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Cinco Ranch Teaching Center

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Whether you are new to golf, wish to fine-tune your swing mechanics, or want to enhance your shot-making and strategic skills, The Golf Club at Cinco Ranch has an instructional program for you. We offer a wide spectrum of instructional options for golfers of all ages and abilities led by top PGA teaching professionals, including private instruction, golf clinics, group lessons, and on-course instruction - all designed to help each student achieve his or her personal goals and objectives.

In addition to classes and lessons for adults, we offer a comprehensive junior golf program for young golfers ages 6-18. In addition to teaching golf fundamentals and strategy in a fun, engaging environment, junior golf lessons and camps help students understand golf rules and etiquette, build character, learn good sportsmanship, and benefit from the many positive life skills the game teaches. To learn more about junior golf clinics, click here.

PGA Professionals


Jimmy Cunningham, Director of Instruction, PGA Learning Center

A PGA of America professional since 1992, Jimmy has a passion for teaching and introducing new players to the game of a lifetime. Jimmy is a native Houstonian with deep ties to the community. He began playing golf at Kingwood Country Club at the age of 10, subsequently playing in high school team where he helped his team compete in consecutive State Championships. He went on to play collegiate golf all four years at Texas Christian University, where he earned a degree in Business Management.

Prior to joining The Golf Club at Cinco Ranch, Jimmy served as head golf professional at several highly-regarded country clubs for 22 years. He is proud to help spearhead the golf instructional team at Katy's PGA Learning Center and looks forward to inspiring golfers of all ages to achieve their personalized goals in golf.

Achievements & Accolades:

  • 2005 PGA Merchandiser Of the Year (STPGA-Eastern Chapter)
  • 2004 PGA Merchandiser of the Year (STPGA-Eastern Chapter)
  • 2002 Metro Chapter President (NTPGA)
  • 2000 Golf Professional Of The Year (Metro Chapter, NTPGA)
  • 1998 Joe Black Cup Member (NTPGA Section)
  • 1998 U.S. Amateur Participant
  • 1996 Joe Black Cup Member (STPGA Section)
  • 1996 PGA Magazine Cover – February

Joey Perez, General Manager/PGA

General Manager Joey Perez, PGA has more than 15 years of teaching experience and specializes in new golfers, women and children. Joey’s laid-back personality and genuine passion for the game and his students make his teaching style enjoyable for all levels. Joey has been a PGA professional for more than 12 years and comes to The Golf Club at Cinco Ranch following previous positions at Sweetwater, Sienna Plantation, Tour 18, and other Houston-area properties.

Ben Nilles & Gary Bell, Associate Instructors

(281) 395-4653


Private Instruction Rates:

Adults (18 & Older): $85 per session

Juniors (18 & Under): $65 per session

To schedule a lesson or for more information, please contact Director of Instruction, Jimmy Cunningham at (281) 967-1495 or coachjimmy@pga.com.