Meet Our Team

The Swing Factory Golf TRAINING Team

The Swing Factory’s team of dedicated golf instructors are passionate about teaching the game of golf. Whether you are an seasoned golf player looking to hone your golf game or are just beginning to Start Golf Now, we can meet your needs.

We can help you achieve your goals on the course.

Don Peterson, PGA

Don Peterson is one of the most accomplished and experienced teachers in the world. He has taught more than 100,000 people and has been voted a TOP 50 Instructor in the United States three times by Golf Range Magazine. He is the author of “Miyagi For Golf, “Baseball Golf”, and “Start GOLF Now” all available on iTunes. Don is one of the fastest growing instructors on YouTube where his unique style of training sets him apart. His book Miyagi For Golf outlines a system for learning golf unlike any other.

Don spent years developing the Miyagi For Golf System, but he also began formulating ideas for how to improve the golfers training environment and speed the learning process. His 5,000 square foot Swing Factory Golf Studio in Roswell, Georgia provided students with a specially designed environment for better golf training.

Don’s long list of students includes comedian Jeff Foxworthy, NFL legend Brett Favre, PGA & Champions Tour golfer Tim Simpson, and the 2004 Champion Golfer of the Year, Open winner Todd Hamilton.

In 2022 Don joined Iron Horse Golf Club as their Director of Golf Instruction. Expanding his role in 2023, Don will open the Iron Horse Golf Academy where he will provide schools, instruction, and corporate golf entertainment at The Iron Horse Golf Club in Milton and Beaver Dam Event Facility in Athens, Georgia. The Academy has partnered with the Hotel at Avalon where Don will serve as their feature golf instructor. 

Chris Moratto

Golf Instructor

Chris started playing golf at the age of 12 with his grandfather in Buffalo, New York. He was a member of his high school golf team and led Lancaster High School to their only Division Championship his senior year. He graduated from the University of Buffalo with a Business Management Degree and moved to Alpharetta, GA in 2004. In 2010, Chris became a Class A PGA member and is an expert in the game and business of golf.

Chris was awarded Club of the Year within the Bobby Jones Links portfolio in 2021 which was based on several factors including financial performance, customer service standards, and overall satisfaction of the employees and guests. An outstanding player, Chris finished 52nd in the Georgia PGA Player of the Year Standings and inside the Top 20 in the PGA North Chapter Standings. 

As an instructor Chris loves giving his students a mental edge and understanding how to maintain a positive attitude, how to play the game without making mistakes. Chris is an elite junior golf instructor and heads up the Iron Horse Junior Golf Program, tops in the state.

Chris is married to his beautiful wife named Laurie and has two wonderful children named Maximus and Mia.

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