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Garrett R. Holt, PGA

PGA Head Professional


PGA Crest

Springfield, MO
Horton Smith Golf Course

About Garrett

Garrett Holt has been teaching golf for 10 years at Horton Smith GC as the PGA Head Professional. In 2019, he was awarded the Player Development Award for the Midwest Section PGA. As a proponent of the Manuel de la Torre teaching system, Garrett’s concepts can help any golfer swing the club better. Garrett’s passion for helping golfers play better and have more fun will be evident in your first lesson with him and he looks forward to working with you!



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Garrett'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 skill

Connect with golfers of similar age

Have more fun on the course

Improving Your Game

Break 100

Break 90

Break 80

Improve your Short Game

Make the high school golf team

Prepare for Tournament Golf

Earn a college golf scholarship

Students & Lessons

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Skills & Tools

Improve with Garrett.

Full Swing
Short Game
Course Strategy
Social Engagement
Wedge Play
Garrett's Facilities

Horton Smith Golf Course

Springfield MO


Horton Smith GC is an 18-hole municipal facility known for its exciting play, full grass driving range, fully stocked pro shop, and comfortable environment, which all add up to a great day of golf! Perfect for the novice, intermediate, or highly skilled player, this course spans 6,312 yards of beautifully maintained fairways and meticulous, challenging greens. Built in 1962 and named for Springfield’s first local champion of the game. Horton Smith won the inaugural Masters Tournament in 1934 and added another win in 1936.

*Coaching available to public


2409 S Scenic Ave, Springfield, MO 65807-3219

Facility Offerings
Fully stocked Pro Shop

Nike and Puma shoes, Callaway and Cleveland/Srixon clubs, various apparel and course logoed items are all available.

Grass driving range

Full length range with 20 spaces available. Grass range open year round.

Memberships available

Summer junior memberships, 10 player pass, patron plan memberships.

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