About Our Team | Matt Yarvi

Matt Yarvi, Director of Operations, has been playing golf since the age of 4. His playing career totaled 16 Amateur tournament wins, including back-to-back National Championships, as well as a pursuit of professional golf through the Canadian PGA Tour. After some minor back injuries, Matt changed his focus to teaching golf and a career in youth development.

His professional career consists of Operational Leadership roles for education and health-based non-profits, along with coaching golf and creating new programs for underserved communities.

Throughout his 18+ years of teaching golf, Matt’s work has primarily focused on youth golf, both introducing the game to them and helping them pursue golf at a more advanced level. He currently works as a Coach for The First Tee of Central Florida and also worked as the Director of Golf & Learning for the YMCA of Central Florida. His career has also allowed him to learn from and work with a number of PGA Professionals, including being mentored by a Top 100 Instructor.