Black Swan Golf Academy
Are you between ages 6 and 99?
Trying to break 120, 100, 90, 80?
Been playing golf your whole life or just getting started?
We have something for you!

With over 55 years combined in golf experience, the Black Swan Golf Academy has something to offer every golfer.

Click "Junior Clinic Info" or "Adult Clinic Info" below to book one of our scheduled golf clinics.

Read about our pros and send one of them an email to schedule a private lesson.

Chris Young
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Chris has been involved in the game for almost 35 years and is the head Varsity golf coach for
Georgetown High School. 

Chris is a U.S. Kids Golf Certified Instructor, and in 2010, founded the Honda North Junior Golf Tour, with the mission to introduce junior golfers to tournament golf and provide them with a setting that focuses on sportsmanship and the importance of giving back to their communities. He is currently enrolled in the PGA/PGM program working to become a Class A PGA Member. Chris is passionate about teaching the game to all players, no matter their age, ability, or experience.
Jeff Malone

Jeff has been involved with teaching, with coaching, and with working alongside numerous junior programs for many years. Along with the NHJGA and Jr. Golf/USA Programs, Malone has contributed to the efforts of more than 46 amatuers and professionals who have competed at some level on the PGA Tour and Senior Tour.
John A. Theo
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John has been a PGA Professional and Teaching Professional in Massachusetts since 1967.  Also since 1967, John has been an active member of the New England Professional Golfers Association and the Professional Golfers Association of America.  From 1999 to 2003, John was an active member of the Senior PGA Tour. 

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He attended Northern Essex Community College, and was part of the
1993 team that won the New England Regionals and competed in the Nationals at St. Simon’s Island, GA. Chris’ father, Buddy Young, was the tournament director of the NEPGA, South African PGA Tour, and Rules official for the Boston Bruins Tucker Anthony Charity events. Buddy purchased the North Atlantic
Tour in 1994 from Jeff Malone, where Chris became the Tournament Director and USGA Rules Official for 20 years. Prior to turning professional in 2015, Chris competed in several State Public Links, Mid-Amateurs, and Open Championships, winning the Southern New Hampshire Amateur in 2005.

Student Testimonials:
"When I first came to Chris a year ago, my handicap was 24. Now I am down to 17 and shot the best round of my life, an 82." -Tim G.

"Having never played the game before, Chris was inspiring, patient, and genuine-what more can you ask from a teacher. I am having fun and hooked on the game!" -Beth K.

"Hovering at a 12 handicap for most of my life, Chris was able to find the breakthrough understanding of my game, and in one year, I started breaking 80 consistently and now have a 7 handicap." -Ron K.
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During John’s tournament career he has played all State Open and New England PGA events and Championships for forty years, and always finished in good standing.  John led the Massachusetts State Open at Winchester Country Club in 1969.  He finished fourth place in the Massachusetts State Open at Tedesco Country Club back in June of 1972.  He won the Holden House Classic, Lynn Item Pro-Am, NEPGA Pro/Pro Championship, NEPGA Pro/Superintendent, and the 1998 Senior/Junior Championship.  He finished second in another Senior/Junior Championship.  He also finished second at the Teeways Open in Providence, RI.  He finished third in the 1997 Senior/Junior Championship.  He also was a Quarter Finalist at a NEPGA Championship.  In 1999, John was an alternate at the BankBoston Classic in August of 1999, finished first in the Greater Portland Open – Senior Division, finished sixth in the 1999 Sr. NEPGA Championship in Woodstock, VT, and finished seventh place in the 1999 New England Senior Open.  In 2001, John finished second in the Boston Open at Franklin Park Golf Course.  


In February of 1999, John published an article in Senior Golfer Magazine entitled “How to Keep Your Focus”.  In 2001, John is mentioned and pictured in the book “The Green & Gold Coast – The History of Golf on Boston’s North Shore 1893-2001”, as being the first Head Professional at Middleton Golf Course.  He is also mentioned in the book as being a PGA Head Professional at Wenham Golf Course and Ferncroft Country Club.  In September of 2005, John published an article in entitled “How to Maintain a Positive Winning Attitude”.  In October of 2005, John published another article in entitled “How to Hit Your Long Irons”.  In April of 2006, John published an article in North Shore Golf Magazine entitled “Long Irons Made Easy”.


Prior to John’s golf career, John was in the United States Navy from 1959 to 1963 as an Aviation Mechanic and received his Honorable Discharge.  John also received his A&E License (Aviation) from East Coast Aero Technical School in 1961.  John also studied Business at North Shore Community College in 1972.