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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.

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.

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.

Reviews for Palm Beach Gardens golf instructors
Steve P.
Glenn Beaver is the consummate golf professional teacher. Is knowledge and experience became immediately apparent even in my first lesson. His instruction was geared to my level of experience. After about 5 lessons my progress has been substantial and he has made me excited again about my passion, golf. consider yourself lucky if you get Glen Beaver to become your golf coach.
Beaver Golf LessonsBeaver Golf Lessons
Thumbtack Customer
William Clarkson If your looking to get better at golf Bobby P is the man to see. Great instruction from basics to advanced. I've had a handful of lessons and I'm learning more, feeling more confident and getting better every time. I highly recommend Bobby for anyone interested in getting better at golf!
Bobby P. Golf @ Jensen Beach GC & The Savanna ClubBobby P. Golf @ Jensen Beach GC & The Savanna Club
Marilyn H.
Coach Glen responded quickly and efficiently in the initial contact. The day we met with him he introduced himself first to our five-year-old grandson and then to us - a great way to make our grandson comfortable and excited to work with him. He was very professional in his handling of all of us, arrived promptly on time and headed off for the lesson with an enthusiastic young boy. When the lesson was over he was wonderful about his description of the way they had worked together and it was so clear that his introduction to golf was put in simple terms appropriate to a five-year old. We were delighted with our experience, and our grandson was most enthusiastic about taking another lesson. Great experience!
Beaver Golf LessonsBeaver Golf Lessons
James M.
Knowing that I had taught myself completely wrong I started to look for help. In just a few short weeks Glen was able to help me understand what I was doing wrong and help me correct it. His clear, simple, and encouraging approach will work wonders for anyone trying to have more fun on the golf course for a fraction of the price of other area 'professionals' who are more interested in keeping you coming back and drawing out lessons than working towards your goals.
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