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When Should I Take Golf Lessons?

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Does your boomerang slice or sweeping hook have you feeling down? Then it’s time to turn that frown upside down.

Taking golf lessons from a PGA Professional is the single best way to improve your game. The PGA Professional is uniquely skilled at evaluating your game and can help you:

  • Hit the ball longer and straighter

  • Play better on and around the greens

  • Improve your course management skills

  • Make sure your equipment fits you properly

All of this can lead to lower scores and more fun. There are three primary types of coaching:

  • Private lessons -- Here, you’re the only student working with the PGA Professional

  • Group lessons -- This setting may provide a more comfortable learning environment

  • Clinics -- Not sure if you’re ready for a lesson? Consider attending a golf clinic hosted by a PGA Professional. Golf clinics are typically offered during group golf outings and usually focus on a single topic, such as bunker play, chipping, putting, or the full swing.

A big difference between a clinic and a lesson is that during a clinic, you’re watching the PGA Professional explain how he/she would hit certain shots, rather than actually hitting the shot yourself. This can also be a non-intimidating way to socialize with other golfers. In short, if you want to play better golf … take a lesson. Playing better golf will make the game more enjoyable and allow you to experience hitting more shots exactly the way you envision it.

#Intermediate#Coaching

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