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Golf Lessons Pikeville KY

Local resource for golf lessons in Pikeville. 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.

Green Meadow Country Club
606/432-0712
N Mayo Trl
Pikeville , KY
Type
Private
# of Holes
9

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Beaver Valley Golf Course
606/874-2837
Golf Course Rd
Allen , KY
Type
Public
# of Holes
9

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Tug Valley Country Club
304/235-2106
Route 49
Sprigg , WV
Type
Private
# of Holes
9
Year Built
1962
Course Architect
Paul Schirts

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Jenny Wiley State Resort Park
606/886-2711
75 Jenny Wiley Theater Ct
Prestonsburg , KY
Type
Public
# of Holes
9
Course Architect
Hal Purdy

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Tennye Ohr
Connemara Golf Links
Nicholasville, KY
Started Teaching
1988
Gender
Female
Professional Affiliation
PGA
Price Information
Junior Rate: $25.00
Video Rate: $60.00
Playing Rate: $75.00

Mountain Pub-Links Golf Course
606/437-0339
26 Hurt Branch Rd
Pikeville , KY
Type
Public
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Jack Sykes

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Willowbrook Country Club
540/531-8542
Route 609
Breaks , VA
Type
Private
# of Holes
9
Year Built
1968

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Stonecrest Golf Course
606/866-6777
918 Clubhouse Dr
Prestonsburg , KY
Type
Public
# of Holes
18

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Myra Blackwelder
(859) 259-4653
Man O War Golf
Lexington, KY
Started Teaching
1982
Gender
Female
Professional Affiliation
LPGA

Greg Graham
(502) 491-5666
Spring Lake Golf Range
Louisville, KY
Started Teaching
1994
Gender
Male
Professional Affiliation
PGA
Price Information
Hourly Rate: $60.00
Junior Rate: $25.00
Clinic Rate: $75.00
Video Rate: $45.00
Playing Rate: $100.00

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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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