Taronne Atley (TJ) is the founder and Head Coach of Zone Golf Academy in Vancouver, BC., Canada. She joined the LPGA in 1986 and is a LPGA Life Member with over 35 years of professional golfer experience.
Taronne attended to the University of Washington from 1980-1984, captained the golf team and graduated with a degree in Speech Communication. As an accomplished player, Taronne played on 4 BC Provincial teams, placing 3rd place in the inaugural America’s Cup. She played for Team Canada together with Dawn Coe-Jones, placing 6th in the World Team Cup Championship in 1983. She has played in 4 majors, including the 1986 U.S. Open and 3 Du Maurier Classics.
TJ has placed over 150+ players on golf scholarships to the USA and Canada and 20 + players have turned professional. There are 6 players in the Ivy League in 2016-2017. Zone Golf opened an indoor studio in Richmond specializing in putting and gym.