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Tom Tays, PGA

Teaching Professional
PGA Crest

Ankeny, IA
Otter Creek Golf Course, Ankeny, IA

About Thomas

Former Head Instructor with John Jacobs Golf School. Former Teaching Professional at Wakonda Club, Des Moines. Currently in 14th year as Teaching Professional at Otter Creek GC, Ankeny, IA.

Begin your journey
Thomas'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 80

Break 100

Break 90

Add 10 yards

Improve your Short Game

Prepare for Tournament Golf

Get swing diagnostic testing

Earn a college golf scholarship

Make the high school golf team

Students & Lessons

Coaching Services

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Playing with disabilities

Session Type


Thomas's Facilities

Otter Creek Golf Course

Ankeny IA

18 hole championship layout with excellent practice facilities. 3 practice greens including dedicated pitching green for shot up to 40 yards. Double ended driving range with huge practice tees on both ends.

*Coaching available to public

4100 NE Otter Creek Dr, Ankeny, IA 50021-9204

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