aboutShane LeBaron is among the best young minds in golf instruction. Shane has worked with or studied under many of the countries elite teachers including Jim Hardy, Butch Harmon and Mike and Sandy LaBauve.

Shane is a Level 3 Jim Hardy “Plane Truth” Certified Instructor, has been voted by Golf Digest 2013 “Best Teachers in Your State”, was nominated for 2013 “Best in the Valley”, and is a member of the Callaway Golf Master Staff.

Shane was also nominated in 2014 for Golf Magazine Top 100 Instructors, in 2012 by Golf Digest for “Best Instructors Under 40″, in 2010 South Region College Golf Coach of the Year and a Top 50 US Kids Instructor.

Shane currently has students playing on the Champions Tour, Web.com Tour, Canadian Tour and LPGA Symetra Tour.

Shane spent 2003-2012 in the Hilton Head Island, South Carolina area as Director of Instruction at Belfair Golf Club and served as Director of Golf for the University of South Carolina Beaufort.  In 2012 Shane moved to Phoenix, Arizona to become the Director of Instruction at the Plane Truth Performance Center at the Wigwam Resort.

In May 2014, Shane moved to Lake Forest, Illinois to become the Director of Instruction at Knollwood Club where he currently teaches May-September. In the winter months, Shane teaches back in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina October-April.


“Golf is a one of a kind game played by unique individuals thus I teach the person not the swing preference”


  • Knollwood Club | Lake Forest, Illinois ~ May-September
  • Old Edwards Golf Club | Highlands, North Carolina ~ Golf Schools
  • Old South Golf Links | Bluffton, South Carolina ~ October-April


  • Level 3 “Plane Truth” Certified Instructor
  • Nominated for “Golf Magazine Top 100 Instructors” in 2014
  • Voted “Best Teachers in Your State” by Golf Digest in 2013
  • Nominated for “Best in the Valley” in 2013
  • Nominated for “Best Instructors Under 40” by Golf Digest in 2012
  • Voted Top 50 US Kids Instructor