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Garry Rippy, PGA

Academy Instructor


PGA Crest

Austin, TX
Barton Creek Golf Academy

About Garry

I am a Quarter Century Member of the PGA and obtained membership in 1983. I have been playing the game for over 50 years and teaching for over 40. My competitive background includes 8 wins on the STPGA Senior Series Tour, 2006 STPGA Section Senior Champion, qualified for 3 PGA National Senior Club Professional Championships, competed in 3 PGA TOUR events and competed in the 2005 Champions TOUR Q School Finals.



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First rate experience. Simplified lesson so that we concentrated on immediate need. He followed up by sending video and other drills to reinforce instruction.

-Greg R
Garry's Experience

Helping players achieve their goals.

Getting Started

Learn the basics

Avoid embarrassment on the first tee

Get comfortable for business golf

Having More Fun

Have more fun on the course

Improving Your Game

Break 100

Break 90

Break 80

Improve your Short Game

Add 10 yards

Prepare for Tournament Golf

Make the high school golf team

Earn a college golf scholarship

Students & Lessons

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Skills & Tools

Improve with Garry.

Full Swing
Short Game
Course Strategy
Tournament Strategy
Wedge Play
Wind Play
Garry's Facilities

Barton Creek Golf Academy

Austin TX


The Barton Creek Golf Academy at the Fazio Canyons Course offers players of all abilities the chance to improve their game utilizing state of the art systems and and proven golf technique instruction.

*Coaching available to public


8212 Barton Club Dr, Austin, TX 78735-1406

Facility Offerings
Short Game Training

Private short game area including large putting green, practice bunker and pitching green.

Indoor Video Bay

Indoor video bay includes a 4 camera system.

Training Aids

We have the latest training aids to enhance and develop sound swing fundamentals.

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