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Perfect Your Game

Let TPC Tampa Bay’s professional staff improve your game with individual or group instruction, along with teaching software available upon request. The TPC Tampa Bay professional teaching staff is committed to meeting the needs of every student by helping golfers increase their enjoyment of the game through teaching sound fundamentals and golf techniques. At TPC Tampa Bay, you will not only have the opportunity to improve your golf game, but also learn how to become a better golfer. Our practice facility offers full swing and short game locations for all instructional needs.

Lesson PackageHourly Rate
30 min lesson from an Assistant Golf Professional$40
One hour lesson from an Assistant Golf Professional$80
30 min lesson from a PGA Class ‘A’ Professional$50
One hour lesson from a PGA Class ‘A’ Professional$100
5 Lessons from an Assistant Golf Professional$160/series
5 Lessons from a PGA Class ‘A’ Professional$200/series

Meet The Pros

Jeff Hartman

Jeff Hartman, PGA-General Manager

Jeff Hartman, a Class A PGA Golf Professional since March 2006, Born and raised in White Bear Lake Minnesota, and attended college at the University of Wisconsin in Eau Claire. With over 15 years in the restaurant industry, opening four TGI Fridays back in the early 90’s, Jeff will be at home overseeing the Food & Beverage operations at CUATRO Restaurant & Bar. Jeff sought a second career in golf, attending the San Diego Golf Academy in Arizona and achieved his PGA Class A certification in 2006. Jeff has worked with the PGA TOUR at TPC Sawgrass, FL and TPC Twin Cities, MN between 2004-2010. The last 9 years, Jeff served as the Director of Golf at the World Golf Village in St. Augustine – home of the World Golf Hall of Fame, the King & Bear and the Slammer & Squire Golf courses.


Justin Wink

Justin Wink, PGA-Director of Golf

Justin Wink, a Class A PGA Golf Professional since January 2006, is originally from Lodi, Wisconsin. Wink came to TPC Tampa Bay as Head Golf Professional after having served as Assistant Golf Professional at TPC Twin Cities in Blaine, Minnesota. Prior to that, Wink worked as Assistant Golf Professional and in outside services at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Wink graduated from Mankato State in Minnesota with a degree in Business Administration. During college, he played four years of Division II collegiate golf.


Billy Burns, PGA-Assistant Golf Professional

Billy Burns, a Class A PGA Golf Professional, is a native of St. Petersburg, Florida and served in the United States Marine Corp as a Sergeant. He was a member of the St. Leo College golf team. Burns recently completed the apprentice program at the PGA of America. He  brings a wealth of experience having worked previously at Innisbrook Resort as well as the First Tee of Tampa Bay. Although Burns has a military background, his approach to golf lies in making the game fun while teaching the fundamentals.


Donnie Kuhlman

Donnie Kuhlman, Assistant Golf Professional

Donnie Kuhlman was a Director of Instruction in St. Petersburg before joining the TPC Tampa Bay golf staff. In 2015, Kuhlman received a higher percentage of 5-star ratings than any other instructor in the Tampa Bay Area. With a “best of both worlds” teaching approach, Kuhlman blends old-school proven methods with new age advances. Specializing in both private instruction and group clinics, Kuhlman has a true passion and knowledge for the game.


Natalie Gayda, Assistant Golf Professional

Natalie Gayda has been involved in competitive golf since grade school. Gayda holds many records at her high school and she was on the Women’s Golf Team at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia. Gayda’s passion is to help students become better at golf and enhance their enjoyment of the game.




Bracken Turner, Assistant Golf Professional

Bracken Turner is a native of Athens, Georgia. He grew up playing golf at the course that his grandfather owned. His instruction technique is based on helping others understand the golf swing by relating it to actions one would use in other sports. He brings a wealth of experience having worked as an Assistant Professional at Jennings Mill Country Club in Watkinsville, Georgia for 6 years, specializing mostly with children and teens. He is an apprentice in the PGA of America program.


Schedule A Lesson

With a staff of qualified teaching professionals and instructional programs for every schedule, skill, and need, TPC Tampa Bay’s professional staff can help improve your game with individual or group instruction, along with teaching software available upon request.

We also offer Junior Golf Camps during the Summer with innovative activities to engage your child including Beat the Clock Drills, Tic-Tac-Toe Putting, Bean Bag Chipping and more. Our goal is to bring out the FUN in golf! 2017 Dates: May 29th-June 2nd, June 19th-June 23rd, July 10th-July 14th, July 31st-August 4th.

For more information or to schedule a lesson call (813) 949-0090


Celebrate National Golf Month at TPC!

Celebrate National Golf month with a special rate PLUS bring a guest & get a Bounce Back! Book 3-DAYS OR LESS IN ADVANCE, up to 4 players golf for $69 each – good thru 8/28/2019 (plus tax). Click below to book your tee time – offer not valid on currently booked tee times.


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