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Golf Lessons
with PGA Professional Mark Blakemore in the east bay area of San Francisco

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If you are near the San Francisco bay area in Northern California, or are planning to travel to this area, find out how to work on your game with me personally by reading the rest of this page and the Golf Schools page.

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General Information

I offer various types of golf instruction, including individual lessons, group lessons, playing lessons, Private Long Drive Schools and Private Custom Golf Schools. Continue below on this page for more details on private and group lessons. See the Golf Schools page for information on longer and more intensive sessions.

Location

Lessons are conducted in the east bay area of San Francisco in Northern California at Boundary Oak Golf Course in Walnut Creek, California (about 45 minutes east of San Francisco) or The Golf Club at Brentwood in Brentwood, California (about an hour east of San Francisco). See the map just below for an overview of the general area. Continue below for more details on private and group lessons.

Overview map of area

About the Instructor

the instructor
  • PGA Class A Professional
  • Over 30 years of golf instruction experience
  • Master's Degree (Biomechanics/Exercise Physiology)
  • 2-time finalist National Long Driving Championship
  • Former West Coast Long Drive Champion
  • Charter member YONEX Long Drive Exhibition Team
  • Author of the 4-volume "Your Golf" book series - see details
  • Author of (ACE nominated) Golf Instruction Videos
  • Featured golf professional on many other websites with tips and articles on various aspects of the game

Individual Lessons

Private individual lessons are available by appointment, for players of any age (kids to seniors) and any skill level (absolute beginners to advanced and professional players), on any aspect(s) of the game. Lessons can also be taken in a series of 6, which includes a discount.*

Private Lesson Rates
 One lesson   Series of 6* 
 Half hour  $45 $250

Super Saver series of 10* (one hour lessons) - $675

* Details apply for a series of lessons:

  • The series must be paid for in advance (at the conclusion of the first or second lesson)
  • The series of 6 must be completed within 120 days (4 months)
  • The Super Saver series of 10 must be completed within one year

For longer and higher saturation sessions see Golf Schools


Group Lessons

Private group (your pre-arranged groups of 2 - 5 players) lessons are available by appointment, for players of any skill level, on any aspect(s) of the game. Lessons can also be taken in a series of 6, which includes a discount.*  Rates vary with the number of players in the group.

Group Lesson Rates
 One Lesson   Per player   Series of 6 *   Per player 
Twosome   Half hour $60 $30 $330 $165
 One hour $90 $45 $450 $225
 Threesome   One hour $105 $35 $525 $175
Foursome   One hour $120 $30 $600 $150
Fivesome   One hour +  $150 $30 $750 $150

* Details apply for a series of lessons:

  • The series must be paid for in advance (at the conclusion of the first or second lesson)
  • The series of 6 must be completed within 120 days (4 months)

For public group lessons see Golf Clinics

For longer and higher saturation sessions see Golf Schools


Playing Lessons

Playing lessons are available by appointment, and are best scheduled for weekdays. I recommend that you (or everybody in your group) have had at least one lesson with me at the practice facilities before requesting a playing lesson. On-course instruction is also available as part of my Private Golf School sessions.

Playing Lesson Rates *
 9 holes 
 One player  $180
 Two players  $240
 Three players  $270
* Green fees or cart fees may be extra

Request an Appointment

Please fill-in and send the form with your preferred day/times. I will get back to you either by e-mail or phone (usually within 24 hours).

Name
E-mail
Phone
Location Boundary Oak Golf Course
The Golf Club at Brentwood
Type of lesson Private lesson (Half hour)
Private lesson (One hour)
Group lesson *
Playing lesson
Number of students
* You must have your own pre-formed group for group lessons.
(For groups of more than 5 please specify in "Additional notes" below.)

 Day and Time Preference 

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 Day and Time Alternate Choice 

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