The object of the golf swing is to swing the club freely. Kip Puterbaugh shows us the best way to free up your golf swing so you can hit more fairways and have more fun! Kip Puterbaugh is the owner and instructor at the Aviara Golf Academy in Carlsbad, CA and has been in operation since 1991.

Kip and his staff at the Aviara Golf Academy are dedicated to keeping current with the latest teachings and technology in order to offer you the best golf school experience possible.


In 1991, Kip Puterbaugh and his staff started the Aviara Golf Academy with one simple ~ to give students the ability to learn about the golf swing and grow as golfers. They all share passion for instruction and take pride in teaching golfers of all skill levels. The Golf Academy is located in Carlsbad, CA and is equipped with the latest technology including high speed cameras alongside chipping, putting and driving range areas.



Owner and Master Instructor at Aviara Golf Academy

  • Golf Magazine Top 100 Teachers in America
  • Best Teacher by State ~ Golf Digest
  • Top 25 Golf Schools in America
  • Graduated from University of Houston on a golf scholarship.


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