Book by O'Rourke, Dori
About the Author:
Dori O’Rourke, aka “Coach Dori”, is a professional golfer, an esteemed member of the LPGA, and an LPGA “Class A” Professional with 25+ years teaching experience Her influence has positively impacted the lives of thousands of men and women golfers worldwide. Born a natural athlete, competitive sports always came easy to Dori. She was an all-star softball player and tournament water skier as a young girl; winner of the Senior Athlete Award in high school for four high-achieving years of tennis, basketball, and softball; and awarded a scholarship to play tennis in college. As a junior in college, she was required to take a two-week golf class as part of her Sports Medicine major. She quickly fell in love with the sport, opting to turn in her tennis scholarship her senior year to pursue a career playing golf. Two years after taking up the game, Dori was a 3-handicap. She shot a blazing back nine score of 33 to qualify for the National Publinx Championship in Rapid City, South Dakota, and won her flight at the California State Amateur at Pebble Beach. She graduated from University of the Pacific in Stockton, California in 1983 with a degree in Sports Medicine and an emphasis in Psychology and Communication. From 1989 to 1991 she was the General Manager and Head Golf Professional at Mission Bay Golf Resort in San Diego. Since 1986, she has been a national speaker and seminar leader, including featured clinic instructor for the Al Geiberger “Mr. 59” and Lee Elder Boys and Girls Club charity tournaments. She was a magazine Columnist for GOLF NEWS from 1990-1995, a spokesperson on the Golf Channel from 2000-2002, and the Golf Video Host for "Swing Your Best with the I-Swing System," a 2003 video release. Coach Dori has written dozens of golf books and manuals, including "I Found the Golf God" and "Custom-Fit YOUR Golf Swing," and has had over 100 magazine articles published. She has presented golf schools and clinics all over the country including cutting-edge mental game seminars. The combination of 25 years of playing on the WPGT, Futures, and Player's West Tours and discovering the secrets to a great golf, along with her passion for sharing the game with novices and professionals alike led her to develop the evolutionary CUSTOM-FIT Swing Program and The Golfthentic Approach.
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