Arizona Golfer welcomes new columnist, Ronald L. Mann, Ph.D.

Arizona Golfer is pleased to welcome our newest columnist, Ronald L. Mann, Ph.D., Best Selling Author, Peak Performance Coaching. Dr. Mann is a sports coach, phychologist and certified GolfPsych Instructor. We are excited to have him join our family of columnists.
Dr. Mann has played sports all his life. As a child he was involved in organized baseball and went to the Western Boy’s Baseball Association World Series. He had a 14-0 pitching record in Pony League and hit 491.
As an adult Dr. Mann has taken his love of sports into sport’s coaching. He holds a single digit handicap and has worked with the UCLA women’s and men’s golf team, Long Drive World Champions, high school golf and basketball teams and college baseball players. He also provided seminars for the Ventura County and Arizona Junior Golf Associations. He is a member at Gainey Ranch Golf Course.
Dr. Mann obtained a Master’s Degree in Educational Psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1971, and a Doctor of Philosophy from the California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles in 1974. He obtained post-graduate training in Executive Coaching and Organization Development from the William James Institute of the Professional School of Psychology. He practiced as a licensed psychologist from 1976-2002. He has appeared on Fox Sport’s Net, the Gary Collin’s Show, Good Morning America and numerous radio interview shows. He is also a certified Hatha & Raja Yoga Instructor.
For more information on Dr. Mann, visit or call 602.687.7644.