David Glenz

David Glenz graduated from the University of Oregon in 1971, after having his best college playing year and being voted to 2nd Team All-American. In the fall of 1971, he qualified for the PGA Tour and embarked on a 6-year career on the PGA Tour. After his stint on the PGA Tour, he turned his energy toward teaching golf, starting as the teaching professional at Winged Foot Golf Club in New York. For the next three years David gave over 1000 lessons each year. In 1981, David became the head golf professional at Morris County Golf Club in Convent Station, New Jersey. During his 10 years at Morris County he again gave over 1000 lessons per year, developing many young players including Karen Noble who represented the USA in the Curtis Cup and the World Cup. He also maintained a phenomenal playing career in New Jersey golf by winning 4 New Jersey State Opens, the New York Metropolitan Open, 2 Nissan Classics, the Dodge Open, 2 New Jersey PGA Championships, and 4 New Jersey PGA Match Play Championships. Based on his playing achievements, he was voted “Player of the Decade” in the 1980’s and was voted into the New Jersey PGA Hall of Fame.

Teaching since 1991

In 1991, David opened The David Glenz Golf Academy offering golf schools and private golf lessons at The Crystal Springs Resort in Hamburg, New Jersey. In 2010, David realized a lifetime goal of designing and building a golf course. Black Oak Golf Club is destined to be one of the premier golf courses in New Jersey measuring 7150 Yards from the back tee with a course rating of 75.6. The david Glenz Golf Academy has now relocated to this fabulous new private golf club in Long Valley New Jersey.

Because of his dedication to teaching golf, David was voted Teacher of the Year 8 times by the New Jersey PGA. In 1998, the PGA of America honored him by being voted “National PGA Teacher of the Year”. He has been honored by Golf Magazine as a Top 100 Teacher and by Golf Digest as a Top 50 Teacher.

David has given golf lessons to over 100 PGA, LPGA, and PGA Senior Tour players as well as hundreds of mini-tour players and club professionals. The real strength of the academy lies in the development of golf schools in New Jersey for the beginner, intermediate, or advanced player. With the proven golf school concepts, all ability levels have shown unparalleled improvement. The real benefit of the golf schools proximity to New York City and the population of New Jersey is the student’s accessibility to follow-up with individual golf lessons.

The highly trained staff at the David Glenz Golf Academy enhances the student’s improvement through the application of a unified concept developed by David Glenz. The teachers at the David Glenz Golf Academy are very experienced and extremely competent at assessing a students problems and developing a roadmap toward improvement in their golf game.


Bryan Jones

PGA Head Golf Professional

During the past 16 years as a teacher and Senior Director of the DGGA, Bryan has built an outstanding reputation for helping students on all levels understand the golf swing, build a plan for growth and achieve their goals in golf. His student’s success greatly contributed to Bryan being named New Jersey PGA Teacher of the Year in 2000, along with yearly recognition by Golf Magazine and Golf Digest as one of the Region’s premier instructors. In 2004 & 2006 Bryan was nominated for consideration to Golf Magazine’s Top 100 Teachers and has been nominated 10 times for NJPGA Teacher of the Year. Additionally, Bryan is a member of the National PGA Rules of Golf Committee actively officiating golf tournaments nationally, including The Masters and PGA Championship and instructing workshops on the Rules of Golf. Bryan also serves on the Instruction Committee of the PGA of America. Here in NJ Bryan is the current Secretary of the New Jersey PGA and along with his fellow officers is very active in the governance of the PGA of America. To contact Bryan call the academy or email him: glenzgolf@aol.com

Wendy Ferrara

LPGA Class A Teaching Professional

Since the age of 7, Wendy has enjoyed competitive amateur golf at local and state levels. She pursued collegiate golf while earning her BS with honors in Physical Therapy from Ithaca College in 1989. She has specialized in Sports and Orthopedic rehabilition for the past 20 years with concentration in golf biomechanics and performance programs. Wendy is an active member of the LPGA Teaching and Club Professional Division and has attended & instructed golf enhancement programs nationally. Her combination of therapeutic skills and teaching expertise is invaluable to golfers of all ages and abiltiy levels. *Certified FlexorSwing Instructor *Certified Titleist Performance Provider *Certified SpiderTech Taping Practitioner

Tim Morris

Assistant Golf Pro

Tim joined Black Oak Golf Club in 2011 and has been an asset to the club ever since. His previous experience includes roles at Crystal Springs Resort, PGA National Resort & Spa, as well as Old Palm Golf Club. Tim’s experience as a player includes two NJSGA Amateurs Championships and one NJSGA State Open. In his time at Black Oak, Tim has spearheaded all of our Junior Clinics and Youth Summer Camps, showing a remarkable ability to give lessons that are accessible to all levels of golfers. He brings so much enjoyment to our Members by holding competitive tournaments, weekly leagues, and even non-golf events. Tim’s relationship with our Members is a cornerstone for the club’s success.


To book lessons call (973) 600-1281 or (908) 876-9887