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Aaron Olson of MTT Performance at Poppy Hills Recognized by Golf Digest

October 22, 2016

Aaron Olson of MTT Performance at Poppy Hills Recognized by Golf Digest


Aaron Olson, the Director of Player Development at MTT Performance (Instruction) at Poppy Hills Golf Course, has received his first recognition from Golf Digest.

Olson, 35, was named as one of the Best Young Teachers in America for 2016-2017.

“I’m humbled and honored to be recognized,” said Olson, a Wisconsin native. “I’m trying to progress in my career and be the best that I can be. To be a part of the list of talented instructors, some of whom are friends, is very special.”

Developed by fellow award-winning golf professional Jeff Ritter, the comprehensive MTT Performance Program integrates golf skills, mindset, fitness and nutrition into programs devised to produce sustainable high-performance results. Ritter previously was named one of the Best Young Teachers in America by Golf Digest.


Olson’s specialization at MTT is building long-term programs for golfers of all ages and skill levels to help them reach their personal goals.

“I want to see my students performing at their best abilities, stretching their beliefs as to what is possible in their games,” Olson said.

Prior to his arrival at Poppy Hills, Olson was a former Lead Instructor with the Tour Striker Golf Academy and Assistant Coach with the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire golf team, where he was a member of the 2005 Division III National Championship qualifying squad. He is considered an expert in Elite Player Development and is a contributing writer for Golf Tips Magazine.

In calculating its list, Golf Digest said that it “tapped every knowledgeable source we could find, from tour players to PGA sections nationwide to teachers on our state and national rankings. Then we surveyed the nominees, picked their brains and listened to their mentors and students. We looked at their accomplishments, their desire to learn, their day-to-day teaching successes—and yes, their YouTube videos.”

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