Fairways and Greens Golf Center : Knoxville, TN

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Fairways and Greens Golf Center

626 Simmons Road
Knoxville, TN 37932
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865-777-GOLF (4653)
Fax: 865-583-3901

Monday thru Friday: 9:00 am to 9:00 pm
(On Tuesdays, we do maintenance,
range opens at Noon)

Saturday: 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
Sunday: 11:00 am to 7:00 pm

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Golf Instruction at Fairways and Greens

Fairways and Greens was founded on the importance of implementing golf instruction in the pursuit of an improved golf game. Each member may choose to receive private or group instruction with our PGA/LPGA teaching professionals.

Members have continued access to learning in the form of walk-by instruction, as well as weekly classes. In addition, members and guests may schedule private or group instruction year-round with one of our four PGA/LPGA staff instructors.

Teaching professionals utilize the very latest state-of-the-art equipment to help their students gain a better understanding of proper golf fundamentals and technique. The golf instructors of Fairways and Greens are all highly experienced teachers as well as accomplished players. Each is uniquely gifted in teaching the game to all players, regardless of skill level.

Walt Chapman
Director of Instruction

Titleist Performance InstitutePGA Professional Master PGA Professional
  • Director of Instruction
  • Master PGA Professional
  • TPI Certified Golf Fitness Instructor (Titleist Performance Institue)
  • Specialty Certified in Teaching through the PGA
  • Two-time Tennessee "PGA Player of the Year"
  • Participant in Three Major Championships
    Two PGA Championships and One US Open
  • 2001-2008 Golf Digest : "Best Teachers in Your State"
  • 2003-2007 Golf Range Magazine : "Top 50 Instructor"
  • Expert Club Fitter
  • 2003-2008 Golf Range Magazine "Top 50 Instructors"
  • 2006 Knoxville Chapter PGA Award 'Richard Eller Growth of the Game'

Lesson rates starting at $125 for non-members & $110 for members. All lessons are approximately 50 minutes in length and include Computerized Video Analysis.


Suzanne Strudwick
LPGA Tour & Teaching Professional  

Titleist Performance InstituteLPGA Member PGA Professional

After leaving the LPGA Tour in 2005, Suzanne turned her passion into teaching. Her experience playing over 23-Years on tour will help any student at any level achieve any goal.

    • LPGA Class A Tour Professional
    • PGA Class A-3 Professional
    • TPI Certified Golf Fitness Instructor
    • LPGA Rookie of the Year 1993
    • FRENCH Open Winner
    • AGF PARIS Open Winner
    • 57 Top Ten Finishes
    • Over $1.5 Million Career Earnings
    • 5 Worldwide Wins
    • 2007 9th Callaway Open (TN PGA Event)
    • 2007 36th PGA TN Section Championship (TN PGA Event)
    • 2008 PGA Award Winner 'Richard Eller Growth of the Game'

Teaching students correct fundamentals, keeping the swing simple and effective. Instruction on all aspects of the game; physical swing, mental game planning and attitude & emotional state. "I believe change can occur with the right swing mechanics, mental clarity and understanding and effective practice drills to gain muscle awareness". Suzanne's GolfAcademyONE is a new concept in Knoxville of providing exceptional tour quality instruction. Instructional fees start at $90 and go up to $2500 for year round coaching. Please visit the following web sites for more detailed information: www.suzannestrudwick.com or www.golfacademyone.com


Byron Williams
PGA Teaching Professional

  • PGA Teaching Professional
  • 2008 Knoxville Chapter PGA 'Teacher of the Year'
  • Two-time Titleist Scholarship Recipient in the PGA Golf Professional Training Program
  • Full-time teaching professional since 1997
  • Assistant Teaching Professional at the Medalist at Avalon 1997-98
  • Master of Science, University of Tennessee, 2002
  • Played to a 2 handicap within two years of taking up golf!
  • Fairways and Greens Teaching Pro since 1998

Adult lesson rates starting at $90 for non-members & $75 for members.
Lessons are approximately 50 minutes. Discounts available for Fairways and Greens members. Contact Fairways and Green for complete lesson and rate information. Please visit the following web sites for more detailed information: www.byronwilliamsgolf.com


Randy Wylie
PGA Teaching Professional

  • Specializing in preparing competitive golfers for tournament play
  • Made the cut in 2 US open's : 1990 at Medinah CC in Chicago and 1997 at Congressional CC in Washington DC
  • Knoxville PGA Chapter teacher of the year 2004 and 2009
  • Honored in Golf Digest’s Best Teachers in Tennessee 2003-2010
  • Taught 3 years working closely with National teacher of the year Rick Smith
  • Assistant Coach UT Men’s Golf Team 2000-2001
  • Volunteer Assistant Coach UT Men’s Golf 2002-2010
  • Worked with several All American players on the UT team
  • Taught over 30 juniors who have gone on to play collegiate golf at UT, Ole Miss, Kentucky, Miss St, Charlotte, Chattanooga, MTSU and several other mid major and small college programs
  • Played on 2007 and 2008 TN PGA Cup teams and taught several PGA pros who have played on the Cup team
  • Played the Asian Golf Tour, South Africa Golf Tour, Canadian

Golf Tour, Hooters Tour, and several other tours world-wide.

Teaching Philosophy:
I am known for teaching and coaching a style that is not a method. My philosophy is grounded in the basics of golf fundamentals with adjustments for build, flexibility, athletic ability, and natural tendencies.


  • $120 per hour, individual lessons
  • $160 per hour and a half, individual lessons
  • $100 per hour junior/collegiate lessons
  • Group and Corporate packages available
  • To schedule lessons call  865-777-4653

Discounts available for Fairways and Greens members. Contact Fairways and Greens for complete lesson and rate information.

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