Kiawah Island Club’s Carol Preisinger Makes LGPA’s List of Top 50 Best Teachers

Carol Preisinger

Carol Preisinger, Director of Instruction, Kiawah Island Club

Carol Preisinger, Kiawah Island Club’s Director of Instruction, has been recognized by the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) in the Elite category of the 2022 – 2023 Top 50 LPGA Teachers list. This list identifies and recognizes the best LPGA instructors from more than 1,800 LPGA certified professionals worldwide. Carol has been added to the “Elite” category, a distinction to honor those who have reached the pinnacle of the instruction profession.

Carol Preisinger currently serves as the Director of Instruction for Kiawah Island Club in Kiawah Island, South Carolina, and has been with the club for 17 years. In addition to her recent recognition as an elite member within the LGPA’s list of Top 50 Best Teachers, Carol has been named a Golf Digest Top 50 Women’s Best Teacher, Golf Digest Best in State, GOLF Magazine’s Top 100 Teacher in America since 2005, and has also been recognized as the LGPA National Teacher of the Year in 1998 and 2017.

The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) is one of the longest-running women's professional sports associations in the world. Founded in 1950, the organization has grown from its roots as a playing tour into a nonprofit organization involved in every facet of golf. The LPGA Tour and the LPGA Professionals comprise the backbone of what has become the premier women's professional sports organization in the world today. Three other members were added to the elite category, including Dr. Debbie Crews, Gale Peterson, and Deb Vangellow, who join Lynn Marriott, Kay McMahon, Nancy Quarcelino, and Annette Thompson. All LGPA Top 50 Teachers will be recognized at the LGPA Professionals Rolex Awards Reception at the 2022 PGA Show in Orlando, Florida in January.


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