Golf Academy.

Private Instruction

Our PGA of Canada professionals can bring your game to the next level, whether you’re just starting out or aiming for the top. For general inquiries, contact our golf shop 250-703-5029 or email.

Every Crown Isle Member will receive a complimentary half hour golf lesson as part of their Membership. This is a great opportunity to receive some helpful tips, check your equipment, or just to become orientated with the Golf Academy. If you would like to book your Academy Orientation please contact the Golf Academy at 250-703-5073.

SPRING COACHING CLINICS

Credit Model Coaching

Do you have a schedule that makes it difficult to commit to get coaching? This year a credit model has been created to help people with difficult schedules. You can purchase 10 or 20 credits that can be used for a variety of things like single lessons, group sessions, practice sessions, TPI assessments, on course sessions, and the list goes on and on.

10 credits $599.99 plus tax
20 credits $999.99 plus tax

Credit only Group session Saturday afternoon (2 credits)
These sessions will happen every Saturday afternoon. Each session will have a title and purpose. They will accommodate what the group as a whole is asking for. Some of the ideas are playing 9 holes, short game, goal setting, purposeful practice, shot shaping, etc… Each month I will send a new calendar.

Individual lesson (1.5 credits)
If you are interested in taking an individual lesson they are available through this program. These can be scheduled online.

Supervised Practice (1 credit)
Each week I run two supervised practices on Tuesday and Saturday. They always have a theme and you can sign up for any of those online.

Short Game assessment (1.5 credits)
These can be scheduled at any time and it will give you an idea of where your game stands. It is best to do this as a group so these will be scheduled by demand.

GC Quad Analysis (2 credits)
For those that are unaware of their numbers, yardages or what their club is doing we have a GC Quad that can help. A GC Quad is a launch monitor that will give you the data. The nice thing about the Quad is that it doesn’t lie so if it says you are in to out or too steep you will know. The data from the session will be analyzed and sent to you.

On Course mentorship (3 credits)
If you would like to spend some time playing a few holes on the golf course this program allows that. This is scheduled through myself. If you cannot tell already, I believe in getting on the golf course to see you in action.

TPI Assessment (3 credits)
The Titleist Performance Institute is leading edge in terms of the body swing connection. What they offer is an assessment of where your body is and some workouts to make it stronger. A lot of people have tried to do something in their swing that just might not be possible with the way their body moves. Assessment and workout are included with this.

Scoring Method Manual (2.5 credits)
For those interested in reading about how to score and make better decisions on the golf course I offer an easy-to-read manual. It is yours to keep and I would suggest using it to the fullest.

Club Analysis (1 credit)
Don’t know if the clubs you are using are right for you. I can check that for you. Loft, lie and flex all play a large part in how you strike the ball.

Speed Clinics

Who doesn’t need more speed in their golf swing. Instead of going to the gym why not try to hit the ball farther using Speed Sticks. Speed Sticks are being used by over 600 touring professionals as a program to gain club head speed. This 6-week program on average sees players gain 5mph on their club head speed. Each session will start off with a dynamic warm-up followed by an instructor’s demonstration of what to do. After that each student will go through the protocol with the speed sticks. Each student will be asked to go through the superspeed stick program 3 times a week. There has never been an easier way to increase club head speed. These clinics will be happening on Tuesday afternoons in May.

Cost per month $399.99 plus tax.
Includes clinics, speed sticks and analysis

Testimonials
“The speed sticks have really given me confidence in my swing. I have a definite increase in speed and distance with all of my clubs.”    ~ Sheila

“My speeds went up, but more importantly, my cues for timing the release of the club became much simpler. My ball striking is much more consistent.”    ~ JR

“I learned the difference between swinging harder versus swinging faster. I believe that anyone who enrolls in the program will experience a dramatic improvement in their swing speed.”    ~ Norm

Short Game Clinics

Need a  rundown on how to get it up and down. We will be running short game clinics on Thursday mornings at 8:00pm. Come have your game assessed by our professional staff and finally see the benefit of scoring when you are inside of 100 yards. If you are wondering if you need this clinic you do.

Cost per month $175 plus tax.
Includes clinics, assessment and one supervised practice a month.

Junior Academy

Please click on the button above for details on our junior teaching programs for 2021.

