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Jeff DeGroot, PGA

PGA Director of Instruction
PGA Crest

Johnson City, TN
Bluff Creek Golf Course, Greenwood, IN

About Jeff

A Grand Rapids Michigan native and graduate from Davenport University - Jeff brings valuable insight and patience combined with his 31-yrs of teaching and coaching expertise to the Indianapolis area. As a previous University Sports Lecture Instructor, successful college swing coach, and teacher of large clinics with Tiger Woods' former coach Hank Haney, Jeff provides a variety of clinics and personal programs that result in improved swing mechanics and more effective time during practice and on the course.

  • Voted Top 10 Instructor by ESPN
  • ESPN Midwest Lead Golf Schools Instructor
  • Short Game Video Tips ESPN Websites
  • University College Coach of Woman's National Runner-up Golf Team
  • Carnival Cruise ship onboard Teaching Professional
  • PGA and American Development Model Certified


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He quickly identified my mistakes & provided actionable drills. He's extremely knowledgeable & patient, making the lessons enjoyable. Highly recommended for golf lessons.

Jason S.


I met Jeff 25 years ago and he stressed the importance of putting as the majority of our strokes are on the green. He taught me a putting tip that tour pro golfers now use. Jeff is ahead of his time, I am now one of the best putters.

Larry C.


Excellent - worth every penny! First professional who took the time to explain what to correct, how it should look and feel, and a timeline of expected results. Can’t wait to get back out this spring, golf will be fun again! Thank you, Jeff

Betsy J.


AMAZED - Jeff was very professional and knowledgeable about golf compared to my past three instructors. He was able to fix my swing in just the one lesson, I will definitely be signing up for a second.

Branden P.


Great experience! Very relaxed and took his time. The analysis was thoughtful and detailed, yet easy to understand. I left with a number of tangible things to work on at home. I plan on seeing Jeff again for more lessons... Thank you

Ryan K.

Jeff's Experience

Helping players achieve their goals.

Getting Started

Learn the basics

Get comfortable for business golf

Improving Your Game

Break 100

Improve your Short Game

Make the high school golf team

Add 10 yards

Break 80

Prepare for Tournament Golf

Break 90

Students & Lessons

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Jeff's Facilities

Bluff Creek Golf Course

Greenwood IN

*Coaching available to public

2710 Old State Road 37, Greenwood, IN 46143-7921

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