2018 18:48:51 Z

They are greasing light poles with Crisco in Philadelphia to prevent Eagles fans from climbing them

A confident Sergio Garcia wins going away in Singapore

22 Jan 2018 18:48:51 Z

Sergio Garcia played 27 holes on Sunday and didn't make a bogey as went on to win the Singapore Open by five strokes in his first start in 2018

Defending champ Tommy Fleetwood steals the show—and the title—in Abu Dhabi with a closing 65

22 Jan 2018 18:48:51 Z

Tommy Fleetwood shot a closing 65—with a 30 on the back nine—to swoop past Ross Fisher and Rory McIlroy and win in Abu Dhabi for a second straight year

A (possibly) leaked internal memo on how to make golf less boring

22 Jan 2018 18:48:51 Z

A (possibly) leaked internal memo on how to make golf less boring

Jerry Kelly capitalizes on Colin Montgomerie's last-hole mistakes to win the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai

22 Jan 2018 18:48:51 Z

Jerry Kelly capitalizes on Colin Montgomerie's last-hole mistakes to win the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai

Austin Cook shoots eight-under 64 to grab one-shot lead at the CareerBuilder Challenge

22 Jan 2018 18:48:51 Z

Austin Cook's 64 at La Quinta Country Club earned him the solo lead in Palm Springs.

The Lakers made history with the worst stat imaginable, and still won

22 Jan 2018 18:48:51 Z

The Lakers made history with the worst stat imaginable, and still won

Rory McIlroy one off the lead in Abu Dhabi yet he looks like the man to beat on Sunday

22 Jan 2018 18:48:51 Z

After a more than three-month layoff, Rory McIlroy is just a stroke back of the leaders at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship—and looks like he's the man to beat

Jon Rahm one back of leader Andrew Landry at the CareerBuilder Challenge

22 Jan 2018 18:48:51 Z

Jon Rahm followed his career-low 62 with a second-round five-under 67 and sits one back of Andrew Landry.