Tommy “Tiger” Jordan began playing the game at the age of 8 and competitively at age 13. By the age of 17 he had achieved enough success in junior and men’s amateur golf locally and in the Carolinas to be awarded a full scholarship to Brevard Jr. College. After making All-Conference and All-Region in his two years there he completed his career by finishing tied for 4th in the NJCAA National Championship and earned 1st team NJCAA All American honors. After graduating from Brevard, Tiger accepted a full golf scholarship to East Tennessee State University, and helped that team win the Ohio Valley Conference Championship which qualified the team for the NCAA Championship. Tiger turned professional in 1972 and played in many Carolina’s PGA Section Pro-Ams and Championships. He won several Pro-Ams and represented the CPGA at the first PGA National Assistants Championship.

Teaching Experience / Education
As a teenager, Tiger worked with Lester Reynolds, Davis Love Jr., and his father Dr. Jack Jordan. As a young professional he worked with Mike Schlueter and received short game instruction from PGA Tour players Joe Inman and Skip Dunaway. In 1996, Tiger was introduced to George Kelnhofer’s Accelerized Golf teaching and training system through Bill McDonald and followed the system’s progress and improvements through the next few years. He was trained and certified by George Kelnhofer and swald Drawdy of Accelerized Golf in 2002, started teaching on the system in January 2003, and has been getting continued education at Accelerized Golf’s headquarters in Atlanta, from Craig Goldberg, Oswald Drawdy, Bill McDonald, and George Kelnhofer at a minimum of once every six weeks. Service Tiger has been a Class A member of the PGA of America since 1977 and served on the South Carolina Golf Association’s Board of directors from 1989 to 2003. He and his wife Susan started the York County Chapter of the South Carolina Junior Golf Association in 1990 and have continued the Junior Golf program to date.