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Adult Golf Programs

Golf Instruction for Adults

The team at the Golf Learning Center will help you take your game to the next level with customized instruction through our adult programs. Hone your skills through individual instruction, comprehensive programs taught by PGA professionals, daily clinics and mental game performance coaching.

Private Instruction

LEVEL UP YOUR GAME

Swing Instruction

See the difference in your swing after working with our professional instructors. Whether you’re looking to find your swing or perfect the finer points of how you hit the ball, our team will provide comprehensive instruction. Add consistency from tee to green.

Short Game

The professionals at the Golf Learning Center are passionate about helping you improve every aspect of your game. Our short game instruction builds on your existing skills for more confidence with chipping, pitching, lobbing and sand play. 

Putting

We understand the importance of a complete golf game and the difference it makes when you save strokes on the greens. With our team of professional instructors, we are confident we will help you lower your scores on the greens.

 

 

Instructors
Rick Barry teaching golf
Rick Barry

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Rick Barry

Rick Barry has been with The Sea Pines Resort for more than 30 years, where he’s helped guests of all skill levels play and have fun with the game of golf. A member of the PGA for more than 40 years, Rick has 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 appeared on several shows on the Golf Channel, including “The Turn,” “All About Golf” and “Tips from the Pros”. He also contributes to GOLF Magazine.

Individual Lesson Prices: 

  • Adult one hour: $175
  • Two-person one hour: $200

Contact the Golf Learning Center to book instruction

Book Online Call: (843) 842-1487
Marcus Hunt helping client with his golf swing.
Marcus Hunt

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Marcus Hunt

Marcus Hunt oversees The Sea Pines Resort’s junior golf programs and has a primary focus of guiding young athletes to achieve their goals while fueling their passion for golf. Hunt’s instruction is not limited to juniors — students of all ages and skill levels will find a great experience with his instruction. Hunt’s ability to harness his competitive experience and teaching technologies while simultaneously being able to bring it full circle to improvement on the course creates confidence in each student to improve their game and lower their scores.

As a former collegiate golfer at The University of Findlay (Ohio), Hunt was an accomplished player. He captured two individual medalist titles and was a multiple all-conference and all-region selection. After a successful college career Hunt turned professional and competed in numerous tournaments ranging from events such as Swingthought.com Tour events, Web.com Monday Qualifiers and PGA TOUR Canada Q-School. Marcus’s competitive experience through all levels gives students an insight into what is necessary to make progression towards student’s goals.

Individual Lesson Prices: 

  • Adult one hour: $150
  • Junior one hour: $100
  • Sea Pines property owner: $125

Contact the Golf Learning Center to book instruction

Book Online Call: (843) 842-1487
Julie Cole teaching a women
Julie Cole

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Julie Cole

Prior to joining The Sea Pines Resort, Julie Cole 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, Cole played golf 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.

Cole 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. Cole 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:

  • Women’s Golf Journal, Top 50 Teachers in America, 2018
  • Golf Digest “Best Teachers by State” as ranked by peers, 2011-2018, 2022
  • LPGA, Top 50 Teachers of the Year, 2010-2021
  • 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

Individual Lesson Prices:

  • Private lesson: $175/hour
  • Sea Pines property owner private lesson: $125/hour
  • Two-person private lesson: $190/hour
  • Two-day golf school: $700
  • Women's golf clinics: $70 (one hour)

Contact the Golf Learning Center to book instruction

Book Online Call: (843) 842-1487
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Chris Tremblay

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Chris Tremblay

Prior to joining the team at Sea Pines, Chris was at the Junior Players Golf Academy/Island Golf Schools (Head Golf and Fitness Coach) and the International Junior Golf Academy (Director of Golf Operations and Senior Coach). When asked what he does for a living, Chris’s answer is always the same: “I help people enjoy golf more, from beginners to elite tournament players and everyone in between.” Chris has coached numerous junior golfers who have gone on to play collegiately and some professionally. Ewen Ferguson, a two-time winner on the DP World Tour in 2022, is one of his former students.

Chris is originally from Pittsfield, Massachusetts and is a graduate of the University of Maryland. While at Maryland, Chris was captain of the golf team coached by PGA Tour Player and winner of the 2005 Players Championship Fred Funk. As a player, Chris is a two-time qualifier for the PGA National Professional Championship as well as a qualifying medalist for the U. S. Amateur and Greater Hartford Open on the PGA Tour.

Awards and Certifications:

  • 2004 Northeastern New York PGA Teacher of The Year
  • Top 50 Instructor in North America as listed by the Golf Range Association of America
  • Named “Top Teacher in State” by both Golf Digest and Golf Magazine
  • U.S. Kids Golf Top 50 Instructor – Honorable Mention
  • Selected as one of the Top 25 Elite Junior Coaches in the USA by Future Champions Golf
  • PGA Member since 1988
  • TPI (Titleist Performance Institute) Level 3 Golf Professional and Level 3 Junior Coach
  • Elite Performance Systems Mental and Performance Training
  • Former Host of the weekly show “Golf Center” on WHHI-TV

Individual Lesson Prices: 

  • Adult one hour: $150
  • Junior one hour: $125

Contact the Golf Learning Center to book instruction

Book Online Call: (843) 842-1487

Women’s Private Lessons With Julie Cole

INDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTION FROM LPGA INSTRUCTOR

Whether you’re looking to develop a better short game or take your golf swing to the next level, Julie Cole has the experience and teaching skills to help you achieve your goals. With one-on-one instruction, she can focus on the specific areas you want to improve to get more enjoyment from your golf game.

Cost: Adults - $175/hour, $125/hour for Sea Pines property owners

Instructor
Julie Cole teaching a women
Julie Cole

Instructor

 

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Julie Cole teaching a women

Julie Cole

Prior to joining The Sea Pines Resort, Julie Cole 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, Cole played golf 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.

