Darrell Kestner

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Darrell Kestner

PGA Director of Golf at Deepdale Golf Club in Manhasset, N.Y since 1990
Ranked Top 50 Instructors by Golf Digest


Darrell Kestner

Wins:
1984 Charlie Pride Fiesta Champion – Nationwide Tour
1982, 1983, 1995 Metropolitan Open Champion
1982, 1987 Foot Joy National Assistant’s Professional Championship Winner
1988, 1989 Westchester PGA Champion
1992, 2001, 2002 Long Island PGA Champion
1993, 1994 New York State Open Champion
1994 Dodge Open Champion
1990, 1992, 1994, 1995 Treiber Memorial Match Play Champion
1995, 2006 Long Island Open Champion
1994, 1995, 1997, 2003, 2004 Met PGA Champion
1996 National Club Professional Champion (tournament record -17)
1996, 1998 Head Pro Champion
2003 New York State PGA Champion
2003, 2005 Metropolitan Senior Open Champion
2008 Senior Treiber Memorial Champion
2010 Metroplitan Senior PGA Championship

Played in:
8 US Opens
10 PGA Championships – 1993 Inverness Club- First double eagle in PGA Championship history
2 Senior US Opens
7 Senior PGA Championships

Awards:
1994, 1995, 2003 Metropolitan Player of the Year
2004, 2005, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012 Metropolitan Senior Player of the Year
2004, 2005 National PGA Senior Player of the Year
1997 Metropolitan Section Teacher of the Year
2008 Metropolitan Section Bill Strausbaugh Award Recipient
2012 Metropolitan Horton Smith Award Recipient

Featured Speaker at the National PGA Teaching Summit in New Orleans – Superdome, 1999
Frequent guest instructor on The Golf Channel
Selected by Golf Digest and Golf Magazine as Top 50 and Top 100 Instructors in the Nation