Golf Lessons in Tampa Florida

By Bill Herrfeldt

Every golfer needs lessons from time to time to correct mistakes in a swing and to improve scores. So there's no better time to take one than while your golf group or golfing members of your family are on vacation in Tampa, Florida. Since golf is a favorite pastime for so many residents and visitors, Tampa boasts having more knowledgeable golf professionals who can help you improve your game than most other cities in the country.

Golf Made Simple

Personalization is what sets Golf Made Simple apart from many other programs. Simply, the instructors here help you decide what your golf swing should feel like, then make corrections to your swing that are more repeatable. The theory is that you should be able to take those improvements onto the golf course. Recently, it has moved its facilities to The Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club, home to four world-class golf courses and a 10-acre practice facility. You will receive instruction for about four hours followed by a nine-hole playing lesson with a certified instructor. 

Golf Made Simple
c/o Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club
36750 U.S. Highway 19 North
Innisbrook, FL 34684
(727) 942-2000

Westchase Golf Club

TrackMan Pro and WGCA Certified professional golf coach Michael Cestone, in providing intensive instructions in the correct way to hit the golf ball. If you are having problems with your long-game or your chipping and putting need work, a one-hour lesson will result in marked improvement in your game. In addition, you can also schedule a nine-hole playing lesson at Westchase to be sure that what you learn on the practice tee will translate to actual play. A one-hour lesson from these professionals will cost about $60, based on 2009 prices.

Westchase Golf Club
11602 Westchase Golf Drive
Tampa, Florida 33626
(813) 240-8262

Saddlebrook Golf Academy

Saddlebrook Resort is headquarters of the Saddlebrook Golf Academy, where all golf instructors are certified professionals. The theory it employs is quite simple. It analyzes your strengths and weaknesses, then builds on those strengths and eliminates bad parts of your game. Saddlebrook Resort sports two golf courses that were designed by Arnold Palmer, both among best-recognized courses in the nation. 

Saddlebrook Golf Academy
c/o Saddlebrook Resort
5700 Saddlebrook Way
Wesley Chapel, FL 33543
(813) 973-1111


About The Author

Bill Herrfeldt specializes in finance, sports and the needs of retiring people, and has been published in the national edition of "Erickson Tribune," the "Washington Post" and the "Arizona Republic." He graduated from the University of Louisville.


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