PGA Head Professional, Andy Hinson


  • 2014 HHI PGA Golf Professional of the Year
  • 2013 HHI PGA Match Play Champion
  • 2006 Golf Digest’s #3 Best Teacher in South Carolina
  • 2000 Philadelphia PGA Assistant of the Year
  • 1998 Philadelphia PGA Teacher of the Year


Andy is a native of Jacksonville, Florida and became a golf professional in 1984. After completing his golf apprenticeship in 1988 in Hilton Head Island, SC, he worked as an Assistant Professional in Highlands, NC and Rockville, MD.

Andy moved to Philadelphia, PA in 1993 where he served as the Head Golf Professional at Ingleside Manor, Teaching Professional at Meadowlands Country Club and as the Assistant Professional at Philadelphia Country Club. While in Philadelphia, he was rated the #8 Golf Instructor in Pennsylvania in Golf Digest’s “Best Teacher’s in the State”, was nominated for the 1995 Junior Golf Leader Award for the Middle Atlantic Section of the PGA, was the 1998 “Teacher of the Year” and the 2000 “Assistant Professional of the Year” for the Philadelphia Section of the PGA.

In 2002, Andy returned to Hilton Head as a Teaching Professional with The International Junior Golf Academy. He was rated the #3 Golf Instructor in South Carolina in Golf Digest’s “2006 Best Teacher’s in the State” and in 2014 Andy was awarded the “Golf Professional of the Year” for the Hilton Head Island PGA Chapter. He has also appeared as the featured instructor in USA Today and on 

Andy is married to the former Lori Wintrode of Danville, VA and his hobbies include reading, snow skiing and kayaking.
Playing experience:

  • 1989-2001 Florida and Caribbean winter mini-tours – Multiple Top 10 Finishes
  • 1991 PGA Tour’s Deposit Guaranty Golf Classic
  • 1992, 1993 & 1995 Finals of the Rums of Puerto Rico Pro-Am
  • 1992 Jamaica Open
  • 1994 Finals of the Oldsmobile Scramble National Championship
  • 1995 Middle Atlantic Section Challenge Cup Team
  • 1998, 1999, 2001 & 2002 Philadelphia Section Dick Smith Cup Team
  • 2010 & 2012 Honors Cup team for the Hilton Head PGA Honors Cup Tea
  • 2013 Match Play Championship for the Hilton Head Island PGA - Winner

Golf Instruction provided by Jeff Harris and Bill Hall - PGA Professionals


Jeff and Bill have over 75 years combined experience teaching all skill levels of Ladies, Men as well as juniors. Group instruction as well as private lessons are availble. We utilize the state of the art Flight Scope technology which provides valuable information as it pertains to a players swing characteristics . We also use this technology for our club fitting. We offer all major brands of clubs and have demonstrator clubs with the following companies: PING®, Titleist®, Callaway®, Cleveland®, and Srixon®.

Bill Hall - PGA Master Professional
Head Professional - Starmount Forest Country Club , Greensboro, NC
Head Golf Professional - Charlotte Country Club - Charlotte, NC
Director of Golf - Dataw Island, St Helena, SC
Assistant Professional - Oakmont Country Club, Oakmont, PA
Assistant Professional- Merion Golf Club, Ardmore, PA
Golf Digest Top Teachers in State, (NC)
US Kids- Top 50 Coaches in US, Certified Instructor

Lessons by Appointment

Private Instruction and Group Instruction Available
Contact Information: Phone: 704-995-3997

  • Lesson Rates: One Hour - $80, Half Hour $40, Juniors $30.
  • Group Clinic $30 each.
  • Club Fitting: $60 of which $30 will be applied to the purchase price if you purchase the clubs through us.
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