Meet Our Team



Don Peterson is one of the most accomplished and experienced teachers in the world. He has taught more than 100,000 people and has been voted a TOP 50 Instructor in the United States three times by Golf Range Magazine. He is the author of “The Baseball Golf Swing Method” book and travels with corporations to entertain their employees, customers and VIPs.Don’s long list of students includes comedian Jeff Foxworthy, NFL legend Brett Favre, PGA & Champions Tour golfer Tim Simpson, and the 2004 Champion Golfer of the Year, Open winner Todd Hamilton.


Born in England, Mike Davie learned Karate, Football, (soccer) and tennis before making the switch to golf after arriving in America. As a 15-year-old freshman in high school, Mike began working on his game with his new coach, Don Peterson. Mike worked hard on his game and gradually progressed to a 2nd place finish at state finals his senior year. After college, Mike spent 2 years further developing his game on the mini tours in Florida. As an instructor, Mike found the fitness side of golf appealing. He has developed a keen knowledge for golf training and was the first recipient of the DPGA Teachers Certification. Mike lives in Atlanta with his wife Lisa and son Andrew.


Matt Lawson has been a featured player around the Atlanta golf scene for many years. A talented junior golfer, Matt won nearly every junior tournament he entered for 4 straight years. Two years ago, Matt joined Sequoya Golf and started his teaching career. This past year Matt was promoted to Head of Instruction at the well-known Eagle Watch Golf Club in North Atlanta. Don and Matt have been working together for almost four years, and he has received his DPGA teachers certification. Matt lives in Marietta, GA with his new wife Shannon.