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 Alex Dunlop


A Seattle native, Alex’s background includes competitive and recreational exposure to the game of golf for 20 years. Alex attended the David Leadbetter Golf Academy at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. He then competed for two years for the Washington State Cougars as well as studied Professional Golf Management at the University of Colorado where he completed his class “A” certification.  Alex is extremely passionate about all aspects of the game of golf and is eager to help promote the game through building relationships, teaching and competition. He enjoys teaching every level of golfer and believes in using the latest technology to help in your improvement.  His swing philosophy is based using your “big muscles” is the goal. Striking the ball with your shoulders, hips and core, instead of arms, wrist and hands will lead to a more consistent swing and lower scores.  Recently, Alex became TPI (Titleist Perfomance Institute) Certified to gain a better understanding of the biomechanics of the golf swing. 


Resume Highlights


  • 20+ years of golf experience
  • Turned pro in 2006
  • Attended The David Leadbetter Golf Academy in Brandenton, FL
  • 2-time letterman at Washington State University
  • Graduate of University of Colorado Professional Golf Management Program
  • PGA Class “A” member
  • Head Golf Professional for the Washington Athletic Club
  • Heavily involved with The First Tee of Greater Seattle
  • V1 Golf Academy Instructor


One-on-one instruction for all levels using time tested, tour proven fundamentals. Lessons based on a student's current abilities and personal goals. All facets of the game can be covered: full swing, chipping, bunker play, pitching, putting, etc. Lessons include drills to help students see and feel the motion along with customized practice plans.


Type Price
​Thirty Minute Junior Lesson (Ages 8-12 only) ​$60
One Hour Lesson $120
Three One Hour Lessons $330



An opportunity for students to learn together. Programs designed on a case-by-case basis and dependent on a student's compatible skills. Especially beneficial for couples or groups that practice or play together. Newcastle professional staff can accommodate up to 12 participants per session and will be available on time permitting basis, call the golf shop for details. Available for all skill levels.
 Number of People Price
Two People* $ 150
Three People* $ 200
Four People* $ 250

 *All lessons are one hour.


There is a world of difference between playing golf and practicing golf. Playing lessons provide the opportunity to maximize a student's current skill level and lower scores. Playing lessons are about how to play golf, not how to swing the golf club.


Nine Holes - $250.00

Eighteen Holes - $400.00

Rates are for one-on-one playing lessons and do not include green fees. 




One, two, or multi-day schools built around the student's needs and interest. Can include anything from intensive practice sessions to playing lessons. All schools are individually priced, call the golf shop for full detail. Available for all skill levels.


All of Alex’s lessons come with a customized 10 minute video highlighting what we went over for the day and ways to improve your game. The video is sent directly to your smartphone and email at the conclusion of the lesson.


For more information, please visit Alex's website.