Golf Lessons

Two Golf Professional Instructors to Serve You!

Don Gorin

314-954-7407 |

Don Gorin a member of the Professional Golfers Association of America has been a staple at The Landings at Spirit for almost 16 years. Don has over 29 years of experience as a Golf Professional and is responsible for the development, marketing and execution of private and group golf instruction programs. In 2003, Don was the recipient of the PGA Acushnet Scholarship for academic excellence. In 2005, Don was elected to the PGA Presidents Council for his contributions to the growth of the game of golf. In addition, Don has become certified in comprehensive physical training through NASM and TPI to help him better assess golfers for physical deficiencies as well as mechanical swing flaws.

Don has a wide array of experience in the golf industry including designing golf education programs, providing private and group instruction to a wide range of golfers, conducting lessons with video analysis, assessing students for physical deficiencies and recommending corrective exercises. 

Maria Palozola & St. Louis Golf Lessons

314-440-9082 |

Award winning Top 50 Teacher Maria Palozola and her talented staff at St. Louis Golf Lessons offer year round private lessons and group classes for all ages and skill levels.

Maria has received multiple elections to the Golf Digest’s Best Teachers in State list, Golf Magazine’s Top Teachers in the Midwest List, LPGA Top 50 Instructor, 6- Time LPGA Midwest Teacher of the Year, 2 – Time U.S. Kids Golf Top 50 Teacher, US Kids Top 50 Master Kids Teacher, and, Top 50 Golf Range Association of America Growth of the Game Instructor.

Maria also serves on the LPGA Hall of Fame Committee. She established The Palozola Foundation – “To heal the body, mind and spirit of veterans through golf.” Maria grew up golfing at Forest Hills Country Club where she was the Missouri State Amateur Champion, 2 – Time St. Louis District Champion and the Missouri State High School Champion. She went on to win the Illinois Open and the LPGA Midwest Section Championship. She has competed in a handful of LPGA Tour Events Including a major, the LPGA Championship.