Joe brings 25 years of PGA Professional instruction and education to the Vanderbilt Legends Club as the Director of Instruction. He is a Top 100 Instructor with his previous experience including Lead Instructor at the PGA Center for Learning & Performance in Port St. Lucie Florida, PGA Education faculty Lead Instructor & Presenter, and PGA Director and Chairman of the 2011 PGA Teaching Coaching Summit. He was honored as a Top 50 Golf Instructor by Golf Range Magazine and was one of the new class of 2011 Golf Magazine Top 100 Instructors. In 2015 he was voted #8 best instructor by tour pro vote and #44 on the Golf Digest Top 50 Instructor list.
He is a PGA Certified Member in Instruction. While working with players of all levels, Joe is heavily sought after by LPGA touring professionals and teaches numerous players out on tour including Hall of Famer Julie Inkster and 2012 Rolex player of the year and former world #1 Stacy Lewis.
Highly regarded for his expertise in PGA member education, golf instruction, media relations and the golf industry, Hallet’s career achievements have been as diverse as serving as a PGA Lead Instructor of the PGA Professional Golf Management Program and the PGA Master Professional Checkpoint Faculty; and a former Host and Producer of the popular “The Golf Show” on Sportstalk Radio Network.
During the 2009 PGA Championship, Hallett appeared on PGA.com as an expert PGA Professional instructor and commentator. Previously, he has served as a PGA teaching professional at Ricefields Golf Club at Hampton Island (Ga.) Preserve, where his students included 2008 U.S. Women’s Open Champion Inbee Park. Hallett has also been a part of the PGA Faculty Team for the PGA Certified Professional Program, serving as a Subject Matter Expert in golf instruction, teaching technology and development programs, and a mentor for his fellow PGA members.