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Take a customized golf lesson with a PGA Pro in Tampa. Instructors will hone in on the key elements of your game and help you to improve your shot and lower your score.
- Tailor made to fit your ability, time and budget
- To improve your golf game with a well established player and instructor
- Choose from our directory of instructors and courses
PGA Class A Professionals are universally recognized as the leaders in the field of golf instruction. This is your chance to put their years of training and knowledge to use for you.
Our instructors include regional PGA Teachers of the Year, Collegiate coaches, and former tour players.
With a private lesson from a PGA Class A Professional, you'll discover techniques and strategies for improvement that would otherwise take years to learn.
So whether you are looking to add distance to your drive, improve your short game, or learn how to finally hit your irons straight, your instructor will help you reach your goals.
Sample topics covered include proper alignment, grip, posture, ball position, swing mechanics and more.
Learn to play the course with confidence!
Instructor & course locations for the Tampa region:
Rick Bradshaw; Heritage Isles Golf & Country Club; Tampa, FL
PGA Class A professional Rick Bradshaw has been recognized by Golf Magazine as one of the Top Golf Instructors in Florida for nine consecutive years (2005-2013); and has appeared on the Golf Channel four times.
Rick has been awarded the PGA Teacher of the Year multiple times for the North Florida and West Central chapters of the PGA. He was also selected as a candidate for the 2006 National Teacher of the Year and his school, The Jim Dent / Rick Bradshaw School of Golf, was ranked 46th in the Nation.
Rick is a tremendous teacher and has helped golfers of all abilities improve their game.
Mark Arnold; Longboat Key Club & Resort; Longboat Key, FL
PGA Class A professional Mark Arnold has over 40 years of teaching experience in all abilities including physically handicapped. He was recently nominated for 2009 Top 100 Teachers by Golf Digest.
Mark splits his time between Florida and Massachusetts, and was recently name the New England PGA Central MA 2008 Teacher of the Year!
Mark's casual demeanor, simple teaching philosophy and experience makes him the perfect teacher for men, women and juniors - of all skills levels and ages. Mark has a talent for visualizing the swing, but has incorporated video and computer-aided swing analysis to further refine his teaching techniques.
His goal with all of his students is to keep the swing simple and focus on just a few drills to improve their game. Above all, Mark strives to keep the game of golf and the teaching experience fun for everyone.
Mark is available to teach at Longboat Key Club & Resort December through March.
This experience includes course or practice facility fees. Golf clubs not included, participant must provide his or her own.
Instructors are PGA Class A professionals who have completed a multi-year series of work, study and training in every aspect of golf. They have passed an aptitude test and must maintain his or her expertise through continuing education programs.
Cloud 9 Living is not affiliated with the Professional Golfer's Association of America (PGA).
Yes, this experience is weather dependent. In the event your lesson is canceled due to weather, you will be able to reschedule your lesson with your instructor.
What to Wear:
All golfers must wear proper golf attire, including golf slacks or golf shorts and appropriate golf shoes. Men must wear collared shirts and women must wear appropriate golf shirts.
It is recommended to request bookings 14 - 30 days in advance. Lesson dates and times are subject to your instructor's availability.
Prior to scheduling/booking a date for this experience, Cloud 9's standard return and exchange policy shall apply. Once you have scheduled a lesson with your instructor, no returns or exchanges are allowed. Rescheduling will be subject to your selected instructor's rescheduling policy.
Will my lesson be with a famous professional golfer like Phil Mickelson or Sergio Garcia?
No, your lesson will not be with a famous golfer from the professional tour. Rather, your lesson will be with a qualified instructor who has received his Class A certification from the Professional Golfers' Association (PGA).
What is a PGA Class A Professional?
All of our instructors have been certified by the Professional Golf Association (PGA) as Class A professionals. In order to receive their PGA Class A, he or she must have completed a multi-year series of work, study and training in every aspect of golf, must pass an aptitude test, and must maintain his or her expertise through continuing education programs.
What will the lesson focus on?
Whatever you want or need? This lesson is fully customizable for golfers of all levels, from beginners to experienced golfers looking to hone their skills. Areas of instruction may include driving, putting, chipping, proper body alignment, grip, posture, ball position, swing mechanics and more.
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"Mark Arnold was an excellent teacher, he identified the issues with my swing after the first swing and gave me a couple techniques I could use to get better. It makes an amazing difference to use videos to see what I was actually doing wrong and then correct it. I would have rated the booking part higher, but this was a gift so I can not really comment on that part of the experience."
"Rick Bradshaw really knows how to teach golf improvement. Not only does he explain the mechanics but also the scientific reason why it happens. The time i spent was well worth every penny. I would highly recommend this experience."
"Wow, Rick Bradshaw is a phenomenal golf instructor. I've been playing for over 20 years and have been at best a 12 handicap. I'm currently a 16 and the one hour that I had with him is giving me the confidence to get to single digits. He watched my swing. Said it wasn't too bad. Gave me a key fundamental thing to change and I IMMEDIATELY lost my fade/slice and gained 10-20 yards on my 7 iron. I hit like I used to hit as a younger man. Thank you, Rick. I think I'm back in love with the game!"