Matthew Rudy is the author or co-author of 28 golf, business, peak performance and travel books, including best-selling golf instruction titles with Dave Stockton, Stan Utley and Hank Haney, peak performance books with Dr. Michael Lardon and Dr. Jason Selk and Tom Bartow and business books with Anthony Davenport and Bryan Dodge. In addition to his books with high-profile coaches and other thought leaders for publishers like Gotham and Simon & Schuster, Matt also ghostwrites and produces a limited number of custom books, memoirs and multimedia creative projects for private clients. Some of his recent work includes ghostwriting a Holocaust survivor’s memoir, producing a complete multimedia golf instruction package (book, videos and website) for a prominent mental game coach and scripting a series of popular web videos for Conde Nast.
Rudy is also a Senior Writer at Golf Digest, where he collaborates with prominent players and teachers like Phil Mickelson and Hank Haney on instruction stories and also oversees the magazine’s ranking of “America’s 50 Best Teachers.” In addition to producing more than 25 Golf Digest cover stories, he wrote a monthly car review column called "Long Drives” for more than five years. He has won multiple awards for his investigative and travel stories for Golf Digest, Golf World and Golfdigest.com.
A native of Saginaw, Michigan, Rudy graduated with a journalism degree from Michigan State University in 1994. Before joining Golf Digest in 1999, he was an editor at Basketball Times and a reporter at Sports Illustrated. Rudy also has an MBA with a specialization in management from Fairfield University, which he completed in 2006. He lives in Easton, Connecticut with his wife and three children.
For more information, visit rudywriter.com, or follow him at @RudyWriter on Twitter.