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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, ammeter 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

2023 Sips & Chips Adult Group Lesson Clinics

Month: March
Occurrence: 3 Week Instructional Program
Day of Week: Wednesday Program / Friday Program
Time: 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Price: $175 per player
Registration includes: Instructional opportunities in all aspects as well as one entree after each session from HGC Bar & Restaurant. Rental Clubs will be free for those who need them.
Clinic Format: Lesson format curriculum includes: full swing, short game, putting, and on-course management with HGC professional staff. 
HGC staff welcomes all new & beginning adult golfers to enjoy instructional sessions as well as after-play cocktail hour and dinner this spring. Registration will be available until roster limit is met.

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For any additional information on HGC Spring and Fall Sips & Chips, feel free to reach out directly to Cole Murley at cmurley@hermitagegolf.com.


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.
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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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


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Open Every Day: 7am -8pm
Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas

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