Cole 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. Cole 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:

  • Women’s Golf Journal, Top 50 Teachers in America, 2018
  • Golf Digest “Best Teachers by State” as ranked by peers, 2011-2018, 2022
  • LPGA, Top 50 Teachers of the Year, 2010-2021
  • 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

Individual Lesson Prices:

  • Private lesson: $175/hour
  • Sea Pines property owner private lesson: $125/hour
  • Two-person private lesson: $190/hour
  • Two-day golf school: $700
  • Women's golf clinics: $70 (one hour)

Contact the Golf Learning Center to book instruction

Book Online Call: (843) 842-1487

Beginners

AN INTRODUCTION TO GOLF

The Golf learning Center welcomes all guests to improve their game, even if this is your first time. Our beginners programs teach you the fundamentals of the sport so you can start your golf journey with a solid foundation. Develop skills and techniques that will set you up for future success.

Lesson follow-up occurs with all sessions in your online training space so you can continue to build upon and review your lesson at home.

Instructors
Julie Cole teaching a women
Julie Cole

Instructor

 

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Julie Cole teaching a women

Julie Cole

Prior to joining The Sea Pines Resort, Julie Cole 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, Cole played golf 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.

Cole 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. Cole 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:

  • Women’s Golf Journal, Top 50 Teachers in America, 2018
  • Golf Digest “Best Teachers by State” as ranked by peers, 2011-2018, 2022
  • LPGA, Top 50 Teachers of the Year, 2010-2021
  • 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

Individual Lesson Prices:

  • Private lesson: $175/hour
  • Sea Pines property owner private lesson: $125/hour
  • Two-person private lesson: $190/hour
  • Two-day golf school: $700
  • Women's golf clinics: $70 (one hour)

Contact the Golf Learning Center to book instruction

Book Online Call: (843) 842-1487
Marcus Hunt helping client with his golf swing.
Marcus Hunt

Instructor 

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Marcus Hunt helping client with his golf swing.

Marcus Hunt

Marcus Hunt oversees The Sea Pines Resort’s junior golf programs and has a primary focus of guiding young athletes to achieve their goals while fueling their passion for golf. Hunt’s instruction is not limited to juniors — students of all ages and skill levels will find a great experience with his instruction. Hunt’s ability to harness his competitive experience and teaching technologies while simultaneously being able to bring it full circle to improvement on the course creates confidence in each student to improve their game and lower their scores.

As a former collegiate golfer at The University of Findlay (Ohio), Hunt was an accomplished player. He captured two individual medalist titles and was a multiple all-conference and all-region selection. After a successful college career Hunt turned professional and competed in numerous tournaments ranging from events such as Swingthought.com Tour events, Web.com Monday Qualifiers and PGA TOUR Canada Q-School. Marcus’s competitive experience through all levels gives students an insight into what is necessary to make progression towards student’s goals.

Individual Lesson Prices: 

  • Adult one hour: $150
  • Junior one hour: $100
  • Sea Pines property owner: $125

Contact the Golf Learning Center to book instruction

Book Online Call: (843) 842-1487
Rick Barry teaching golf
Rick Barry

Instructor
 

BOOK NOW
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Rick Barry teaching golf

Rick Barry

Rick Barry has been with The Sea Pines Resort for more than 30 years, where he’s helped guests of all skill levels play and have fun with the game of golf. A member of the PGA for more than 40 years, Rick has 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 appeared on several shows on the Golf Channel, including “The Turn,” “All About Golf” and “Tips from the Pros”. He also contributes to GOLF Magazine.

Individual Lesson Prices: 

  • Adult one hour: $175
  • Two-person one hour: $200

Contact the Golf Learning Center to book instruction

Book Online Call: (843) 842-1487
chris-tremblay
Chris Tremblay

Instructor

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chris-tremblay

Chris Tremblay

Prior to joining the team at Sea Pines, Chris was at the Junior Players Golf Academy/Island Golf Schools (Head Golf and Fitness Coach) and the International Junior Golf Academy (Director of Golf Operations and Senior Coach). When asked what he does for a living, Chris’s answer is always the same: “I help people enjoy golf more, from beginners to elite tournament players and everyone in between.” Chris has coached numerous junior golfers who have gone on to play collegiately and some professionally. Ewen Ferguson, a two-time winner on the DP World Tour in 2022, is one of his former students.

Chris is originally from Pittsfield, Massachusetts and is a graduate of the University of Maryland. While at Maryland, Chris was captain of the golf team coached by PGA Tour Player and winner of the 2005 Players Championship Fred Funk. As a player, Chris is a two-time qualifier for the PGA National Professional Championship as well as a qualifying medalist for the U. S. Amateur and Greater Hartford Open on the PGA Tour.

Awards and Certifications:

  • 2004 Northeastern New York PGA Teacher of The Year
  • Top 50 Instructor in North America as listed by the Golf Range Association of America
  • Named “Top Teacher in State” by both Golf Digest and Golf Magazine
  • U.S. Kids Golf Top 50 Instructor – Honorable Mention
  • Selected as one of the Top 25 Elite Junior Coaches in the USA by Future Champions Golf
  • PGA Member since 1988
  • TPI (Titleist Performance Institute) Level 3 Golf Professional and Level 3 Junior Coach
  • Elite Performance Systems Mental and Performance Training
  • Former Host of the weekly show “Golf Center” on WHHI-TV

Individual Lesson Prices: 

  • Adult one hour: $150
  • Junior one hour: $125

Contact the Golf Learning Center to book instruction

Book Online Call: (843) 842-1487

Meet the Instructors

Our team of professionals brings decades of experience paired with the latest technology to build tailored programs and lessons for each student.