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Local resource for golf lessons in Akron. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to golf lessons, golf instructors, golf courses and golf training aids, as well as advice on how to improve golf game and handicap.

Kemper Golf
(330) 644-2881
3630 Manchester Rd
Akron, OH
Services
800-362-0845

Steve Parker
(330) 972-6290
University of Akron
Akron, OH
Started Teaching
1992
Gender
Male
Professional Affiliation
PGA
Price Information
Hourly Rate: $100.00
Junior Rate: $50.00
Video Rate: $150.00


Faith Egli
(330) 877-0576
Congress Lake Club
Hartville, OH
Started Teaching
1989
Gender
Female
Professional Affiliation
PGA / LPGA
Price Information
Hourly Rate: $70.00
Junior Rate: $35.00
Video Rate: $70.00
Playing Rate: $125.00

Danny Madden
(330) 562-6966
Walden Golf and Tennis
Aurora, OH
Started Teaching
1993
Gender
Male
Professional Affiliation
PGA

J. E. Good Park Golf Course
330/864-0020
530 Nome Ave
Akron , OH
Type
Public
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Bert Way

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Dave Moskal
(330) 668-1231
Dick''s Sporting Goods (Winter)
Akron, OH
Started Teaching
1977
Gender
Male
Professional Affiliation
PGA
Price Information
Junior Rate: $30.00
Clinic Rate: $18.00
Video Rate: $75.00
Playing Rate: $150.00

Greg Krukemeier
(330) 672-2500
Kent State University Golf Course
Kent, OH
Started Teaching
2000
Gender
Male
Professional Affiliation
PGA
Price Information
Hourly Rate: $30.00
Playing Rate: $30.00

John Fiander
(440) 526-4285
Sleepy Hollow Golf Course
Brecksville, OH
Started Teaching
1986
Gender
Male
Professional Affiliation
PGA
Price Information
Hourly Rate: $70.00
Junior Rate: $35.00
Video Rate: $80.00
Playing Rate: $35.00

Portage Country Club
330/836-8565
240 N Portage Path
Akron , OH
Type
Private
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
William Langford

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Brookledge Golf Club
330/971-8416
1621 E Bailey Rd
Cuyahoga Falls , OH
Type
Public
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Arthur Hills

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How To Choose The Right Golf Instructor

A good golf instructor can do for your golf swing what a rodeo clown can do for a tossed cowboy โ€“ he keeps too much bull from getting in the way. The chore here is to find a teacher who understands that his instruction isn't meant to constantly rehash how Jack Nicklaus did it. Rather, the instructor's goal should be to assess how your golf swing can be improved within the parameters of your own physical abilities.

The first thing to remember when looking for a good golf instructor is that there are no miracle workers. The golf industry is awash with instructors who advertise how their teaching methods will take you to a single digit handicap almost overnight. That's not going to happen, believe it! Obviously, a good instructor can identify and rectify some glaring errors in your golf swing. But he/she essentially can't do any more than what your physical and mental aspects will allow.

What does a good golf instructor bring to the table? He/she can coach you in a way that assures your swing will be more consistently on line. The instructor's teaching manner is friendly and doesn't belittle your efforts. A good teacher is patient; no matter how many times your golf swing refuses to resemble what he/she advised. A dedicated teacher will invest time and money to improve how his/her methods reflect the best that golf instruction has to offer. That includes using proven swing aids and going to videotape to truly give a student the chance to understand what the instructor has seen but didn't effectively address.

One factor good golf instructors incorporate is that they listen to what their students have to say about the teaching process. No matter how a question is transmitted โ€“ email, telephone, personal contact โ€“ it is important that a teacher remain as accessible as possible. In some regards, it's almost as if the golf instructor has become a therapist, with patients looking to settle some inner ...

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