Craig is the owner and Director of Instruction for Bocking Golf and the Director of Instruction at The Ledges of Huntsville in Huntsville, AL. The Lead Golf Channel Academy Coach and 2016 Alabama – NW Florida Section PGA Teacher of the Year, Bocking has been teaching professionally for more than 15 years and is considered one of the top golf performance training coaches in the Southeast. 

More About Craig

A Process to Teaching Golf

He was recently named one of Golf Digest‘s “Best Teachers” in the state of Alabama (for 2017-’18), as well as a Top 25 Elite Junior Coach in America, and a GRAA Top 50 Teaching Professional in America. Craig is also an Authorized Instructor of The Golfing Machine as well as BioSwing Dynamics.

A native of Huntsville, AL, he earned his PGA Class A Membership in 2006. His additional certifications are many, and include AimPoint, SAM PuttLab Coach 3, blast motion, BodiTrak, Swing Catalyst 2, K-Vest Level 3, TrackMan 2, TPI Golf Fitness Instructor, TPI Junior Coach 3 and TPI Golf Coach 3.

The use of technology is a cornerstone of Bocking’s teaching style, and allows him to focus on solutions rather than determining problems in each individual lesson. Craig specializes in training golfers of all ages and ability levels, from elite junior, amateur and collegiate players to professional tour players. His students include former Big Break Atlantis contestant Kelly Villarreal and 50+ players he has developed to play at the Collegiate level including Alabama, Auburn, Tennessee Lady Vols, Tennessee, Mississippi State, Troy University, La Tech, University of North Alabama, and Montevallo to name a few.

 In 2016 he was awarded Alabama/NW Florida Teacher of the Year. Craig is a Lead Coach for the Golf Channel Academy and one of a few instructors in America trained to teach using TrackMan, K-Vest, pressure plates and GEARS 3D club and body tracking system.

Our Facility

The Ledges of Huntsville Performance Facility

World Class Instruction and Training Facility with Performance being the goal to anyone visiting the facility for the first time or its full time students.

Bocking Golf Academy was designed with one goal in mind, to be the most advanced performance facility in the country that will get you in the game by the use of our technology and knowledge of our professional staff.

What We have to Offer

Golf Channel Academy’s network of coaches give lessons at some of the most state-of-the-art instruction facilities in the world, with advanced technology, pristine practice conditions, and first-class resources for improving your game. Our coaches use every facet of their facilities to help you improve your game, from practice sessions on the range to on-course golf lessons.

Want to practice in the winter? No problem. Our location has 3 indoor bays built so our students can take lessons and improve their games year round.

  • World Class Golf Instruction
  • Golf club fittings (Callaway Master Fitter on site) use of Trackman
  • Callaway fitting Regional fitting location
    After School Golf Programs (USA junior national team)
  • Summer Golf Camps
  • Open 6 days a week (Closed Mondays)
  • Indoor Computer Lab with the latest video analysis of your golf swing
  • State of the art Club House with full line of clothing, golf equipment including Callaway, PXG, Titleist, Scotty Cameron, Odyssey, Ping and much more.
  • 3000 sq foot 3 Bay facility
  • Short game facility with bunker, pitching, chipping green, and putting green
  • 500 sq foot putting lab equipped with Sam Putt Lab
  • Trackman Combine testing
    and much more