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Rick Hengstenberg, PGA

Golf Instructor/ First Tee Coach


PGA Crest

Morrisville , NC
TriGolf, Raleigh, NC

About Rick

Rick Hengstenberg is a Class "A" PGA Professional with over 30 years of experience in the golf business. Worked as a club professional in South Florida for 22 years and over 8 years with the First Tee Organization, currently with First Tee Triangle. Rick is also a PGA H.O.P.E. Golf Instructor, Special Olympics Golf Coach, Els for Autism Golf Coach, and a First Tee Recognized Coach. He has also worked with organizations such as Boys and Girls Club, Big Brothers Big Sisters, A.R.C., Boy Scouts of America, and the Y.M.C.A. Rick is also First Aid, CPR, and AED certified and is background-checked!
I like to say "Your swing is a fingerprint!" Obviously, we are all different. It doesn't matter what your swing looks like, it matters what's it producing. Your swing isn't broken and nothing needs to be fixed, it's what skills need to be developed so you can play more shots on the course and enjoy your round! Contact me for more information and let's build YOUR swing!



Begin your journey
Rick'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

Students & Lessons

Coaching Services

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Playing with disabilities

Session Type



Rick's Facilities


Raleigh NC


The TriGolf Driving Range is the only range located in the Northwest Raleigh area. This facility is the home to First Tee -Triangle but is also open to the public daily. With a 6.5 acre driving range, 34 hitting stations, two practice putting greens, a chipping area and lights for evening practice, May- October, we have everything you need to improve your golf game!

*Coaching available to public

12201 Leesville Road, Raleigh, NC 27613

Facility Offerings
Lessons and Private Clinics

We offer Individual lessons for men, women, and juniors. You can also customize a private group clinic of your own from two to ten players.

Group Classes

TriGolf also offers group classes for ladies, beginners, and juniors. We also have demo days and other family fun activities throughout the year!

Apex NC

*Coaching available to public

2512 Ten Ten Rd, Apex, NC 27539-8121

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