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Golf Lessons Richmond VA

Local resource for golf lessons in Richmond. 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.

Willow Oaks Country Club
804/272-1451
6228 Forest Hill Ave
Richmond , VA
Type
Private
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
David Gordon

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Belmont Golf Course
804/501-4653
1600 Hilliard Rd
Richmond , VA
Type
Public
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
A. W. Tillinghast

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Jefferson Lakeside Country Club
804/266-2382
1700 Lakeside Ave
Richmond , VA
Type
Private
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Donald Ross

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Stonehenge Golf & Country Club
804/378-7845
1000 Farnham
Richmond , VA
Type
Private
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Ed Ault

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Highland Springs Golf Course
804/737-4716
300 Lee Ave
Highland Springs , VA
Type
Public
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Dr. Michael Hurdzan

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Glenwood Golf Club
804/226-1793
3100 Creighton Rd
Richmond , VA
Type
Semi-Private
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Fred Findlay

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Belmont Golf Course
(804) 501-4653
1600 Hilliard Rd
Henrico, VA
 
Meadowbrook Country Club
804/275-9189
3700 Cogbill Rd
Richmond , VA
Type
Private
# of Holes
18

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Providence Golf Club
804/276-1865
1160 S Providence Rd
Richmond , VA
Type
Public
# of Holes
18

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Country Club Of Virginia, The -James River
804/287-1301
709 S Gaskins Rd
Richmond , VA
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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