- Huge Congratulations to the following students: (FOLLOW chrissmealgolf on Instagram for more)
- Yuki Moriyama for winning the 2018 Optimist International Junior Golf Championship and making it to the quarterfinals of the US Junior Amateur Championship!
- Joey Vrzich for qualifying for the US Amateur again after last year finishing T9 out of over 8,000
- Zihao Jin for finishing 5th at the California State Amateur Championship
- Crista Izuzquiza medalist at AJGA Event
- Daniel Kim for qualifying for US Open Sectionals and then committing to play college golf at CSU San Marcos
- and to the Senior Class of Students who will start their Freshman year of College – Congratulations on a great junior golf career and now let’s dominate the College Ranks!
- Get started training at the FCG Academy here with Coach Chris Smeal and Coach Brian Kelley.
- Private Golf Coaching with Chris Smeal Schedule an appointment here
- Playing Lessons (Course Management Training and an Amazing Game Changing Experience)
- Remote Coaching Now Available with Chris Smeal
- High School Golf Training Class every Saturday from 11:30-12:30pm with Brian – Learn More
- Sign up for our Junior Golf Classes – Classes available Tuesday through Thursday from 5-6pm and 6:15-7:15pm and Saturday from 9-10am and 10:15-11:15am – Get Started
- Order Chris’s Tournament Players Manual – 100% Money Back Guarantee!
- Here are 5 FREE TIPS for JUNIOR GOLFERS!
- Located at Stadium Golf Center: 2990 Murphy Canyon Road San Diego, CA 92123
- Opened in January 2004: We train junior golfers, college players, and professionals. All skill levels are welcome. A really fun environment for all who participate. We specialize in player development.
- Featuring Coaching and Player Development programs w/ Chris Smeal, PGA Member and FCG Founder
- Private and Group Training is available year-round with our coaching staff.
- Practicing and Training at Stadium Golf Center
- We encourage all of our students to train and practice next to our Teaching Area on the top right side of the range to create a fun environment for player development, practice with other kids, etc. All FCG Members receive 50% off range balls and short game area and discounts on pro shop merchandise. Join FCG Today
- Chris Smeal – Golf Digest Top Teacher in CA – 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
- Chris Smeal – Golf Range Top Teaching Professional in USA – 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
- Over 100 College Golf Scholarships Earned
- Former Students that grew up in Chris’s program have played in the final match of the NCAA Division 1 Finals for both the Men’s and Women’s (Both were televised on Golf Channel)
- Over 450 Tournament Victories by Students and one 59 scored at Rams Hill
- Student finished 9th place in 2017 US Amateur Championship (Over 8,000 Participants and televised on Fox Sports)
- 26 AJGA Champions | 31 FCG World Series Champions | 2 US Kids World Champions | 1 FCG Hall of Fame Player
- FCG Master Top 25 Elite Junior Coach in USA | US Kids Master Instructor in USA
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Watch 30 Minute On-Course Video Lesson with Coach Chris Smeal and his student Zihao Jin who after this session finished in 5th place in the 107th California Amateur Championship. Chris has coached Zihao since age 12 and Zihao won 40 events as a junior golfer including AJGA events, the FCG International, the FCG Callaway World Championship, and the FCG National Championship.
“I wouldn’t have wanted anyone else to caddy for me. Coach chris and I were a perfect team and will continue to be a perfect team throughout my golfing career. He taught me how to deal with pressure and to think and execute in the moment not in the past or future. So I am thankful for coach chris!” – Joey Vrzich