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.

Check out upcoming Winter Intensive coaching sessions on our events calendar.

Junior Academy

For details on upcoming Junior Programs, check out our Events Calendar.

Junior Winter Program

Winter Program Details – to sign up, email Marc mvalliere@crownisle.ca

This Fall and Winter our Apprentice Pro Marc Valliere will be running a junior performance program. The program is geared towards players who are looking to start or to continue their competitive golf aspirations. The program will span from October 1 through March 31. From December 14 through January 7 the program will pause to allow the players to take much needed time off to recharge and get their focus shifted away from golf (which is always necessary when training at a high level). Our main focus will remain on the importance of having fun and enjoyment but making sure we are taking all necessary steps to build the best players that we can. Throughout this program we will cover all different aspects of the game that are needed in order to be able to compete and perform to the highest level. The program will serve a great purpose for off course growth as well developing good habits from practice that we can translate into everyday life skills to become successful. Each week an organized practice will be scheduled and set up for our players to hone in on their skills ( Fridays 3pm-4pm). A variety of different drills and games will be used to create a fun but effective practice regiment. Furthermore included in this program there will be private lessons that will be scheduled bi-weekly. Private

Lessons will be booked separately through Marc to each of the players convenience. Also included we will be doing 9 hole playing lessons that will be taking place bi-weekly as a group (Sunday afternoons) with post round analysis to take place following the round.

Program Cost $299.99 plus tax (per session)

Each session would include 4 structured practices, 2 private lesson (45 minutes) and 2 9 hole playing sessions with coach. The sessions must be done over the course of 4 weeks for scheduling purposes.

Scheduled Structured Practices: (Every Friday from 3pm-4pm)
October 2 (First Practice), 9, 16, 23 & 30
November 6, 13, 20, & 27
December 4, 11
BREAK December 14 – January 7
January 8, 15, 22, 29
February 5, 12, 19, 26
March 5, 12, 19, 26 (Final Practice)

Scheduled 9 Hole Playing Lessons (Bi weekly)
October 4 (4pm tee time)
October 18 (343pm tee time)
November 1 (11am shotgun from November 1 through March 31)
November 15
November 29
December 13
BREAK December 14 – January 7
January 10
January 24
February 7
February 21
March 7
March 21

Learn to Play Program

Learn to Play is a four step golf skills program that focuses on children aged 6-14. By the end of level 4 the participants will be able to play on any size golf course unsupervised. Learn to Play does not simply focus on making kids better at golf. It also focuses on making better kids. Life skills such as honesty and perseverance are deeply rooted in the game of golf. Having the opportunity to learn these skills at a young age while playing a great sport simply cannot be matched.

LTPD 2.0 Learn to Play coincides with Golf Canada’s Long Term Player Development Program. The program has had participants such as LPGA Tour star Brooke Henderson and PGA Tour player Adam Svensson. Learn more on Golf Canada’s website.

2020 camp information coming soon.

Meet our Instructors

  • Brian Wise
    Brian Wise
    • Associate Golf Professional
    • Credentials: 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

     

    • 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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