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Marvol L. Barnard, PGA, LPGA

Director of Instruction
PGA Crest

Green Valley, AZ
Country Club of Green Valley, Green Valley, AZ

About Marvol

A proud member of the PGA and LPGA, Marvol Barnard is the current National President of the LPGA Professionals. Known for her innovative programming, Marvol is the recipient of the 2018 PGA National Player Development Award, the 2016 LPGA Teacher of the Year Award, and the Nancy Lopez Golf Achievement Award, among other notable achievements.

Marvol’s focus and passion is on growing the game of golf. She teaches athletes of all ages, and especially loves bringing girls and women into the game.

Marvol and her husband Sam live in Green Valley, Arizona.


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I have had several lessons with Marvol Barnard. Marvol has the unique ability to diagnose the problem then offer a straightforward, easy to understand solution that will improve your game right away.

Ross W., Colorado


Marvol is a delight and very knowledgeable. I especially like how she individualizes the lesson. She has helped me so much with golf while also making it enjoyable.

Bonnie V., Arizona


Marvol is a great teacher! She is always thinking of ways to improve each individual’s stroke in her class. We had fun doing it! We looked forward to the time we would spend with her each week.

Bill and Ellen E., Arizona


Marvol’s enthusiasm, encouragement, and expertise have really instilled in me a love for golf and have inspired me to keep improving.

Kathy L., Colorado


Amazing results from my lesson yesterday! 8 pars and 4 over on the back 9. You are a great coach!

Andy G., Canada

Marvol'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

Connect with golfers of similar age

Connect with golfers of similar skill

Have more fun on the course

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

Get swing diagnostic testing

Earn a college golf scholarship

Students & Lessons

Coaching Services

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Playing with disabilities


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Marvol's Facilities

Country Club of Green Valley

Green Valley AZ


The Country Club of Green Valley was voted the Best Golf Course in Green Valley in 2021 and 2022 by the community and has been providing a fantastic golf experience for its members for over 50 years. A beautiful course winding through a quiet residential area, with stunning views of the surrounding mountains and Arizona vistas.

*Coaching available to public

77 E Paseo de Golf, Green Valley, AZ 85614-3300

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