Jeff Mullican of Golf HQ/Pheasant Run Golf Course is the 2019 Gateway PGA Teacher of the Year. The Teacher of the Year Award is designed to recognize a PGA Professional who is an outstanding teacher of golf among the ranks of Gateway PGA membership. This award is based on a professional’s overall performance in teaching; unusual, innovative and special teaching programs initiated or implemented; articles published; as well as outstanding golfers the professional has instructed.

Jeff began his teaching career as a teaching assistant for Hank Haney in McKinney, Texas. Jeff learned to play golf growing up in southern Illinois and served as a captain on the Southern Illinois University-Carbondale golf team. Jeff then played the Hooters Tour for three seasons. In 1998, Jeff became the Head Teaching Professional at Golf Headquarters Family Golfplex in O’Fallon, Missouri in 1998 where he teaches golfers of all levels. Jeff loves teaching junior golfers and previously won the Gateway PGA Junior Golf Leader Award in 2009.