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Steven M. Starr, PGA Certified Professional

Head Golf Professional


PGA Crest

Cincinnati, OH
Meadow Links & Golf Academy, Cincinnati, OH

About Matt

Matt is a Certified PGA Professional in Teaching & Coaching, Player Development, Golf Operations and General Management, he has been the Head Golf Professional at Meadow Links since 2005. As a PGA professional, Matt tries to make sure his students build a solid framework of the fundamentals while practicing and playing. Realizing that each student is different and unique, he tries to help each student meet and achieve their individual goals. Matt has worked with a variety of players ranging in skill and knowledge of the game, but truly enjoys his work with junior golfers. Matt is also the Head Women’s Golf Coach at Sycamore High School. For his work to grow the game for many demographics of golfers Matt has been recognized by the Southern Ohio PGA as the Player Development Award winner 2011, 2016, 2019, Youth Player Development Award 2009, 2017, 2022 and Patriot Award for work with Military Veterans in 2022. Matt was recognized as the Southern Ohio PGA Golf Professional of the Year in 2023. Matt has also been recognized as a Golf Range of America Top 100 Growth of the Game Teaching Professional in 2020, 2021, 2022.

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Matt'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

Improve your Short Game

Add 10 yards

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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Matt's Facilities

Meadow Links & Golf Academy

Cincinnati OH

Meadow Links features a nationally ranked practice facility and nationally recognized top short course. Meadow Links & Golf Academy is located in Winton Woods near The Mill Course. The facility offers a 9-hole mid-length course, a covered and heated practice tee and a natural turf practice area. Meadow Links has been recognized as one of the "Top 100 Golf Ranges in America," as one of the "Top 50 Short Courses" in America by Golf Range Magazine and as a “Top 50 Range as a Stand Alone Facility" from 2014–2018 by Golf Range Association of America. Meadow Links is also widely recognized for its instructional programs. With eight PGA professionals on the teaching staff, we offer a variety of junior and adult instructional programs geared toward your skill and experience level in the game.

*Coaching available to public

10999 Mill Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45240-3515

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