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Holyoke Golf Instructors

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Justin Smith PGA
from 20 reviews
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
K.C. E.
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I highly recommend lessons with Justin. I've been taking lessons with Justin for over a year and I keep going back because he is so encouraging and patient. And he gets results! Due to his teaching, my golf game is much more consistent and reliable. Justin didn't make me fit into some mold or try to give me an entirely new swing, but instead he fine-tuned the natural swing I already had. This quickly led to noticeable improvements and was easy for me to replicate on my own when out on the course. Thank you Justin!

Mark Klotz PGA
from 9 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Great first lesson. Looking forward to more lessons and working with Mark to improve my golf game!!

Cloud 9 Golf Academy
from 2 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Greg C.
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Absolutely awesome experience at Cloud Nine Golf Academy. I have already scheduled my next golf lesson with Kevin Cloud.

Allie M.
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Jim is a fantastic golf instructor for both children and adults. My son has been taking lessons with him for two years and he plays very well. I was motivated to learn so that I can play with my son so I started taking lessons as well. I am so happy at how much my game has improved. Jim does video analysis to show what is wrong with your swing and helps to correct it. He is patient and kind and I enjoy every lesson.


I offer a fast and fun way to learn the game of golf by providing individual-/group-customized golf lesson packages for all levels of golfers. I'm a USGTF certified golf instructor.


I am a golf professional and entertainer, a former champion of many professional tournaments worldwide. I teach golf, both at the range and on the course, along with performing group golf clinics. My "Mike Colandro Golf Show" is quite unique, where I do corporate and charity golf outings, telling true stories from my worldwide travels and singing golf songs. I also write for Ctgolftips and perform video golf tips. Go to my website, then click on Colandro Golf to find out more.


I provide golf instructions for all skill levels, from absolute beginners to the avid golfer. I was a PGA club professional for 3 years who worked in the area at two local courses. Now, I am out on my own providing lessons for individuals who really want to learn and get better at golf.


We offer the lessons such as: * On or off course golf lessons. * Golf specific fitness training for all ages and skill levels. * Golf coaching and professional caddying. * Injury prevention and recovery. * Individual and group lessons available.


I specialize in the following: * Tennis Lesson Instruction * Cardio Tennis I speak both Spanish and English.


Golf 102 and Golf 102 provide low-cost professional golfing lessons. The snow is gone; golf season is finally here! Discount Golf Lessons start the fourth year with the Golf 101 and Golf 102 series, that has already had over 400 graduates in the first 3 years! Why is Golf 101 so well-known? The answer is understandable: Golf 101 offers you six hours of high quality, hands-on golfing education, in a small class size for just $100, which covers clubs, as well as all equipment and fees. Compare Golf 101 at below $17 per hour to classes from a golf pro that can cost you $50 - $80 per hour, and the answer is apparent. The adaptable schedule allows you select any three lesson times and dates to suit the busiest golfer. Golf 101 is designed for both the new golfer who desires to enhance their golf game and anyone who's taking up the golf club for the first time and wants to try the challenging and competitive game of golf without having to make huge cash investment in lessons and clubs. You're taught putting, chipping, rules, etiquette, and plenty of driving range work. Video swing analysis is also included to assist you in perfecting this game of champions. For playing lessons, Golf 102 brings you out on the golf course, as you play on a group scramble tournament style, to offer you experience, as well as assist you in playing better than your friends, and be the hero at your company golf tournament! So how does the Golf 102 and Golf 101 certified teaching professional George Claffey pile up against those expensive golfing pros? George Claffey was acknowledged by the united states golf teachers federation as among the top 100 certified golf teaching professionals in the world in 2010, the lone trainer to be awarded this honor in Connecticut! It just does not get any better than that! Lesson are held at: Miner Hills Golf Course and Driving Range 80 Miner Hills Dr. Middletown, CT 06457 Exit 20 off 91 (at country club road exit) Reserve your spot in Golf 101 and Golf 102. Visit our website. Warning: Classes fill up quickly!


I've been in the gym for over 35 years and can teach anyone whatever their desire lies. I've also been disc golfing for my whole, so if that's your desire, I would love to teach. I'm also an experienced surfer, so I can also give surf lessons.


I enjoy helping people have more fun playing golf. I believe that there is truly an infinite number of ways to move the golf club, and I am here to help you find your most efficient way to play the game.

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.

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.

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