Take It Slow Golf

Take It Slow Golf

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About this pro

Take It Slow Golf is all about having fun while learning the proper fundamentals to have fun while improving your golf game.

Dan Butler is the current Director of Golf at Tower Ridge Country Club in Simsbury, CT, and an Instructer at the Connecticut Golf Academy. A resident and native of Manchester, CT, Dan has been in the golf business and giving lessons for 15+ years. A graduate of the Golf Academy of America - San Diego. Keep it simple and have fun is Dan's Teaching Philosophy.

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Simsbury, CT 06070
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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

Find out about the student and find the best possible way to improve on THEIR SWING. Every person has a different golf swing and by keeping it simple and having fun, they can improve their game and keep their swing.

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

Golf Academy of America - San Diego.

- Teaching Certificate, Playing Certificate, Ryder Cup Team Player, Ryder Cup Captain.

Director of Golf - Tower Ridge Country Club.

- In charge of all Golf Operations, including lessons.

Instructor - Connecticut Golf Academy

Instructor - Pro Kids - The First Tee of San Diego.

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

$50 per 1/2 Hour.

$90 per Hour.

Set of 3, 1/2 Hour Lessons - $125.

Set of 3, Hour Lessons - $250.

How did you get started teaching?

I've always been in and around the game of Golf. Teaching the game just came naturally to me as something I wanted to do.

What types of students have you worked with?

I've worked with students of all ability levels, all walks of life, and all ages from 4 to 90 years old.

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

There are a lot of recent events I'm fond of but the best I can think of would be the birth of my son.

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

Do your research and make sure you choose an instructor that is going to work with the swing you have and not try to mold you into the golf swing they think everyone should have.

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

Teaching Philosophy? Pricing? Attention to detail? Method or Match Up teacher? Is this person going to improve my game and not overwhelm me with the lessons? Am I going to have fun?

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