Private Lessons


Private lessons are available throughout the year during the day and evening at Magnolia Greens and Compass Pointe with Matthew Gordon, Director of Instruction, Bern Coulter, PGA lead instructor at Compass Pointe, assistant teaching professionals Jay Zahran and Abby Byrd, or apprentices Mary Elizabeth Wallace, PGM student, Matt Lowry or Ben Harris . We promise to provide quality golf instruction specific to students' needs and goals, a friendly learning environment and prompt first class service to all.

 Private Lesson Rates 2018

45 minutes...... 

Lead Instructors

Matthew Gordon, PGA

Bern Coulter, PGA


Assistant Instructors

Jay Zahran

Abby Byrd, PGA



Mary Elizabeth Wallace

Matt Lowry

Ben Harris

 One Lesson $90  $80 $75
 Series of Three $240 $225 $195
 Series of Five         $375 $325 $300
 Series of Ten $700 $600 n/a
Two students add to each lesson $25 $20 $20
 Juniors (16 and under) Matt & Bern Jay & Abby Apprentices
 One Lesson  $65 $60 $55
 Series of Five   $275 $250 $225
 Semi-private (two students)      
 add per lesson... $25 $20 $20 


Instructor Contact Information:


Matthew Gordon, PGA Academy Director


Bern Coulter, PGA Lead Instructor CP

Abby Byrd, Assistant Instructor CP 828-381-7877

Jay Zahran, Instructor MG


Mary Elizabeth Wallace, PGM Apprentice


Matt Lowry, Apprentice


Ben Harris, Apprentice


Playing Lesson - 2 hours on-course
Learn about playing golf on the golf course. From warm-up to that final putt, students will learn how to get more enjoyment out of their round of golf.

  • Individual Playing Lesson - $160
  • Semi-Private Playing Lesson - $240
  • Group of Three - $270

Player Development Package... add $50 to any series of lessons
For the golfer dedicated to improving their game and lowering their scores. This package begins with a 3-hole playing assessment that includes a player evaluation and goal setting. From there,  scheule your series of private lessons customized to enhance your skills based on your needs assessment to reach your golf goals. This package is most effective when scheduled in 6-8 week timeframe in order to maximize progress.


Testimonial: "Matt was tremendous! Not only was he a wealth of information, his level of patience is off the charts. his teaching skills, including his ability to articulate how to correct flaws, were so smooth it was rare that a follow-up question was required to understand what he was after." Glenn W. New York, NY