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A PGA Professional Can Make a Difference In Your Golf Game

You can not get any better golf instruction than from a Member of the PGA or LPGA.  

Segment from "How to Choose a Golf Instructor" on PGA.com

By John Hughes, PGA

The programs the men and women of the PGA or LPGA complete are intense, include first-hand experiences over a longer course of time, and are constantly required by the organizations to re-educate themselves on a regular basis.  
 
When seeking a golf professional to help you with your game, insure that the individual has an active accreditation with the PGA or LPGA, or another accreditation association that places more value on education over a longer period of time, versus just a couple of weeks of training.  Be sure the instructor is remaining active in the association he or she belongs to and is constantly educating themselves on the latest innovations of technology and instructional methodology.  And most important is to be sure that the instructor has a history of creating positive results for the clients he or she serves.  No matter what affiliation of accrediting association the instructor is part of, asking for and receiving references from the instructor is a great way to confirm if this is the instructor for you.  

To find an instructor near you, please visit PGA.com and enter your zip code.