Larry Shute

Larry Shute

Professional Sketch

With a highly successful career as PGA Golf Professional and the owner of Bluffton Golf Club in Ohio, Larry has been a KeyGolf partner for 15 years. His teaching skill and knowledge is highly regarded and he comes from a strong golfing family, among whom was Denny Shute, who won back-to-back PGA championships along with the British Open in the late 30’s.

Larry Is much more than just an active teacher and golf consultant. He also finds time to serve as a USGA Committeeman, a National and Sectional PGA Club Relations and Employment Committeeman.

He is a past president of the Ohio Association of Public Golf Courses, was the Bluffton College Golf Coach with a 59–2-1 record and a past member of Pgae sectional and regional boards. He is a life member of the PGA and a certified Master Professional.

His past honors include election as a “Master,” election to the Northern Ohio PGA Hall of Fame, Awarded the Northern Ohio PGA Bill Strasbaugh award for teaching excellence, Northern Ohio PGA Professional of the year and Merchandiser of the year. He also won several championships.

He now lives with his wife, Nancy, in Crossville, TN.