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Golf Lessons by John Lamont
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Suzie T.
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John has been giving my 5-year-old son golf lessons and does a fantastic job.


I have over 30 years of experience in working with the best. I have over 35 years of experience in working, playing, teaching and caddie-ing with the best all over the United States and also with some of the best juniors.


I offer private or group golf lessons, either for 30 minutes or one hour. The lessons include full swing, short game, putting, bunkers and mental game. The on-course instruction is focusing on course management and strategy.


I've been a PGA professional for over 30 years. I've instructed thousands of people to play golf. From beginner to professional, I can help you learn the game of a lifetime.


Make an investment in a life-long sport. Get more confidence in your swing and short game. Enjoy the game of golf and score better. Golf is a tough game and everyone needs a little help. Golf is a game of inches and I will help you progress in this great game.


Steve is the Director of Instruction for PGA in Bellevue, Washington. He has 25 years of experience teaching more than 300 PGA and LPGA golf professionals, and tour players. He has a direct lineage and connection to the teachings of Sam Byrd, Ben Hogan's teacher for over 20 years. While at the prestigious and renowned Ocean Reef Club at Florida, Steve worked with some of the game's very best including Jim Colbert, Jim Dent, Marco Dawson, Leonard Thompson, Emily Klein, Rocco Mediate, and Jim Mclean. With his easy-to-understand method, and his "get rid yourself of nonsense" approach to the golf swing, he became one of the top instructors in the country today.


I teach the five basic fundamentals that every golfer needs to know to consistently improve his/her golf game. From the pre-shot routine to addressing the ball and understanding what a good swing feels like from beginning to end, I got you covered.


Learn golf from somebody who actually played golf for a living! Are you tired of not getting better or struggling with your game? TonTaRad Golf Academy will help you achieve your true potential. Get ready to play "unconscious golf". You never would have realized golf could be this much fun!


I have been teaching the fundamentals of golf through all aspects of the game. Through correct knowledge of cause and applying that knowledge, one can control his or her effects.


I provide personal golf lessons with the intent to help you shoot your best score. Lessons will be tailored to individual needs.


I help golfers personalize their golf swings. I do this by explaining the "what, where, when, and why". Students can then execute golf shots confidently and predictably. After five lessons, my students know exactly the cause of a draw, slice, push, pull, and straight shot. "How" they execute each of these shots is negotiable and up to them. Every individual is unique anatomically and mentally. I do my best to draw out of my students their personal insights to striking the ball. I do not believe there is a "secret" nor a right or wrong way to striking the ball. Once you know the "what, where, when, and why", "how" to strike the ball the right way is in fact "your way". I believe copying someone else's swing may ruin your skills.

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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