Deerhurst’s Golf Academy specializes in programs that are custom-designed to truly improve your game. Our teaching, led by academy director Dave Castellan, combines new and innovative methodologies to explain the game’s principles, helping you develop a plan and become a better golfer.
Dave Castellan has been Director of Golf Instruction at Deerhurst Resort since establishing the Golf Academy in 1999. Dave has been named among the top 50 PGA of Canada instructors in the country by the National Post as well as being a two time nominee for Ontario PGA Teacher of the year in 1995 and 2008. He has worked closely with Canadian golf legend George Knudson along with being the lead instructor for ESPN Golf Schools based in Scottsdale Arizona featuring Dean of Instruction Hank Haney. Dave's wealth of knowledge and experience dealing with juniors, seniors and touring professionals along with his communication skills will provide for a comfortable and positive learning environment for each individual regardless of one`s skill level.
To book your lesson, clinic or junior camp, call 705-789-7113, Ext 4484
Geared for adults wanting to learn or improve basic fundamentals of the golf swing. Each Saturday there will be a one-hour clinic designated for full swing or short game instruction including video swing analysis. Note: golf clubs provided if required.
● Saturdays starting May 24 – October 25 from 1pm - 2pm
● Cost: $35 per person, per clinic
The Golf Academy team will customize your golf instruction from a full menu of activities. Choose from the quick “Walk the Line”, “VIP” program or our popular “Get a Grip” corporate teambuilding program. Our team is ready to plan and cater to your needs.
Private lessons from our certified Canadian PGA Professionals are available for individuals and two or more students. All private lessons are designed for the specific needs of each student. Lessons will focus on areas of full swing/short game, video swing analysis; custom club fitting or on course instruction.
These half day camps are designed to introduce juniors from 6-12 years of age to the full/short game fundamentals, golf etiquette and on course instruction in a fun and safe environment.
● Monday –Thursdays starting the week of June 30 through the week of August 25
● Time: 9am -12pm (noon)
● Includes: Instruction, daily snacks, illustrated junior golf book, Golf Canada bag tag.
● Cost: $195 per participant per camp week
A one-hour group introduction to basic golf skills ideally suited for ages 5-12 year old held three times per week in July and August. Equipment provided if required.
● Wednesday, Thursdays at 2pm, Saturdays at 11am
● Cost: $25 per person
This popular program is geared for couples and individuals who desire ongoing golf instruction throughout the golf season. Includes eight Walk the Line sessions focussing on long and short game skills with video swing analysis.
● Saturdays from 8:30am -10am on June 7 & 21, July 12, August 23
● Thursdays from 5pm -6:30pm on June12, July 3 & 17, August 7
● Cost: $275 per person
This nine-hole playing lesson on the Deerhurst Lakeside course is limited to the intermediate and advanced golfer who would like to improve their on course management skills and specialty shots.
● Must be booked through the Director of Instruction: 705-789-7113, x4479
● Cost: $175 per person
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