Award Winning Golf Academy in Decatur, Alabama

James “Craig” Bocking, Jr. grew up in Huntsville, AL. His love and passion for the game of golf began when he first started playing at the age of nine. Although, Craig played numerous sports throughout his life they all paled in comparison to his love for the game of golf. He played competitively while earning an A. S. at Wallace State. He transferred to the University of North Alabama where he obtained his B. S. in Marketing in 2002. He decided to turn his passion into a career by earning his PGA Class A Membership in 2006.
He married his wife, Rachel, in 2005 and has a 7 year old daughter, Anna Kate. Craig shares his enthusiasm for golf with his daughter, who is already teeing it up on the courses with her daddy and enjoying attending the many junior clinics and camps he conducts.
Craig is a PGA Certified Professional in Teaching & Coaching, and Player Development through the PGA of America. He is a Certified V1 Video and Coaching Instructor, K-Certified Level 2, Certified TPI Golf Fitness Instructor, TPI Junior Coach Level 3, TPI Golf Mechanics Level 3, and an Authorized Instructor of The Golfing Machine. We use the latest in technology, with the GC2 Launch Monitor with HMT, Flightscope X2 elite, K-Vest 3D motion analysis, and V1 Pro HD Video.
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Craig is the Director of Instruction for Bocking Golf and the PGA Director of Player Development at Burningtree Country Club. He was awarded Top 50 Junior Instructors Honorable Mention in 2014 by U.S. Kids Golf. If you would like to learn how you can become a better player, please feel free to contact us at Bocking Golf based at Burningtree Country Club in Decatur Alabama at (256)-616-5525 or