Search thousands of topics on CostHelper

BROWSE ALL TOPICS >> babies & children  cars  consumer electronics health & personal care home & garden personal finance  pets  schools small business sports weddings
CostHelper > Sports & Fitness  > Golf Lessons

Golf Lessons Cost


How Much Do Golf Lessons Cost?

 
low costLow: 30-45 minutes average $50-$60average costMedium: 1 hour averages $75-90
Typical costs:
  • Fees average $50 to $60 for a 30- to 45-minute private lesson. Instructors sometimes offer hour-long sessions for $75 to $90, which is a better overall value. There is usually no cost break for children's lessons.
  • Instructors typically reduce fees by 15 percent or more if golfers buy a bundle of lessons, usually offered in groups of six. Golfers can buy a package of six 30-minute lessons for about $250 ($42 per session) or six hour-long classes for $375 ($62.50 per session.)
Related articles: Golf Clubs, Personal Trainer

What should be included:
  • Sessions should focus on various techniques, including fairway swings, putting and chopping. Instructors may also offer tips on mental preparation and tournament readiness.
  • Most instructors work for country clubs or fitness centers, and should be trained by the Professional Golf Association (PGA) or another golf certification course. Most instructors offer a range of lessons for beginners, intermediate and experienced players.
  • Some instructors use video technology to record the finer points of a golfer's swing, and use computer-generated motion analysis on playback to provide tips for improving techniques. Players often get to take the videos home to practice.
Discounts:
  • Golfers can find deep discounts from instructors or clubs that offer group rates in conjunction with multiple-lesson discounts. A package of six sessions for two golfers is around $450 for hour-long sessions ($37.50 per session), but the price drops to $25 per golfer for a group of five that buys six hour-long sessions for a total of $750.
  • Golfers who sign up for group sessions should play at a similar experience level so that sessions don't leave beginners overwhelmed or more seasoned players bored.
  • Colleges and public school districts often offer less expensive instruction through continuing education courses.
  • Many YMCAs offer PGA-sponsored instruction for as little as $7 per session for adult members and $6 for children. Find out if the YMCA near you offers golf lessons.
  • Golf.com, the website for Golf magazine, offers free tips online for improving your game[1] .
Shopping for golf lessons:
  • The PGA offers a a directory of individual instructors nationwide. Golfable.com provides a directory of 17,000 courses and clubs in the U.S.[2] , many of which offer private lessons.
post Post   Comments (3)  
CostHelper News


How Much Do Professionally Installed Holiday Lights for Your Home Cost?
A family from Australia are new Guinness World Record Holders after stringing roughly 31 miles of holiday lights around their home -- more than half a million individual, flickering lights. There are 502,165 lights to be precise. || Posted December 1 2013


10 Most Popular Cosmetic Procedures Before the Holidays
With reunions and other get-togethers scheduled during the holiday season, most people want to look their best at this time of year. For some, that means filling in those wrinkles with a bit of botox, or having a nip and tuck down here and there. || Posted November 23 2013

‣ All CostHelper Blog Posts


What People Are Paying - Recent Comments
Golf Lesson Pricing
Amount: $60.00 per class
Posted by: Steve Bean in Riverside, CA.Posted: November 13th, 2019 06:11AM
Length: 60 minutesClub or School: southern California golf schools
My name is Steve Bean. I run a number of golf schools that offer very affordable pricing on golf instruction packages. I offer one hour golf lessons for $60 a day. If a student purchases 3 or 5 they get a get a discount of pricing. I have been teaching for more than 40 years.
Instead of thinking about price, make sure the instructor you pick has years of experience, uses video, training aids and include on course playing lessons in your package. Also check their customer comments. Do your homework.
Was this post helpful to you?   yes     no Report prohibited or spam
Affordable Golf Lessons and Golf School Packages
Amount: $80.00 per class
Posted by: Coach Steve in Riverside, CA.Posted: October 18th, 2012 06:10PM
Length: 1 hourClub or School: Southern California Golf Schools
Southern California Golf Schools offers 50% off golf lesson pricing at their southern California locations. Great pricing, Great instruction and 18 locations.
Was this post helpful to you?   yes     no Report prohibited or spam
I took a series of lesson from
Amount: $60.00 per class
Posted by: Stan Brown in Riverside, CA.Posted: July 5th, 2011 06:07AM
Length: 1 hourClub or School: Jurupa Hills in Riverside,Cal
I took at series of golf lessons from the guys at Southern California Golf Schools. They gave me a 20% discount of series pricing. They were very professional and my game has gotten better. They also offer 15 locations in California and Nevada. Check them out!
Was this post helpful to you?   yes     no Report prohibited or spam


 

Comment On Your Experience With Golf Lessons
 
Subject:  *
Amount Spent:  * per class
Length: Club or School: 
Comments: 
Purchased:  Year: 
City:  * State:  *
 
Information about you:
Email:  * Email addresses are not displayed.
Name:  This is the name we'll display with your post.
me on this computer
*=required field.
 



External Resources:
  1.  www.golf.com/node/154243
  2.  www.golfable.com
More Sports & Fitness Topics
Check Out All Costs for Sports & Fitness How Much Does Skydiving Cost? How Much Do Ballet Classes Cost? How Much Do Martial Arts Classes Cost?

Search Thousands of Topics on CostHelper.com

 
Today's Featured Cost Articles

About CostHelper
CostHelper is based in Silicon Valley and provides consumers with unbiased price information about thousands of goods and services. Our writers are experienced journalists who adhere to our strict editorial ethics policy.

CostHelper Community
Why calligraphy costs so much...
Paid: 500.00
As a veteran calligrapher, my rates fall in this range. The rates may seem outside the budget but the skills and time required take many years to learn, not something that can be learned over a weekend or a YouTube video... [more]
-Cora Taylor, Calligraphy Studio
Calligraphy Cost
Shingles Vaccination
Paid: 25.00
Got my vaccination at Walgreens. Have WellCare Health Insurance. Am 76 years old. My copay is $25.00... [more]
-
Shingles Vaccine Cost
Colposcopy with biopsy
Paid: 500.00
No clue that United Health would view this as surgery. Thought it was preventative. Total bill was 1500. Had to pay deductible. This was essentially a very expensive pap... [more]
-AvaMonica
Colposcopy Cost
Service and warranty are worth the price
Paid: 848.00
I am extremely nearsighted (-11.25) and hard to fit for progressive multi-focal lenses because frame size and shape are limited; I need a frame that can handle thick lenses... [more]
-Julie C
Eyeglasses Cost
Spark plugs and ignition coils replaced 8 cylinder
Paid: 200.00
P0300 code cylinder #2, ordered ignition coils online and purchased spark plugs at O’Reilly‘s. Took about an hour and a half to replace all eight... [more]
-Busted knuckle
Ignition Coil Replacement Cost
Apadravya
Paid: 95.00
$95 + tipFreehand piercing... [more]
-E M
Body Piercings Cost