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Local resource for golf lessons in Portland. 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.

Kevin Roberts
(207) 781-2890
The Woodlands Club
Falmouth, ME
Started Teaching
1994
Gender
Male
Professional Affiliation
PGA
Price Information
Hourly Rate: $80.00
Junior Rate: $20.00
Playing Rate: $125.00

Riverside Municipal Golf Club -Nine Hole
207/797-3524
1158 Riverside St
Portland , ME
Type
Public
# of Holes
9

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Sable Oaks Golf Club
(207) 775-6257
505 Country Club Dr
South Portland, ME
 
Rivermeadow Golf Club
207/854-1625
216 Lincoln St
Westbrook , ME
Type
Public
# of Holes
9

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Westerly Winds Golf Course
207/854-9463
771 Cumberland St
Westbrook , ME
Type
Public
# of Holes
9

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Riverside Municipal Golf Club -Eighteen Hole
207/797-3524
1158 Riverside St
Portland , ME
Type
Public
# of Holes
18

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Sable Oaks Golf Club
207/775-6257
505 Country Club Dr
South Portland , ME
Type
Public
# of Holes
18

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Twin Falls Golf Club
207/854-5397
364 Spring St
Westbrook , ME
Type
Public
# of Holes
9
Course Architect
Yvonne Young

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Purpoodock Club
207/799-0821
300 Spurwink Ave
Cape Elizabeth , ME
Type
Private
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Larry Rowe

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Maine GCSA
(207) 781-7878
170 US Route 1
Falmouth, ME
 
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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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