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Rick Barry

Rick Barry

Lead Instructor

Rick Barry has been with The Sea Pines Resort for more than 29 years, where he has been helping guests of all skill levels play and have fun with the game of golf.

Rick has been a member of the PGA for more than 40 years, been ranked by GOLF Magazine as a Top 100 Teacher, named Carolinas PGA Section Palmer Maples Teacher of the Year in 2011, and recognized by Golf Digest as one of the top teachers in South Carolina for 20 years.

Rick has also appeared on the Golf Channel for several shows, including "The Turn," "All About Golf" and "Tips from the Pros". He also contributes to GOLF Magazine.


Individual Lesson Prices:

$130 per hour
$155 per hour two person lesson
$100 per hour for juniors

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" 2017 - "Best Resorts in the Americas"
Golf Magazine Platinum Award for Best Golf Resorts
GOLF MAGAZINEPlatinum Winner in GOLF's Premier Resorts list 2016-2017
2017 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" 2017 - "Best Resorts in the Americas"
Golf Magazine Platinum Award for Best Golf Resorts
GOLF MAGAZINEPlatinum Winner in GOLF's Premier Resorts list 2016-2017
2017 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
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TRIPADVISOR No. 1 Hotel on Hilton Head Island The Inn & Club at Harbour Town
GOLF DIGESTGolf Digest's "Editors' Choice Award" 2017 - "Best Resorts in the Americas"
Golf Magazine Platinum Award for Best Golf Resorts
GOLF MAGAZINEPlatinum Winner in GOLF's Premier Resorts list 2016-2017
2017 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