SNAG Programs

SNAG Program ( young / very beginner) – Utilizes larger plastic clubs with bullseyes on the face, tennis balls and velcro targets. Grips are colour orientated to allow for easy hand placement.
Dates & times (once a month) : June 11-13, July 9-11 and August 6-8 (Friday – Sunday) Friday sessions will run from 3pm-345pm. Saturday + Sunday sessions will run from 12pm-1245pm. Cost will be $75

Just Starting Golf

Just Starting Golf – For Players who have recently been introduced to golf. We will cover the basics of grip, posture, stance, and learn to develop proper technique through a solid foundation. Various activities will be set up to ensure FUN yet purposeful practice.
Dates & times ( twice a month) : June 12-14, June 19-21, July 10-12, July 31- Aug 2, Aug 7-9, and August 15-17 ( Saturday + Sunday from 1pm-215pm). If the first program reaches full capacity ( 6 players) we will create a secondary “Just Starting Golf” program that will run the same days from 230pm-345pm. The 3rd and final day of the camp will be joint with our ” Junior Night at The Park” where we will have Operation 36 set up. They will play 9 holes alongside the supervision of a parent between the hours of 3pm-730pm. Cost will be $80

Meet our Instructors

  • Jared Siminoff
    Jared Siminoff
    • Head Professional
    • Class “A” member of the PGA of Canada
    • Serving as Membership Chair on the PGA of BC’s Board of Directors since 2019
    • Fluent in modern technology / TrackMan University / BodiTrak Certified
    • ​Proud PGA of BC professional
      • 2019 Fred Wood Class “A” Professional of the Year for BC
      • 2019 Jim Gibson Scholarship Award Winner
      • 2016 & 2018 PGA of BC Golf Shop of the Year team member
      • Presented “Data-driven Storytelling” to PGA professionals at the 2019 PGA of BC Winter Education Series
    • Consistently compete in PGA of BC tournaments, finished in 8th placed in the G&G Tour’s (Lower Mainland) season long order of merit, including a win at Whistler Golf Club
    • Hosted PGA Tour coach Gabe Hjertstedt for members clinic at Point Grey in Vancouver in 2019
  • Brian Wise
    Brian Wise
    • Associate Golf Professional
    • Class ‘A’ member of the PGA of Canada
    • Currently serving on the PGA of BC board of directors
    • Completed both instructor beginner and intermediate workshops with the PGA of Canada
    • TPI Certified
    • Superspeed trained
    • Top 100 in BC
    • 2016 – 2019 inside the PGA of BC top 100 in the professional development program (PDP)
    • 2019 & 2016 inside the top 10 in the professional development program (PDP)
    • 2019 Class ‘A’ professional of the year Vancouver Island
    • 2016 Candidate for membership of the year PGA of BC
    • 2014-2016 Candidate for membership of the year Vancouver Island
    • Yearly attend PGA of BC buying show and education seminar
    • 2019 Jack McLaughlin Pro-Junior Champion
    • 2017 Glacier Greens Pro-Am Champion
    • 2017 Qualicum Beach event Winner
    • 2016-2018 Top ten in order of merit on the Island
  • Mark Valliere
    Mark Valliere
    • Apprentice Golf Professional
    • Member of 2013 Team Canada’s National Development Golf Team
    • Member of Team BC Golf at 2013 Canada Summer Games
    • Won Golf medal at 2013 Canada Summer Games
    • Won individual and team Gold medal at 2011 Western Canada Summer Games
    • 2 time Crown Isle Golf Club Champion
    • Tournament course record at Crown Isle 61 (-11)
    • 2 time David Court Memorial Champion
    • Runner up at 2012 and 2013 CN Pacific Future Links
    • Canadian Golf Amateur Championship 2x Qualifier
    • US Amateur Public Links Qualifier 2013
    • USGA Public Links Qualifier Winner 2013

Rates

Private

45 minutes sessions

Single – $75

Series of 3 – $210

Series of 5 – $325

Playing Lessons

9 holes with a Pro

Single – $225

Includes warm-up, 9 holes of golf with a pro, post-game analysis

Custom Fitting with Titleist Equipment

45 minutes

Single – $60

Includes launch monitor

Group coaching available. Price is dependent on the program – please see our professionals for more information.

*Junior golfers under the age of 18 receive a 20% discount for lessons!

All of our lessons include the following:
• Equipment inspection
• Evaluation of physical abilities
• Strategy
• Fundamental golf mechanics
• Golf IQ

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