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Game Changing Golf Instruction

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.

Open To The Public

Members get lessons at a discounted rate, but our instructors are available to all golfers. 

Award Winning Professional Teachers

Not only are all our staff Class A PGA/LPGA certified, they have won awards from Golf Digest, Golf Range Magazine, the NCAA, and more. 

Trackman Swing Analysis

Our coaches use the same Trackman technology your club fitting shop does to provide actionable teaching data about your swing.  

JC Video Analysis Inlcuded

At no extra charge, your lessons come with an in-depth, professional video swing analysis. 

Meet The Pros

Fairways and Greens' Class A PGA/LPGA Instructors Want To Help Your Game 

Walt Chapman

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.

  • Member of the Greater Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame
  • 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 Twelve Major Championships
  • Made the cut in the 2013 U.S. Senior Open
  • 2001-2020 Golf Digest : “Best Teachers in Your State”
  • 2003-2008 Golf Range Magazine : “Top 50 Instructor”
  • PING Certified Club Fitter
  • 2006 – 2020 PING Top 100 Club Fitter of the Year

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

Non-Member Lessons: $150 with a Series of 4 at $540
Member Lessons: $135 with a Series of 4 at $490
Club Fitting Fee: $95
Special Package: 10 lessons for $1.100

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).

Byron Williams

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.

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

Jill Peeler

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

Suzanne Strudwick

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’

After taking instructions from Walt for the last several months, I've shot my age 3 times this year: 78! I definitely encourage taking advantage of as many lessons as possible.

Tim

Friendly personnel; unlimited balls; plenty of space! Visited from out of town. Due to poor weather, the out of town fee was reduced from $20 to $10. Didn't have my own clubs & they didn't have rentals, but David let me use some demos. "Thanks David!" Met a guy by the name of Ken who found four things wrong w/my swing. Improved my swing dramatically. Great visit! 🙂

Lou

David fit me with the right clubs for me, ordering today and can't wait to take them to California on vacation and see how I hit!! Thanks David!!

Shane

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