Antoine M. Dumas is the newest member of the Reid West Golf Academies teaching staff in Sun City West.
Mr. Dumas is an experienced instructor and has been teaching golf for more than 18 years. He was born in Togo, West Africa and traveled the world as a child as the son of an American Ambassador.
He attended Millersville University in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and has lived in Phoenix since 2000.
Mr. Dumas was a commercial double actor for Tiger Woods for five years and has been featured in Golf Digest. He also played on the Nationwide Tour for two years.
“First of all, it takes about two weeks to shoot a commercial. Stars like Tiger can’t be there all the time. Maybe a day,” Mr. Dumas said of his commercial work with the golf legend, in a 2009 interview with Golf Digest. “One thing led to another, and for a period of about five years, I was him when he couldn’t be.”
He will be teaching at Deer Valley Golf Course, 13975 W. Deer Valley Drive, and will offer both private and group lessons.
Reid West Golf Academies, located at 14260 W. Meeker Blvd., has partnerships with the Sun City West and PebbleCreek Golf Resort communities.
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