Join us every Sunday at 9 AM for The Pro Shop Golf Show on ESPN 103.3 FM as PGA Professional Golf Professional at Mira Vista Country Club, Courtney Connell, is joined by Master PGA Golf Professional and Director of Golf at the Four Seasons Resorts, Tim Cusick, as they guide you from the Tips to the Yips and Everything In-Between!
Courtney Connell is the Head PGA Golf Professional for Mira Vista. Promoting golf and growing the game is Courtney’s passion. He brings a servant’s heart to the membership at Mira Vista and enjoys teaching golf to all skill levels and is a graduate of Abilene Christian University with a degree in Public Relations. Courtney helped create and establish the ESPN Golf Connection on ESPN Radio Dallas. He was elected to the Northern Texas PGA Board of Directors in 2012, and served as a vice-captain to the 2012 North Texas Joe Black Cup Team. In 2004 he received “Master Professional” status, the highest level of a PGA member, and in 2012 he joined the Quarter Century Club as a 25 year member of the PGA.
Tim Cusick serves as Director of Golf Instruction at the award-winning Four Seasons Resort and Club and the acclaimed Four Seasons Golf School. Cusick joined the golf team in April 2005. In 2018 Cusick attained the status of Master Professional in Teaching/Coaching. This distinction is the highest level a PGA Professional can attain. “Instructing is a special skill, really. Like in the medical profession: there are general practitioners and specialists. I’m a specialist.” Cusick is a three-time winner of the Northern Texas Section Teacher of the Year award. Winning in 2005, 2009 and 2015. As well, he won the Section’s Horton Smith Award in 2014. The award is given each year for outstanding continuing contributions to developing and enhancing educational opportunities. He has been voted a Top Teacher in the State of Texas by Golf Digest Magazine since 2001 and was a monthly golf instruction contributor to Dallas based Avid Golfer Magazine from 2002 to 2018.
PGA Member for 20 years and is the Vice President of the Northern Texas PGA. Tony’s Section awards include three time Junior Golf Leader, Bill Strausbaugh, and Metrol Chapter Golf Professional of the Year. In addition, he is a U.S. Kids Master Instructor and GRAA Growth of the Game Professional. His students include PGA Tour, Web.com Tour, Latin American PGA Tour, NTPGA Section Player of the Year in addition to his current students.