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Eric M. Thielsen, PGA

PGA Director of Instruction
PGA Crest

Columbus, OH
X - Golf Columbus, Grandview Heights, OH

About Eric

Eric Thielsen is a highly regarded PGA Certified Professional in Instruction, and a Titleist Performance Institute Level 2 Certified Golf Fitness Instructor based in Columbus, Ohio. Since 2004, Eric has been dedicated to helping players at every level elevate their game. His coaching philosophy prioritizes expediting his students' learning process by providing them with the tools they need, as well as by focusing on the right priorities and eliminating any blockers that could hinder their progress.

With a passion for junior player development, Eric has helped numerous young golfers achieve their goals, for both high school golf and in tournament play. He was recognized for his efforts in youth coaching by winning the Southern Ohio PGA Youth Player Development Award in 2019. Eric coaches at three different facilities in Columbus, as well as having his own personal studio.

When he's not coaching, Eric has enjoyed the opportunity to travel with his wife (Brittany) and some of their favorite places are Whistler Canada, Zion National Park in Utah and London England. They also have a son (Oliver) who joined their family in 2021. Eric's unique coaching style, passion for teaching, and dedication to his students make him a standout coach in the PGA community.




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Eric's Experience

Helping players achieve their goals.

Getting Started

Avoid embarrassment on the first tee

Learn the basics

Get comfortable for business golf

Having More Fun

Have more fun on the course

Improving Your Game

Improve your Short Game

Make the high school golf team

Earn a college golf scholarship

Prepare for Tournament Golf

Break 80

Break 100

Break 90

Get swing diagnostic testing

Add 10 yards

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Eric's Facilities

X - Golf Columbus

Grandview Heights OH

*Coaching available to public

1165 Yard St., Grandview Heights, OH 43212

Powell OH

*Coaching available to public

285 W Olentangy St Suite 101, Powell, OH 43065

Gahanna OH

*Coaching available to public

789 Science Blvd, Gahanna, OH 43230-6602

Johnstown OH

*Coaching available to public

8644 Johnstown Alexandria Rd, Johnstown, OH 43031-9338