Providing expert golf lessons in Monterey, Todd Southard, Director of Golf Instruction at Carmel Valley Ranch, brings over twelve years of teaching experience. He has personally instructed a number of notable clients, including Bill Clinton, Don Johnson, Randy Quaid, Steve Young and Bill Walsh, to name a few. Southard played professionally for 16 years and played on the Asian PGA Tour, Nationwide Tour and Canadian PGA Tour.
One-day school- $695: One day program focusing on the three most important clubs in the golfer's bag: the driver, the wedge and the putter. This program also includes a 9-hole playing lesson.
Two-day school- $995: Two days of personalized instruction focusing on all facets of the game with state of the art video analysis and a 9-hole playing lesson each day.
Three-day school- $1,295: Three days of more extensive personalized instruction focusing on all facets of the game with state of the art video analysis. This program also includes a 9-hole playing lesson each day.
Four day school- $1,595: Four days allow us to spend more time working out all the details of your swing with state of the art video analysis. This program also includes a 9-hole playing lesson each day.
We personalize our golf instruction to accommodate the beginning player just picking up a club for the first time to the aspiring tournament player.
Golf lessons begin with a discussion of your goals and objectives. All of our instruction is tailored to your individual needs.
Private golf lessons with the Director of Instruction
One hour: $150
Half hour: $75
Lesson Series (Three or more lessons): $120 per hour
One-hour golf lesson with video Instruction: $150
Private golf lessons with golf academy staff
Half hour: $60
One-hour golf lesson with video Instruction: $120
The best way to learn and play better golf is to get on the course! We will help to better understand course management, proper club selection, visualization, and the mental side of the game.
On-Course Playing Lesson (9 holes):
$250 per person + Twilight green fee
On-Course Playing Lesson (18 holes): $480 per person + Twilight green fee
Group lesson with the Director of Instruction
Two students $170
Three students $190
Four students $210
Group lessons with Golf Academy staff
Two students $140
Three students $160
Four students $180
Private Junior lessons
(17 years and under)
One hour: $100
We recommend booking classes 2 weeks in advance.