Ben Blalock is the Director of Instruction at North Ridge Country Club in Raleigh, North Carolina. Prior to joining the North Ridge staff, he served as the Director of Instruction at Long Cove Club on Hilton Head where he taught thousands of individual lessons and organized and executed hundreds of clinics and golf schools.
Earlier in his career, Ben apprenticed at Sea Island Golf Club in coastal Georgia, where he laid the groundwork for his own teaching style by working alongside respected instructors like Todd Anderson, Jack Lumpkin, Mike Shannon and Gale Peterson.
A Titleist staff member since 2009, Ben earned the distinction of becoming a PGA Master Professional in 2019. He has completed professional certification programs including US Kids Golf, TPI and the PGA of America’s Certification in Instruction. In 2017, he was listed in Golf Digest Magazine as a "Best in Your State" Teacher for 2019-2020.
"A well-organized approach to the game just might be more important than getting all the little details exactly right."
- Ben Blalock