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Chris O’Connell, PGA Tour Instructor/Director of Instruction for The Plane Truth

214.707.1325
chris@planetruthgolf.com

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Pro Bio

  • Golf Magazine’s Top 100 Teachers in America 2013-2017
  • Current PGA Tour students include Matt Kuchar, Hunter Mahan, Ted Purdy, & Gavin Green
  • Golf Digest’s Best Teachers in State 2011-2018
  • Golf Digest’s Best Young Teachers 2010-2013
  • Mentored under Jim Hardy since 1998, ranked #9 2017-2018 Golf Digest The 50 Best Teachers in America. Named 2007 PGA of America Teacher of the Year and authored the #1 bestseller golf book The Plane Truth for Golfers
  • Vice President and Co-Founder of The Plane Truth Golf Institute, a business dedicated to training golf instructors and providing instruction to golfers worldwide through innovative teaching tools
  • Authored numerous articles in Golf Digest and Golfweek
  • Golf Channel Academy Lead Coach
  • Competed in 4 PGA Tour events
  • Two-time University of Notre Dame Golf Team Captain and MVP
  • University of Notre Dame graduate 1995
  • Lessons

    Private Lessons $175 (45 minutes)

www.planetruthgolfdallas.com


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Jake Sandusky
Lead Teaching Professional
Junior Development Specialist

jake@planetruthgolf.com
224.343.6801

Student Reviews

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BIO

  • Level 3 Plane Truth Certified Instructor
  • AimPoint Green Reading Coach
  • U.S. Kids Golf Certified Coach
  • Worked with PGA TOUR and mini tour players on green reading and putting
    including Matt Kuchar, Hunter Mahan, & Gary Woodland
  • Mentored under Golf Magazine Top 100 Instructor Chris O’Connell and Golf
    Digest Top 50 Instructor Jim Hardy
  • PGA Member since 2004
  • Teaching Professional at Chicago Golf Club 2005-2006, Wheaton, IL
  • Observed Top 100 Instructors: Mike Adams, Rick Martino, Tom Patri, Laird
    Small, Dr. Jim Suttie, Bob Toski, & Dr. Gary Wiren
  • Graduated from Methodist University PGA/PGM 2004

Lessons

Adult Private Lessons**

  • $150 (45 minutes)
  • Package of 5 – $600

Junior 18 & under Private Lessons**

  • $120 (45 minutes)
  • Package of 5 – $480

** 6 month expiration on packages

Current High & Middle School Players 

Brayden Bare Waco ‘22 @_braydenbare_

Daniel Wells – Allen HS ‘21  @dpwellsgolf

Alex Vestal – McKinney North HS ‘22  @alexv_99

Christian Clanton – Byron Nelson HS ‘24

Clayton Crews – LoveJoy HS ‘24

Grady Boots – LoveJoy Middle ‘25

Cole Chapman – LoveJoy Middle ‘25

Caleb Washko – LoveJoy Middle ‘25

Garin Ruppert – LoveJoy Middle ‘25


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Andy Traynor
Lead Instructor for The Plane Truth
Junior Development Specialist

469.999.1191
andytraynor@planetruthgolf.com

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BIO

  • Level 3 Plane Truth Certified Instructor
  • TrackMan Master Professional
  • TPI Level 3 Junior Coach
  • Coach to 2017 Girls 6A Schools District & Regional Champion
  • Coached Junior Students to 40+ wins in NTPGA events
  • Coach to CCAA Freshman of The Year
  • Coached students with numerous college event wins
  • Consulted with PGA TOUR players Matt Kuchar, Hunter Mahan, Gavin Green, & Ted Purdy
  • Coach to numerous mini tour professionals

Adult Lessons

  • $150 (45 minutes)
  • All sessions include TrackMan and range or course usage as necessary

Junior Lessons

  • $125 (45 minutes)
  • Next Ball Better Junior Program Members receive discounted rates
  • All sessions include TrackMan and range or course usage as necessary

Tony LaBella
Golf Instructor

469.569.7931
tplabel@msn.com

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Programs Offered Lesson Pricing:
  • Club Fitting/Titleist, Adams, Taylor Made, Pilng, Cobra, Callaway
  • Private lesson s for adults and juniors
  • Group Lessons and Golf Clinics
  • Junior Development Programs
Adult                      Junior

 

60 Min                           $95                         $65
45 Min                           $75                         $55
30 Min                            $60                        $45
5 Pack                       $350  (45 min)       $200 (30 Min)
10 Pack                     $600 (45 min)        $350 (30 Min)
9-Hole Playing Lesson $200                    $150

Pro Bio

  • Teaching and Coaching the full swing and short game skills over 10 years
  • Head Golf Instructor at Bogart Golf Teaching Center
  • Written a detailed curriculum of the full swing
  • Produced audio CD’s of the full swing, short game, and mental focus techniques
  • All levels are welcome from beginner to advanced
  • Participate in Corporate Outings and Junior Clinics.
  • 2002 and 2003 Winner of the Wylie Moore Memorial
  • 2003 Winner of the Tenison  Park Championship

