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Scott Akers head shot, director of instruction at Tenison Park Golf Course

Scott Akers | Director of Instruction

Scott Akers is our Director of Instruction at The Golf Academy of Dallas. His background includes working at two Top 100 Golf Courses. His teaching mentors include Top 100 Teacher Rick McCord and former Head Golf Professional Walker Inman.

Scott attended Mississippi State University and graduated with a Professional Golf Management Degree. He has been a PGA Member since 2000 and has been published eight times both in local and regional publications. He has taught over 40,000 golf lessons. His teaching philosophy incorporates an approach which focuses on the fundamentals from set up throughout the entire swing. He offers a complete golf experience which includes full swing, short game, putting and playing lessons. He has also been certified through the Titleist Performance Institute (TPI). Please say hello to Scott the next time you practice or warm up at The Range at Tenison Park.

To contact Scott call The Golf Academy of Dallas at 214-670-8385 or by email teachingpro@yahoo.com. Scott is on Twitter @ScottAkers and Instagram scottakerspga

To purchase a lesson or lesson package with Scott CLICK HERE


Private Lessons

1 Hour 45 Minute  
$150 $120  

Private Lesson Packages

8 * 1 Hour                               4 / 1 Hour 8 * 45 Minute                                     4 / 45 Min 8* 30 Minute                                 4 / 30 Min
$800                                         $435 $640                                                       $355 $480                                                $275



Playing Lessons

3 Holes 6 Holes  
$175 $225  
Randy Beardsley headshot, pga teaching pro at tenison park golf course

Randy Beardsley | PGA Teaching Professional

Randy has been in the golf industry for 22 years, and a PGA member since 2008. Providing exceptional customer service is a routine priority.

His teaching philosophy is teaching the golf swing from impact backwards, enabling the student to gain a sense of moving through impact in a forward fashion. Gaining a "friend in golf" through service and instruction is his ultimate goal for all of his students.

Randy is available for private lessons at Tenison Park Golf Course. If you have any questions or want to schedule a golf lessons, please don't hesitate to contact Randy. He can be reached at call the golf shop at 214.670.1402 or by email at diran83@msn.com

To purchase a lesson or lesson package with Randy CLICk HERE
 

Private Lesson

1 Hour 45 Minutes 30 Minutes
$110 $90 $65

Private Lesson Packages

6 * 1 Hour 6 * 45 Minutes 6 * 30 Minutes
$600 $495 $390

Clayton Derr | Operations Manager

Clayton Derr has been at Tenison Park and in the golf business for 23 years. He began as an outside services employee working his way up becoming the Operations Manager at Tenison Park, learning all the facets of the industry along the way. Clayton has studied and learned the golf swing with the help of several PGA golf professionals throughout the past 23 years including the current Tenison Park Director of Instruction, Scott Akers. Clayton believes in helping students create an easy and repeatable golf swing that is both enjoyable and productive. To book a lesson with Clayton call the golf shop at Tenison Park at 214-670-1402 or by email at cderr@tenisonpark.com!

To purchase a lesson or lesson package with Clayton CLICK HERE


Private Lesson

1 Hour 45 Minutes 30 Minutes
$100 $75 $55

Private Lesson Packages

6 * 1 Hour 6 * 45 Minutes 6 * 30 Minutes
$500 $375 $275
Randy Beardsley headshot, pga teaching pro at tenison park golf course

Jill Mcgill

Jill McGill earned her LPGA tour card in 1996.  She has over 25 LPGA Top 10 finishes and is currently ranked 132 on the LPGA All-Time Career Money List.  Jill recently transitioned to playing on the LPGA Legend Tour where she finished T7 in the LPGA Senior Championship in 2019. 

She achieved what only a handful of people had ever done – she won both the USGA Women’s Amateur Championship as well as the USGA Women’s Public Links Championship – the two most prestigious amateur titles in all of golf.

Jill attended the University of Southern California where she was a two-time All-American and helped the team to a 4th place finish at the NCAA Championships in 1994. Jill was the first female golf player inducted into the USC Athletic Hall of Fame.  She was inducted into the Colorado Golf Hall of Fame.

She is certified with the Titleist Performance Institute, Functional Movement Systems and ACE Personal Training. Jill has also been an on-course commentator for the Golf Channel, ABC, TNT, and ESPN.

Jill and her family reside in Dallas, TX.  She and her husband are the proud parents of Bella (9) and Blaze (5).  

To schedule a lesson with Jill email jillymcgilly@gmail.com or call her directly at 858-945-3520. 

To purchase a lesson or lesson package with Jill CLICK HERE

 


Private Lesson

1 Hour 45 Minutes 30 Minutes
$125 $100 $75

Private Lesson Packages

6 * 1 Hour 6 * 45 Minutes 6 * 30 Minutes
$625 $500 $375