About Leslie

Leslie Guttenberg is Vice President of Guttenberg’s Golf Development Programs in Aldie,Virginia and a member of the LPGA Teaching and Club Professional Division.  She is a former Northeast LPGA Teacher of the Year and was named “Top 50 Women Teachers” in the United States by Golf for Women Magazine and has been ranked #2 instructor in the state of Virginia by Golf Digest Magazine for six consecutive years. and She has also been rated as one of the top instructors in the country by Golf Magazine.

Leslie has served as a playing editor for Pros N’ Hackers Golf Magazine. She also is featured as an instructor and panelist on the Local Golf television show and Comcast’s SportsNet’s Golf Road Show.

Leslie serves as a Member Advisor for the LPGA Teaching and Club Professional Division. Her Master’s Degree in Special Education and a background as a consultant in training and development in the corporate world has equipped her with an understanding of training design and the ability to identify the most effective learning style for each student.

Professional Experience

  • “Class A” Member, Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA), Teaching and Club Professional Membership
  • Vice President, Guttenberg’s Golf Development Programs
  • Member of Taylor Made Golf staff
  • LPGA Coordinator and Advisor for the LPGA mentoring program
  • Trained several students who are now LPGA Teaching Professionals
  • LPGA Girls Golf Club Director
  • Instructor for the national LPGA Women’s Clinics for 15 years
  • Has given over 20,000 lessons to professionals and amateurs


  • Ranked Top 50 Women Teachers in the United Statesby Golf For Women Magazine
  • Northeast Section LPGA Teacher of the Year
  • Ranked #2 Top Teacher in Virginiaby Golf Digest Magazine
  • Ranked in top 500 teachers in United Statesby Golf Magazine
  • Tournament Director for 8 years for a Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

Media and Speaker Experience

  • Washington Speaker’s Bureau Speaker
  • Guest appearances on Comcast SportsNet Golf Road Show
  • Co-host, Tee Time Radio Show,WashingtonBusiness Radio
  • Guest co-host on Sports Talk Radio Golf Show, Pros N’ Hackers Golf Magazine
  • Guest co-host for TV FCAC cable television show, Local Golf
  • LPGA seminar instructor, “Teaching Teachers How to Teach”
  • Guest Speaker, Executive Women Golf Association
  • Board Member, “Women’s Life” ministry
  • Guest Speaker women’s ministry conferences/dinners


  • Playing Editor, Pros N’ Hackers Golf Magazine
  • Programs featured in National Golf Foundation’s book, Women’s Programs That Work – also used in LPGA membership testing
  • “Couple’s Workshops” program featured in National Golf Foundation’s book,
    Welcome Programs That Work
  • “Coaching Your Partner” chapter printed in the book, Romantic Antics,
    by Joy and Kevin Decker
  • Article, Sharing the Victory Magazine, “The Heart of a Coach” segment
  • BogeysandBirdies.com website, geared to women golfers
  • Golf tips, Golf For Women Magazine, Golf Digest Magazine, The Washington Post,
    Loudoun Times Mirror, Prince William Journal

Education and other Achievements

  • Bachelor and Master’s Degrees in Special Education, Cum Laude,
  • Volleyball Team,IndianaUniversity
  • Sports Information Assistant,FloridaStateUniversity
  • Marine Corp Marathon runner, 3 hours, 41 minutes
  • IT, Software Consultant, managed $1 million annual revenue account

Contact Mark

Mark Guttenberg, PGA

President and founder of Guttenberg’s Golf Development Programs