Learn to Play Golf
Want to learn how to play golf? Interested in brushing up your short game? Any of these local instructors would be more than happy to help you improve your game. They are listed alphabetically by city. Rates and availability are subject to change.
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RD3 Box 430, Altoona, 16602 - (814) 684-0662
The Sinking Valley Country Club offers lessons from it's professional golf staff. Lessons cost: $35.00 per half hour or $50.00 per half hour with video. Call the Pro Shop to schedule a lesson.
2138 Business 220, Bedford, PA - (814) 623-8100
Improve your golf game at the Bedford Spring Golf Instruction. Individual and group clinics are available.
10 Lakeside Ave, DuBois, PA 15801 - (814) 371-3581
Lessons include: Range balls before your lesson and golf clubs to use during your lesson (if needed). Instruction is available on full swing with irons and woods, chipping, pitching, putting, greenside and fairway bunkers, how to hit off of uneven lies and VIDEO ANALYSIS. http://www.duboiscountryclub.com/instruction/
408 Manor Drive, Ebensburg, PA 15931 - (814) 472-6550
Lessons at the Ebensburg Country Club are taught by PGA Professional Jeff Homady. Jeff offers 10+ years of experience, in helping people play better golf! On the lesson tee I offer a fun, low-pressure environment to learn golf. During lessons, my emphasis is on taking what the golfer has and making it more efficient and consistent. I am not solely in the business of rebuilding golf swings and although typically unnecessary, that service is available upon request. http://www.ebensburgcc.com/golf-lessons.htm
2644 Old Frankstown Rd, Hollidaysburg, 16648 - (814) 695-3675
The Blair County Golf and Driving Range facility teaches the “Model Golf” approach which breaks down the swing into segments then utilizes workable drills to enhance each segment of the golf swing. Video may be used to enhance the teaching session. In most cases lessons are by appointment. http://blaircogolf.com/lessons.html
18 Clubhouse Drive, Hollidaysburg - (814) 695-1478
The Scotch Valley Country Club offers one-on-one instruction with the Club's Golf Professional. Call the Pro Shop at (814) 695-1478 for rates and to schedule a lesson.
10506 Standing Stone Road, Huntingdon, 16652 - (814) 643-4800
The Golf Pro at Standing Stone Golf Club offers lessons for those interested in learning the game. Rates are $30 for a half-hour lesson or $50 for one hour. Specials are available if you want multiple lessons. Contact the Pro Shop for more information and to schedule your lesson.
110 Country Club Drive, Mingoville, 16856 - (814) 383-2611
Golfers from all over the Centre region speak highly of Scott Frey's skill as an instructor. Whether you're just beginning, or you're a lifelong golfer, Scott can tailor lessons to help improve your game. The fee is $30 per half-hour. Once every summer, Nittany Country Club offers a Young Golfers' Clinic for children ages 6 to 18. This is a great opportunity to get your children involved in a lifelong sport that teaches core values such as honesty, integrity, sportsmanship and respect. Call the Pro Shop at 814-383-2611 to inquire about this year's schedule.
#2 Country Club Lane, Phlipsburg, 16866 - (814) 342-1114
The Phlipsburg Elks Lodge and Country Club has a Golf Professional on site and provides several levels of instruction. Lessons cost $35 for a 45 - 60 minute lesson or a series of 3 lessons for $90. Lessons are available for both members and the general public. Please call the Pro Shop at (814) 342-1114 to make an appointment. Special requests taken for group, husband & wife etc. Lessons cover whatever the student wants to learn, chipping, putting, driver, irons etc. Authorized Ping and Titleist Club Fitter. http://www.philipsburgelks.com/proshop.php
350 Freestone Drive, Port Matilda, PA 16870- (814) 692-4249
Head Golf Professional Jeremy Crawford, serves as our director of instruction. Jeremy believes a sound core and mind is the most direct route to game enhancement. Personal game improvement is vital for maximum golf enjoyment and also the long term health of the club. We here at Skytop offer many options and custom programs to help you get the most out of your game, whether you are a scratch golfer or have never been on a golf course before, we can elevate you to the next level. http://skytopgolf.com/instruction
110 Maxine Drive, Salix, PA
Phone: (814) 244-8274
Patrick Greer, the area's local PGA teaching professional is here to help you improve your game while having a great time. Patrick, a Tri-State PGA, two-time Seven Springs Open Champion, can show you the best techniques both on the green and at the driving range. He is level 1-3 certified in the PGA's Golf Professional Training Program. http://www.longviewdrivingrange.com/lessons.html
2141 S. Atherton Street, State College, PA, 16801- (814) 237-4653
The Fairways and Greens store located in State College offers individual lessons. They also have a former PGA professional on staff to help with any questions and tips. Use the indoor, state-of-the-art golf simulators which include six driving ranges and more than 30 courses.
S. Atherton Street, State College, PA, 16801- (814) 237-6453
Mary Kennedy-Zierke, TPI-certified golf specialist and teacher, is Director of Instruction at the MKZ Fusion Golf Academy, located in State College, PA. Mary uses simple techniques to improve players of all ages and skill levels in an efficient and safe manner. Her mission as a teacher and coach is to enhance the personal swing of a player without making dramatic changes. She makes certain that the student has a thorough understanding of his/her own swing technique and ability so that personal golf goals can be readily achieved.
“TPI (Titleist Performance Institute) delivers education, tools, and professionals to enhance the golfer’s pursuit of a more effective and healthy golf swing.” TPI is an international organization, found in over 50 countries with over 5,000 certified professionals. Visit her website to learn more: www.mkzfusiongolf.com
1523 W. College Avenue, State College, 16801 - (814) 865-4653
The Penn State Golf Courses offers golf instructional programs to meet each individual's needs. Their expertly trained PGA professionals are dedicated to making golf more fun and enjoyable with current and comprehensive golf instruction. Whether you are a beginning, intermediate, or accomplished golfer, you will find their instruction is designed to assist you with achieving your greatest potential. Private or group instruction is available. Please contact a member of their golf professional staff to schedule your instructional needs. Group lessons and programs can be registered through the PSU website: http://www.pennstategolfcourses.com/golf-instruction. Individual lessons and US Kids clinics can be registered via http://stevewagergolf.com - Steve Wager is one of the PGA pros at the Penn State Golf Courses and handles a lot of the registration through his own site. All lessons are conducted at the Penn State facilities.