Professional Golf Instruction at Wild Dunes Resort
The professional instructors at Wild Dunes Resort can help improve golfers of every skill level. No matter what angle of the game you're looking to improve, they can make it happen. Learn more about the golf school at Wild Dunes Resort.
Jeff Minton, PGA
Director of Golf
Jeff Minton earned status as a Class A PGA Professional and began his career in the hospitality industry at Pinehurst Resort and Club. After stints as Head Golf Professional at Shanty Creek/Schuss Mountain Resort in Michigan, The Lodge at Ventana Canyon in Arizona, and La Costa Resort and Spa in California, Jeff joined Wild Dunes Resort in Isle of Palms, South Carolina. For over six years Jeff has overseen the golf department at Wild Dunes Resort and through comprehensive programs, coaching, instruction, and "big-picture" vision, Jeff has laid the foundation for a truly unique golf experience at Wild Dunes Resort. The resort continues to get accolades from national and regional golf organizations and publications about product and services offered. Jeff ensures all players are treated to an exceptional golf experience that brings people back year after year.
Harbor Course Golf Operations Manager
Chris has been a part of the Wild Dunes golf team at the Harbor Course since 2002 and has overseen the facility since 2007. Originally from Toledo, Ohio, his father introduced him to golf at the age of 8 and he quickly became addicted. At age 15, Chris began his golf career as a cart attendant. He has worked in several aspects of the sport, including retail, course construction, instruction, club management as well as promotion. In 2001, Chris relocated to the Charleston area. During free time, he enjoys taking advantage of the great weather in the Lowcounty with outdoor activities. Whether it's playing golf on the Resort's courses, fishing in the creeks, enjoying the beach or taking in a festival or live music, Chris can't get enough of this town.
David Nelson, PGA
Director of Instruction
The Director of Instruction at Wild Dunes Resort since 2002, David is a Quarter Century Club Member of the PGA of America. In 1981 he graduated from the Professional Golf Management Program at Ferris State University in Michigan upon completing internships in Georgia, Florida and Oklahoma with the PGM program. David moved to the Charleston area in 1984 and was previously the General Manager and Head Golf Professional at Patriots Point and Crowfield Plantation Golf Club.
There's an abundance of award-winning cuisine in the Isle of Palms and Charleston area and Wild Dunes Resort is no exception. Experience seasonal menus featuring local and sustainable cuisine at our onsite restaurant Coastal Provisions. Enjoy poolside favorites at The Grand Pavilion Bar & Grill (open seasonally), or have a home-style family dinner delivered right to your door.Reserve at Coastal Provisions Reserve at The Lettered Olive Reserve at Huey's Southern Eats Order Groceries from Hudson's Market
Whether you're a Resort guest, a local or a visiting golfer, South Carolina's finest golf awaits you at Wild Dunes Resort. Our courses are open to the public, so book a round below or call 855.998.5351.Book a Tee Time
Sand & Sea Salon with Spa Services at Wild Dunes Resort can have you looking great and feeling even better. From manicures and pedicures to massages, facials, and body scrubs - any service in our casual island ambiance will leave you feeling balanced.Book an Appointment