Golf Lessons at South Suburban

Golf Lessons at South Suburban Golf Course

South Suburban Golf Course is proud to offer private, semi-private, and group lessons for players of all abilities and desires in improving their golf game. All our instructors are PGA of America members or apprentices, LPGA of America members, or have had more than five years personal experience in providing golf lessons. 

Our professional’s emphasis is on providing an enjoyable learning experience designed to fit the student’s learning style. We provide lessons for beginning players to the most experienced players. All our instructors provide special rates for junior players. 

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Book a lesson
For additional information or to book a lesson, call our pro shop at 303.770.5500.

Prices vary by instructor. Additional rates available for juniors and groups.

PGA Junior League 
PGA Junior League brings friends and family together around fun, team golf experiences with expert coaching from PGA and LPGA Professionals. Each 12-player team will receive team jerseys, lessons, practice and match play against teams from other courses in the metro area from May-July.
To sign up, go to
Go to "Sign-up", choose division, and enter zip code 80122 to find South Suburban’s program. Questions? Contact Nina Krats at

Instructors & Rates

Nina Krats, LPGA Class A, 1st Assistant Golf Professional

For 20+ years Nina has been working to grow the game of golf through fun and education. Her work as a member of the LPGA has brought her students from as nearby as the Denver Metro area to as far away as South Korea. From March 2008-August 2021, Nina was an Assistant Professional at Foothills Golf Course, in Littleton, CO growing the lesson program to be one of the most sought after programs in the area. Prior to Foothills, she was an Assistant Professional and Director of Junior Golf at Haymaker Golf Course in Steamboat Springs, CO. Nina’s degree in education along with her LPGA training has shaped her own unique and effective teaching style. Nina has been a member of the LPGA Global Education team since 2011, mentoring aspiring women as they work toward their LPGA Class A certification. She has a passion for teaching, and every lesson is about her student(s). Her knack for making her students feel comfortable and unintimidated sets her apart. Nina has a wide variety of innovative lesson options to meet the needs of all of her students.  Get in touch with Nina

Adult 1:1 Lesson Rates: 
45 minutes: $90
30 minutes: $75

Adult 1:1 Playing Lesson Rates: 
Includes instruction, greens fee, riding cart, and a ball marker.
9- Hole Playing Lesson: $225 
3- Hole Playing Lesson: $140  

Make your own group (60 minute lessons):
2 Students: $140 ($70/each)
3 Students: $180 ($60/each)
4 Students: $220 ($55/each)
5 Students: $250 ($50/each)
6 Students: $270 ($45/each)

Family Lesson: $150 (*up to six people in the same family)

Junior 1:1 Lesson Rates:
30 minutes: $65
3 Hole Playing Lesson: $135
9 Hole Playing Lesson: $215

Specialty Classes:
Ladies Only Clinics: $35 per clinic
Topics include: Full swing, pitching & chipping, putting, sand, uneven lies. Clinics limited to 6 students. 

Punch Cards: Great for Families!
(10) Punch: 45 minute lessons (transferable within a family) $875
(20) Punch: 45 minute lessons (transferable within a family) $1725
(10) Punch: 30 minute lessons (transferable within a family) $725
(20) Punch: 30 minute lessons (transferable within a family) $1400
*MUST be used in the year that card is purchased. NO refunds for unused lessons. Punches can be combined for playing lessons.


Jim Long, PGA Class A, Assistant Golf Professional

Jim has been a PGA member since 1985 and has been teaching golf since 1980. He has been a golf professional at South Suburban since 2006. He holds a B.S. in Education from CSU Pueblo. His philosophy is to keep instruction as simple as possible in order for students to have fun. Get in touch with Jim

Adult Rates:
45 minutes: $80
Series of 4: $300
Series of 5: $350

Semi-Private - 60 Minutes: 
2 Students: $60
Series of 4: $220

3 Students: $55
Series of 4: $200

4 Students: $50
Series of 4: $150

Junior Rates:
45 minutes: $40
Series of 4: $160

Semi-Private - 60 Minutes: 
2 Students: $40
Series of 4: $140

3 Students: $35
Series of 4: $110

4 Students: $30
Series of 4: $120

Walter Schlomer, Assistant Golf Professional

Walter has been teaching and coaching golf to beginners and aspiring professionals for 20 years. He has taught over 3,000 beginners and mentored players for both the Men’s and Women’s U.S. Open Championships. Get in touch with Walter

Adult Rates:
60 minutes: $85
Series of 4: $240 (45 minutes)


Junior Rates:
45 minutes: $50
Series of 4: $200

Semi-Private Rates:
Group rates starting at $90/each for a series of 4

Jay Steele, Assistant Golf Professional

Jay is an up-and-coming PGA Associate with a love of the game and a passion for bringing a better golf game to his students. Golf should first and foremost be a game of enjoyment. Too many golfers are leaving the game frustrated and confused because they are not getting better. Golf has many paths, let’s find the right path for you and make your game fun and enjoyable. Lessons are available for adult beginners, juniors (under 16), seniors, intermediates and anyone wanting to improve and have fun. Get in touch with Jay.

Golf Instruction Rates:
50 minute Adult private lessons - $70
45 minute Junior private lessons - $50
45 minute Couple lessons - $90
Group lessons - Contact Jay for pricing

Packages and Playing Instruction:

Golf 101 – For beginners and players seeking to break 100 for 18 holes Fundamental swing instruction, short game basics of pitching, chipping and putting, proper practice drills for improvement. We will meet for 3 - :45 minute sessions

Private - $185
2 person group - $140 each
3 person group - $120 each
4 person group - $100 each

Golf 102 – For those who are playing more golf and looking to make measurable improvement in their game. Making solid contact and understanding how to control ball flight. Short game skill training – pitching, chipping, bunker play and putting. Purposeful practice plan – learn to practice hard and play easy. Reduce tension and anxiety by understanding proper expectations. We will meet for 3 - :45 minute sessions sessions

Private - $195
2 person group - $150 each
3 person group - $125 each
4 person group - $110 each

Results Based Coaching – Let’s fix your golf game not your golf swing! Pre lesson discovery meeting, 3 hole on course assessment, personal written improvement plan, scoring method to track progress and identify opportunities for improvement, understand appropriate expectations to reduce tension. Contact me for a free 15 minute discovery session by phone or in person and begin your path to better golf!

Todd R. Marley, PGA Class A, Certified Head Golf Professional

Todd has been teaching golf to women, juniors and men since 1988. He believes the golf swing should be simple and compact. Players should focus on basic fundamentals and work on grip, posture, alignment, balance, rotation, consistent solid contact, accuracy and follow through. Practice is a must and golfers should focus on a maximum of one or two swing thoughts at a time. His passion is working with juniors and teaching them to learn, love and respect the game. He has been a PGA Junior League Coach since 2015 and it has been a very rewarding experience for him. He has worked with high school players and college players for the last eight years. Get in touch with Todd


Adult Rates:
45 minutes: $80
Series of 4: $300

Junior Rates (under 18):
45 minutes: $50
Series of 4: $180

Group Lessons – 60 minutes
2 people: $100
3 people: $120
4 people: $140
5 people: $160
6 people: $180

Family Lessons – 60 minutes
Up to 6 people in the same family: $125