Zach Allen

Since 1997 Zach has taught aspiring golfers of all levels and ages. His students have included nationally-ranked juniors, touring pros, celebrities, and CEOs. Zach’s goal is always the same: equipping students with a basic understanding of their golf swings — so they become their own, best teachers.


Zach Allen is a PGA-certified golf instructor. He was voted the Southern California PGA’s Teacher of the Year and named a Top 25 Golf Instructor.


Learn more about Zach — or listen to his students

Shank!  The Cure for Golf's Most Debilitating Shot

Introducing the first Zach Allen Golf Guide — a comprehensive treatise on the dreaded shank.


This revolutionary golf primer incorporates numerous multimedia features, including:

      • video explanations and drills;
      • interactive photo galleries and diagrams; and
      • self-test diagnostics.


Now available for iPads and Macs!

Book A Lesson

Zach is available for golf lessons in Burbank on:


      • Tuesdays — 10am to 8pm
      • Wednesdays — 10am to 8pm
      • Fridays — 10am to 8pm
      • Saturdays — 8am to 5pm


Lessons include video swing analysis. Lessons conducted on the golf course include green and cart fees. Click for rates, directions, and schedule a lesson today!

Online Lessons

Have you ever wanted a golf lesson in the privacy of your own home? How about professional swing analysis from a Top 25 instructor for less than half the price of a 30-minute lesson? Now’s your chance! All you need is a camcorder, camera, or cell phone.


For $29.95, you will receive a professional swing analysis — complete with voiceover, side-by-side comparison, and detailed conclusion with faults and fixes. Click for more information

Zach Allen

Submit your golf-related questions to Zach. Anything goes!


      • rules and etiquette
      • swing theory
      • drills
      • equipment advice
      • swing trainers
      • strategies to best your buddies on the course


Submit your questions. Or check previous answers.

Books, Articles & Tips


Shank! The Cure for Golf’s Most Debilitating Shot

Zach’s treatise on golf’s dreaded mishit — the shank. This revolutionary golf primer incorporates numerous multimedia features, including: (1) video explanations and drills; (2) interactive photo galleries and diagrams; and (3) self-diagnostics.

Greenside Greatness

Greenside Greatness

Never fear bunkers, heavy greenside rough, or the apron again! Zach explains how to hit 40-yard bunker shots, hybrid chips, Texas wedges, flop shots, rolling pitch shots, and the putt chip.

Tips For Sticks

Tips For Sticks

Good golfers struggle with different problems than average golfers. They often hit balls too far with short irons or block shots right because they get stuck on their downswings. Ironically, what make golfers more powerful also give them consistency problems.


Tips From The Tour

Want to play like a PGA Tour player? How does Dustin Johnson crush the golf ball? What’s Hunter Mahan’s secret to hitting nearly 70 percent of the greens every time he plays? Why is Luke Donald so smooth and fluid? Read on!

My Favorite Tips and Drills

My Favorite Tips And Drills

Just because the golf season is near a close, there’s still plenty of work to do if you want to keep your swing fresh and up to par for the next golf season. That doesn’t necessarily mean you have to grind out in the cold all winter (Arizona and Palm Springs are great places to […]

Bad Lies

Bad Lies

Zach tackles bad lies — feet in bunkers, uphill and downhill lies, balls above and below the feet, flyers, deep rough, pine straw, tight lies, fairway collars… and every other nasty condition you might encounter on the course.

Chip Control

Chip Control

Light A Match Admit it. Chipping isn’t exactly exciting. Some might say it’s downright boring. It certainly isn’t as thrilling as busting a drive 300 yards down the middle. But as a golf instructor in Burbank, I have found that if you want to shoot the lights out (or save par), the only way to […]

Stripe It

Stripe It

Who says you can’t hit it far and straight? On the PGA Tour, they call it “Total Driving.” That’s the stat that ranks players according to how far and straight they drive the ball. Currently, Bo Van Pelt is the Tour’s best all-around driver, but there are a number of top-ranked players on his heels, […]

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