Laura McCune, LPGA Class A Teaching Professional, is President of her own business, Laura McCune Golf Instruction. With more than 20 years of professional teaching experience, she is passionate about working with golfers of all levels. Many of her students are successful area amateurs, collegiate players, FCWT and Gateway Junior PGA Tournament Players, and golf scholarship recipients.
She has been teaching since 1994 where she started her professional career as co-owner and head teaching professional at Mulligans Indoor Driving Range in Springfield, IL. In 2002 she added the title of Head Teaching Professional for the Oaks Golf Course in Springfield, IL and continues to teach individuals and clinics to this day. In 2004 she moved to Edwardsville, IL to teach at the Legacy Golf Course and Goshen Driving Range. In 2008 she was asked to teach all junior and adult golf clinics for Lewis And Clark Community College that also continues to this day. Following her passion for teaching, in 2014 she moved to The First Tee Driving Range.
Laura has attended numerous nationally ranked LPGA and PGA Golf Professional Teaching Seminar/Summits. She uses the V1 Software Program for her video analysis of the golf swing. She is a nationally certified health education specialist, health and wellness program coordinator, and has a master’s in public health.
Laura qualified for the Illinois State Girls State Championship 1979 through 1982 and finished in the top 14 in the same year. In 1983 she then moved forward and played college golf for Southern Illinois University. In 2002 and 2003 she competed in the ReMax World Long Drive Series and was district runner-up.