After teaching on a full-time basis for over 20 years, John understands the only way you can improve is when you understand the what’s and why’s of your own swing.

John Richman the founder of Total Performance Golf has been recognized both Nationally and Regionally by his peers and national golf publications, for the quality of his instructional programs as well as the results he achieves with his students.

More About John

Below is a short list of a awards given to Total Performance Golf

  • Midwest Section Golf Professional of The Year 2011
  • Top 50 Instructor in America 2004-2011
  • Top Regional Teacher Golf Magazine Feb. 2005-2009
  • Midwest Section Teacher of the Year 2004 & 2007
  • National High School Golf Coaches Association Lead Instructor 2002-2003


John's Golf Story

John is the co-owner and lead instructor at the Martin City Golf Center, a cutting-edge indoor/outdoor golf training facility located in Kansas City, MO. A two-time Midwest PGA Section Teacher of the Year (2004, 2007), John has been teaching full-time for more than 20 years. He was also named the Midwest Section’s Golf Professional of the Year in 2011, and was a past president of the section and 12-year board member.

One of Golf Range Magazine’s Top 50 Golf Instructors in America, John’s strength lies in his ability to communicate and relate the golf swing in a way that his students can understand. John is very forward-thinking and uses the most advanced technology available on the market today to help golfers realize their full golfing potential.

Our Facilities

Total Performance Golf is pleased to announce their partnership with great life golf & fitness. 

The Martin City Golf Center offers one of the best Practice Facilities in Kansas City. Our lighted range lets players practice day or night, and our Double Deck Covered Tee Area offers practice opportunities rain or shine. The Double Decker also features both heated stalls and PowerTees automated practice mat system. The heaters create a more comfortable practice session in less than ideal conditions, while the PowerTees make your practice less strenuous and more fun.

We also offer well manicured traditional grass tees, along with multiple range targets and distance markers to help hone in any area of your game. Our range lets you work through every club in the bag and build confidence though quality practice. The short game practice area allows players to work on putting, pitching and chipping. There is also sand available for both greenside and fairway bunker practice.