Minnetonka, MN Fitters
- Has previously served as a PGA Teaching Professional and Assistant Club Professional
- Frequently competes in professional events throughout Minnesota
Travis has been in the golf industry since 2007, joining 2nd Swing in 2015 as a club fitter and building upon his extensive education and training in golf. A graduate of the University of Minnesota, Travis has previously served as a PGA Teaching Professional and an Assistant Club Professional, each with a focus on instruction, and spent additional time working a variety of different roles at Minnesota golf courses. He earned all-conference recognition during his high school competition days and frequently competes in professional events throughout the state of Minnesota. Travis is certified by all of the major manufacturers.
- Has fit and built clubs for the best players in the world, including Tiger Woods.
- Spent decades as a fitter and advisor to tour professionals at Titleist, Wilson, and UST
- Serves as assistant coach for the University of Minnesota men’s and women’s golf teams
Larry’s resume is perhaps one of the most impressive and versatile in the entire golf industry. In his 35 years of experience, he has worked as a golf professional, golf equipment designer, and club fitter. He spent 30 of those years working for Wilson and Titleist, where he had the opportunity to work closely with the best Tour professionals in the world. Larry teamed up with Tiger Woods to build the Titleist 681 T Forged irons that Woods used to win multiple major championships in the late 1990s and early 2000s. In addition to his club fitting and advisory role at 2nd Swing, Larry also serves as a coach for many professionals and top amateurs, including the University of Minnesota golf teams. He has fitting certifications from PING, Titleist, TaylorMade, Callaway, Trackman, and Quintic.
- Fitting certifications from all major manufacturers
- 2-time 2nd Swing MVP
Josh has now been with 2nd Swing with several years serving multiple roles, most recently master club fitter. He held golf service and equipment sales positions prior to pursuing his love for fitting. Josh is an avid golfer himself and is a father of a competitive junior golfer. As a Level 3 Certified Fitter holding fitting certifications from PING, Titleist, TaylorMade, Callaway, and Mizuno. Josh’s passion for fitting comes from seeing the impact it can have on the enjoyment of the game for every player he works with, whether it be a beginner or a professional. As a result of Josh’s passion and commitment to his club-fitting craft, he has twice been named a 2nd Swing MVP (2017 and 2020).
- Played in the 2021 PGA Championship
- 2016 Assistant Player of the Year
Derek has been in the golf industry since 2010 and a Class A PGA Professional since 2015. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Stout Golf Enterprise Management Program. Derek was previously at PXG and Dellwood Country Club prior to joining 2nd Swing. He plays competitive golf within the Minnesota PGA and is a regular in the top ten for player of the year. In 2021 he qualified for the 103rd PGA Championship at Kiawah Island Golf Resort by his top ten finish at the PGA Professional Championship in Florida.
- Golf experience began at Oxbow Country Club in Fargo, ND
- Transitioned to the Minnetonka store from the Minneapolis store in 2021
Scott has spent over 25 years in the golf industry, beginning on the maintenance crew at Oxbow Country Club in Fargo, North Dakota. He has spent over a decade at 2nd Swing as a master club fitter at the Minneapolis store before transitioning to the Minnetonka store in 2021. At each location, however, Scott has worked with hundreds of golfers of all skill levels, including beginners and several of the top amateurs and professionals in Minnesota. Throughout his continued fitting training, Scott has earned fitting certifications and Top 100 fitter awards from many major manufacturers, including PING, Titleist, Mizuno, Callaway, TaylorMade, Srixon, and Trackman.
- Former collegiate player at College of the Ozarks
- Previously worked at Payne’s Valley, course designed by Tiger Woods
Skylar joined 2nd Swing in 2021 as a sales associate and has quickly transitioned to the role of master club fitter. After a successful high school career, Skylar played college golf at the College of the Ozarks. She also spent time working for Big Cedar golf and Payne’s Valley, contributing to the operations of the Payne’s Valley Cup. Skylar has earned fitting certifications from several major manufacturers.
- Qualified for the U.S. Mid-Am Championship in 2016
- Trackman Level 2 Certified
Aaron has worked in the golf industry since 2003 and has served as a master club fitter and fitting manager at 2nd Swing since 2011. He has maintained a scratch handicap for over 20 years and continues to play competitively in USGA, Minnesota PGA, and MGA events. In 2016, he qualified for the U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship at the Stonewall Links in Elverson, Pennsylvania. Aaron continues to build upon his outstanding fitting resume, which includes several 2nd Swing fitter of the year awards and certifications from several major manufacturers including PING, Titleist, Callaway, TaylorMade, Mizuno, Cleveland/Srixon, Cobra, Miura, and more.
- Golf Academy of America Graduate
- Served as a Golf Professional and Director of Instruction prior to joining 2nd Swing
Brian has significant experience in the golf industry, and his expertise has carried over seamlessly into the fitting bay at 2nd Swing. A Golf Academy of America graduate, Brian has earned numerous certifications in club fitting, teaching, tournament operations, and more. He has been recognized as a Top 100 Fitter by PING and Mizuno, and has earned fitting certifications from PING, Titleist, TaylorMade, Callaway, Mizuno, and Trackman.