Instructor Bios 

Randy Chang is a PGA golf Professional and founder of the Aloha Academy of Golf in Hawaii and Randy Chang Golf Schools in Southern California. With over 35 years of professional golf experience he has been recognized by the PGA and golf industry with awards such as;


  • 1995 SCPGA  Junior Golf Leader of the Year
  • 1998 SCPGA Section Merchandiser of the Year
  • 2002 Aloha Section PGA Teacher of the Year
  • 2003-2004 Top Teacher in the Aloha Section
  • 2004 Nationally Recognized Teacher by Golf Digest
  • 2005 Top Teachers in Southern California by Golf Magazine
  • 2009 SCPGA Metro Teacher of the Year.
  • 2010 SCPGA Section Teacher of the Year.
  • 2014 Golf Tips Magazine National Top 30 Instructor
  • 2015 SCPGA Youth Development Award
  • 2017 Inducted SCPGA Teaching Hall of Fame
  • 2019 Golf Digest Best in State Southern California
  • 2020 SCPGA Teacher of the Year


Randy was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, graduating from the University of Portland with a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business Management & Philosophy. He played for his college golf team on scholarship for 3 years. After college he turned professional and played on various mini tours in Southern California and Canada. Randy has worked within the golfing industry as a Head Professional, Director of Golf, General Manager, and Teaching Professional/ Custom club fitter. His knowledge of the golf swing and his flexible style of teaching compliment each student’s specific goals and physical abilities. Randy’s approach to instruction is to S.U.R.F; Simplicity, Understanding, Retention, and most important, FUN. He believes that today’s technology and training techniques help to speed up the learning process for the student which makes it more enjoyable and easier to comprehend.

Randy has recently signed on with the Golf Channel Academy and has been featured live on the Golf Channel Morning Drive program and his numorous tips has been aired nationally on the Golf Channel.


2017 SCPGA Teaching Hall of Fame


2010 SCPGA Teacher of the Year


2009 SCPGA Metro Chapter  Teacher of the Year

Students, Friends and Family

Junior Seau

Ricky Barnes                                                George Lopez

Derek Hardy PGA

Aloha Academy of Golf

Talega Golf Club

West Coast Coordinator & Certified Instructor

Peak Performance Golf Schools

Phone: 760-333-9622



1988 SCPGA Teacher of the Year

2004, 2007 Metro Chapter Teacher of the Year

1991 Top 50 Teacher USA, “Golf Magazine”

1996-2002 Top 100 Teacher USA, “Golf Magazine”

2004 SCPGA Horton Smith Award

2007,08 SCPGA Bill Strausbaugh Award

2009 National PGA Horton Smith Award