Do golf lessons actually work?


One of the many unique things about Bubba Watson is that he says he’s never had a golf lesson. Whether that’s strictly true – Bubba played college golf, which normally involves regular coaching – is a debate for another time.

What’s interesting is that the rest of the world’s best players have golf lessons all the time.

These are the most naturally gifted players alive, and yet they turn to coaches, on an almost daily basis, for help with their swing and their game. Should you do the same?

We asked TG readers for their experiences of golf lessons – good and bad – to help you decide whether you should be seeking professional help. 

Dustin Johnson gets a few pointers from his coach

NEXT: The importance of finding the right coach for you

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