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Julie Cole, Golf Instructor at The Sea Pines Resort

Julie Cole

Julie Cole

Hilton Head Island's only LPGA Top 50 Instructor

Adult hourly lesson: $145
Junior hourly lesson: $125

Prior to joining The Sea Pines Resort, Julie served as director of instruction and managing partner of the Dana Rader Golf School in Charlotte, North Carolina, for 25 years. She taught more than 1,200 lessons a year while directing large group programming, coaching and instructing private lessons.

Before making golf instruction her career, Julie played professionally on the Futures, European, Asian and LPGA Tour, winning 12 tournaments worldwide. In addition to her outstanding playing credentials, Julie has excelled in her teaching.

Philosophy

Julie believes in teaching and coaching the game by starting with the fundamentals for all golf shots, which leads to a more consistent physical and mental approach to playing the game and excelling in the short game. She has decades of experience instructing players of all levels, with proven results for the casual golfer, collegiate player and young professional. Julie has an enthusiastic, fun approach to teaching and is able to adapt her instruction to fit a student’s learning style.

She has vast knowledge of the golf swing, motor learning and skill progression, delivering technical information in an easy-to-understand style for all golfers.

Teaching Awards:

  • Womens Golf Journal, Top 50 Teachers in America, 2018

  • Golf Digest “Best Teachers by State as ranked by peers, 2011-2018

  • LPGA, Top 50 Teachers of the Year, 2010-2018

  • Golf For Women  Top 50 Teachers in U.S., 2005-2009

  • LPGA Southeast Section Teacher of the Year, 1995, 1999

  • Nominated for Golf Digest Top 100 Instructors

Certifications:

  • LPGA Class A

  • Golf Machine Level I and II

  • Mental Golf Management System

  • Operation 36, Level 1 and 2

Honors:

  • Speaker for LPGA Regional Seminar—Savannah, Georgia, 2018

  • Building named “Julie Cole Blanchard Valley Hospital Rehab and Sports Medicine Center” for contributions to Findlay, Ohio, 1987

  • Received Ohio University Lifetime Award, 2010

Service:

  • Established the Julie Cole Charity Golf Tournament in Findlay, Ohio,1987-present

  • Raised more than $3 million for Blanchard Valley Health Foundation hospice program and Junior Golf


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Golf Learning Center

98 N Sea Pines Dr

Hilton Head, SC

(843) 842-1487

A Legendary Golf Experience

Play all of The Sea Pines Resort's three premier courses-each with its own signature character and designation as a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary. Take advantage of our unique forecaddie program, through which foursomes enjoy the dedicated attention of an experienced forecaddie, and be sure to review our selection of Hilton Head golf packages, which include luxury accommodations at Hilton Head Island's luxury hotel, The Inn & Club at Harbour Town.

For further convenience, leave your clubs at home and enjoy our top-of-the-line Titleist rental golf clubs, complete with a complimentary sleeve of golf balls.

Call to Book 1.800.732.7463

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Improve Your Game

Whether you're an experienced player or a true novice, our professional instructors at the Golf Learning Center will help you take your game to the next level.

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Improve Your Game

Club Fitting
Fitness

Class-A PGA teaching professional Jess Watkins oversees The Golf Learning Center at The Sea Pines Resort's club fitting program. Watkins has more than 30 years of experience teaching all aspects of the game and is one of our resort school instructors. His teaching expertise is a valuable tool that helps to enhance the club fitting experience. All fittings are done utilizing our state-of-the-art facility including TrackMan and Flight Scope radar technologies. These tools enable the student to leave with a clear understanding of how and why properly fit clubs are a vital component in improving their game. A detailed club specification form is given to each student along with recommendations on set make up and club manufacturer.

The Learning Center carries Cobra, Titleist, and Adams as our primary fitting options. We can help you build the perfect set make up or find the driver that optimizes your launch conditions for maximum yardage and accuracy.

Rate: $100 per hour

Seapines Resort
Seapines Resort

Class-A PGA teaching professional Jess Watkins oversees The Golf Learning Center at The Sea Pines Resort's club fitting program. Watkins has more than 30 years of experience teaching all aspects of the game and is one of our resort school instructors. His teaching expertise is a valuable tool that helps to enhance the club fitting experience. All fittings are done utilizing our state-of-the-art facility including TrackMan and Flight Scope radar technologies. These tools enable the student to leave with a clear understanding of how and why properly fit clubs are a vital component in improving their game. A detailed club specification form is given to each student along with recommendations on set make up and club manufacturer.

