Roger Pineda

Get to know a little about Roger

Roger is a professional Golf Instructor at Baylands Golf Links and the founder of RSP Performance GOlf.  Roger is a native of the Peninsula, having graduated from Menlo School and also an inductee of the Menlo School Athletic Hall of Fame.  He honed his game as a junior at Palo Alto Muni GC, now know as Baylands Golf Links.

Roger has 19 years experience as a teaching professional.  Introduced to the game at the age of 9, he rapidly progressed through the Junior circuit in California.  As a Junior he won the California State Junior Title, qualified for multiple USGA Junior Amateurs and had multiple top finishes in AJGA tournaments.  He went on to become a scholarship Division I golfers at the University of the Pacific where he had a successful career eventually graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Business.  Roger began his professional playing career after playing in the 1998 US Amateur.

Roger has coached hundreds of students, specializing in developing junior players to compete in tournaments.  He utilizes his experiences and knowledge of the game to guide his students through their own golf journey.  Students have gone on to play at Division I & III Golf Collegiate Programs, win at every level from local to nationally ranked USGA and AJGA tournaments.

Playing Accomplishments

  • Menlo School (Atherton) Athletic Hall of Fame Inductee 2012​

  • Titleist TPI Certified (Titleist Perfomance Institute)

  • University of the Pacific scholarship player – Division I Golf

  • Winner of many USGA, NCGA & JGANC golf tournaments

  • Palo Alto Hills G&CC Club Champion

Teaching Accomplishments

  • Win the Women’s U.S. Amateur (2015)
  • Play Division I, II & III college golf
  • Win AJGA, NCGA & JGANC golf tournaments
  • Successfully play at their desired level
  • Have more fun playing golf!
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Some of the programs that Roger's students represent

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