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Philip G. Kohnken, PGA

Director Of Instruction
PGA Crest

Sedro Woolley, WA
Lake Padden Golf Course, Bellingham, WA

About Philip

I grew up in the Chicago area where I first learned to golf. I started teaching in 2015 and became PGA in 2020. I am currently the PGA Director of Instruction at Lake Padden GC. My passion is teaching, knowledge, and growth.

Students

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Testimonial:

Philip has helped me battle through adversity, celebrated with me through successes, but most of all been there for me regardless of the outcome. I’m honored to call him my teacher and good friend.

Eli Mangni

Testimonial:

Philip is a super good golf instructor. He explains things extremely well. He helps me when I get stuck on things.He's not just a golf instructor he is my friend and I love going.Philip teaches in a fun way that helps me learn easily.

Eyouel Tussing

Philip'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

Connect with golfers of similar age

Connect with golfers of similar skill

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

Get swing diagnostic testing

Students & Lessons

Coaching Services

Player Type

Youth

Teen

Adult

Senior

Male

Female

Session Type

Individual

Group

Philip's Facilities

Lake Padden Golf Course

Bellingham WA

*Coaching available to public

4882 Samish Way, Bellingham, WA 98229-3444