The Learning Center carries Cobra, Titleist, and Adams as our primary fitting options. We can help you build the perfect set make up or find the driver that optimizes your launch conditions for maximum yardage and accuracy.

Rate: $100 per hour

GOLF DIGESTGolf Digest's "Editors' Choice Award" 2019 - "Best Resorts - Carolinas"
Golf Magazine Platinum Award for Best Golf Resorts
GOLF MAGAZINE Platinum Winner in GOLF's Premier Resorts list
GolfWeek's Best Resort Courses
GOLFWEEKBest Resort CourseHarbour Town Golf Links
National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA) "National Course of the Year Award"Atlantic Dunes by Davis Love III
GOLF DIGESTGolf Digest's "Editors' Choice Award" 2019 - "Best Resorts - Carolinas"
Golf Magazine Platinum Award for Best Golf Resorts
GOLF MAGAZINE Platinum Winner in GOLF's Premier Resorts list
GolfWeek's Best Resort Courses
GOLFWEEKBest Resort CourseHarbour Town Golf Links
National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA) "National Course of the Year Award"Atlantic Dunes by Davis Love III
TRAVEL + LEISURE Ranked among the "The 10 Best Resort Hotels in the American South" in Travel + Leisure's 2018 World's Best Awards List
AAA Four Diamond Award
AAA Four Diamond Award The Inn & Club at Harbour Town
2018 Forbes Travel Guide - Four Star Award
FORBES TRAVEL GUIDE Four Star AwardThe Inn & Club at Harbour Town
CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER Ranked among the "Top 20 Resorts in The South: Readers' Choice Awards 2019" by Condé Nast Traveler
GOLF DIGESTGolf Digest's "Editors' Choice Award" 2019 - "Best Resorts - Carolinas"
Golf Magazine Platinum Award for Best Golf Resorts
GOLF MAGAZINE Platinum Winner in GOLF's Premier Resorts list
GolfWeek's Best Resort Courses
GOLFWEEKBest Resort CourseHarbour Town Golf Links
National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA) "National Course of the Year Award"Atlantic Dunes by Davis Love III

Improve Your Game

Club Fitting
Fitness

Class-A PGA teaching professional Jess Watkins oversees The Golf Learning Center at The Sea Pines Resort's club fitting program. Watkins has more than 30 years of experience teaching all aspects of the game and is one of our resort school instructors. His teaching expertise is a valuable tool that helps to enhance the club fitting experience. All fittings are done utilizing our state-of-the-art facility including TrackMan and Flight Scope radar technologies. These tools enable the student to leave with a clear understanding of how and why properly fit clubs are a vital component in improving their game. A detailed club specification form is given to each student along with recommendations on set make up and club manufacturer.

The Learning Center carries Cobra, Titleist, and Adams as our primary fitting options. We can help you build the perfect set make up or find the driver that optimizes your launch conditions for maximum yardage and accuracy.

Rate: $100 per hour

Seapines Resort
Seapines Resort

Class-A PGA teaching professional Jess Watkins oversees The Golf Learning Center at The Sea Pines Resort's club fitting program. Watkins has more than 30 years of experience teaching all aspects of the game and is one of our resort school instructors. His teaching expertise is a valuable tool that helps to enhance the club fitting experience. All fittings are done utilizing our state-of-the-art facility including TrackMan and Flight Scope radar technologies. These tools enable the student to leave with a clear understanding of how and why properly fit clubs are a vital component in improving their game. A detailed club specification form is given to each student along with recommendations on set make up and club manufacturer.

The Learning Center carries Cobra, Titleist, and Adams as our primary fitting options. We can help you build the perfect set make up or find the driver that optimizes your launch conditions for maximum yardage and accuracy.

Rate: $100 per hour

A Legendary Golf Experience

Play all of The Sea Pines Resort's three premier courses-each with its own signature character and designation as a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary. Take advantage of our unique forecaddie program, through which foursomes enjoy the dedicated attention of an experienced forecaddie, and be sure to review our selection of Hilton Head golf packages, which include luxury accommodations at Hilton Head Island's luxury hotel, The Inn & Club at Harbour Town.

For further convenience, leave your clubs at home and enjoy our top-of-the-line Titleist rental golf clubs, complete with a complimentary sleeve of golf balls.

Call to Book 1.800.732.7463

improve-your-game-bg-filter

Improve Your Game

Whether you're an experienced player or a true novice, our professional instructors at the Golf Learning Center will help you take your game to the next level.

improve-your-game