Alex Fernandez


Director of Instruction


Alex Fernandez offers 12 years of experience in the golf industry as a Professional Instructor, Professional Player, Collegiate Head Coach and Professional Caddie on the LPGA and PGA Tour. Alex established The Crandon Golf Academy at The Crandon Golf Course in Key Biscayne in January 2007. “Our goal is to advance the knowledge of our students through modern-day golf methodology while also providing enjoyment with measurable results.” This past January, Fernandez was elected into the PGA of America as a Class A PGA Professional. In addition, Fernandez this past May graduated with an M.S. in Sports Administration from St. Thomas University were he is also The Head Men’s Golf Coach. Career Highlights

  • Barry University Men’s Golf Team Four Year Starter
  • Sunshine State Conference Player of the Year 1999
  • Barry University Most Valuable Player 1999
  • Played professionally on the Tours De Las Americas, New England Pro Tour, and Hooter’s Tour from 2001-2003
  • LPGA Tour caddie for Cristie Kerr $12,265,639 career earnings to date. 14 LPGA victories, 2 time Major Champion, 2007 US Open Women’s Champion, 2010 LPGA Women’s Championship
  • Recognized as the 2008 The Sun Conference Coach of the Year
  • 2008 St. Thomas University won The Sun Conference Champions and received an At-Large Birth to the NAIA Men’s National Championship
  • 2010 the St. Thomas had an Individual (Omar Tejeida win The Sun Conference Championship and earn an automatic birth to the NAIA Men’s National Championship
  • Recognized as 2011 The Sun Conference Coach of the Year
  • Voted by peers as 2010-2011 The Sun Conference Golf Chair
  • In 2011, St. Thomas University earned an At-Large Birth to the NAIA Men’s National Championship

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