About Bob Benning

His knowledge of teaching the game was shaped as an assistant professional to the legendary golf instructor, Claude Harmon, father of Butch Harmon, recognized as the nations number 1 golf instructor. Bob has also been recognized by Golf Digest as one of the “top golf instructors in Virginia.” Bob served as Head Professional for 11 years at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, MD. He was Host Professional during the 1976 PGA Championship and the Kemper Opens of 1980, -81 and -82. During his tenure at Congressional, he instructed many of Washington’s and the country’s top business people and lawmakers.

He also served as Head Professional at Plainfield (NJ) Country Club for nine years before moving to Congressional. He later became Director of Golf at Stoneleigh Golf Club in Round Hill VA. He now devotes his full time at Stoneleigh to his School of Golf.

Prior to his years in professional golf, Bob won the Big 10 championship while at Purdue University, and the All-Marine championship during his years in military service. In his years of professional competition, he played in two U.S. Opens and two PGA championships, and competed with many of the world’s top professionals on the PGA Tour, the Latin American Tour and the South African Tour.

Bob worked with ABC-TV golf telecasts, assisting Chris Schenkel, Jim McKay and Byron Nelson in their descriptions of major golf championships throughout the U.S. He also worked with Mutual Radio Network as an on-course reporter for major championships in the U.S. and Great Britain.

Bob’s love and knowledge of golf, his years of experience and his desire to see others improve their skills and enjoy the game, will put beginners at ease and help experienced golfers reach their potential.

For more information call The Bob Benning School of Golf at 703-729-1142 or emailĀ benningolf@aol.com.

Stoneleigh is located 12 miles west of Leesburg, Virginia, and one hour west of Washington, D.C.