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Karen L. Wise, PGA

Director of Instruction


PGA Crest

Clearwater, FL
Chi Chi Rodriguez Golf Club

About Karen

Karen Wise is a PGA Class A Golf Professional and is the 2020 North Florida PGA West Central Chapter Youth Player Development Award Winner. She has 15 years of field experience in the golf industry. She grew up in Orlando, Florida before moving south to Ft. Myers, Florida to obtain her B.S. in Professional Golf Management, Business & Hospitality at Florida Golf Coast University. She is exceptionally passionate about teaching the game golf to all ages, 4+. She has given over 20,000 group and private lessons. She tailors each of her lessons to each of her students' goals, their physical capabilities, and their learning styles. She routinely instructs her students the techniques, fundamentals and course management needed to successfully lower their scores and become consistent ball strikers. Her goal is to teach her students how to manage the golf course with confidence and ease. She coaches her students how to practice with a purpose so they may achieve positive and repeatable results. She aims to improve each student’s skill sets, long-term development and overall game improvement. She is the Program Director for First Tee of Clearwater. She is responsible for the overall implementation of the Life Skills programs through golf to over 3,500 youth in the community. As a First Tee Recognized Coach, she impacts the lives of young people by providing educational programs that promote character development and life enhancing values through the game of golf. Please contact Karen for her rates and availability at (727) 421-5252 or Thank you for your support!

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Karen's Experience

Helping players achieve their goals.

Getting Started

Avoid embarrassment on the first tee

Get comfortable for business golf

Learn the basics

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 80

Improve your Short Game

Make the high school golf team

Break 90

Prepare for Tournament Golf

Add 10 yards

Earn a college golf scholarship

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Full Swing
Short Game
Course Strategy
Tournament Strategy
Social Engagement
Wedge Play
Physical Assessment
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Chi Chi Rodriguez Golf Club

Clearwater FL



*Coaching available to public


3030 N McMullen Booth Rd, Clearwater, FL 33761-3331

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