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James H. Wright, PGA

Director of Golf Instruction
PGA Crest

Clearwater, FL
Countryside Country Club, Clearwater, FL

About Jim

I am a PGA Class "A" Member, Certified in Coaching and Instruction. I have been a PGA Pro for over 25 years. I have provided over 20,000 golf lessons though out my career. I am retired from the U.S. Air Force. I provide golf instruction to all levels of players. I work with juniors, ladies, and men. I like to have fun with my students and make them feel relaxed. I have been very successful with beginner golfers and have improved all my other students.






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What can Jim help you with?
Jim's Experience

Helping players achieve their goals.

Getting Started

Learn the basics

Get comfortable for business golf

Avoid embarrassment on the first tee

Having More Fun

Connect with golfers of similar age

Have more fun on the course

Connect with golfers of similar skill

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

Get swing diagnostic testing

Students & Lessons

Coaching Services

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Playing with disabilities

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Jim's Facilities

Countryside Country Club

Clearwater FL


We are a private 27 hole golf and country club facility with a great practice range, large putting green, a smaller putting green for chipping. We are a ClubCorp owned facility.

*Coaching available to public

3001 Countryside Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33761-2799

Facility Offerings
Operation 36 for Juniors

We have an Operation 36 program for junior golf developing.

Full Golf Instruction

We utilize golf training aids, launch monitors in our instruction.

Women on Course and "Chicks with Sticks"

We have Women on Course, a National Organization and our clubs "Chicks with Sticks" program every other Tuesdays. Go to the Women on Course website to find the schedule.

Free Sunday Golf Clinics every Sunday from 1 - 2 pm

Free golf clinic for anyone, non-members included on a different aspect of the golf game each week.