Meet Our Instructors
Marcus Yado is a PGA Professional and golf instructor in downtown Chicago. He has taught over 7,000 lessons since 2009 to players of all skill levels and backgrounds. Marcus focuses on helping his students develop the essential skills needed to play quality golf. His students become well rounded golfers in every part of the game, not just full swing. He also helps teach the details of the short game, mental game and proper practice. Marcus makes custom game plans for his students based on their specific goals and limitations. He uses video to analyze his client's swings then uploads their lesson to their e-mail or cell phone. Marcus also uses Flightscope technology to show his clients their ball flight as well as how their club moves through impact. He believes in keeping instruction simple and strives to maintain a fun learning environment for his students.
Gabe Rios is an Illinois PGA Golf Professional and founder of Gabe Rios Golf. He turned pro in 2004, after graduating from Coastal Carolina University with a degree in Marketing and Professional Golf Management. He was taught the golf swing and how to play from Illinois Golf Legend Jerry Vidovic. The knowledge handed down from Jerry and Gabe’s 26 years of golfing experience make him an excellent choice for golf instruction. Gabe is available 7 days a week at Proline Golf. His lessons include real time ball flight, golf course simulation, video analysis, downloadable lesson recordings, and most importantly a relaxed environment to enjoy your golf lesson every time you visit. Outdoor playing lessons are also available.
Scott Thomas has served as Director of Club Fitting for Proline Golf in downtown Chicago for the past two years. A graduate of Purdue University, Scott is a PGA Apprentice currently enrolled in the PGA Professional Golf Management Program. Scott has worked with beginners, seasoned amateurs, as well as PGA professionals to help develop and improve their golf swing. His teaching philosophy stresses the importance of moving both the body and golf club in a position that consistently puts the center of the club face on the ball. Scott believes that each student is unique in style, tendency, and physical limitation and therefore his teaching focuses on building a foundation of fundamentals that help students find their own perfect swing within its unique qualities. Lessons include the use of launch monitor with ball flight and V1 swing video analysis. Swing videos and follow-up commentary are emailed to students for online access. To schedule a lesson, Scott can be contacted at email@example.com.