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Kent D. Tarkleson, PGA


PGA Crest

Saratoga Springs, NY
Tark's Indoor Golf Club, Saratoga Springs, NY

About Kent

Kent Tarkleson is an “Instruction Certified” PGA Professional with 44 years of teaching experience. He was selected as the NENYPGA Teacher of the Year in 2011. He is certified in Golf Biomechanics by K-Motion as well as a Titleist Performance Institute Certified Golf Fitness Instructor, Class “A” Clubmaker and Certified Master Club Fitter. He is a past President of the Northeastern New York PGA and in 2000 was honored as their Golf Professional of the Year. In 2007 Kent received Ferris State University’s “Bill Strausbaugh Award,” presented for his “Outstanding Contributions to the Advancement of Teaching.”





Kent's Experience

Helping players achieve their goals.

Getting Started

Learn the basics

Get comfortable for business golf

Avoid embarrassment on the first tee

Having More Fun

Connect with golfers of similar age

Have more fun on the course

Connect with golfers of similar skill

Improving Your Game

Break 100

Break 90

Break 80

Add 10 yards

Improve your Short Game

Prepare for Tournament Golf

Make the high school golf team

Earn a college golf scholarship

Get swing diagnostic testing

Students & Lessons

Coaching Services

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Playing with disabilities




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Kent's Facilities

Tark's Indoor Golf Club

Saratoga Springs NY


Tark’s Indoor Golf Club is a year-round, golf entertainment and training facility. In our relaxed country club atmosphere, you can play on one of our nearly 50 world-famous golf courses or work on your game using the most sophisticated game improvement technology in the industry, or just sit back and enjoy your favorite beverage while watching one of our many HDTVs. Fully equipped with five state-of-the-art aboutGolf PGA Tour Simulators, Tark’s is designed for golfers at all stages of their game. Advanced players can gain that competitive edge while beginners can relax and learn at their own pace. Whether you’re here to learn, practice, play, or get professionally fit we are dedicated to helping you take your game to the next level. In addition to simulator play and PGA golf instruction, Tark’s is proud to offer TPI Certified golf fitness evaluations, and the areas most advanced club-fitting and repair center.

*Coaching available to public


4195 Route 50, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-2930

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