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Local resource for golf lessons in San Antonio. 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.

La Cantera Golf Academy
(210) 558-6500
16641 La Cantera Parkway
San Antonio, TX
 
Dan Winget
(210) 378-3567
Diamond Back Golf Academy
San Antonio, TX
Started Teaching
1994
Gender
Male
Professional Affiliation
PGA
Price Information
Hourly Rate: $75.00
Junior Rate: $35.00
Clinic Rate: $45.00
Video Rate: $75.00
Playing Rate: $50.00
Accepts Lesson Gift Certificates

Holly Carriker
(888) 603-4653
La Cantera Parkway
San Antonio, TX
Started Teaching
2001
Gender
Female
Professional Affiliation
LPGA
Price Information
Hourly Rate: $55.00
Junior Rate: $25.00
Clinic Rate: $55.00
Video Rate: $55.00
Playing Rate: $55.00

John Kinsey
(210) 867-3021
Blossom Golf Center
San Antonio, TX
Started Teaching
1967
Gender
Male
Professional Affiliation
PGA
Price Information
Hourly Rate: $65.00
Junior Rate: $25.00
Video Rate: $65.00


Tony Trevino
(877) 465-3839
The Golf Club of Texas
San Antonio, TX
Gender
Male
Professional Affiliation
PGA

La Cantera Golf Academy
(210) 558-6500
16641 La Cantera Parkway
San Antonio, TX
 
Joey Gleitman
(210) 698-1146
Dominion Country Club
San Antonio, TX
Started Teaching
1999
Gender
Male
Professional Affiliation
PGA
Price Information
Hourly Rate: $60.00
Junior Rate: $20.00
Clinic Rate: $50.00
Video Rate: $60.00
Playing Rate: $60.00

Larry Degenhart
Nike Golf Learning Center/Pecan Valley Golf Club
San Antonio, TX
Gender
Male
Professional Affiliation
PGA

Wayne Mitchell
(210) 945-4653
Olympia Hills Golf & Conference Center
Universal City, TX
Started Teaching
1977
Gender
Male
Professional Affiliation
PGA
Price Information
Hourly Rate: $80.00
Junior Rate: $20.00
Clinic Rate: $80.00
Video Rate: $50.00
Playing Rate: $100.00

Michael Lamanna
(210) 558-5500
The Academy at La Cantera
San Antonio, TX
Started Teaching
1977
Gender
Male
Professional Affiliation
PGA
Price Information
Hourly Rate: $100.00
Junior Rate: $40.00
Clinic Rate: $49.00
Video Rate: $100.00
Playing Rate: $250.00

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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