bigstock-graduate-golf-ball-17675711With Myrtle Beach, SC being dubbed “The Mecca of Golf”, one can rest assured there are plenty of options for Myrtle Beach Golf lessons. The concentration of so many golf courses in one area attracts many golf professionals to the area. Many of the 80 plus courses along the Grand Strand offer the assistance of  teaching professionals to help you get started in the game, or brush up before and during your golf vacation.

The value of getting good instruction for your game is without question, the single best solution for an improved score. Golfing news will many times highlight the touring professionals quest for getting various types of instruction in the off-season and throughout the playing season. So, there’s no such thing as a “one and done” lesson plan. Good golfers include regular tune-ups throughout their playing careers.

Teaching professionals can offer a myriad of instruction. From equipment suggestions and club fittings, to analyzing your swing and putting stroke, they’re you one-stop solution to better golf. Let’s face it, better golf probably means shorter rounds, more fun, less expense (for lost balls), and greater satisfaction for the game.

Among the massive list of Myrtle Beach Golf Courses and known for it’s on-site academy, the Possum Trot golf course is a normal stop for many visiting golfers looking to warm up and brush before getting serious with their golf vacation. This course is part of the very popular Glens Group (that also includes, Heather Glen, Shaftesbury Glen, and Glen Dornach) and The Golf Academy at Possum Trot is taught by 22-year PGA Teaching Professional,  Mike Passmore. The Simply Great Golf Academy provides a learning environment that is second to none. It is headquartered at the Possum Trot Golf Club in North Myrtle Beach along with a first-rate practice facility ranked among the top 3 in Myrtle Beach.

LPGA Professional, Karen Nicolletti came to the Myrtle Beach area with years of touring and teaching experience coupled with a passion for improving the game of golf.   Nicoletti prides herself in her knack for working with youth and families. We at The Golf Director were very impressed with her insight on family golf. We think the benefits of arranging lessons for the whole family while in the Myrtle Beach area are unmatched.

Among the great teachers in the area is PGA Professional Hugh Royer III. Hugh’s golfing background is unmatched…his game is pretty nifty as well. Having grown up in the game traveling on the tour with his father Hugh Royer, Jr.,  Hugh has an understanding of the game that has lead him to much success teaching some of the game’s up-and-coming stars. Royer worked for three years at the International Junior Golf Academy on Hilton Head Island where he trained the top junior players in the world, among other successful collegiate players.  Cheick out

LPGA Professional, Lauren Hunt can be found at the Crow Creek Golf Club practice facility in Calabash, NC on a regular basis working with many of her students. Lauren’s tour experience and youthful enthusiasm make her a great choice for students young and old. We, at The Golf Director, found Lauren’s outgoing personality to be a treat and always look forward to having her in our studios.

The above learning choices are only a few of the many that exist along The Grand Strand. We will add our associate teaching professionals regularly under the “Learning” tab at With so many choices at your fingertips coupled with the unquestionable benefits of getting good lesson, why wouldn’t you add some learning to your next Myrtle Beach golf vacation.

Ask you teaching pro about some of the trending ideas to make golf more enjoyable, such as the “Tee it Froward” and “Time for Nine” initiatives being promoted in the industry.