PGA Village Golf School


PGA Village Golf SchoolVIPs Florida Golf School is located in South Florida at PGA Village in Port St. Lucie, FL.   At this Florida Golf School location student can immerse themselves in total commitment to excel with their golf game.  Our “flagship location” is the exclusive and private Legacy Golf and Tennis Club, which features a double sided driving range, 2 short game areas and a 9 hole par 3 practice course along with an 18 hole championship George Fazio golf course.

PGA Village Golf SchoolTom Tarsia, PGA, National Director of Instruction is the resident coach of this Florida Golf School location.  He and his staff of PGA and LPGA coaches will tailor your instruction program to meet and exceed your expectations.  This Florida golf school located in PGA Village prides  itself in providing exceptional customer service and the best personalized golf instruction in the world.

Whether it’s a 1 to 1 or  2 to 1 or group instruction we design a lesson plan customized to your individual needs.  You will work with your golf pro each day for five hours Covering every aspect of the game.  We also will work on the mental side also to learn how to think properly on the golf course.

Legacy Golf & Tennis Club

The Legacy Golf and Tennis Club is an exclusive private country club, designed by George and Jim Fazio in 1984. Locate within the PGA Village, the 7,023 yard, par 72 course has been rated among the best 50 courses in the southeast. Also featured is a finely manicured nine hole, three par course, with holes ranging from 156 yards to 65 yards with water, bunkers and interesting slopes on the greens. Ideal for private instruction, where the student can experience all the different shots necessary for their game improvement.

Clubhouse and restaurant, fully stocked golf shop and the Fazio bar and grill make an elegant setting for this superb country club. Adjacent to the Legacy Golf Club is the PGA Golf Club with three highly ranked public resort courses that were designed by Tom Fazio and Pete Dye. When in PGA Village Golf School you can enjoy this beautiful facility and immerse yourself at a facility devoted to improve your golf game and pleasure.

PGA Village Golf School Accommodations Hilton in PGA Village

The Hilton Garden Inn Port St. Lucie hotel is located at the entrance to the PGA Village, the home of the PGA Golf Club with three award winning golf courses and the exclusive private Legacy Golf and Tennis Club.

The Sam Snead Restaurant adjoins the hotel and offers exquisite dinning options. A family style pool and courtyard are available for your relaxation. The Hilton Gardens Inn is a short drive to area beaches, entertainment, shops and restaurants.


Tom Tarsia, Director of Instruction / PGA Golf Professional

PGA Village Golf SchoolTom turned professional at age 23 after attending Jacksonville University. He has played in numerous professional events and has been the Director of Instruction for VIP Golf Academy at PGA Village for the past ten years. Tom has studied under some of the most renowned teachers in the country, all of which are currently ranked in the Top 100 Instructors in the USA. Besides his excellent teaching of the physical side of the golf swing, Tom has an in-depth knowledge of the psychological aspects of the game. This unique insight, coupled with strong swing fundamentals has helped Tom do wonders for all levels of golfers! PGA Village golf school with Tom is a true learning experience and for many a breakthrough experience in their golfing lives.

Tim Panzanaro, Class A PGA Member

PGA Village Golf SchoolTim Panzanaro has been teaching golfers of all abilities for more than 30 years. He is an active Class A member of the PGA of America and attends seminars and educational forums regularly to ensure the highest standards required by the PGA. Through the years Tim has had the privilege of working with students of all abilities from beginners to Professionals as well as local high school and college golf teams. His teaching and coaching methods have achieved a wide range of success from Junior Champions to multiple Dutchess County Men’s, Women’s, and Senior’s Amateur Champions. He has also had success with Mini Tour winners, Division I Individual Conference Champions, and College scholarship recipients. For the recreational golfer, he has brought an overall improvement of skills and enjoyment of the game. Tim has recently brought his vast experience to the VIP family, joining them in 2017.