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Jim R. Wise, PGA



PGA Crest

Strongsville, OH
Mallard Creek Golf Course

About Jim

Jim has been a Class A member of the PGA for 24 years and has been playing for 40 years. Currently Director of Instruction at Mallard Creek Golf Club. Before that,Jim was the Head Golf Professional at Columbia Hills Country Club from 1997-2013. Competitively, Jim has played in many tournaments in Florida and Ohio, was a member of the Bowling Green State University Taxi Squad golf team and played high school golf at Canton GlenOak. Jim attended The Golf Academy of the South earning a degree in Golf Management. A major emphasis is placed on studying the golf swing during this two year degree. Combining his knowledge of the golf swing with his 23 years of teaching experience, Jim has developed a keen eye for the faults and fixes of golf swings. Jim’s teaching philosophy is to treat each golfer individually. He develops a swing or recommends swing adjustments based on each person’s abilities. He tries to keep his lessons fun, positive and encouraging. Jim uses computer video in every lesson.

Jim's Experience

Helping players achieve their goals.

Getting Started

Learn the basics

Avoid embarrassment on the first tee

Having More Fun

Have more fun on the course

Improving Your Game

Break 100

Break 90

Break 80

Add 10 yards

Improve your Short Game

Prepare for Tournament Golf

Make the high school golf team

Earn a college golf scholarship

Students & Lessons

Coaching Services

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Skills & Tools

Improve with Jim.

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

Mallard Creek Golf Course

Columbia Station OH

*Coaching available to public


34500 E Royalton Rd, Columbia Station, OH 44028-9176

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