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The Sea Pines Resort Tennis Instructors

Tennis Instructors

At the Sea Pines Racquet Club

Patrick O'Keefe

Staff Professional

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As Director of Tennis for The Sea Pines Resort, Patrick O’Keefe is responsible for overseeing all tennis operations – including lessons, clinics, tournaments, camps and Pickleball.

This is fond and familiar territory for Patrick, who began his tennis career here – first as a student and later as an instructor at Smith Stearns Tennis Academy.

Patrick hails from Salem, Virginia, where he served as Director of Tennis at Hidden Valley Country Club. Prior to that he was a coach to notable college-bound junior players at the Smith Stearns Tennis Academy.

He graduated with a degree in Business and Marketing from Radford University in Virginia, where he earned several distinctions: four-year varsity athlete, the 2015 Big South Player of the Year and a two-time All Big South First Team Player.

SEA PINES RACQUET CLUB

5 Lighthouse Lane
Hilton Head, SC

(843) 363-4495

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" 2021 - "Best Golf Resorts - Carolinas"
Golf Magazine Platinum Award for Best Golf Resorts
GOLF MAGAZINE Platinum Winner in GOLF's Premier Resorts list
GolfWeeks 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 15 Best Resort Hotels in the American South" in Travel + Leisure's 2020 World's Best Awards List
AAA Four Diamond Award
AAA Four Diamond Award The Inn & Club at Harbour Town
2021 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 2020" by Condé Nast Traveler

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