Scott Yopchick, a Chicago native, has been the Park Ridge Park District’s Golf Instructor since 2005 and has been affiliated with the PGA since 2003. Scott grew up on the northwest side and has played golf at every level including: IJGA, AJGA, IHSA, NCAA and Professionally.
Scott brought his teaching abilities to Oakton Driving Range after working at Bryn Mawr Country Club in Lincolnwood, where he launched a Junior Golf Program. He has participated in the Canadian Tour Winter Q-School (2005), qualified for the U.S. Open Sectional Play (June 2004), and placed 2nd in U.S. Open Regional Play (May 2004). He continues to play in professional events run by the Illinois PGA.
Scott holds a B.S. in marketing from DePaul University, where he played on the men’s golf team. During his senior year, Scott was team captain, and was voted Most Valuable Player.