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Local resource for golf lessons in Athens. 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.

Dr. Jean Harris
(706) 340-5968
Golf Doctor, Inc.
Athens, GA
Started Teaching
1972
Gender
Female
Professional Affiliation
LPGA
Price Information
Hourly Rate: $55.00
Junior Rate: $30.00
Video Rate: $75.00
Playing Rate: $75.00
Accepts Lesson Gift Certificates

Athens Country Club
(706) 354-7100
2700 Jefferson Rd
Athens, GA
 
University Of Georgia Golf Course
706/369-5739
2600 Riverbed Rd
Athens , GA
Type
Public
# of Holes
18
Year Built
1968
Course Architect
Robert Trent Jones Sr.

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Through The Green 
(706) 769-4076
P.O. Box 683 
Watkinsville, GA
 
Lane Creek Golf Club
(800) 842-6699
1201 Club Dr
Bishop, GA
 
Athens Country Club -North-South-East
706/354-7111
2700 Jefferson Rd
Athens , GA
Type
Private
# of Holes
18

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Green Hills Country Club
706/548-6032
4080 Barnett Shoals Rd
Athens , GA
Type
Semi-Private
# of Holes
18

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Georgia Floraculture 
University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service 
Athens, GA
 
Jennings Mill Country Club
706/548-1852
1101 Mill Pond Ct
Bogart , GA
Type
Private
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Bob Cupp

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Lane Creek Golf Club
706/769-6699
1201 Club Dr
Bishop , GA
Type
Public
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Mike Young

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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 – 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 – email, telephone, personal contact – 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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