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Anthony J. Barrette

PGA Specialized Professional - Teaching and Coaching
PGA Crest

Gaithersburg, MD
Blue Mash Golf Course, Laytonsville, MD

About Anthony

Born in Yuba City, California. My father and grand-father started teaching me golf at the age of 5, since then I was hooked. Fast forward: 2-Time JV-MVP in High School | Played at Golf Academy of America College San Diego - Received Associates Degree in Business along with Certificates in Club Fitting and Advanced Teaching | Started my career at Carlsbad Golf Center in Carlsbad California | Worked for John Ashworth, Co-founder of Ashworth and LINKSOUL, at Goat Hill Park in Oceanside California | Taught over 10,000 lessons | Lowest round 2 under par | ADM Certified | PGA Specialized Professional - Teaching and Coaching

My goal is to help you improve where you struggle most, that may be one area of the game or it may be all areas of the game. I have a passion for what I do, I take pride and responsibility for getting you better so you can have more fun with this beautiful game.

Rates and Plans:

Swing Evaluation (45 minutes) - Free

Private Lessons (45 minutes) - [1] $80 [10] $70 [20] $65

Private Lessons - Juniors 17 & under (45 minutes) - [1] $50 [10] $45 [20] $40

Group Lessons (1 hour - beginners) - [10] $45 [20] $40

Group Lessons - Juniors 17 & under (1 hour - beginners) - [10] $30 [20] $25

9-Hole Playing Lesson - $175 or 3 lesson credits

18-Hole Playing Lesson - $300 or 5 lessons credits

Day with a Pro $650 - 8am to 11:30am Full-Swing Lesson, 11:30am to 12:30pm Lunch at Blue Mash Grille, 12:30pm to 2:30pm Short-Game Lesson, 2:30pm 9-hole playing lesson. [ALL INCLUSIVE & CUSTOMIZABLE]

Advertisement/Sponsorship - $6,000 (Annually) Provide Company Logo patches and I will embroider them onto my PGA Logo shirts. Company Logo PGA shirts will be worn while: Teaching, Practicing, Playing Personal Rounds, Playing Charity Fundraisers, Playing in Tournaments, Attending PGA Section Meetings, Attending PGA Tour Events, and Attending PGA Merchandise Show. Sponsor will also be advertised on all promotional signage and social media posts. In addition, Sponsor will receive (1) lesson each month and (1) 18-hole playing lesson during an active sponsorship.

Referrals - Students who refer new clients will receive (1) free lesson credit upon the client completing a swing evaluation.

Begin your journey


I decided to take up golf at age 60. My goal was to keep up with my friends on the course. After working with Tony for 18 months, I'm shooting in the 90's and beating my friends. Tony was very patient and I would recommend him to anyone.

Bob Fowle


I have started lessons with Tony a few weeks ago and already seen a drop in my score. I highly recommend him if you're looking for lessons.

Deshu Gulati


I've been working with Tony for awhile now and definitely recommend him to anyone who is considering getting lessons.

Rob Paciorek

Anthony'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

Connect with golfers of similar skill

Connect with golfers of similar age

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

Students & Lessons

Coaching Services

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Anthony's Facilities

Blue Mash Golf Course

Laytonsville MD


Voted Best Golf Course in Montgomery County by Montgomery Gazette readers, and listed as one of the Top Six Rated Courses in the Washington Area by Golf Advisor. Designed by world renown architect Arthur Hills, Blue Mash features a mix of links style, parkland, wooded, and water holes. Blue Mash features a massive year-round all grass driving range, short game practice areas, and world-class instructors.

*Coaching available to public

5821 Olney Laytonsville Rd, Laytonsville, MD 20882-1719