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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.



Report: PGA Tour close to returning to Detroit; Colonial officially secures long-term sponsorship

24 Apr 2018 00:25:13 Z

Report: PGA Tour close to returning to Detroit, while the Colonial officially secures long-term sponsorship

Jimmy Walker on battling Lyme disease, trying to make another Ryder Cup, and picking his walk-up music

24 Apr 2018 00:25:13 Z

Jimmy Walker on battling Lyme disease, trying to make another Ryder Cup, and picking his walk-up music

Why golf stocks have been faring particularly well of late

24 Apr 2018 00:25:13 Z

Golf stocks continue have fared well in an up-and-down market.

Average hacker humbly withdraws himself from Ryder Cup consideration

24 Apr 2018 00:25:13 Z

Average hacker humbly withdraws himself from Ryder Cup consideration, according to European captain Thomas Bjorn

These photos perfectly capture the moment a high school golfer is attacked by a goose

24 Apr 2018 00:25:13 Z

Got to feel for this kid. He woke up thinking he was going to play golf. He left the course as a meme.

Inbee Park takes over Rolex World No. 1 ranking for first time in three seasons

24 Apr 2018 00:25:13 Z

Inbee Park of South Korea becomes the new No. 1 in the Rolex Women's World Golf Ranking, taking over Shanshan Feng of China.

As hockey loses some of its edge, the original Hanson Brothers are holding on one fist at a time

24 Apr 2018 00:25:13 Z

“We’re not promoting fighting. But if a fight breaks out, so be it.

A parrot will announce a Tampa Bay Buccaneers draft pick this year because why the hell not

24 Apr 2018 00:25:13 Z

Plans to have a parrot announce a Tampa Bay Buccaneers day-three draft pick have been confirmed by the NFL.

Tommy Armour TA1 irons chock full of distance technology through the bag—but at a bargain price

24 Apr 2018 00:25:13 Z

The reenergized brand's new irons feature two different constructions with a high-strength cupface on 4-iron all the way through wedge

Joakim Noah's beard appears to be blonde—and we have a lot of questions about it

24 Apr 2018 00:25:13 Z

Joakim Noah's beard now appears to be blonde—and we have a lot of questions we need to ask about this move

"Borg/McEnroe" and 5 other sports-beef movies Hollywood needs to greenlight

24 Apr 2018 00:25:13 Z

Why stop there?

An 87-year-old millionaire hid a treasure chest in the Rockies and America is losing its mind looking for it

24 Apr 2018 00:25:13 Z

in 2010, Forest Fenn hid a chest full jewels in the Rockies. Eight years later, the search is only just beginning.

Man bitten by a shark, bear and snake within four years poses interesting philosophical question

24 Apr 2018 00:25:13 Z

Man bitten by a shark, bear and snake within four years poses interesting philosophical question

A little fire in Sergio Garcia isn't necessarily a bad thing

24 Apr 2018 00:25:13 Z

At least in seeing Sergio Garcia get upset, there's evidence that he still cares.

The five best players at making birdies on the PGA Tour and the putters they make them with

24 Apr 2018 00:25:13 Z

It usually takes a lot of birdies to win a PGA Tour event. Here are five players capable of producing several of them.

This 21-pitch (Yes, 21!) at-bat deserves its own wing at Cooperstown

24 Apr 2018 00:25:13 Z

This 21-pitch (Yes, 21!) at-bat deserves its own wing at Cooperstown

The best home-run celebration of the year might end up being Carlos Gomez's walk-off on Sunday

24 Apr 2018 00:25:13 Z

The best home-run celebration of the year might end up being Carlos Gomez's walk-off for the Rays on Sunday

There was a "living" statue at Derek Jeter's golf tournament, and the reactions are priceless

24 Apr 2018 00:25:13 Z

There was a "living" statue at Derek Jeter's golf tournament, and the reactions are priceless

Rafael Nadal is better on clay than any athlete has been on anything

24 Apr 2018 00:25:13 Z

It's actually not even close.

Titleist AVX ball takes its softer feel from trial run to full status alongside Pro V1/Pro V1x

24 Apr 2018 00:25:13 Z

Titleist AVX is new third ball in company's multilayer, urethane-cover, high-performance category boasts longer iron distance through lower spin

The clubs Moriya Jutanugarn used to win the HUGEL-JTBC LA Open

24 Apr 2018 00:25:13 Z

Moriya Jutanugarn won the HUGEL-JTBC LA Open with a steady tee-to-green game and cashing in on critical birdie opportunities.

Landry strikes gold in Texas, prodigy dazzles in debut, and one of the craziest up-and-downs you'll ever see

24 Apr 2018 00:25:13 Z

What you missed in golf this weekend: Landry strikes gold in Texas, and one of the craziest up-and-downs you'll ever see

Finally, Moriya Jutanugarn breaks through to win first LPGA event

24 Apr 2018 00:25:13 Z

Moriya Jutanugarn wins the L.A. Open. She and her sister join Charlotta and Annika Sorenstam as the only sister-duos to win on the LPGA Tour.

Natalie Gulbis goes from considering retirement, to making first cut in three years

24 Apr 2018 00:25:13 Z

Natalie Gulbis is playing again after undergoing multiple back surgeries, made the cut for the first time in an LPGA event since 2015.

Joaquin Niemann finishes sixth in pro debut, confident a PGA Tour card isn't far away

24 Apr 2018 00:25:13 Z

The former top-ranked amateur finished sixth at the Valero Texas Open with back-to-back 67s on the weekend and has high expectations about a PGA Tour card

Andrew Landry wins Valero Texas Open, adds his own chapter to the Landry legend in Texas

24 Apr 2018 00:25:13 Z

Andrew Landry wins Valero Texas Open, adds his own chapter to the Landry legend in Texas

Playoff heroics give Kirk Triplett-Paul Broadhurst the victory at the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf

24 Apr 2018 00:25:13 Z

Kirk Triplett struggled on Sunday at the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf, but came through big in a playoff to help him and partner Paul Broadhurst win the title

Andrew Landry earns first PGA Tour victory at the Valero Texas Open

24 Apr 2018 00:25:13 Z

Andrew Landry cards final-round four-under 68 to earn first PGA Tour victory at Valero Texas Open.

The clubs Andrew Landry used to win the Valero Texas Open

24 Apr 2018 00:25:13 Z

Andrew Landry made a timely change in his iron shafts and iron lofts that helped lead to victory at the Valero Texas Open.

Will a Frenchman compete in the Ryder Cup outside Paris? The chances got a little better on Sunday

24 Apr 2018 00:25:13 Z

The Ryder Cup being is held outside Paris in September, and many hope France will have a player on the European team. Alexander Levy helped his cause on Sunday