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Golf Lessons

Private lessons allow you to receive one-on-one attention with your own personal golf instructor. We can concentrate on any aspect of your golf game and private lessons are curated to any age or skill level. Lessons can be scheduled at your convenience by contacting any of our instructors listed below.

Nate Sargent, PGA

Director of Instruction

Nate grew up locally, playing golf at a young age. He competed collegiately at JCCC and Washburn University. Following his collegiate career, Nate has worked locally at Loch Lloyd where he was the first Director of Instruction and then followed as the Head Professional at Creekmoor. This marks his 22nd season in the golf business in Kansas City.

Nate’s education and certifications include:

The Plane Truth - Level One Instructor -

Wright Balance - Level Four Instructor -

Ping Top 100 Fitter - 2019, 2021, 2022, 2023

Forces & Motion Certified presented By Dr. Phil Cheetham and Dr. Sasho MacKenzie

PGA Midwest Section Merchandiser of the Year

2016 SNAG Golf Certified Instructor

Edel Master Fitter

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Jerry Hounchell

Assistant Golf Professional

Our First Assistant Professional, Jerry Hounchell has been a long-time friend of staff and members alike here at Creekmoor. With over 25 years of teaching and professional experience, we are honored to add him to the team! An outstanding instructor and golf professional, Jerry enjoys helping players of all ages and abilities, whether in the golf shop or on the tee box. He has worked at facilities in Florida and the Kansas City area before bringing his talents to The Golf Club at Creekmoor.


Previous Experience:

Temple Terrace Country Club - Tampa, Florida

Temple Hill Golf Center - Tampa, Florida

The Country Club at Loch Lloyd - Village of Loch Lloyd, MO


Playing Accomplishments:

Ohio High School Player of the year 1985 and 1988

Ohio Junior Am Champ 1987

USGA Junior Am Quarterfinalist 1987

Ohio High School State Champion 1988

AJGA All-American 1988

Ohio Am Runner Up 1991

NJCA All-American 1991

Winner of 20+ Junior and Amateur events nationwide 5 time qualifier on the Nike Tour (now the Korn Ferry Tour)


A native of Troy, Ohio, Jerry has lived in the Lee's Summit area since the early 2000's with his wife, Carrie and son, Destin.

    Joe Taylor

    Head Golf Professional

    This is Head Golf Pro Joe Taylor’s ninth season at The Golf Club at Creekmoor, after spending over 22 years at upscale facilities such as Loch Lloyd in Missouri, Minnesota’s North Oaks Golf Club, Prestwick, The Minikahda Club, and Arizona’s Estancia Club and Red Mountain Ranch Country Club.

    With over two decades of teaching experience, Joe enjoys helping golfers of all levels. His favorite golf experience was playing Teeth of the Dog at the Casa deCampo resort in the Dominican Republic. Joe’s favorite aspect of being a golf pro is the daily interaction with so many different people. He enjoys Creekmoor’s course for the variety of holes and not having the same shot over and over again. When he isn’t on the course, you can find him binge-watching movies and spending time with family.

    Golf Balls


    Prefer to learn with a group?
    Clinics are a great way to hone your skills and make new friends!

    Wednesday Night

    Ladies' Clinic

    Tuesday Afternoon Junior Clinics

    Tuesday Night

    Men's Clinic


    Speed Clinic

    Jonathan Baillie

    Tennis Instructor

    Jonathan (or J.B. as he's known around here) hails from New Zealand and started tennis at the late age of 12. By the time he was 18 he was nationally ranked in both the Juniors and Men's divisions. 
    JB attended Rockhurst University  and spent 4 years as their #1 singles player. He went on to coach at Mission Hills Country Club, Oakwood Country Club and Overland Park Racket Club.
    In addition to tennis, JB loves to play golf, rugby and table tennis. He enjoys snow skiing, learning Pickleball and watching Formula 1 racing.
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