Golf Instruction


A lesson is about you and your game improvement, not the instructor. You know your game better than we do, so before the lesson if you have a specific area in your game you want to improve, tell us. We are here to help you get the results that you want with precise instruction, completely customized to fit your game and goals. A member of our professional staff can schedule a private or group lesson by calling the Golf Shop


Michael Smith

PGA Professional


Michael Smith, the Director of Golf at Centennial Valley Country Club, started his career in golf in Conway, Arkansas as a junior player. Named the #1 High School Player of the Year in Arkansas in 1982 while playing for the Conway High School Wampus Cat Golf Team.


Mike played his collegiate golf a Lamar University where he earned All Conference honors and was named to the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) All American Bronze Team his senior year. Mike changed directions from college player to college coach and became the Assistant Golf Coach at his alma mater Lamar University and later at the University of Oklahoma. From there, he achieved his Class “A” status from the Professional Golfers Association of America (PGA). Smith has served as the Head Golf Professional/Director of Golf at Centennial Valley since 2004. Personally, Mike is the father of two, his son Dylan is 16 and his daughter Meghan is 15.