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Sam V. Arnold, PGA

General Manager
PGA Crest

Cincinnati, OH
The Vineyard Golf Course, Cincinnati, OH

About Sam

Sam Arnold has been working at The Vineyard golf course since 1998. After working nine years as the first assistant, he was promoted to Head Golf Professional in 2007 and in now the General Manager. Sam is a graduate of Milford High School, where he was Captain of the Division I State Golf Championship team in 1989. He attended Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, where he was a member of the golf team and received his degree in Psychology. Sam has qualified for and played in three PGA Championship tournaments (2006, 2008 and 2009.)

Sam’s love of the game is reflected not only in his dedication to personal improvement, but also in his desire to help others succeed. He is an accomplished teacher who enjoys seeing the progress that students of all skill levels have been able to achieve. Some of his former students are even competing professionally!

Sam is committed to growing the game of golf in Cincinnati and to making your experience at the Vineyard one that you won’t soon forget. So if you are interested in beginning a new hobby or want to take your game to the next level, then schedule a lesson today with Sam. Click on the below link to watch some of Sam's highlights.




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Sam'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 80

Improve your Short Game

Make the high school golf team

Get swing diagnostic testing

Break 90

Add 10 yards

Prepare for Tournament Golf

Earn a college golf scholarship

Students & Lessons

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Sam's Facilities

The Vineyard Golf Course

Cincinnati OH

The Vineyard Golf Course consistently ranks as one of golfers’ favorite courses in southern Ohio. Top amateurs, weekend warriors and travelers from out of town agree that The Vineyard Golf Course is one of the best conditioned daily fee courses in Cincinnati, as well as one of the most challenging. The facility has received awards from Golf Digest, Golf World, National Golf Foundation, Golf for Women Magazine and City Beat magazine. Over the years, The Vineyard Golf Course has earned a reputation of having well-manicured playing conditions and excellent customer service.

*Coaching available to public

600 Nordyke Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45255-4639