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Local resource for golf lessons in Columbia. 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.

Darin Jacober
(573) 445-4213
L.A. Nickell Golf Course
Columbia, MO
Started Teaching
1999
Gender
Male
Professional Affiliation
PGA
Price Information
Hourly Rate: $50.00
Junior Rate: $25.00
Clinic Rate: $15.00
Video Rate: $50.00
Playing Rate: $50.00

David Stone
(573) 445-4213
L.A. Nickell Golf Course
Columbia, MO
Started Teaching
1984
Gender
Male
Professional Affiliation
PGA
Price Information
Hourly Rate: $50.00
Junior Rate: $10.00
Clinic Rate: $100.00
Video Rate: $75.00
Playing Rate: $75.00

Stephens College Country Club
573/442-2211
2001 E Broadway
Columbia , MO
Type
Private
# of Holes
9

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L A Nickell Golf Course
573/445-4213
1800 Parkside Dr
Columbia , MO
Type
Public
# of Holes
18

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Country Club Of Missouri, The
573/442-1310
1300 Woodrail Ave
Columbia , MO
Type
Private
# of Holes
18

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Toby Yates
(573) 442-1310
Country Club of Missouri
Columbia, MO
Started Teaching
1997
Gender
Male
Professional Affiliation
PGA
Price Information
Hourly Rate: $60.00
Junior Rate: $25.00
Video Rate: $80.00
Playing Rate: $75.00
Accepts Lesson Gift Certificates

John Gilchrist
(573) 442-1310
The Country Club of Missouri
Columbia, MO
Started Teaching
1995
Gender
Male
Professional Affiliation
PGA
Price Information
Hourly Rate: $80.00
Junior Rate: $20.00
Clinic Rate: $25.00
Video Rate: $80.00
Playing Rate: $100.00

A. L. Gustin Golf Course
573/882-6016
Stadium Blvd
Columbia , MO
Type
Public
# of Holes
18

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Country Club Of Missouri
(573) 449-7201
1300 Woodrail Ave
Columbia, MO
 
Columbia Golf & Country Club
573/449-4734
2210 N Country Club Dr
Columbia , MO
Type
Private
# of Holes
18

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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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