Learn to Play Golf at Lacoma

Lacoma Golf offers the best way to learn to play golf in the Dubuque area. We provide golf lesson programs for junior golfers, beginning adult golfers, and experienced players.  And Lacoma Golf is the only open-to-the-public, Dubuque area golf facility with complete golf practice facilities so you can practice what you learn. All instruction programs are developed and led by our experienced LPGA Golf Professional – Paula Ketchum

Get Golf Ready

You can learn to golf at Lacoma by participating in our Get Golf Ready program. The PGA’s Get Golf Ready system consists of a series of five group golf lessons taught by Lacoma’s head golf professional – Paula Ketchum. This program provides a comprehensive golf lesson plan so that new golfers can learn and begin to enjoy the game as quickly as possible. And with at Lacoma, Get Golf Ready gives you perks for an even better value, including:

  1. Five group golf lessons with other beginning golfers.
  2. Free practice facility access
  3. Usage of Lacoma rental clubs during instruction sessions.
  4. A complimentary Par 3 course membership!

Get Golf Ready at Lacoma provides over $300 in services for only $125!

Junior Golf Lessons at Lacoma

The best way to get the Junior Golfer in your life on the path to golfing success is through golf lessons provided by an experienced LPGA Golf Professional.  At Lacoma, your junior golfer will learn to play golf by participating in one of three different junior golf lesson programs. Our junior golf programs teach the game in a fun but structured environment on Lacoma’s unmatched golf practice facilities. Paula Ketchum, our LPGA professional, leads all junior golf lesson programs at Lacoma. 

Private Golf Lessons

Lacoma Golf’s LPGA Golf Professional, Paula Ketchum, offers private, one-on-one golf instruction tailored to your specific golf needs.  Whether you’re just getting started in golf or are an experienced player, Paula can help you improve. 

PGA Teaching Professional – Paula Ketchum

Paula Ketchum

Paula comes to us from the Portland Oregon metro area where she has amassed 22 years of teaching golf to a diverse clientele.  Paula spent the last 12 years as a full-time golf instructor at Redtail Golf Center where she uses both the Trackman Swing Analysis System and V1 video Technology.   Additionally, Paula is a former men’s and women’s High School coach and provided golf instruction and caddying services to a Japanese student aspiring to qualify for the LPGA tour.  Paula herself is an LPGA apprentice pursuing her Class A LPGA certification.  An Iowa native, Paula graduated from Mount Mercy in Cedar Rapids and attended Drake University in Des Moines.

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8080 Timmerman Drive
East Dubuque IL 61025
Phone: 815.747.3874
Fax: 815.747.6164