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Tim Scott

Tim has been a golf professional since 1986. He played on the mini-tours for five years after lettering at the University of Oregon from 1983-1986. During the 1990's Tim worked in the golf industry in the Portland, Oregon area as an instructor and assistant professional and became a PGA member in 1998.

In 2001, Tim went back to college to earn an MAT in education at Pacific University and began a very enjoyable and rewarding ten years as a public school teacher. Tim taught a wide variety of subjects in grades 3-8 at Three Rivers School in Sunriver, Oregon. In addition to teaching, he was the head x-country and track coach.

Tim began playing Speedgolf after reading about the sport in a Runner's World article in 1998. He has played in Speedgolf tournaments throughout the United States and has performed exhibitions at events such as The CVS Charity Classic and The Fred Meyer Challenge. Tim has won more than a dozen Speedgolf tournaments and owns a personal best score of 112:07, shooting 70 in just over 42 minutes. Tim was appointed Executive Director of Speedgolf International in December, 2012.

Tim is married and has a four-year-old son along with two stepdaughters who both attend the University of Oregon. Tim enjoys spending time with his family, running, and following Oregon Duck football. Tim and his family live in Northern California.

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Christopher Smith

Christopher Smith is the PGA Lead Instructor at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club outside of Portland, OR, and at the KOR Physical Therapy and Athletic Wellness Clinic in Beaverton, OR. A longtime Speedgolf aficionado, Christopher set the Guinness Speedgolf World Record at the 2005 Chicago Speedgolf Classic, shooting an amazing 65 in 44 minutes carrying just six clubs.

He has been nominated by Golf Magazine as one of the Top 100 Instructors in America, a past recipient of the Oregon Chapter PGA and Pacific Northwest Section PGA "Teacher of the Year" award, and a Swoosh Elite advisory board member with Nike Golf. Christopher has presented numerous teaching, coaching and playing seminars and workshops for the PGA of America, as well as being featured in articles in GolfWeek, Golf Digest, and The Wall Street Journal. He is the author of I’ve Got 99 Swing Thoughts but ‘Hit the Ball’ Ain’t One (Crown, 2007), and the creator of the neuroscience-based Better Golf audio CD.

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Jim Kosciolek

Jim is a founding member of Speedgolf International, LTD., along with Tim Scott and Christopher Smith, and is currently its Managing Member.

Jim has played in a number of Speedgolf events, turning in solidly mediocre performances, but is now, as they say, “flying a desk.” Jim is a 1992 graduate of the University of Chicago Law School and holds an M.A. and a B.A. from Stanford University with distinction. Jim founded Legalpeople, a legal staffing company, in 2002. Legalpeople currently has offices in Chicago, Houston, Dallas, Atlanta, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Prior to Legalpeople, Jim practiced environmental and real estate law with Jones Day in Chicago. Jim, who has lived in Chicago since 1989, is originally from Eugene, Oregon. Go Ducks!