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Santa Monica Golf Instructors

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Jim Carson
5.0
from 27 reviews
  • 38 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Julie Y.
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I’m very happy for my first lesson. I had never take golf lessons before so I think I met the right instructor. He was very friendly and made me feel comfortable with my lack of knowledge. Thank you Jim! I’ll be back.

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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
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David G.
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Very Personel on hands approach to teaching. I recommend her to any beginner.

Ric Moore, PGA
4.8
from 18 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Lois F.
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For the past 20 years I have taken dozens of lessons from golf pros in an attempt to not only improve but enjoy the game more as well (I suppose they go hand in hand). Rarely did I take a second lesson from any one of them. They just weren't helpful. Then I saw a flyer about a golf clinic that Ric was doing near my home and I decided to give it one more try. EUREKA! Ric has a special gift for taking each person where are they skill-wise and incrementally improving their skills. By the end of the 6th lesson I gained confidence and competence. Whereas before I wouldn't play with others who I didn't know out of embarrassment, now I can play with other intermediate players. I'll never be on the pro tour because I don't have a lot of natural talent, but thanks to Ric I do enjoy the game and have the tips and tools I need to play. Without hesitation I recommend Ric, and so does everyone else I've met who have taken lessons from him. On top of being a top notch coach he's a genuinely nice human being.

OC Golf & Fitness Coaching
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
Bob E.
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I just had my first golf lesson with Ron. I like his approach to analyzing my swing and showing me ways to improve and giving me specific things to work on. I plan to continue with the lessons on a weekly basis. I expect, with Ron’s help, to see my scores go down by several strokes!

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
  • 10 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🤗

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Henry Brunton Golf Academy
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
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Chris L.
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Gavin is an excellent instructor. Lots of fun and a great facility. Would recommend him and the Henry Brunton Academy to anyone! I will be going back soon!

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Pat V.
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Have taken golf lessons here at Arroyo Seco from Joe Cano for a couple of years. The place is easy going and feels very personal and private even though it is a public course. Joe is terrific. He is deeply knowledgeable and has an entertaining style in which he uses analogies to make his point about one's swing - this helps a lot in retaining specifics in such a technical sport. Joe incorporates technology by recording your swing using cool mobile apps on his iPad that really let you see the mechanics of what you're doing and the progress you're making. I love this place and there are other instructors who also appear to be doing a great job, but Joe is awesome!

  • 13 years in business
Jesse A.
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Mr. Austin has been a very important milestone in my knowledge of the game. After only 3 lessons, I saw a 60% improvement in my abilities and an 80% improvement in my score. He has proven his years of expertise and the ability to impart that knowledge almost effortlessly. Very highly recommended.

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I have been an accomplished golfer of over 25 years. I play and practice regularly and have a real passion for teaching golf. I am not a certified teacher but having taken numerous lessons and being around the game have given me great insight.

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I love the game of golf and love teaching. What I do differently is that I teach the game backwards, from putting chipping, 1/2 swing, 3/4 swing, and full swing. This way, you will have the right swing path.

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Question: Do you want to have fun on the golf course without feeling mentally exhausted? I can help you build a repeatable and reliable golf swing that will improve your overall game.

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I am a Part-time golf coach. I've been playing golf for over 20 years. I have helped quite a few PGA instructors with coaching their students and have overcome lots of game changers myself. I can coach you whatever it takes to help you lower your score or gain distance and accuracy on the range or on the course.

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Golf and tennis instruction is offered from an experienced player and coach. I teach both golf and tennis for all ages and skill levels, from beginner to advanced, including on course (golf) playing lessons.

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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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I am a professional expert golfer and have over 40 years of experience. It is a sport I take seriously and I know all the rules, regulations and in-and-outs of the sport. I have played in all the courses up and down the state of California, and several outside the state. I learned from my dad, who played professionally all over the world. He was my mentor, who taught me at the age of six, and on my first time out, I out-golfed all of his buddies on the course that day. I'm described as being a natural.

  • 18 years in business
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I take a personal approach to teaching. I feel my success is best judged by my clients success. I apply the fundamentals to each person individually. You can't teach everyone the same and as a teacher you need to be able to apply the same fundamentals in a different way based on body type, strength, etc. I also believe that too many teachers forget that the difference between shooting in the mid 80's and the 70's is ability from 100 yds and in 90% of the time.

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I'm a PGA certified golf professional with 20 years of experience in teaching pros and beginners the great game. I work with your swing and perfect it.

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You are on your way to a better game. LCFgolf provides professional golf lessons at fair prices. We have been improving golf games in the Foothill communities since 2000. We specialize in pain reduction. We offer the following: - Private Lessons - Group Lessons - Full-Round Instruction

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We offer golf lessons for all, whether just learning or advanced. We have been providing professional golf instruction since 1987 to private, semiprivate and group learners. We offer lessons on weekday mornings, afternoons, evenings and Saturdays. See our website for details. We have a 30-minute lesson for $50 or $40 before 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. We also have a 1-hour lesson for $75 or $100 with a video analysis of your swing e-mailed to you. (We will e-mail your swing along with side-by-side photos of you and a top professional for comparison.) Gift certificates are available.

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