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Your burning questions: answered

What makes a good golf instructor?

A good golf instructor is someone who has the playing skill you’d like to achieve, is qualified to teach golf, and is someone you can get along with. Some experts recommend you only take golf lessons from coaches with active accreditation from reputable associations such as the PGA, LPGA, or similar organizations that focus on continuing education. You’ll be spending hours out on the green with the pro during lessons, so a good rapport, strong communication and the right personality fit are key. A proven track record is also important. Read reviews from their current and former students to make sure they have helped people achieve their golfing goals, and always ask about the instructor’s experience before signing on for lessons. Years of providing lessons can contribute to a deeper understanding of how to teach the sport. Just because your friend or partner is great at golf doesn’t mean they’ll give good golf lessons. Invest in a professional golf instructor who knows how to teach the sport from short game to full swing.

What age should you start golf lessons?

Golf lessons for kids can start as early as age four or five. They’re too young for formal training, but you can keep them interested and engaged and give them a feel for the game. U.S. Kids Golf recommends starting formal training for junior golfers at six years old. It’s important for young golfers to swing clubs that are the right length and weight for their body; U.S. Kids Golf provides a fitting guide.

Golf lessons for kids, especially young kids, should be about encouraging success rather than correcting mistakes, according to U.S. Kids Golf. If you want your child to love golf for life, you want their early experiences to be positive. Golf lessons for kids are less expensive than golf lessons for adults. A monthly rate (including four lessons) for group golf lessons for kids may average $100. Semi-private golf lessons for kids may range from $150 to $200 per month. Location and instructor reputation can also affect cost. Often, discounts are provided when multiple months are purchased at one time.

How much are golf lessons?

Golf lessons are a great way to break into the sport or take your golf game to a new level. The national average cost for golf lessons is $50-$60, but prices will vary based on what type of lessons you want. The most expensive golf lessons will be private instruction with top-tier coaches. These are golf instructors who have held high professional ranking and have a good reputation. Regardless of who is teaching, private instruction is always more costly than couples’ lessons or small group lessons (usually up to four people). Teachers often offer a lower price per lesson when you buy a package of several lessons at one time. Here are some examples of average golf lesson costs:

  • Individual lessons:
    • Standard pricing for 60-minute private lesson: $60.
    • 60-minute lesson with renowned golf coach: $100.
  • Couples’ lessons:
    • Standard pricing for 90-minute duo lesson: $100.
    • 60-minute lesson with renowned golf coach: $125.
  • Golf lesson package pricing:
    • Purchase six individual lessons at one time and save $10.
    • Purchase 10 individual lessons at one time and save $40.
    • Purchase six couples’ lessons at one time and save $40.
    • Purchase 10 couples’ lessons at one time and save $200.

Reviews for Scottsdale golf instructors
Thumbtack Customer
My daughter had her 1st golf lesson today and she loved it. Kelli is very personable and very easy to work with. She is flexible and willing to work around our schedule and seems to have a genuine interest in helping our daughter reach her goals. My daughter loved her approach to teaching the game of golf and is looking forward to taking many more lessons in the future.
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Mateo f.
First lesson with Patrick as a beginner golfer went great. He broke down the mechanics of the golf swing making it much easier to understand. Finally he gave drills to practice at home which were extremely helpful! 10/10 looking forward to my next lesson.
Parfection GolfParfection Golf
Mateo f.
My first lesson with Andrew was great! He really broke down the golf swing from the back swing to the follow through. Andrew had multiple drills that were very helpful and easy to bring back to the range at home! Will be scheduling another lesson with him very soon!
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Dennis&Elaine .
I really enjoyed my golf lesson with Greg. Can't recommend enough. I can't wait to have him help me again. I love the video he sent me after.
Cause & Effect Golf   Lessons By Gregg DowneyCause & Effect Golf Lessons By Gregg Downey
Eric H.
So far I’ve had one lesson with Patrick and I learned a lot about my golf swing and what I was doing wrong. He worked with me on my stance and how my hands should move throughout the shot. He also gave me great drills that are easy to practice while at home. Can’t wait for my second lesson!
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Julie L.
I am new to golf and this is my first experience ever holding a club so I came into lessons feeling a little intimidated. I’m glad Don was the pro I found to teach me the fundamentals because he has such a positive approach, a very calm demeanor, and offers clear and well-structured lessons. He was great at breaking down the parts of a swing and there was never a feeling of failure or intimidation during the lesson. He even sent me home with a printout of the basics so I could practice before our next lesson. It's evident from his preparation that Don is very dedicated to his craft and cares about helping you improve. If you are looking someone who is patient and can offer an incremental approach to swing mechanics, excellent knowledge of the game and practical teaching techniques, then I can highly recommend Don’s services. I look forward to more lessons in the future.
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