Hank Haney Biography
Hank Haney is an American professional golf instructor who is best known for coaching Tiger Woods and two-time major championship winner Mark O’Meara. He owns and operates four teaching facilities in the Dallas, Texas area.
He says, “My philosophy as a teacher is to teach my students to become their own best teacher by getting them to understand the flight of the golf ball and how it relates to the swing, with emphasis on swinging the golf club on their own correct swing plane.”
Hank Haney Age
Haney was born on August 24, 1955 in Lake Forest, Illinois, United States. He is 67 years old as of 2022.
Hank Haney Height
Haney stands at a height of 6 feet tall.
Hank Haney Family
Haney is a private te person and he has not revealed clear details about this parents or whether he has anu siblings. This information will be updated soon.
Hank Haney Wife
He married Suzanne Haney in 2009. The couple welcomed their first child, a son, Henry Hudson, in 2013. The is no any information about his wife as he doesn’t like talking about his personal life in public.
Hank Haney Net Worth
Haney has an estimated net worth of $10 million dollars which he has earned from his professional golf instructor career.
Hank Haney Salary
Haney earns an estimated salary of about $50000 to $100000 annually.
Hank Haney Career
In 2008, Haney began working with former NBA star and current NBA analyst Charles Barkley on the Golf Channel’s The Haney Project: Charles Barkley, an attempt to fix Barkley’s bad swing. Haney’s show continued in 2010, this time with comedian Ray Romano.
The third season, in 2011, featured talk radio host Rush Limbaugh. Series 4 (2012) featured a four-player shootout in Mario Batali, Sugar Ray Leonard, Adam Levine of Maroon 5, and Angie Everhart. Series 5, to debut in 2013, featured all-time winner of the most Olympic medals, Michael Phelps.
On Monday, May 10, 2010, one day after Woods withdrew in the final round of The Players Championship, Hank Haney informed Woods that he would no longer be his coach.
Hank has a videogame of his own, Hank Haney’s World Golf, that was released for Windows on November 16, 2010. A Mac OS X version was released under the name World Challenge Golf 2011 by Virtual Programming on September 28, 2011.
Hank Haney Suspension | Hank Haney Comment
On May 30, 2019, Hank Haney was suspended from his PGA Tour show on SiriusXM Radio following disparaging comments he made on air about the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) that were viewed as racist and sexist.
On his Sirius XM PGA Tour Radio show May 29, 2019, with the 74th United States Women’s Open Championship beginning the next day at the Country Club of Charleston, He suggested he had no idea the tournament was about to start and asked where it would be held.
He further claimed that he could not name even six players on the LPGA tour, and that if pressed to predict who would win, he said it would be a Korean named Lee, since there were so many.
Later in the interview He disparaged the second edition of the U.S. Senior Women’s Open sponsored by the USGA two weeks earlier at Pine Needles Lodge and Golf Club in Southern Pines, N.C. Before the end of the show, Hank was alerted that his remarks were being taken as sexist and racist, and while claiming not to be racist, nevertheless apologized. Haney also apologized later via Twitter.
The following day his show was dropped from SiriusXM’s schedule and it was later announced that he had been suspended from the SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio channel at the PGA Tour’s instruction. SiriusXM announced that it was also reviewing his status with the station.
Tiger Woods Comment on Hank Haney
Woods responded to Haney’s suspension from his radio show for remarks about the U.S. Women’s Open that belittled women golfers and played on Korean stereotypes.
“Just can’t look at life like that,” Woods said after his second round at the Memorial. “And he obviously said what he meant, and he got what he deserved.”
Hank Haney Response To Tiger’s Critique
Haney, took to Twitter on Tuesday to counter the golfer’s criticism last week over Haney’s SiriusXM radio suspension after comments made on the air about women golfers.
“Amazing how @tigerwoods has now become the moral authority on issues pertaining to women,” Haney said in his post. “I spent 6 great years coaching Tiger, and not one time did he ever hear me utter one sexist or racist word. Now, in addition to being a 15 time major champion, I guess he thinks he’s also a mind reader? #glasshouses”
Hank Haney Podcast
Haney has a podcast ‘ The Hank Haney Podacst where he gives his direct and powerful opinion on the biggest topics in the game of golf.
Hank Haney Movies and TV shows
- The Haney Project
- ESPN Golf Schools: The 3-Club Tour
- The Haney Project: Extras
Hank Haney Books
- 2012: The Big Miss: My Years Coaching Tiger Woods
- 2009: Hank Haney’s Essentials of the Swing: A 7-Point Plan for Building a Better Swing and Shaping Your Shots
- 2008: Tiger Woods: In Black and White Hank Haney
- 2006: Fix the Yips Forever
- 2001: No More Bad Shots: Shot by Shot, Round by Round–a Foolproof Guide to Better Golf Hank Haney
- 1975: The Only Golf Lesson You’ll Ever Need: Easy Solutions to Problem Golf Swings Through Hank Haney’s Proven Method of Prompt Analysis and Diagnosis
Hank Haney Awards
- PGA Teacher of the Year (USA) – 1993
- PGA “Harvey Penick Award for Teaching Excellence” – 1984
- North Texas PGA Section “Teacher of the Year” – 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993
- North Texas PGA Section “Horton Smith Award” – 1990
- North Texas PGA Metro Chapter “Horton Smith Award” – 1991, 1992
- Gulf Coast PGA Chapter “Teacher of the Year” – 1984
- Federazione Italiana Golf “Top Teacher” – 1989, 1990
- NCAA Division I Golf Coach of the Year – 1998
- Golf Digest Top 25 Teacher, 1984 – 1992
- Golf Digest Top 10 Teacher, 1993 – 1999
- Golf Digest Number 4 Teacher, 2000, 2002
- Golf Digest Number 6 Teacher – 2001
- Golf Digest Number 5 Teacher – 2003, 2004
- Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher, 1984 – 2004
- Golf World’s Top 50 Golf Personalities Worldwide – 2000
- D Magazine (Dallas) “The Best of Dallas” – “Best Golf Instructor” – 2003