Shawna Elliott is a Class A PGA Professional specializing in golf instruction for players of all ages and skill levels. Shawna, a Las Vegas native, began playing golf in high school. After graduation, Shawna attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and completed a bachelors in Recreation with a concentration in PGA Golf Management. Shawna continued her education at UNLV and received her Masters of Science in Hotel Administration in 2013. As a graduate student, Shawna provided assistance for PGA Golf Management program, director, staff, and students with daily operations, Play Golf America Days, internship placement, and program events.
Shawna focuses on developing and creating learning opportunities for new players, women, juniors, and corporate groups to learn and enjoy the game of golf. In addition to providing instruction on the lesson tee, Shawna is certified by the Titlietst Performance Institute (TPI) and National Academy of Sports Medicine and incorporates a holistic approach to instruction. Shawna conducts assessments which aim to improve functional movement patterns, strength, stability, mobility, nutritional awareness, and mental game management. Dedicated to providing an individualized approach to instruction, Shawna tailors each lesson and performance plan based on each student’s goals and natural capabilities.
Shawna and her husband, Andrew aka Ace, recently relocated back to Las Vegas. Andrew and Shawna spent two years working together at CordeValle Golf Club in Northern California. Andrew is a PGA member and graduate of the UNLV PGA Golf Management Program currently works as an assistant golf professional at the Wynn Golf Club. Shawna is full time instructor at Rhodes Ranch Golf Club and is responsible for managing programs, clinics, and private instructor for adults and junior golfers. When not on the golf course, Ace and Shawna love to spend time with family and cheering on the Denver Broncos!