Des Mahoney Golf Academy

I work to deliver extra yards and straighter more consistent shots to my students and that means more pars, more birdies and more fun.


George Gillet Des got me hitting it farther and greatly improved my pitch shots. My score went from 103 to 86.

Patti Ricker I am more consistent with my tee shots . i am now breaking 100.

Shayne Bradsfield This year I started breaking 80 for the first time..

Bill Gallaher I am losing less golf balls and have improved my putting. I am breaking 100 more frequently.

Laura Seymour I just started golfing with my husband. Des got me on the course on the second lesson.

Blake Woody 13 years old .Scoring between 39 and 43 . 12 shots improvement.

John Gardner Des fitted me for Ping clubs and i am playing more golf with my customers.

Keith Hill I learned correct course management and am now breaking 90.

Mike Lawson Des fitted me for a new Ping G400 driver-i have added 15 yards to my tee shots..

Mary Kate/Alex Cramer We were beginners in June and are now playing 9 holes a week.

Bob Ross I got rid of my hook . My score went from 89 to 82.

Tommy Meller HS senior from Charlotte –Des fixed my swing and showed me how to practice.

John Pryse Senior Golfer . Score went from 80 to 75.

Lincoln Barton New Golfer in 2017. Now playing golf with golfing buddies.

Julie Carr I am more consistent especially my pitch shots from 50 yards and in.

8 Reasons Why You Should Take Golf Lessons With Des Mahoney

  1. I believe that everyone can learn, and that everyone’s learning style is different. I will clearly explain my instruction in a caring manner.
  2. I use the latest technology, including Swing Catylyst Video, Foresight Launch Monitor and Blast Connect to communicate swing concepts and accurate data.
  3. Our facilities are designed with learning in mind. We have a 2000 square foot indoor teaching facility that includes a putting green and mirrors and teaching aids and technology.. Instruction takes place year round. Since golf is played on grass, so is our lesson tee.
  4. I stay up to date with the latest trends by attending PGA education opportunities.
  5. I have over 30 years of experience teaching students of all abilities. i strive to do at least 50% of my golf instruction ON the golf gourse.
  6. I have been recognized by the Tennessee PGA as the Teacher of the Year in 2005. Golf Digest and Golf Magazine annually recognize me as a Top Golf Instructor in Tennessee.
  7. I love the game of golf. .I care about your success. My students have absolute access to me. I want you to get better.
  8. I believe the reason for playing golf is to have fun. Ways you have fun are being with your friends, hitting better shots and shooting lower scores. The journey to playing golf should be fun as well. We laugh, tell stories, and generally have a great time as you get better.

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At Des Mahoney Golf we will accelerate the learning process so you will lower your score and get results faster than any other form of teaching or instruction available. We start out on the course to learn your game and create an individualized improvement plan to accomplish your golf goals.


We personalize your purposeful practice routine and use this system to accelerate your golf goal. We offer adult golf coaching classes and programs to anyone in the Knoxville TN area.

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To book a session, please call Des at (865) 919-2126 or email him at


Centennial Golf Academy
101 Centennial Blvd
Oak Ridge Tennessee 37830

Business Hours

Monday 12-6 Pm
Tues-Thursday 9 AM- 6 PM
Friday 9 AM-4 Pm
Saturday 9 AM-3 PM
Sunday Closed