Golf Instructors

Braemar Golf Course’s PGA Professionals are committed to helping all levels of golfers.

From the beginner to the seasoned golfer, the Braemar Golf Academy offers group or private lessons, camps and clinics year-round.

Tommy Koehler

PGA Director of Golf | 952-903-5778 | TEKoehler@EdinaMN.gov
Tommy is Braemar’s fourth Director of Golf / Head Golf Professional in its fifty plus year history. He has worked in the golf industry for over a decade and 2022 will be his fourth season at Braemar. Tommy has a BA in Management from Saint John’s University where he was a DIII All-American golfer. He enjoys teaching all ages and skill levels, running things behind the scenes, and playing as much as he can. When he’s not at the course you can find him spending time with his wife and three boys, or playing/watching golf.

Greg Ross

PGA 1st Assistant Golf Pro | 952-903-5774 | GRoss@EdinaMN.gov
Greg is entering his 3rd year at Braemar Golf Course and enjoys sharing his knowledge and passion for the game with players of all ages and ability levels. Greg is a Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada native who came to Braemar after spending 15 years in North Dakota as a Higher Education finance professional. His passion and talent for golf has led him to pursue his dream of becoming a PGA Professional and he is currently enrolled in the PGA PGM Associate Program. Greg was a multi-sport athlete growing up and played collegiate baseball for Jamestown College.

Josh Larson

PGA Assistant Golf Pro | 952-903-5750 | JLarson@EdinaMN.gov
This will be Josh’s second season on the Braemar Professional Staff, he spent the previous 5 years at The Minikahda Club. Josh began playing golf at the age of 6 with his grandparents in Big Lake, MN. Josh has been in the golf industry for 14 years and has been teaching for the last 10. He enjoys working with players of all skill levels and abilities.

Matt Olson

PGA Assistant Golf Pro | 952-903-5750 | MOlson@EdinaMN.gov
Matt comes to Braemar after a career as a Flight Nurse both in Alaska and Minnesota. Matt’s excitement and passion for the game of golf is evident as he can be found at Braemar just about every day.  He looks forward to passing this love for the game to all around him. He is currently enrolled in the PGA PGM Program and loves working with golfers of all ages and abilities.

Alex Holgerson

PGA Assistant Golf Professional | 952-903-5750 | AHolgerson@EdinaMN.gov
Alex is joining the professional staff after working at Braemar for almost a 12 years. I have learned to golf at Braemar and have been playing here my whole life. I am excited to share the same great experiences I have had at Braemar and looking to growing the game at Braemar.

Chris Hakes

Assistant Golf Professional | 952-903-5750 | CHakes@EdinaMN.gov
Chris grew up playing hockey, baseball, football and golf. He graduated from Edina High Shool in 2007 and has been coming to Braemar all his life. He attended the Professional Golfers Career College in Bluffton, South Carolina where he fed his passion for the game and received an degree in professional golf management. He is currently registered as a PGA Associate and is excited to teach golf at this home course.

Jennifer Huber

Assistant Golf Professional | 952-903-5750 | JHuber@EdinaMN.gov
Jennifer is joining Braemar this spring and couldn’t be happier to share her knowledge and love of the game. She played collegiate golf at Southern Methodist University where she was a four-time MVP & three-time All-Conference. After college, she pursued her dream of playing professional golf and spent five years competing on the LPGA and Futures Tour.  After her playing career, she transitioned to an instructor at The Hank Haney Golf Ranch and Hurricane Creek Country Club both in North Texas.