Doug Torrey Pines


Doug Timmons is a PGA Class A member and has been an instructor at Encinitas Ranch Golf Course since 1998. Doug’s career began over 25 years ago. He graduated from the San Diego Golf Academy in 1993 and while attending, he also worked as an inside sales rep for Odyssey Golf. From there he worked at several of San Diego’s top courses including Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club, La Costa Resort & Spa and Torrey Pines. Doug’s passion for growing the game graduated into coaching boys & girl’s high school varsity golf for 12 years and founding the Encinitas Ranch Junior Golf Program. The program quickly grew to over 500 members and groomed some of San Diego’s top collegiate and now tour players. In 2004 Doug received the PGA Youth Leader of the year award and continues to dedicate a large portion of his time towards developing the next generation in San Diego. 


In 1993 Doug met one of the worlds most accomplished golf instructors, Carl Welty. Carl opened the first golf school on the west coast at La Costa Resort and was the first to use video in golf instruction. Carl helped countless Golf Professionals, Professional Golfers and amateurs reach their goals as players and instructors. Doug spent countless hours with Carl studying video of the best