Pronghorn Golf Academy

Renowned Coaching

Pronghorn Golf Academy is serviced by Jeff Ritter’s renowned MAKE THE TURN Performance coaching program, as well as the progressive club fitting company True- Spec Golf. Leaders in the world of player development, MAKE THE TURN and True-Spec work seamlessly together to provide you with the tools and support to elevate your game.

Programs are available for adults and juniors, including private coaching, 1/2 day schools, corporate engagement, plus monthly “membership” based player development initiatives. Operating out of our state-of-the-art indoor/outdoor learning center, you’ll enjoy a game changing learning experience any time of year at the finest training facility in the Pacific Northwest.

Talon Payne

Talon Payne is a graduate of the New Mexico State University PGA Golf Management program.
Following a successful amateur playing career, winning two State Championships, Talon has focused his future on helping others find more enjoyment in the game. His secret to success lies in helping players with the knowledge, tools and support to take charge of their road to improvement.
Talon’s style of coaching inspires golfers of all levels to feel confident and empowered within the process of personal development. This special coaching trait is the cornerstone to learning new skills as you increase your love and connection to the game.
New to our Academy performance team, we’re excited for the impact Talon brings to the program as a seasoned competitor and talented coach.
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Current Golf Hours of Operation

The Horn – Golf Shop | Wednesday – Sunday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Golf Course* (starting tee times) | Wednesday – Sunday: 9 am – 5 pm
Driving Range* | Wednesday – Sunday: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Golf Academy | By Appointment

* Weather and conditions dependent

Make the Turn with Jeff Ritter

Private Coaching Academy Site

sportsbox ai 3d studio

Introducing the latest addition to Pronghorn Academy – the Sportsbox AI 3D Studio!
By converting a single video of your swing into a 3D Avatar, Sportsbox provides invaluable metrics to help you understand and improve your golf swing like never before!

Contact the MAKE THE TURN coaching team at Pronghorn Academy for more information.


2021 Editor’s Choice “Best Academies In The West!” – Golf Digest Magazine

Since 2019 Pronghorn Golf Academy has been proud to be recognized by Golf Digest  as one of the best academies in the west!

Golfers who engage with our award winning program not only have the  opportunity to learn from the very best coaches in the game, but can also track  progress using advanced tools and proprietary player-coach communication  platforms that accelerate learning.

Whether you’re new to the game or an accomplished competitor, Pronghorn Golf Academy delivers the tools you need to succeed!