At Jones Creek Golf Center, private instruction is offered year round in our indoor state of the art training environment which includes video analysis and flight scope launch monitor analysis.
We are fully equipped to help you in all parts of the game including club fitting, full swing, putting, chipping, pitching, sand game, on course strategy and formulating a game plan for you to reach your specific golfing goals.
Schedule your private lesson and drive your game to a higher level!
Nam Padung - Director of Instruction
Nam is a professional golf instructor from Thailand, mentored by David Leadbetter since 2008. He grew up playing golf in Thailand and at the age of 12 had his first opportunity to come to the United States by playing his way into a Junior World Championship on a quota spot from his country. He was then recruited by IMG academies in 2003. Nam was ranked in the top 100 juniors by the AJGA. He attended Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida and played collegiate golf all four years. He also instructed all of the junior Golf Camps at Rollins College. Nam has worked as an Assistant Professional at West Lake Country Club (Augusta, Georgia), Rio Pinar Country Club (Orlando, Florida.), and IMG Academies and Country Club (Bradenton, Florida). He is a TPI Certified Instructor and Flight Scope Certified Club Fitter.
Cara Andreoli - PGA Teaching Professional
Cara is a Class A PGA Teaching Professional who joined the Jones Creek staff in March 2007. She is a 3-time junior state champion from CT. Cara graduated from Wake Forest University in 1986 where she was the MVP her freshman year and team captain her senior year for the Lady Deacs. She has been the Teaching Professional and Tournament Director at Woodside Plantation in Aiken, SC, from 1993-2007. Since 1999, Cara has been an instructor for Peggy Kirk Bell’s “golfaris” at Pine Needles in Southern Pines, NC.
Doug Cameron - PGA Teaching Professional
Doug is a Class A PGA of America Golf Professional who has been a Member of the PGA for over 30 years. Doug moved to the Augusta area 12 years ago after working as a Head Professional at clubs in the Wisconsin PGA Section for over 20 years. Teaching has always been his passion and his background includes teaching players of all ages and skill levels. Doug believes the first step is to understand your needs and expectations for your golf swing/game. He offers private lessons, golf schools, after school junior programs, summer junior golf programs, and clinics. He teaches both one-on-one, or with one of the other instructors at the Golf Center.