Golf Lessons2018-10-15T14:02:53+00:00

PGA / LPGA Golf Instruction

We will help you play better golf.

GOLF LESSONS AT FAIRWAYS AND GREENS

Fairways and Greens was founded on the importance of implementing golf instruction in the pursuit of an improved golf game. Each member may choose to receive private or group instruction with our PGA/LPGA teaching professionals. Members have continued access to learning in the form of walk-by instruction, as well as weekly classes. In addition, members and guests may schedule private or group instruction year-round with one of our four PGA/LPGA staff instructors.

Teaching professionals utilize the very latest state-of-the-art equipment to help their students gain a better understanding of proper golf fundamentals and technique. The golf instructors of Fairways and Greens are all highly experienced teachers as well as accomplished players. Each is uniquely gifted in teaching the game to all players, regardless of skill level.

GOLF INSTRUCTION IN KNOXVILLE

Teaching professionals utilize the very latest state-of-the-art equipment to help their students gain a better understanding of proper golf fundamentals and technique.

  • Open to the Public

  • Award Winning Teaching Professionals

  • Utilize Trackman Radar

  • JC Video Analysis Included

The golf instructors of Fairways and Greens are all highly experienced teachers as well as accomplished players. Inquire below for more information!

OUR INSTRUCTORS

Walt teaches a strong, fundamental approach to the golf swing with a special understanding of the mental applications involved in game improvement. Walt believes every student is unique, and there exists more than one way to swing a club correctly.

  • Director of Instruction
  • Master PGA Professional
  • TPI Certified Golf Fitness Instructor (Titleist Performance Institue)
  • Specialty Certified in Teaching through the PGA
  • Two-time Tennessee “PGA Player of the Year”
  • Participant in Four Major Championships
    Two PGA Championships and One US Open
  • Made the cut in the 2013 U.S. Senior Open
  • 2001-2010 Golf Digest : “Best Teachers in Your State”
  • 2003-2008 Golf Range Magazine : “Top 50 Instructor”
  • Expert Club Fitter
  • 2006 PING Club Fitter of the Year
  • 2006 Knoxville Chapter PGA Award ‘Richard Eller Growth of the Game’

All lessons are approximately 50 minutes in length and include Computerized Video Analysis.

BRAXTON HUNTER

PGA Teaching Professional

  • Worked and Consulted with PGA and LPGA Tour Professionals, PGA Professionals, top amateurs and juniors.
  • Certified to fit Titleist, Ping, TaylorMade, Callaway, Mizuno, Cobra, and U.S. Kid’s Clubs
  • Titleist Product Specialist since 2014
  • Worked with Brad Rose at Willow Creek from 2015-2018
  • Playing highlights include multiple Tennessee PGA Wins, All-Ohio Valley Conference Player at Tennessee Tech and multiple seasons on various mini tours

Teaching Philosophy: I work together with my students to help make them better all-around players. I have a strong emphasis on course management, wedges, and short game for optimal scoring. I want it to be a fun environment to help students enjoy the great game of golf.

Lesson and Club Fitting Rate: $100

All Lessons are approximately 55 minutes in length and include V1 Video Analysis.  To Schedule an appointment or for more information, call: (865) 777-GOLF (4653).

Jill’s goal is to help golfers understand correct swing fundamentals so that play can be more enjoyable through increased confidence and skill. Having fun and making golf instruction user friendly is her aim for beginners and juniors alike!

Teaching Philosophy: I am constantly learning from my colleagues and developing along side my students. It is my goal to help golfers understand correct swing fundamentals, so that playing may become more enjoyable through increased confidence and skill. Having fun and making golf instruction user friendly and accessible is my aim for beginners and juniors alike.

  • Played 4 years at Tusculum College (NCAA DII)
    • 2 time Academic All-American
    • 3 time MVP
    • Holds program record for most tournament wins at 5
  • TGA Junior Tour tournament official for 2 years
  • Assistant Golf Professional at Hammock Dunes Club in Palm Coast, Florida for 3 years
  • Summer Junior Camp Coordinator

Member Lessons
25-Minute: $40
50-Minute: $70
50-Minute 4 Series: $240

Non-Member Lessons 
25-Minute: $50
50-Minute: $80
50-Minute 4 Series: $280

Group Lesson Rate
$25/additional person in 50-Minute Lesson
$30/person in Group Offerings

Jake Reeves brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to the lesson tee along with notable industry contribution and recognition. As a PGA Class A Member, Jake has worked with thousands of golf students helping them improve their golf game and overall golf experience. Jake currently works with PGA European Tour Player, Gareth Maybin; PGA Tour Player, Peter Malnati; and former PGA Tour Winner and current Champion’s Tour Player, Wes Short Jr.

  • 2016 Tennessee PGA Teacher of the Year
  • 2014 & 2016 Knoxville Chapter PGA ‘Teacher of the Year’
  • 2011 & 2013 PGA Assistant Match Play Champion
  • 2011 Tennessee PGA Assistant of the Year
  • 2009 & 2010 Bridgestone Premier Invitation Champion
  • 2004 Nationwide Tour Status
  • 2003 NGA Hooters Tour ‘Player of the Year’
  • Participant in 2001 PGA Greater Milwaukee Open
  • Participant in 2000 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach Golf Links
  • Golf Week Magazine Pre-Season All-American
  • Member of University of Tennessee SEC Conference Team Champion
  • Callaway Master Staff Professional
  • BioMech Director of Instruction
  • Currently Provides Instruction to PGA, European PGA, LPGA, and Champion’s Tour Player

After leaving the LPGA Tour in 2005, Suzanne turned her passion into teaching. Her experience playing over 23-Years on tour will help any student at any level achieve any goal.

  • LPGA Class A Tour Professional
  • PGA Class A-3 Professional
  • TPI Certified Golf Fitness Instructor
  • LPGA Rookie of the Year 1993
  • FRENCH Open Winner
  • AGF PARIS Open Winner
  • 57 Top Ten Finishes
  • Over $1.5 Million Career Earnings
  • 5 Worldwide Wins
  • 2007 9th Callaway Open (TN PGA Event)
  • 2007 36th PGA TN Section Championship (TN PGA Event)
  • 2008 PGA Award Winner ‘Richard Eller Growth of the Game’

Byron is a PGA professional with over 20 years teaching experience. As a former Teacher of the Year recipient, Byron takes a fun and simple approach that makes learning enjoyable.

  • PGA Teaching Professional
  • 2008 Knoxville Chapter PGA ‘Teacher of the Year’
  • Two-time Titleist Scholarship Recipient in the PGA Golf Professional Training Program
  • Full-time teaching professional since 1997
  • Assistant Teaching Professional at the Medalist at Avalon 1997-98
  • Master of Science, University of Tennessee, 2002
  • Played to a 2 handicap within two years of taking up golf!
  • Fairways and Greens Teaching Pro since 1998

Adult lesson rates starting at $100 for non-members & $80 for members. Lessons are approximately 50 minutes.

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