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Golf Lessons Baton Rouge LA

Local resource for golf lessons in Baton Rouge. 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.

Crazy 'Bout Golf!
(225) 273-1007
1813 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA
 
Carl Johnson
(225) 775-9166
Woody Dumas Golf Course
Baker, LA
Started Teaching
1992
Gender
Male
Professional Affiliation
PGA
Price Information
Hourly Rate: $40.00
Junior Rate: $15.00
Clinic Rate: $75.00
Video Rate: $60.00
Playing Rate: $150.00

Webb Park Golf Course
225/383-4919
1351 Country Club Dr
Baton Rouge , LA
Type
Public
# of Holes
18

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Baton Rouge Country Club
225/925-2433
8551 Jefferson Hwy
Baton Rouge , LA
Type
Private
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Bert Stamps

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Howell Park Golf Course
225/357-9292
5511 Winbourne Ave
Baton Rouge , LA
Type
Public
# of Holes
18

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John Fulwider
(225) 746-9013
The Golf Club at Ward''s Creek
Baton Rouge, LA
Started Teaching
1980
Gender
Male
Professional Affiliation
PGA
Price Information
Hourly Rate: $50.00
Junior Rate: $25.00
Clinic Rate: $50.00
Video Rate: $50.00
Playing Rate: $40.00

Matt Goldsmith
(225) 746-9900
Pelican Point Golf Club
Gonzales, LA
Started Teaching
1996
Gender
Male
Professional Affiliation
PGA
Price Information
Hourly Rate: $50.00
Junior Rate: $25.00
Clinic Rate: $150.00
Video Rate: $50.00
Playing Rate: $50.00

City Park Golf Course
225/387-9523
1442 City Park Ave
Baton Rouge , LA
Type
Public
# of Holes
9

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Lsu Golf Course
225/388-3394
Nicholson & Burbank
Baton Rouge , LA
Type
Public
# of Holes
18

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The Oaks at Sherwood
225/272-1141
1655 Sherwood Forest Blvd
Baton Rouge , LA
Type
Private
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Ralph Plummer

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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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