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Local resource for golf lessons in Collinsville. 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.

Michael A. Brasher
(618) 251-3115
Belk Park Golf Course
Wood River, IL
Started Teaching
1987
Gender
Male
Professional Affiliation
PGA
Price Information
Hourly Rate: $60.00
Junior Rate: $30.00
Playing Rate: $60.00

Terry Grosch
(636) 458-3213
Makes Sense Golf
Saint Louis, MO
Started Teaching
1975
Gender
Male
Professional Affiliation
PGA
Price Information
Hourly Rate: $150.00
Junior Rate: $75.00
Clinic Rate: $300.00
Video Rate: $150.00
Playing Rate: $300.00

Helen Kurtin
(636) 861-2500
Golf Headquarters Family GolfPlex
Saint Louis, MO
Started Teaching
1990
Gender
Female
Professional Affiliation
LPGA
Price Information
Hourly Rate: $105.00
Junior Rate: $40.00
Clinic Rate: $125.00
Video Rate: $85.00
Playing Rate: $150.00

Far Oaks Golf Club - Target Par 3
618/628-2900
419 Old Collinsville Rd
Caseyville , IL
Type
Public
# of Holes
9

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Stonewolf Golf Club
618/624-4653
1195 Stonewolf Trl
Fairview Heights , IL
Type
Public
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Jack Nicklaus

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C. Dale Boggs
(314) 878-4653
Creve Coeur Recreation Complex/Golfport
Saint Louis, MO
Started Teaching
1977
Gender
Male
Professional Affiliation
PGA
Price Information
Hourly Rate: $75.00
Clinic Rate: $180.00
Video Rate: $100.00


Rob Sedorcek
(314) 521-4802
Norwood Hills Country Club
Saint Louis, MO
Started Teaching
1990
Gender
Male
Professional Affiliation
PGA
Price Information
Hourly Rate: $90.00
Junior Rate: $45.00
Video Rate: $45.00
Playing Rate: $125.00

Far Oaks Golf Club - 18-Hole
618/628-2900
419 Old Collinsville Rd
Caseyville , IL
Type
Public
# of Holes
18

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Stonebridge Golf Club
618/346-8800
7700 Stonebridge Golf Dr
Maryville , IL
Type
Public
# of Holes
18
Year Built
1999
Course Architect
Richard Gundlach

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Arlington Golf Club
618/931-5232
Rural Route 1
Granite City , IL
Type
Public
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Robert B. Harris

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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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