Cliff Lawson - Eagle Marsh Golf Academy

Cliff Lawson - Eagle Marsh Golf Academy

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About this pro

As former Senior VP and Director of Instruction for the world-renowned John Jacobs’ Golf Schools & Academies, Cliff Lawson was responsible for business development, contractual relations and all instructional programs at more than a dozen locations throughout the U.S.

A Life Member of the PGA of America, Cliff has held positions as General Manager, Director of Golf and Head Professional at properties in Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Nevada and New Mexico.

As an instructor, Cliff’s accomplishments are significant. From 2000-04 his name was included as one of “America’s Best Teachers” by Golf Digest and he was ranked among the top 5 instructors in the state of Nevada for seven consecutive years.

Currently, Cliff conducts individual, group and customized instructional programs at Eagle Marsh Golf Club in Jensen Beach, FL. Cliff continues to be recognized by students, peers and other industry leaders as among the most highly respected and sought after teaching professionals in the golf industry. 

My ability to convey the golf swing in a simple, yet comprehensive manner, thereby enabling my students to understand their individual tendencies. This approach has allowed my to advance throughout my career and enabled countless students to see significant improvement in their golf.

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Stuart, FL 34997
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2 Reviews


  • Lisa Faircloth

    Great listener and very helpful!

  • Jeff Payne


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

Complimentary video analysis, which allows students to better understand their swing tendancies, as well as my ability to convey those concerns and what will be worked on should the student retain my services.

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

PGA Life Member

"America's Best Teachers" Golf Digest 2001-07

Former VP and Director of Instruction for all U.S. locations - John Jacobs' Golf Schools & Academies - Scottsdale, AZ


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

$65 per half hour

$90 per hour

6 for the price of 5 hour packages ($450 w/2nd student at no additional cost)

All instruction includes V-1 Video w/ progress comparisons emailed to student(s).

How did you get started teaching?

Played throughout high school and college and turned professional at 22 years old. Played competitively, while pursuing PGA school, where I began teaching in 1978.

What types of students have you worked with?

PGA Tour Players, Professional Athletes, Celebrities, Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced Golfers.

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

Patriot Golf Day - Is an annual event conducted by the PGA and offered at golf facilities throught the United States. All proceeds are to benefit the Wounded Warrior Program.

As a long-time PGA member, I am proud to be a part of an organization that offers this and other programs to veterans, junior golfers and those who are less fortunate.

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

It is all about the teachers knowledge of the golf swing and his ability to convey it in a way the student understands.

This is why I offer free video analysis to all potential students. It allows them to see what their swing problems are, while getting a chance to test my communication skills and personality.

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

Insist on a simplified, not complicating approach from your instructor.

Consider physical limitations, if any, before making a determination.

Set realistic goals and focus on areas that require most improvement.

Find a teacher that you are 100% confident in.

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