A modern way to
Modern, global, digital academy training

Our brands

Modern golf academy training

The world's leading junior golf instruction, available wherever you call home.

Modern, ladies golf academy training

A virtual academy from Jim McLean

Our partners

Experience, technology, knowledge and drive...

REX Academies has been consulting with coaches, teachers and trainers for over 10 years. Providing the necessary know-how and technological solutions to reach a wider, more dedicated audience, with their unique principles and methods.

During this time we've continously evolved and stretched the common blended learning models, tailoring everything to create a true modern, global, digital academy training experience for both coach and student.

Our core team

Jim Shalhoup

An accomplished business leader who has spent much of his professional career in the golf industry. He recently completed the sale of the company Back9Links LLC where he was the founder and CEO for the last five years. Back9Links is a Golf SaaS Enterprise Software company that designed, developed, and sells a state of the art member communication system to the golf industry. In addition, Jim has 11 years of OEM Sales Management and Territory Management experience with Callaway Golf where he managed over $90M in sales and 2400 customers. He has spent much of the last 10 years consulting and managing business development for golf soft goods (apparel), bio mechanic measurement products, software technology, golf instruction, golf hard goods, and golf accessory companies.

Tom Beharrell

With 15 years' experience in the architecture, development and build of accessible and technically valid solutions, with a focus on good communications with stakeholders at all levels. He has a strong background in managing delivery infrastructure using the cloud, aligning business processes with ISO standards and managing a team utilizing proven processes and methodologies. His specialties include scalability of web technologies, accessible web & user experience design, e-learning interoperability, cloud SaaS delivery, data protection and privacy.

Mike Galeski

A golf industry and sport professional with over 30 years broad-based experience in numerous capacities with proven leadership and team building skills. He has managed and directed international sports marketing programs and promotions for multiple brands including Callaway Golf Company, Odyssey, Top-Flite, and Ben Hogan. A former Senior Executive Vice President at Callaway Golf, he managed 40+ employees around the world, negotiated over 300 endorsement contracts including the likes of Phil Mickelson and Annika Sorenstam.

Eddie Bullock

With significant industry experience and knowledge Eddie delivers a perspective and high technical competence to further best practice and service within the changing lifestyles of business operations. Eddie has published a number of golf business articles and has recently served as a Captain of The Professional Golfers Association - GB & I (2011-2013) as well as the President -Golf Industry Golf Society (2008 -2011).

Specialties Include: Golf Business Networking Facilitator, Golf Operations & Communications, Golf Business Marketing, Golf Customer Service & Hospitality, Golf Educational Speaker, Golf Business Coaching & Mentoring Management, Golf Professional, Member of the European Mentoring & Coaching Council (EMCC).

It is in incredible new way to learn the game of golf! It's unbelievable! USA - Hall of Fame Coach, Jim McLean

Never stop improving

We think its important to continually look forward, trying to improve with every step we take, so even when we're not looking for particular skills to add to the team, we're still looking.

If you think you have the drive and determination to add something to our team, then drop us an email at

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