Lana Ortega Golf

Lana Ortega Golf

5.0 (1)
Best of 2022
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About this pro

Lana is Class A member of the LPGA Teaching and Club Professional Division and is an accomplished teacher and author of instruction articles for several national and regional publications.  She was selected as one of Golf Digest's Top 50 Women Teachers in America and has been a staff pick for best female instructor in the state of Colorado by Avid Golfer magazine for the last 5 years.  

Lana was a member of the Golf For Women magazine instruction panel until the magazine ceased publication, and she has been selected as one of Golf For Women’s “Top 50 Teachers” each year since 2004.  She was also selected by Golf Magazine as one of the Southwest Region’s Top Teachers for 2005-2006 and was voted 2005 LPGA Central Section Teacher of the Year by her peers.

At Lana Ortega Golf, each golfer is treated as an individual and an improvement program is developed around each golfer’s unique set of goals, skill level, learning style, physical characteristics and experience with the game.  All instruction programs are built around proven techniques and are delivered with the most innovative learning methods and technology.

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Helping golfers realize their potential in the game of golf and helping them have fun and reach their goals - whether it's successfully getting in the game, casual golf with friends, participation in a league, or competitive golf at the highest levels.  

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Aurora, CO 80013
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  • Mary Skoczelas

    I took 5 lessons . I am in my 60s and decided to take up golf. It was a positive experience .


What is your typical process for working with a new student?

I start with an interview about their golf history and what their golfing goals are. I also ask about physical limitations and sports experiences so I can tailor my golf instruction to the individual. The first lesson is usually focused on the full swing and subsequent lessons address the other areas of the game such as putting, chipping, pitching, bunker play and specialty shots around the green. I also mix in playing lessons as time allows.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I am an LPGA Life Member with over 20 years of teaching experience. I have won national and regional awards for my teaching and have mentored other LPGA teachers. 

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

The details are on my website I usually have some special offers for lessons every month. 

How did you get started teaching?

After college I worked in public accounting in Chicago. I saw the advantages of being able to participate in corporate golf events and wanted other women to enjoy the same advantages. I knew I wanted a career in golf.  I got a job working with top teacher Mike McGetrick in Denver and we enjoyed 12 years building his golf academy in Denver and were nationally recognized writing partners for several years. In 2006 I left my post as Director of Instruction at the McGetrick Golf Academy and started my own company Lana Ortega Golf. I have successfully taught men, women, juniors of all abilities  and Tour professionals.

What types of students have you worked with?

Men, women, and juniors of all ages from from beginner to Tour professional. 

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

Solheim Cup 2013 at Colorado Golf Club. My former boss Mike McGetrick built the course and his longtime student Meg Mallon was the captain of the team. 

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

The mark of a good teacher is that their students improve. The vast majority of my new clients are are referrals.

What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

What experience and credentials does the teacher have? Like every service, cheapest is not always best and your time and money is valuable. We all have busy lives...does your teacher's schedule align with yours?  

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