Perfect your game in the choicest of settings. Enjoy one round of golf per day per guest...
Four Seasons Dallas features a team of PGA-certified teaching professionals, focused on providing a highly-effective, personalised learning experience. These top golfers offer their expertise for both private golf instruction and the Four Seasons Golf School.
PAUL EARNEST, DIRECTOR OF GOLF, PGA MEMBER
Paul Earnest leads the entire golf facility at Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas – handling retail, instruction and golf course operations. A graduate of the University of Texas with a degree in Business Management, Paul is both an accomplished collegiate golfer and a successful business person – having been named PGA Merchandiser of the Year for 2004. A PGA member since 1992, he has competed in many professional golf events, including the PGA Championship and the AT&T Byron Nelson. Under his tenure, the Four Seasons Resort has been consistently recognized among the leading golf resorts in America. Paul Earnest is available for private golf instruction on a limited basis.
- 50-minute private instruction – limited availability
KEVIN GOLDING, HEAD GOLF PROFESSIONAL, PGA CLASS A PROFESSIONAL
Kevin Golding is an award-winning PGA Class A Professional with over 15 years experience in managing golf operations. Kevin was a member of the PGA of Great Britain from 1988 until 2004 when he was elected to membership of the PGA of America. Kevin is a very accomplished player spending three years as a member of the European Tour, competing in many professional golf events, including the European PGA Championships. In his role at Four Seasons, Kevin is responsible for the day-to-day operations of golf play and golf tournaments at the 36 hole facility that includes 600 golf members. He also provides ongoing support to the customer service and retail operations at the Resort.
TIM CUSICK, DIRECTOR OF GOLF INSTRUCTION, PGA MEMBER
Tim Cusick has been a member of the PGA of America since 1989 and the Director of Golf Instruction at the Four Seasons Dallas since 2005. He is a three time award winner of Teacher of the Year for the Northern Texas PGA Section (2005, 2009, 2015) as well as the 2014 NTPGA Horton Smith Award winner for contributing and developing education for the PGA
Professional. Golf Digest magazine has recognized Tim as a Top Teacher in the state of Texas since 2011. Among his students are players who have won championships on every major professional golf tour. Tim frequently travels to Europe, Mexico and Asia to train golf professionals to become more accomplished teachers. In 2015, Tim became a published author of The Four Keys to Improve Your Game instructional golf book.
50-minute private instruction: USD 185 per resort guest; USD 210 per outside guest.
ALVAR DAVID, GOLF SERVICES MANAGER AND PGA CLASS-A GOLF PROFESSIONAL
Alvar David, has been an outstanding PGA Class-A golf professional with operational experience with Four Seasons since the early 90s. Before joining the golf department at Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas, Alvar rose through the ranks to become a Supervisor at Four Seasons Resort Nevis in various outlets. He quickly learned his craft and gained valuable experience while working towards becoming a PGA Member. In the fall of 2008, hard work and perseverance paid off with an election to PGA Class-A membership. He graduated from the Sixth Form College in Nevis with honours. Alvar is currently responsible for the daily operations of the Golf Services Department. Alvar is available for private golf instruction with golfers of all skill levels.
TIM KUNKLE, ASSISTANT HEAD INSTRUCTOR
Tim Kunkle joined the professional golf staff at Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas in April 2015, after teaching as a guest instructor since 2006. Prior to Tim’s arrival, he was the Director of Golf Instruction at TopGolf in Dallas, Texas, where he was responsible for development, management and training of all golf instructors as well as implementation of instructional programs. In 2014, Tim taught more than 800 hours of private instruction to golfers of all levels and ages. In addition, he designed, managed and instructed a summer golf camp that introduced the sport to more than 150 children from the ages of 6-12 years old throughout the summer. Tim has a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.
- 50-minute private instruction: USD 95 per resort guest; USD 105 per outside guest.
JACK DANESHMAND, JUNIOR GOLF COORDINATOR/HEAD INSTRUCTOR
Jack Daneshmand has been a member of the PGA of America since 2013. He joined the Four Seasons Dallas professional staff in April of 2017, where oversees the Four Seasons Golf and Sports Club Junior Golf programs. Jack is responsible for developing, creating and then implementing cutting edge ideas and programs for the Sports Club members' children. Jack has been recognized by US Kids as an Honorable Instructor in 2014 and 2016. Additionally. Jack is a Head Instructor teaching golfers of all levels. He’s certified by the Titleist Performance Institute (TPI), and by Boditrack, a system that measures the movements of the body at the setup and throughout the swing. Jack is a graduate of the Professional Golf Management program at the University of Central Oklahoma.
50 minute private instruction: USD 110 per Resort guest: USD 125 per outside guest.