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Golf Instruction

Lacoma Golf is your place for quality golf instruction, led by PGA Professional JT Thompson. Lacoma offers options for players of all abilities. While private instruction is always available, our Get Golf Ready program for new or beginning golfers & Tuesday Junior golf are the highlight of the instruction offerings (see below for a preview of our offerings).

Now Offering Instruction with FlightScope 

What is FlightScope? It is a 3D tracking deviece that utilizes Dopplar Radar to track Ball Flight & Club and Swing Measurments. 

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Get Golf Ready 

"Get Golf Ready” is a national initiative of the PGA of America to help grow the game. This is a  program to give the beginner or new golfers to the game a compreshensive game plan on how to  get started with the game. The program will include a tour of the facility, how to make tee times,  different formats of play, along with general instruction for beginning golfers. The idea for this program is to have fun and learn how to enjoy the game!

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  Junior Golf 

The objective of the Junior Golf Program is to introduce new players to the great game of golf and to further the development of young men and women. Juniors will be taught general etiquette, fun aspects of the game, & friendly competition!

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 Private Golf Lesson

 Lacoma Golf is proud to offer golf instruction for golfers of all ages and skill levels. Whether you are a beginner looking to learn the fundamentals of the game or an experienced player who would like to shave a few strokes off your handicap, let our PGA Professional JT Thompson, get your game on the right track!

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PGA Teaching Professional – JT Thompson

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JT Thompson, a PGA Golf Professional with 15 years of experience, has joined the Lacoma Golf Team. JT has had leadership roles at several golf courses in the Midwest, including Pine Valley Golf in Wausau, Wisconsin; Deer Park Country Club in LaSalle, Illinois; and Stevens Point Country Club in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Additionally, he has been the Director of Golf at Cardinal Stritch University, leading their nationally ranked Men's and Women's golf teams. JT combines a passion for player development with expertise as both an instructor and club fitter.

Lessons can be arranged by calling JT at (815) 747-3874, jthompson@lacomagolf.com