Certified PGA Golf Professional
Raj is a certified PGA Golf Teaching Professional in the Southern Nevada Chapter (Las Vegas) in the Southwest Section of the PGA of America from Las Vegas, Nevada. Raj is a two-star certified PGA professional in Teaching/Coaching, Player Development, General Management and Golf Operations.
In addition to golf , Raj holds the distinction as the only person ever to become both PGA golf professional and USPTA tennis professional . He has been a teaching golf on the PGA Tour since 2015 and a 5-star resort tennis instructor since 2007. He has traveled around the world giving clinics, corporate outings, guest speaker and seminars in both sports. He has served as the Guest PGA Professional at various resorts in the USA, Jamaica, Panama, Mexico and India.
Raj has been teaching on the PGA Tour since 2015-2020 for United Airlines and Fidelity Investments and Charles Schwab. He has taught at the 2019 PGA Championships in Bethpage, Waste Management Phoenix Open, Northern Trust, Valspar Championships, Arnold Palmer Bay Hill Invitational, AT&T Bryon Nelson, Tiger Woods Foundation Quicken Loans, Coca-Cola Tour Championship, Houston Open, Charles Schwab Challenge, and Genesis Open in LA.
He has previously worked at several courses such as Riverview Country Club in Madison, WV , Loch Haven Golf Club in Rockingham, NC, Richmond Pines Country Club in Rockingham, NC, and Woodbridge Golf Links in Kings Mountain, NC.
For a few years, Raj worked on cruise ships. He has taught golf on the biggest cruise ships around the world in over 55 countries in Europe, Africa, South America and the Caribbean to thousands while working on Carnival Cruises, Holland America, Celebrity and P&O Cruise lines.
Raj is an expert in golf instruction and in all facets of the game including the full swing, chipping, putting, bunker. Raj volunteers his time in the Las Vegas by helping the PGA chapter with the administration of local golf tournaments, junior golf programs, educational events and growth of the game opportunities.