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Having the reputation as one of the top facilities in the state for more than two decades, Hermitage Golf Course is dedicated to helping all golfers become the golfer they want to be through high quality instruction and practice/learning facilities. At the Hermitage Golf Course, we provide an experience like no other, which includes the player development programs. With opportunities available for the whole family, the Hermitage is the premier golf instruction as well as player development destination within the state. 


Hermitage Golf Course Teaching Center

Cole Murley: A highly personable, teaching professional with over 6 years of experience working with golfers of all ages and skill levels. Cole leads Hermitage’s Jr Golf Programs and is one of the instructors of the player development team at Hermitage Golf Course. With a passion for helping others reach their desired goals, Cole has designed a specific curriculum to assist players in identifying challenges and opportunities within their golf swing. For more player development information and to begin your progress this season feel free to reach out directly at cmurley@hermitagegolf.com.

Cole’s teaching philosophy includes linking each individual’s mind and body to achieve added consistency from round to round. Golf lessons with Cole provide a template for the basic fundamentals, practice habits, and proper routines for long term development. This progression helps players gain more comfort and confidence in all aspects of the game. Golfers are different in their experience and priorities, but ALL players strive for added stability and lower scores.

Casen Burwell, PGA: With over 10 years of teaching experience with all ages and skill levels, Casen has been enhancing swings from California to Nashville. If you are looking to gain a better understanding of the "power and feel" golf swing, come see Casen for a lesson! Feel free to reach out to Casen with any questions at cburwell@hermitagegolf.com.
Alphonso Ashford, PGA: Alphonso Ashford has been teaching the game to Ladies, juniors, amateur and professional golfer since 2001. He is an active member in good standing with the PGA of America. He’s a recognized The First Tee coach, was lead golf Instructor for the Tennessee School for the Blind and Tennessee Traumatic Brain Injury center in Murfreesboro. He is also ADM certified (American Development Model). His passion for teaching the game is trumped by his love of playing the game. If you are interested in getting started with him please contact him at aashford@hermitagegolf.com.

Group Lesson Opportunities


 Ladies on the Links Golf Clinic 

What: Ladies on the Links Golf Clinic is a six-week program offering beginner, intermediate, and advanced golf instruction. From rules and golf etiquette to swing mechanics and club selection, we will get you ready for a day on the course!

When: Fridays, 5:30 – 7 pm starting Sept. 6

Where: Hermitage Golf Course Driving Range

How: Click below for more information and to sign up with PGA Pro Alphonso Ashford. Registration closes Friday, Aug. 25.

Sign-ups coming soon!


Group #GolfLessonswithCole

Interested in learning the game of golf in a fun group environment this season? Then visit the link below to team up for Group #GolfLessonswithCole! Designed to help both juniors or adults improve specific aspects of the game to help build added confidence and comfort while playing this season.
Adults – Spring – May:
Adults – Summer – June:
Juniors – Middle School – July:
Juniors – High School – July:
Registration Includes: Specific lesson appointment date and time options for both adults and juniors this upcoming season in specific areas of the game. These upcoming appointment dates are subject to change but participants will be confirmed at least a week out from scheduled lesson appointments.
Clinic Format: Group #GolfLessonswithCole upcoming sessions will go over the needed fundamentals, practice habits and routines for putting, chipping and full swing. Also included with each session includes access to practice amenities, instructional period and after lesson discounted meal from our Hickory Sticks Grill.

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Group #GolfLessonwithCole Classes

New to this season at the Hermitage Golf Course, will be the player development opportunity to take part in Group Golf Lesson "Classes". Based on your needs for this season, there will be full swing, short game, putting and on course playing opportunities. These classes designed to help players learn the proper fundamentals, practice habits and routines to help gain comfort as well as lower scores. No matter if you are new to the game of golf or looking to take your game to the next level, these classes will help you.

During this season, each month there will be different frequent Class opportunities to help players gain impact consistency, added distance as well as more on course comfort. We will be taking advantage of the practice full swing range, short game, bunker area, putting green as well as both golf courses. Our Generals Retreat and Presidents Reserve golf course opposite in their playing style with unique scenery to enjoy this season.

To register, visit the "Upcoming Events" at the link below or to find out more information this season please reach out directly to HGC Director of Instruction Cole Murley at cmurley@hermitagegolf.com.

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Holiday Gift Certificates

#GolfLessWithCole Lesson Certificates: Help your favorite golfer take their game to the next level this upcoming season with lesson gift certificates. Individual and specialty packages available.

For any additional group or private instruction needs this season please feel free to reach out to HGC Director of Instruction Cole Murley at cmurley@hermitagegolf.com


Hours Of Operation

Open Every Day
7:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M.
Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas

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