Academy Staff

Matt Wood

Lead Instructor / Master Fitter NextGen Golf Club


Master Club Fitter, Master Club Builder and facility manager at NextGen Golf. With 17 years of experience in the golf industry, Matt has earned recognition by both Titleist and PING as Master Club Fitter. Matt has also been certified as a club fitter by numerous other companies including Mizuno, Callaway and TaylorMade brands. Matt was selected by Titleist to served as a part of the FITTINGWORKS Program and traveled throughout the Mid-West to fit equipment to the top amateur players in this region of the US. Matt has also been selected to participate in yearly trainings by Titleist to ensure that his skills as a fitter and knowledge of golf equipment are superior to other fitters in the industry. Matt's recent training in using the RoboGolfPro will only enhance the experience provided to you when working to improve your game.
In addition to heading up the staff at NextGen Golf, He has also served in the capacity as a Club Fitting Specialist at Medinah Country Club. Matt also was the Assistant Coach for the UW--Green Bay Men's and Women's NCAA Division 1 Golf teams. Matt's 10+ years of teaching experience, his passion for the game of golf in addition to his specialty in club fitting and equipment have allowed him to work with players of all skill levels to set achievable goals and improve their golf game. Whether you are new to the game or a seasoned player, Matt's experience in the industry, skill and knowledge of the golf swing and equipment will help guide you to see long term improvement toward your personal golf goals.

Luke Welsing

Instructor / Club Fitter


Luke is an aspiring PGA Professional, and currently the Assistant Golf Professional here at Irish Waters. In recent years Luke has attended and graduated from the Professional Golfers Career College specializing in Golf Operations, Instruction, Club Repair, and Club Fitting. Luke’s enthusiasm and passion for the game has led him to teach programs focusing on players of all skill ranges, to being a Product Specialist with Titleist. Luke also has worked with organizations such as the Special Olympics and the Wounded Warriors Foundation.

Trevor Christianson

Consultant – NextGen Golf Center


Trevor Christianson is a PGA Class A Member and the Lead Instructor at Perfect Swing Golf Academy. With 12+ years of teaching experience, Trevor has worked with players of all levels and ability. He has the expertise to work with highly-skilled professional golfers as well as the patience and care to work with those just starting out in the game. Trevor has numerous teaching and club fitting certifications including being a PGA Accredited Instructor, Titleist Performance Institute Certified Golf Instructor, RoboGolfPro Certified Instructor, and K-Vest Human Motion Certified Golf Instructor. He also has numerous club fitting certificates including being a Titleist Certified Fitter, Callaway Certified Fitter, Nike Certified Fitter and Swoosh Staff Member. He has been personally trained by the CEO and Director of Instruction, Scot W.R. Nei, on RoboGolfPro, the Revolutionary Robotic Swing Trainer. Trevor is able to achieve fast and permanent results as well as long-term improvement with his expert eye and knowledge for the modern day golf swing. With the tandem of Trevor's golf instruction expertise and RoboGolfPro's ability to guide you on your perfect swing, golfers of all abilities are able to see long term improvement and advancement towards their personal golfing goals.


Scot Nei

Consultant – NextGen Golf Center


Scot Nei is widely recognized as one of golf's most innovative instructors, working with top teachers, such as Rick Smith, Claude Harmon and Dave Pelz. He has also coached golfers of all skill levels, from beginners to top touring professionals.

Incorporating his extensive knowledge of the golf swing with the revolutionary technology of the Golf Robot is where Scot truly earns acknowledgement as an innovator. At a time when more people are leaving the game due to frustration with the complexity of the swing, Scot's ground-breaking approach could signal the future of golf improvement globally.