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Barry Clayton


The Westin Golf Academy, headed by Barry Clayton, caters to every golfing level. Whether you are looking to book a beginner lesson, take our clinics, or schedule an intensive golf school; Barry Clayton and David Curtis are ready to help you with your game. With thousands of lessons under our instructors belts, we have one of the most experienced teaching programs in the valley.

Barry has been the Director of Instruction at The Westin Mission Hills Resort since 1996. He coordinates all of our Golf Digest Golf Schools, Westin Golf Academy Schools and private hourly lessons.

Barry was voted by his peers as the "2003, 2006, 2007, and 2015 PGA Desert Chapter Teacher of the Year" and continues to search for the most simple to understand teaching techniques. He has worked with and taken instruction from some of the world's leading golf instructors including; Jim McLean, Tim Mahoney, Mike & Sandy LaBauve, Craig Shankland and Dr. Gary Wiren.

Barry is also a very highly rated player in Southern California having finished in the top 10 in numerous local and regional tournaments. He has taught thousands of golf lessons to golfers of all skill levels, and his biggest thrill is simplifying your golf swing and making understandable adjustments that will help provide more enjoyment in your golf game.

Call 760.328.4303 to book a lesson today!