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Meet Your Golf Pro

Jari K. Tompuri, PGA Professional

Jari, a native of Finland, immigrated to the United States when he was 4 years old, living in Bronx, NY for 6 years before settling in Carmel New York. Jari attended George Fisher Middle School and Carmel High School where his passion for golf began as a member of the Carmel High Rams golf team. After earning a Business Degree from the State University of New York College at Oswego, Jari managed and owned the Carmel Beverage Center.

Upon moving to Texas, Jari enrolled in the Professional Golfers’ Association Apprentice program and began his journey toward becoming a PGA Professional. Jari took his first Head Professional position at River Crossing Club in San Antonio, Texas, followed by the Diamante Country Club in Arkansas. Jari is passionate about teaching the game of golf and helping players of all ages achieve their maximum potential. Junior golf is also very important to Jari as he has guided his PGA Junior League teams to 5 undefeated seasons and numerous trips to Section finals. Additionally, Jari is a certified club fitter with Titleist and Ping.

This opportunity allows Jari and his family the chance to return “home” and bring his business background, 15 years of golf industry experience to the members and guests of Putnam County Golf Course.

Jari is married to his wife, Crystal, and has two daughters, Gracie and Haley.

Private Golf Lessons

Private Golf Lessons

Learn from Golf’s Best…

Insist on Lessons from a PGA-Certified Professional


Video Analysis

V1 can display the golf swing in real-time video, slow motion, frame by frame, comparison, or overlay to easily identify areas of improvement for the student. Each swing is captured then analyzed. Swings are saved so you can track your progress throughout your lesson packages.


Playing Lessons

determine many aspects of the game before taking it to the course. At least one lesson on the range is required to understand important Playing lessons are available during private lessons and packages.  It is playing lesson eligibility.  Hourly Rates and Package Rates Apply.  Playing lessons are subject to course availability and will be at the discretion of the PGA Professional.

Booking Lessons

Please include the word lessons in the subject line.  In the body, include the dates and times you would like to schedule an email to


Lessons can also be booked by calling the golf shop at 845-808-1880.

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