Sandy has been teaching golf for almost 30 years. Her career has been influenced greatly by her family and Jim Hardy. She comes from a long line of golf professionals including father, Jack Lumpkin, husband Mike, brother Jay Lumpkin, daughter Lindy LaBauve and Brother in Law Eric Smith. In fact the National Golf Foundation named Sandy's family Golf Family of the Year in 2000. She played her college golf at the University of Georgia. Sandy has received numerous national teaching awards because she loves teaching players of all levels.