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December 2, 2019
Sue Powers is the controller and teaching pro at Pelican Pointe in Venice.

  Sue Powers wears two hats at the Pelican Pointe Golf  and Country Club in Venice.

    And the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Teaching and Club Professionals (T&CP)  awarded her for one of them.

   Powers has been named on the list of the Top 50 LPGA Teachers for the years 2020 – 2021. This identifies and recognizes the best LPGA instructors from more than 1,800 LPGA certified professionals worldwide.

Nancy Lopez Golf Adventures Co-Owners and LPGA Class A Professionals Sue Powers and Teresa Zamboni were both recognized as two of the LPGA Top 50 Best Teachers.

Sue Powers has been an active member of the LPGA Teaching and Club Professionals since 2003. In 2013 she was named LPGA National Teacher of the Year and in 2018 was recognized as an LPGA Top 50 Best Teacher. Sue is employed as the Teaching Professional and Financial Controller at Pelican Pointe Golf & Country Club in Venice, Florida.

Teresa Zamboni has been a highly respected and recognized member of the LPGA for more than 22 years and in 2007 she achieved the LPGA’s highest honor by being selected LPGA National Teacher of the Year and in 2018 was recognized as an LPGA Top 50 Best Teacher. Currently, in addition to her role with Nancy Lopez Golf Adventures, Teresa teaches at Crane Lakes Golf & Country Club in Port Orange, Florida.

Both Teresa and Sue also run very successful LPGA Girls Golf Sites, empowering young ladies through the game of golf.

“The LPGA is excited to share this list of our incredibly passionate and experienced golf educators,” said LPGA Chief Teaching Officer, Nancy Henderson. “More than 70 percent of our members teach the game of golf for a living and they are dedicated to the advancement of golf through teaching golfers of all ages and abilities to enjoy the game of golf

“We are honored to be part of this elite group of golf professionals and are so lucky to be able to spread the philosophies of Nancy Lopez through our adventures. I believe our greatest strength as Nancy Lopez Golf Adventures’ expert instructors is that we don’t try to reinvent the golfer’s swing. We work with their swing and teach them to play and enjoy the game through our Play Happy philosophies.” said Teresa Zamboni.

Nancy Lopez became a member of the LPGA Tour in 1977 and won 48 LPGA Tour events during her LPGA career, including three major championships.

“When I met Teresa and Sue at other events, I knew I had the perfect team to help me deliver my message” said LPGA and World Golf Hall of Fame member, Nancy Lopez. “I am so fortunate to have two such highly regarded LPGA teachers and quality people as part of my team.”