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Clint Avara
Golf Instructor and Certified Club Fitter

972.569.0601
ClintAvara@PGA.com

  • PGA Member since 2010
  • Expert in Video Swing Analysis
  • Certified fitting expert with Mizuno, Ping, Titleist and Taylormade
  • Over fifteen years of teaching experience (adults, juniors, beginner and competitive)
  • Competitor in 2011, 2013 and 2014 PGA Professionals National Championship

Teaching Philosophy

“I believe in teaching my students the basic fundamentals of the golf swing. Every player is different and making a personal connection to your golf swing ensures comfort and confidence in your game. My goal is for players to take what they learn in our lessons and transfer it to the golf course.”

Services

• Private coaching for adults and juniors
• Junior fundamental, intermediate and competitive programs
• NTPGA Junior Team Golf/TGA Premier Junior Golf League
• Golf 101 – beginner clinics
•  Ladies only clinics
• Short game clinics
• Corporate events/clinics
• Custom fittings (putter, driver and wedge)

Adult Private Lesson

• $55/30 minutes
• $75/45 minutes
• $90/60 minutes
• $335/(5) 45 minutes
• $600/(10) 45 minutes

Juniors Private Lesson

• $40/30 minutes
• $55/45 minutes
• $250/(5) 45 minutes
• $450/(10) 45 minutes
 

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Bob Nied

214-683-5235

bobnied613@yahoo.com

  • PGA Member
  • 2002 ‘Indiana PGA Teacher of the Year’
  • Nominated numerous times for GOLF Magazine ‘Top 100 Teacher’
  • 80,000+ private lessons given
  • Certified Trackman Instructor
  • Certified Club fitter
  • Callaway Professional Staff Member
  • PGA Tour Superstore Staff Member
  • Former High School Golf Coach
  • Actively involved with special needs students through Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital

Philosophy:

Golf is fun and it’s easy to improve once you decide to improve and when you understand basic swing fundamentals.

QUIT PRACTICING YOUR MISTAKES!!!

Basic Rates

  • Adult lessons:
  • $140 per hour
  • $80 per 30 minutes
  • $550.00/Series of 5 Lessons
  • $200.00/9 hole playing lesson

Junior Lessons

  • $80 per hour
  • $350.00/Series of 5 Lessons

Custom Packages Available Upon Request

  • Half Day
  • Full Day
  • Multiple Days

All Sessions include Trackman and Video

Treg Miller, PGA

Email: tregmiller@gmail.com

Phone: 406-270-2273

Teaching Philosophy
Understanding how your own unique body and club winds up and unwinds on the correct swing plane is the key for success. I coach and teach people the true fundamentals of golf: grip, stance, posture the core components of learning and developing a golf swing.

Private Golf Lesson Rates
Adult Lessons: $85 for 45 minutes
Seniors: $75 for 45 minutes (60 years and up)
Junior Lessons: $65 for 45 minutes (12-17 years old)
Kids Lessons: $50 for 30 minutes (6-11 years old)

Semi Private and Group Lessons upon request

Playing Lesson
Adult 1 hour playing lesson: $95
Senior 1 hour playing lesson: $80 (60 years and up)
Junior 1 hour playing lesson: $75 (12-17 years of age)

Golf Professional Leadership and Management
PGA Teaching Professional, The Courses at Watters Creek, Plano, TX 2018-present
Sales Associate, Footjoy, Dallas, TX 2019-2017
PGA Director of Golf Instruction, Get A Grip Foundation, Corona, CA 2005-2001
PGA Director of Golf Instruction, The Golf Preserve, Noblesville, IN 2001-1999
Assistant Golf Professional & Teaching Professional, Rancho San Joaquin, Irvine, CA 1999-1997
Director of Instruction, NIKE Junior Golf School, Orange, CA Summer 1998
Assistant Golf Professional & Teaching Professional, Recreational Park, Long Beach, CA 1997-1995
Assistant Golf Professional, Tustin Ranch Golf Club, Tustin, CA 1995-1994

Recognition & Awards
Frequent guest speaker for the Professional Golfers Career College, Temecula, CA 2005-2003
Selected Southern California PGA Junior Teacher of the Year 2004
TV Interview by Fox Sports, LA OPEN 2003
TV Interview by PGA TOUR Productions, LA OPEN 2003
Recognized as Director of Instruction, The Golf Preserve, Golf Range Magazine 2000
Numerous appearances on CBS and FOX local television, Indianapolis, IN 2000-1999

Personal Golf Lessons
Eddie Merrins; Former UCLA Mens Golf Coach and Head Golf Professional, Bel Air Country Club, Los Angeles, CA
Mike Adams: Director of Instruction at The Hills of Lakeway, Austin, TX
Gus Jones: Director of Instruction at BigHorn Golf Club, Palm Desert, CA
Jamie Mulligan: Head Golf Professional at Virginia Country Club, Long Beach, CA