About Us

Golf Tier System LLC develops educational programs, games and books to help golfers of all ages improve their knowledge and skills in the game of golf.

Golf Tier System LLC was founded by Taronne (TJ) Atley, founder and Head Coach of Zone Golf Academy Inc, in B.C. Canada, and co-founder of CAN-AM International Sports Academy LLC, in Nevada, U.S.A.

Coach TJ joined the LPGA in 1986 and is an LPGA Life Member with over 40 years of professional golf experience.  Coach TJ is one of the top LPGA Coaches worldwide and was awarded the LPGA Western Section Junior Leader of the Year in 2021 and 2022.

Coach TJ 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, TJ played on 4 BC Provincial teams, placing 3rd place in the inaugural America‚Äôs Cup.  She played for Team Canada together with Dawn Coe-Jones, placing 6th in the World Team Cup Championship in 1983. TJ has played in 4 majors, including the 1986 U.S. Open and 3 Du Maurier Classics.

Coach TJ has placed over 150+ players on golf scholarships in universities across USA and Canada, and 20+ of her students have turned professional.