Oneda Castillo is a much sought after golf coach and Consultant from Fayetteville, GA. She serves as a Global Education Instructor for the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) and Director of Golf for the Women in Golf Foundation. Oneda’s had a personal quest to play golf in all 50 states for the past few years. She conquered the links in her 50th state on January 13, 2018, fake missile day in Maui.
A Class A LPGA Teaching Professional and member of the African American Golfers Hall of Fame, she joined the LPGA in 1997. In 2003, she became the third African American women golfer to achieve Class A status as a LPGA Teaching and Club Professional (T&CP). As of 2018 she is still one of just a few African American women golfers to become a LPGA Teaching Professional.
This local and national champion was awarded the President’s Lifetime Achievement Award from PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA for her lifelong commitment to building a stronger nation through volunteer service. Named to the LPGA TOP 50 BEST TEACHERS list in 2017-2018, she was also named the 2012 LPGA Southeast Section TEACHER of the YEAR. As a certified Club Fitter, she also had the honor of being selected as CLUB FITTER of the YEAR for 2015 by the African American Golfer’s Digest.
Oneda prides herself in catering to the entire golfer. She can assist you with your physical swing, however she’s well aware of the mental and emotional needs of the game as well. Jim Flick, notable as Jack Nicklaus’ golf instructor says, “90% of golf is mental and the other 10% is mental too”. She agrees with him and as a CERTIFIED Opti Brain professional, she can help you BETTER YOUR BEST by training your mind for optimal performance.
Her success has garnered her many accolades, and she has been featured on local and national television, radio, and print medias such as; the Atlanta Journal, The Wall Street Journal, Atlanta Magazine, The Atlanta Tribune, and many others.