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Beginner Golf Lessons - What Are My Options?

What are my options to learn the game of golf by taking beginner golf lessons? I need to learn how to play for my job. I have been very athletic in my past but have no idea how to hit a golf ball. I would like to know the different avenues that I could take to learn the game.


Having played other sports will help you learn the game. Here are different avenues that you can take listed in what will more than likely be the quickest way to learn for you:

Private Golf Lessons
Depending on your financial situation, you may want to take private beginners golf lessons. Typically, you can take just one or you can take a series. There is usually a price break for the series. In addition, there is only so much information that you will retain from one thirty minute or one hour golf lesson. Again, you will want to do your homework and find a qualified golf instructor and that they are priced reasonably for their qualifications.

Beginner Golf Clinic
A great cost-effective way to learn how to play golf is by attending a beginners golf clinic. You will be able to learn the fundamentals at a slow pace with a real live golf instructor. Many times, the newer instructors are used for the beginners golf lessons. With this being said, you will want to call ahead and make sure that some of the instructors are PGA Members or have other teaching qualifications.

Golf Instruction Books
Reading a beginners golf instruction book is more valuable than more people understand. As you learn more golf instruction, understand the end goal is to find what works for you. You will take a little bit here and a little bit there and in the end will have a lot of little pieces from many different theories that will create the whole. Remember, the goal is to find what works for you to get the ball put in the hole in as few of strokes as possible.

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