Brad Ott,
Senior Contributor

Brad Ott is the “Director of Instruction” at TPC Craig Ranch and former “Golf Specialist” at Cooper Fitness Center in McKinney.

He played collegiate golf at Texas Tech University from 1989-1993 while receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and a Minor in Spanish. After graduating in 1993, he turned professional and began playing on various professional golf tours throughout the US (Adams Tour, Hooters Tour, and Golden Bear Tour).

Brad also competed on the international stage playing numerous worldwide tours such as the European Tour, Australasian Tour, and South African Tour where he won his first world tour event (The Swaziland Open). In 1996, he made it through to the finals of the PGA Tour Qualifying Tour and played on the Tour from 1996-2009. In the Fall of 2009, after playing 17 years of professional and making 70 + cuts on the Tour (with 2 runner-up finishes along with a win at the 2004 Price Cutter Charity Championship), Brad retired from tour golf and begin his golf teaching career.

Brad has been the Director of Instruction at TPC Craig Ranch since 2014. Brad Ott played in the 2016 PGA Championship at Baltusrol Golf Club.