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Golf Schools in Central Texas Area

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Hello all, I am new to forum and looking for advise on local golf school/academy. I am looking to attend some sort of school this spring in central Texas to improve my game and have some fun. If someone on the forum has some experience/recomendations I would like to hear their experience for better or worse.  I am able to travel as far north as Dallas and south as Houston.




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