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Private Instruction

Our team of golf professionals offers an affordable golf instruction experience for golfers of any skill level. Whether private or group instruction, we have the perfect instruction plan to fit anyone's needs.

Meet Our Instructors and View Their Rates

Ira Molayo, PGA


Ira Molayo, PGA  is the Director of Golf at Cedar Crest Golf Course in Dallas, Texas. Molayo’s golf management company, IAMJ Enterprises has managed Cedar Crest since 2008. Ira volunteers his time to his PGA section and served on the Northern Texas PGA Board of Directors as an At-Large Director from 2013 - 2018.  In 2017 Molayo was inducted into the African American Golf Hall of Fame and through the years he has been recognized by his peers and leaders in the industry with numerous awards including:

2018 City of Irving Community Service Award
2018 City of Irving Corporate Appreciation Award
2016 NTPGA Metro-Chapter Player Development Award
2015 NTPGA Section Horton Smith Award
2015 NTPGA Metro-Chapter Horton Smith Award
2014 NTPGA Metro-Chapter Bill Strausbaugh Award
2013 DFW Business 40 under 40 Award
2012 DFW Business Black Excellence Award.

 As a Class A PGA Member Ira has held numerous positions in the golf industry building a wealth of experience that has elevated him into his current position.  A native of Dallas, Molayo graduated from Carter High School and attended Southern A&M University in Baton Rouge, LA, furthered his education at Amberton University in Dallas, Texas before attaining PGA membership in 2007. Molayo also received a certification in Wedding & Event Management from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2014. He has been married to his lovely wife Yesenia for 13 years and they have a two-year-old son, Austin, and a beautiful black Labrador named Queen.

Ira has been a golf instructor for 20 years and has worked with golfers of all ages and skill levels and he also has donated countless hours throughout the years working with youth in his community in Dallas. He has made a name for himself as a junior golf leader and mentor by promoting the game of golf and coaching over 500 inner-city youth in his career. In 2018 Molayo founded the I AM a Golfer Foundation, a tax-exempt 501c3  organization. The Foundation’s purpose is to help bring about community renewal in South Dallas through golf and golf-related programs at Cedar Crest Golf Course.

Lesson Rates

1 Hour Lesson $100
Playing Lesson 
Up to 2 1/2 hours or 9 Holes

Maulana Dotch, PGA/LPGA


Maulana Dotch, the 1st African American woman in Texas and 2nd African American woman America to earn her Class A, PGA Membership.  She has recently become a certified LPGA Teaching Professional. Maulana has been in the golf business for 12 years. She has held a variety of positions from Assistant Professional, Teaching Professional, and, now, Head Golf Professional.

Maulana attended Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida.  While at Bethune her team won the PGA National Minority Collegiate Golf Championship all four years she played.  During her senior year, 2002, Maulana won the Women’s Division of that Championship. Maulana graduated from Bethune Cookman University in 2002 with a BS degree in Accounting. After college Maulana played two seasons on the Symetra Tour. Following this period Maulana turned her attention to the business side of the golf industry.

As a member of the PGA and LPGA, Maulana is passionate about driving the growth of the game.  Her desire is to be a figure to introduce all kids, minorities, women, and others to the game. She loves helping people play better and get more enjoyment from the game. 

Lesson Rates

1 Hour Lesson $80
1/2 Hour Lesson  $50
Playing Lesson 
Up to 2 1/2 hours or 9 Holes

Gregory Ethridge II


Gregory Ethridge II was introduced to the game of golf by his father at the age of 7. He has played golf for over 20 years and had a very successful High Scool golf career. He then went on to attend Prairie View A&M University and graduated the summer of 2016. 

Gregory has a passion for teaching & coaching and has contributed to the growth of junior golf at Cedar Crest for the last two years. He is currently an associate in the Northern Texas PGA. Gregory placed first in 10 tournaments during his time at Carter High. Gregory went on to graduate from  It is Gregory's mission is to grow the game of golf while helping golfers achieve a skill level and they will be comfortable playing 18-holes of golf. 

Lesson Rates

Hour Lesson $50
1/2 Hour Lesson  $30
Playing Lesson 
Up to 2 1/2 hours or 9 Holes


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