Meet Our Golf Instructors

The golf instructors at Tri-Valley Golf Center offer private lessons for beginner, intermediate, and advanced golfers on full swing, chipping and pitching, and putting. Each instructor brings a wealth of experience and passion for golf and is committed to helping you improve your golf skills.

Call or email our golf instructors for information about lessons and pricing.

We are actively looking for golf instructors to join our team. If you are qualified and interested please send resume to

TVGC Golf Instructors - Walt

Walt Abraham

Walt is a USGTF Master Golf Teaching Professional with 21 years experience. Recently named a Top 100 Teaching Professional 2016-17, by the World Golf Teaching Federation.

An accomplished player, he won the WGTF and USGTF Cup in 2007, 2008, and 2011 (various divisions), the 2008 Transbay, 2009 NCPGA Pro 6, and the USGTF SW region Championship in 2014. A Guest instructor at the LPGA Kraft-Nabisco 4 times and was the most requested return instructor. He has coached the Athenian Varsity Golf Team for 9 years, winning 6 league championships and instructing 6 league MVP’s. Instruction in full swing, short game (including video), course management, and playing tips. Doppler radar also available.

Contact Walt: (925) 595-8144 |

TVGC Golf Instructors - Glenn

Glenn Jarvis

Glenn has been competing as a professional golfer for 10 years. By combining his experience with state-of-the-art Trackman technology Glenn can help you propel your game to the next level. He works with students of all levels, from beginners to seasoned golfers looking to hone their skills. Glenn will work with you to create a customized plan that will help you rapidly improve your game.
-Trackman Level 2 Certified Instructor

Contact Glenn: (925) 872-4943
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Jake McNeeley TriValley Golf Instructor

Jake McNeeley

Jake is a Flightscope Certified Club Fitter and Instructor, as well as the owner of the JEM Club Fitting and Repair Shop on-site at Tri-Valley Golf Center. With 10+ Years of club fitting and launch monitor experience Jake offers custom club fitting sessions as well as instruction. Schedule your time with Jake today.

Contact Jake: (217) 317-0110 |

Dan Kim TriValley Golf Instructor

Dan Kim

Dan has over fifteen years of professional teaching experience and his clients have included amateur men and women of all abilities and competitive junior golfers.

He has mastered the golf swing and has developed an effective way to communicate this skill to golfers of all levels. As a teaching professional, he stresses the importance of the building blocks of the golf swing: grip, posture, and alignment. In addition, for several years he has worked for many junior development programs, including the PGA Junior League. Dan strongly believes in tailoring his instruction to the specific needs of each student and his ultimate goal is to help golfers in the Bay Area to perfect their performance and increase their love for the game.

Contact Dan: (925) 989-5350

John Joseph

John has over forty years of professional teaching experience including twelve years here at Tri-Valley before heading out to Palm Springs for the past six years. We are thrilled to have him back with us now!

John utilizes video to assess golf swing: grip, posture, and alignment, and finds it a valuable teaching tool. He offers lesson packs at a discount over individual lessons.

Contact John: (925) 785-6475

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Hana Lee

Having grown up in the golf community and following the legacy of her father who played on KPGA tour, Hana has been in the golf industry most of her life with over 13 years of experience. She received a full-ride scholarship to Holy Names University, where she played as a top player for five years and was 3x Women’s Golf Coach Association All-American Scholar. She brings a combination of technical and mental training and elite competition experience to her lessons. She believes that an individual’s swing is dependent on the person’s body type, personal strengths, natural tendencies and flexibility. In addition, she provides a light and fun environment during her lesson while developing efficient programs suitable for each individual. With her passion for coaching junior golfers, Hana has coached at both the Nike Junior Camps and On the Green Golf Camp. She is also knowledgeable of the college recruiting process and has consulted with high school athletes for their recruitment efforts.

Contact Hana: (201) 937-0612 |