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Golf Lessons Olympia WA

Local resource for golf lessons in Olympia. 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.

Noriko Takahashi
(360) 456-7888
International Golf Academy
Olympia, WA
Started Teaching
1999
Gender
Female
Professional Affiliation
LPGA
Price Information
Hourly Rate: $60.00
Junior Rate: $30.00
Video Rate: $80.00


Kevin Bishop
(360) 493-1000
Pacific NW PGA Golf & Learning Center
Olympia, WA
Started Teaching
1977
Gender
Male
Professional Affiliation
PGA
Price Information
Hourly Rate: $75.00
Clinic Rate: $20.00
Video Rate: $95.00
Playing Rate: $65.00

Family Golf Center
360/786-8626
8080 Center St Sw
Tumwater , WA
Type
Public
# of Holes
9

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Indian Summer Golf & Cntry Clb
(360) 459-4572
5900 Troon Ln SE
Olympia, WA
 
Capitol City Golf Club
360/491-5111
5225 Yelm Hwy Se
Olympia , WA
Type
Public
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Norman H. Woods

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Joe Thiel
(360) 456-7888
World Wide Golf Schools/International Golf Academy
Olympia, WA
Started Teaching
1969
Gender
Male
Professional Affiliation
PGA
Price Information
Hourly Rate: $175.00
Junior Rate: $120.00
Clinic Rate: $5,000.00
Video Rate: $125.00
Playing Rate: $350.00

Tumwater Valley Golf Club
360/943-9500
4611 Tumwater Valley Dr Se
Tumwater , WA
Type
Public
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Roy Goss and Glen Proctor

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Indian Summer Golf & Country Club
360/459-3772
5900 Troon Ln Se
Olympia , WA
Type
Private
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Peter Thomson and Michael Wolveridge

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Olympia Country & Golf Club
360/866-9777
3636 Country Club Dr Nw
Olympia , WA
Type
Private
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
William H. Tucker

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Golf Club At Hawks Prairie, The Links
360/455-8383
8383 Vicwood Ln
Lacey , WA
Type
Public
# of Holes
18
Year Built
1999
Course Architect
Peter Thompson

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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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