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Olivia Hardesty, PGA

Golf Instructor
PGA Crest

Louisville, KY
First Tee of Louisville, Louisville, KY

About Olivia

Olivia Hardesty began playing golf when she was 15 years old. She played for the Bellarmine University Women’s Golf Team for four years, graduating in 2022. In October 2019 Olivia won first place at the Georgetown College Invitational where Bellarmine finished second as a whole. She volunteered and worked part time at First Tee - Louisville all throughout college. Following graduation, Olivia became a full time employee at First Tee - Louisville as the Program Coordinator focusing on youth programming. She is a Recognized First Tee Coach, LPGA*USGA Girls Golf Certified, and a US Kids Golf Certified Coach 2. Olivia is a PGA Class A Member.

Her mission is to grow the game of golf by introducing the sport to new players, especially women, girls, and juniors, dedicated to helping them build confidence on the course. She enjoys helping her students either develop skills necessary to become proficient golfers or just giving them the tools to have an enjoyable time playing the game of golf! Olivia welcomes all players wanting either individual or group lessons, offering a flexible variety of lesson experiences either on the practice tee or course, focusing on what her students wish to accomplish. She is passionate about giving golfers of all backgrounds opportunities to experience the game of golf!


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Olivia in Action

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I love when Olivia takes me out on the course to play because whenever I get to play with her, she always gives me the confidence I need! Not only do I get to have my role model help me play, but I get to build a relationship with her!

Emma H.


I have loved my lessons with Olivia! She is such a patient and considerate teacher who is really good at explaining the topics we are working on in a calm and positive way!

Ashley D.


My granddaughter loves her time with Coach Olivia! They clicked right away! I have seen real improvement in her golf swing and level of interest in the game through her time with Olivia who always make their lessons fun with learning!

Doug D.

Olivia'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

Have more fun on the course

Connect with golfers of similar age

Connect with golfers of similar skill

Improving Your Game

Break 90

Break 100

Improve your Short Game

Break 80

Prepare for Tournament Golf

Make the high school golf team

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Olivia's Facilities

First Tee of Louisville

Louisville KY

*Coaching available to public

460 Northwestern Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40212-2736

Louisville KY

*Coaching available to public

460 Northwestern Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40212-2799

Louisville KY

*Coaching available to public

4301 E Pages Ln, Louisville , KY 40272