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Costa Mesa Golf Instructors

Browse these golf instructors with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Costa Mesa.

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  • 18 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Toni L.
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I have been taking golf lessons from Dave Garcia for past 2 years. He is a great instructor with passion for the sport. His teaching is easy to comprehend and he has different types of tools to help you improve where you are weak. He is not only a great teacher but a genuine, kind, and sincere person whom I have gained as a friend for life.

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Betty Anderson Golf
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Karen G.
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Wonderful golf instructor. Betty explains and demonstrates each different golf technique in a clear and understandable way. I feel every lesson that I have taken has had satisfactory results and improvement thanks to Betty. Betty believes that golf should be a fun and enjoyable game for all levels, and I am certainly having fun learning with Betty. Would highly recommend Betty for anyone who wants to learn and enjoy the game of golf.

OC Golf & Fitness Coaching
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
Rob E.
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My Daughter, whose 10 years old, had her 1st golf lesson and it well! Ron was very patient and informative. Looking forward to future lessons!

Top Pro
  • 43 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kyle L.
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My wife and I recently started taking lessons from Kati. We have had a very positive experience and she has already taught us a lot. I would highly recommend her for golf lessons. We bought a block of lessons from her and that seems to work best. We can build on our progress each time and our game keeps getting better after every lesson, plus its a better deal if you buy a block. We still have a lot more coming and we are both looking forward to getting better each time. Thanks Kati!

Golf Code 360 Studio
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Doug G.
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I have been going to Jay on and off for golf lessons over the last couple of years. When I first started I literally could not hit the ball in the air. I learned enough to where in a couple of lessons I could not only hit solid golf shots, but I could also pick out what went wrong on the ones I didn't hit as well. Jay is a phenomenal instructor and incredibly patient with every level of golfer. His greatest asset, even greater than his personal knowledge and understanding of the swing, is his ability to convey that knowledge to a student. I could not have been more pleased by my results over the last couple of years.

David McNally Golf
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Jacoby B.
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I've started taking golf lessons from Dave and I'm very happy with the results so far. We've only just started, but Dave's professionalism and knowledge of the sport makes me excited to continue lessons with him. His video analysis makes it really easy to see what needs improving and he's great about targeting specific problem areas.

Robert Van Dusen Golf
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Mary C.
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Bob is an amazing instructor. I have learned so much from him. He is kind, patient and makes our lessons fun. I highly recommend him🤗

  • 38 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Chi M.
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Coach Steve goes out of his way to make sure the kids have fun while practicing golf! His easy going style allows my kids to feel confident and learn without feeling stressed! He has been coaching my 3 kids for several years now- I love that the rates are so reasonable and their golf skills continue to improve! I love that they can be comfortable on a golf course- I think that will be very helpful for them in the future! I highly recommend Coach Steve! The CJs Mom, Corona

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Paul Young PGA
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 34 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ty I.
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I've been playing golf for about 6 years and i've had a couple teachers along the way. Paul has to be one of my favorites. He really knows his stuff and is really in tune with current golf instruction. He can pretty much eye ball the flaws you have and tweak you the right way in a matter of minutes. He also uses video using the V1 app to give you a good visual of what your flaws may be. I personally like Pauls teaching because we are always on the same page and he's super easy to work with. I was having problems with hooking and over drawing the ball and right off the bat he said lets try this ( one piece take-away, keep club head outside the hands, hinge) and voila! a beautiful high tight fade. This was in the first 10 minutes! To top it all off you can't beat his prices. I ended up getting a 6 lesson package to work on all aspects of my game. 3 lessons in and iv'e seen a big improvement in my game. Thanks Paul

  • 2 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Austen L.
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Hi, my name is Austen and I'm a senior in high school and I'm currently on the high school golf team. I'm one of Lee's students and I've been working with him for about five months now. I can surely say that I have seen a significant difference in my golf game, and I've been playing for twelve years! Lee has given me excellent playing tips and lessons and now I'm saving at least 6-10 strokes per round! Lee is an excellent coach all around and I surely recommend working with him!

  • 38 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Fred V.
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Steve is great. Great instructor.. very knowledgeable about golf. Also I had fun. Steve made it fun. I have seen improvements, just after 1 lesson. I highly recommend Southern California golf schools. I can’t wait till my next lesson.

  • 2 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Jasmine O.
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I enjoyed how my instructor, Mr. Marquez, would be so patient in helping my friend and I learn the sport. He was dedicated, genuine, and fun. Some golf instructors try to give you information all at once, but Mr. Marquez helped us step by step and left us feeling comfortable and enthused about moving on to the next stage. My friend and I went from missing the ball completely to going to the driving range and hitting the ball in the 200s in one day. I would highly recommend him to everyone!!! Thanks Mr. Marquez!!

Ruben's Golf
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Danny R.
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As a non golfer (played many years ago with no lessons) I wanted to get some help with the basics. Searching all over SD luckily found Ruben via Thumbtack. Very responsive and knowledgeable to all my questions. Ruben advised me on what the instructions were to get started. Very straight forward approach. It has been month of lessons about 1 hour 1/2 and I only have positive results to report. No intimidation as novice I have found. Ruben does not let you slide on what your doing wrong his comments are positive, very useful and he knows how to help you correct your putting to driving to understanding the game of golf. I really look forward to the sessions now and only can say to those that want to improve or a wanna be golfer like myself take his class you will not be disappointed. Kudos Ruben your a great teacher who understands how to keep me interested in wanting to play the game of golf.

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I can help you improve your game to the next level. You can learn proper technique while having fun. My lessons are available for all levels: beginner, intermediate and advance .

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  • 22 years in business
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With 18 years of teaching experience and many years of professional competitive experience, there isn't much I haven't seen. Whether you are an artist or an engineer, I have the tools to connect with your personality and meet you right where you are. I love everything about golf: from being in nature to meeting the variety of people who play the game, I am passionate about what I get to do.

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I am a graduate of the Golf Academy of America with a degree in Golf Instruction. I love introducing new players to golf and specialize in fixing "Baseball Swings" as I used to have one. I also focus on the scoring element of the game (100 yards and in) I left the Golf Industry after working at one of the most exclusive Country Clubs in the Los Angeles area. I still love golf and I am only happy if you are improving. Hitting farther, higher and cleaner golf shots!

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Instructor: Donald McGhee Course: Mt. Meadows Golf Course Teaching level: Intermediate/advanced only Specialty: Distance, ball striking Rates: $60/hr $200/mo (lesson once a week) - save $40/mo $30/half hr for putting school $200/2hrs or $100/hr "on course" lessons Lesson type: Private Mission statement: "I have experience in long drive competition, local pro events, junior and high school golf. I can give distance to anyone, just don't forget, ball striking begats distance and one can't live without the other."

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My students get immediate results. They can't believe they can play as good as they do. I take in to account each persons personality and physical abilities and show them how to maximize both. I don't believe in a cookie cutter golfer because each person is different and wants different things from golf. I make the golf swing so simple that it's easy to remember and repeat. I like seeing the gigantic smiles on their faces. Watching them realize that they can play really good golf and not have to change their swing. When they look at you with that wide eyed face of pure joy after hitting a golf shot they never thought possible, that's my payoff. That's why I teach golf, for those moments.

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We service North Orange County and South Los Angeles County. We provide beginner golf lessons for individuals and small groups upon request. 1-4 hour sessions are available.

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If I don't help your game and help you understand golf mentally and physically, I do it free of charge.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.
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