Rich Greenwood grew up in the San Fernando Valley and first learned to play the game at El Caballero Country Club. He attended UCLA from 1984 to 1989.
During his career at UCLA, Rich won many events individually such as the Pasadena City Championship, UCLA/Bill Bryant Invitational, Western Intercollegiate and twice a winner at the Costa Mesa City Championship. Rich was also nominated to the All Pac 10 team in 1987 and was the captain of the UCLA Men's Golf Team in 1989.
The highlight of his collegiate career was winning the NCAA National Team Championship in 1988 at North Ranch Country Club. This was the first NCAA Golf title taken home by the Bruins. Rich turned pro in 1989 after graduation. He spent the next 5 years playing in Southeast-Asia, Canada and a variety of Web.com events. Rich won the Northern California Open in 1990. From 1995 to 2002, he has taught at El Caballero Country Club and Brentwood Country Club. Rich got the highest honor to become Director of Instruction where he has held this position for 11 years at Tour Golf in Agoura Hills, California. As a player, he still remains competitive in the Southern California PGA Section. He currently is a member of the PGA.
Rich in 2011 co-stared and produced the docu-reality series "Pipe Dream" which followed homeless golf pro Mark Burk on his pursuit to get his life back on track. This was a 10 week reality series featured on the Golf Channel. From the success of Pipe Dream he had an opportunity to be a consulting producer on the follow up series "Chasing the Dream".
Notable People Rich Greenwood has worked with:
Brandt Jobe- PGA Tour
Bruce Jenner- 1976 Olympic Gold Medalist- Decathlon and "Keeping up with the Kardashians"
Flea- Musician "Red Hot Chili Peppers"
Marcus Allen- NFL Hall of Famer and Super Bowl Champion LA Raiders
Alterraun Verner- NFL Tennessee Titans
Chris Horton- NFL Washington Redskins
Paul Pierce- NBA All Star and World Champion Boston Celtics
DL Hughley- Comedian
Larry Gordon- Hollywood Producer "48 Hours" and "Die Hard 1 and 2"
Chuck Gordon- Hollywood Producer "Die Hard" and "Die Hard 2"
Roger Birnbaum- Hollywood Producer "Rush Hour" Series and "Sixth Sense"
Brad Grey- Hollywood Producer "Sopranos" and "The Departed"
Rob Cavallo- Record Producer "Green Day" and "Goo Goo Dolls"
Dewey Nicks- Fashion Photographer and Film Director
Phil Donahue- TV Host
Pam Shriver- Hall of Fame Tennis Player and Tennis Commentator
Eddie Cibrian- Actor
George Lazenby- Actor
Tour Golf is located in Agoura Hills, California and has been in business since 2002. It is a "State of the Art" facility that specializes in club fitting and instruction. Tour Golf utilizes the Accelerized Golf System that features the Hotline Technology. It has 3 lesson bays with 6 high speed video cameras per bay to view a students swing from every imaginable angle. Tour Golf also fits for all the name brand equipment such as Titleist, Taylormade, Callaway, Ping, Mizuno, Cobra and Adams all done on the Trackman Launch Monitor. It has been a popular destination for many golfers all across Los Angeles that are looking to take their game to the next level.