one stroke at a time



#1 PGA Member
Instructor in Ohio

Play Better Golf

Don Sargent, “Sarge”, is the Director of Golf Instruction at legendary Scioto Country Club, in Columbus, Ohio. Don’s 30 plus years of teaching experience have proven successful to golfers of every level. A PGA professional since 1988, Don has mentored and taught under many of the finest teachers in the history of the game.

  • A Golf Magazine Top 100 Instructors in America
  • Recognized by Golf Digest as the #1 Teacher in Ohio
  • 5 Time Southern Ohio PGA Teacher of the Year 
  • 2016 and 2021 PGA of America’s National Teacher of the Year Finalist

Bo HoagPGA Tour

LPGA Senior Tour

About Don Sargent

Bio, Recent Awards, and Articles featured in Publications

Indoor Learning Studio

Indoor Golf Learning facility located at Top Ranked Scioto CC


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Scioto Golf Learning Studio

T.O.M.I Putting System


This State-of the-Art system allows the golfer to assess every vital element of their stroke. (path direction, tempo, face aim, angle of attack and ball/face contact). With this diagnosis we can then properly correct the most detrimental elements to poor putting. This exact data is given immediately and empirically. Improvement happens rapidly and right in front of the golfers eyes! Come learn to hole more putts NOW!!!



  • Non Member Lessons

  • $1251/2 hour
  • Non Member Lessons

  • $2251 hour