Clinics and Instruction

Effective March 16th - All golf clinics have been cancelled until further notice.




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Instructor Name Course Location Phone Number Website/Email Additional Instructor Information

Garry Rippy

PGA Player Development Coordinator

All Courses 512.974.9353 Garry is an Austin native and has been a PGA golf professional teaching the game since 1978. He has won numerous STPGA tournaments and has played professionally around the country.

Steve Hammond

PGA Head Golf Professional

Jimmy Clay

Roy Kizer

512.974.4653  Steve has been with Golf ATX since 1995 and obtained his PGA professional status in 2001. He was very involved with the development of the Austin Junior Golf Academy and designed the current player development RangeGrinder program.

Patricia Henry

LPGA Golf Professional

Jimmy Clay

Roy Kizer

512.577.8268 Patricia has been teaching at the Jimmy Clay/Roy Kizer facility since 1999. She is an LPGA T&CP "Class A" teaching professional and is one of the top female instructors in the Austin area.

Wes Phillips

Jimmy Clay

Roy Kizer

512.576.5150 Teaching golf at the Clay/Kizer facility for over 15 years, Wes has helped thousands of Austin golfers improve their games. "We focus on fixing the problems, not the symptoms" is his motto.

Erik Lopez

PGA Associate

Lions 512.507.9443 Erik has been with Golf ATX for 19 years and teaching for 15. He is a homegrown golfer winning many of the City's Jr. tournaments and earning a scholarship to play collegiate golf. Erik uses bio-mechanics to improve your golf game and natural ability. 

Mike Wooldridge

PGA Golf  Professional

Morris Williams 512.974.8333 A Quarter Century and Life Member of the PGA, Mike has been teaching the game for over 35 years. He has competed at all levels from Sectional and National PGA events to the PGA Tour.

Doug Kennemer

Morris Williams 512.587.7623   Doug has been teaching at the city operated courses for over 15 years. His philosophy is "fundamentals first to build a repeating golf swing".

Mike Marak

Morris Williams 512.825.1216   Influenced by Harvey Penick and Dave Pelz, Mike has been teaching since 1991. His philosophy is "simplicity first, always mindful that everyone learns differently, I formulate a plan geared to fit the individual student".
Jennifer McNeil Clay/Kizer 512.659.7983  

Jennifer is a two time UIL State Golf Qualifier, Former standout at the Univesity of Mary Hardin-Baylor and 2019 Inductee into the Heartland Conference Hall of Fame.  Jennifer had 17 successful years leading the St Edwards ladies golf team and has routinely been recognized as one of the top golf coaches in the country.