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Legends of the LPGA

Tina Tombs

Phoenix, AZ
  • 1 LPGA Win at the 1990 Jamie Farr Toledo Classic

  • Two-Time LPGA National Teacher of the Year

  • GOLF Magazine TOP 100 Teacher

  • Multi-Year Golf Digest Best in State Instructor-Arizona

  • Three-Time LPGA TOP 50 Best Teachers

  • US KIDS Master Teacher

  • Two-Time GRAA Top 50 Teachers 

  • Arizona Golf Hall of Fame

  • New Hampshire Golf Hall of Fame

  • Arizona State University Sports Hall of Fame

Born in Montreal, Quebec, in 1962, and raised in Bedford, NH. Tina is married to Larry Fischer and has two daughters: Sarah and Heidi. She graduated from Arizona State University with a BS in Physical Education and a Minor in Anatomy and Physiology. She is the founder and President of Tina Tombs Golf, LLC at the Arizona Biltmore Golf Club in Phoenix, Arizona. Tina Tombs Golf Academy was established in 2002 after 14 years on the LPGA Tour.

Tina was a varsity athlete on the golf team at ASU from 1980 to 1985. While at ASU, she was ranked among Golf Digest’s top 10 amateur golfers in the USA and a two-time all-American. In 1987, Tina qualified for the LPGA Tour and began a 14-year playing career. The highlight of her LPGA career was winning the 1990 Jamie Farr Toledo Classic and a tie for first at the 1993 Sara Lee Classic.

As the founder and President of Tina Tombs Golf at the Arizona Biltmore Golf Club, she holds the role of Director of Instruction, as well as carries out the responsibility to implement all of the education and teaching programs at the Tina Tombs Golf Learning Center.

These programs include private lessons, women’s programs, adult programs, junior programs and corporate events. These highly sought-after programs are designed to benefit the students and provide a well-rounded and individually structured education that implements The Ultimate Golf Lesson Screenings and follows the LPGA Teaching Programs.  Tina is also a co-founder for the Arizona Women’s Golf Expo and serves as an Expo committee member with LPGA proceeds benefitting the LPGA*USGA Girls Golf of Phoenix and it also serves as a networking opportunity for LPGA Central Section members. The event averages 175-200 female attendees.

Tina’s work does not stop at the golf course. She also engages with the community through her involvement in the following charities: The Epilepsy Foundation of Arizona, Wings of Gold at Arizona State University, Barrow’s Neurological Institute, Boys and Girls Club and various Breast Cancer organizations nationally.

In addition to these roles, as the Two Time LPGA National Teacher of the Year and President of The LPGA Central Section (third term) it is her honor and responsibility to carry out the mission of the LPGA.

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