Golf Lessons

No matter how long you’ve been playing golf, you probably want to improve some aspect of your game. Hone your skills and meet some fellow golfers when you sign up for a group program—we offer a range of golf clinics for adults and juniors. Or book a private lesson with one of Fairwinds’ teaching pros for personalized instruction that’s tailored to your unique goals, abilities, and swing. 

Adult Group Programs
Private Instruction
Junior Group Programs

Adult Group Programs

Adult  Only
Class size is a maximum of 8 participants per instructor and a minimum of 3 students. Classes are held rain or shine so come prepared for the weather. All lessons are led by a PGA of Canada instructor.

DayDatesTimes
ThursdayApril 4, 11, 18, 255:45pm—6:45pm
ThursdayMay 2, 9, 14, 235:45pm—6:45pm
ThursdayJune 6, 13, 20, 275:45pm—6:45pm
ThursdaySept. 5, 12, 19, 265:45pm—6:45pm
SaturdayApril 6, 13, 20, 273:30pm—4:30pm
SaturdayMay 4, 11, 18, 252:30pm—3:30pm
SaturdayJune 8, 15, 22, 292:30pm—3:30pm
SaturdaySept. 7, 14, 21, 283:30pm—4:30pm

Ladies Only
$115 per 4-week session (includes four one-hour lessons)

In four weeks, you will learn the short game of putting, chipping, pitching, and the full swing with woods and irons.

DayDatesTimes
MondayApril 1, 8, 15, 291:00pm—2:00pm
MondayMay 6, 13, 27, June 31:00pm—2:00pm
TuesdayApril 2, 9, 16, 2311:00am—12:00pm
TuesdayMay 7, 14, 21, 2811:00am—12:00pm
TuesdayJune 4, 11, 18, 2511:00am—12:00pm

Adult Drop-in Clinic (Mondays 10:30am—12:00pm)

$40 per 1.5 hour session
Each class will cover a different topic such as: putting, chipping, pitching, sand shots, driving and irons.

April 15, April 29, May 13, May 27, June 10, June 24

Ladies Learn & Golf (Wednesdays 5:30pm—7:30pm)

$40 per evening (includes a one-hour lesson and 4 holes on the course)
A great introduction for ladies new to the game, each evening includes a one hour clinic, range balls, and 4 holes of golf supervised by a PGA of Canada instructor.

April 10, April 17, April 24, May 1, May 15, May 22, May 29, June 5, June 19, June 26, July 3, July 17, July 24, July 31, August 7, August 21, August 28, September 4, September 11, September 18

Private Instruction

Private Lessons
(45 minute lesson, 1 student)

SessionsAdultJunior
1 session$75$55
3 sessions$210$150
5 sessions$335$230
8 sessions$480$340
12 sessions$675$480

Semi-private Lessons
(1 hour lesson, price per person, 2 students)

SessionsAdultJunior
1 session$55$40
3 sessions$150$110
5 sessions$235$165
8 sessions$340$225
12 sessions$450$300

Private Group Lessons
(1 hour lesson, price per person, 5-6 students)

SessionsAdultJunior
1 session$40$30
3 sessions$110$80
5 sessions$150$110

Private Group Lessons
(1 hour lesson, price per person, 3-4 students)

SessionsAdultJunior
1 session$35$25
3 sessions$90$70
5 sessions$130$110

2-Hour Playing Lessons

SessionsLessonPlus Green Fee
1 student$150$20
2 students$90/person$20/person
3-4 students$75/person$20/person

Junior Group Programs

Junior Group Programs 2019
Maximum of 8 participants per instructor and a minimum of 3 students. Classes are held rain or shine so come prepared for the weather. Equipment is available for use if needed. All lessons are led by a PGA of Canada instructor.

Rookies (ages 5-7 years)
$70 per 4-week session (includes four 45-minute lessons)

Your child will learn the FUNdamental skills of golf from one of our PGA of Canada instructor. Key concepts taught include grip, stance, posture, alignment and balance for both the full swing and the short game.

DayDatesTimes
Monday-ThursdayMar 18, 19, 20, 2112:30pm-1:15pm
FridayApr 5, 12, 26, May 33:45pm-4:30pm
FridayMay 10, 17, 24, 313:45pm-4:30pm
FridayJune 7, 14, 21, 283:45pm-4:30pm
Monday-ThursdayJuly 15, 16, 17, 189:00am-9:45am

Spring Break Camp (ages 8-13 years)
$130 per 4-day week session (includes four 1.5-hour lessons)

DayDatesTimes
Monday-ThursdayMar 18, 19, 20, 211:30pm-3:00pm
Monday-ThursdayMar 25, 26, 27, 281:30pm-3:00pm

Learn to Play (ages 8-13 years)
$90 per 4-week session (includes four one-hour lessons)

At this stage, children are developmentally ready to acquire the general sports skills that are the cornerstones of all athletic development. Your child is going to learn the key concepts, grip, stance, posture, alignment and balance for both the full swing and the short game.

DayDatesTimes
WednesdayApril 3, 10, 17, 244:00pm-5:00pm
WednesdayMay 1, 8, 15, 224:00pm-5:00pm
WednesdayJune 5, 12, 19, 264:00pm-5:00pm
Monday-ThursdayJuly 15, 16, 17, 1810:00am-11:00am

Junior Summer Golf Camp (ages 8-13 years)
$140 per 3-day session (includes three 2.5-hour lessons)

During this camp your child will learn the techniques on the practice facility and then apply them on the golf course, supervised by a PGA of Canada instructor. Children will be playing about 3 holes every day and then practice their skills at the driving range.

DayDatesTimes
Monday-ThursdayJuly 8, 9, 109:00am-11:30am
Monday-ThursdayJuly 15, 16, 179:00am-11:30am
Monday-ThursdayJuly 22, 23, 249:00am-11:30am
Monday-ThursdayJul 29, 30, 319:00am-11:30am
Monday-ThursdayAugust 12, 13, 149:00am-11:30am
Monday-ThursdayAugust 19, 20, 219:00am-11:30am
Monday-ThursdayAugust 26, 27, 289:00am-11:30am

Meet Our Golf Instructors

Head of Instruction at Fairwinds

Hélène Delisle

Head of Instruction

Hélène Delisle, PGA of Canada Class “A” member and Head of Instruction at Fairwinds, started playing golf at the age of six. She has been teaching golf since 2000, and enjoys working with players at all skill levels.

Hélène believes that every golfer can improve their game, and that knowledge, preparation and the proper individual analysis of a student’s game are the keys to good instruction. A graduate of the Professional Golf Management program at Collège Laflèche in Trois-Rivières, QC, she has completed all four levels of the PGA of Canada Teaching Certification Program and the National Coaching Certification Program Level 1.

Hélène has been playing golf tournaments since 1990 and is the only female professional who has won on the Vancouver Island Professional Golf Tour with a score of 69 (-2) in 2007. She also has been playing on the Canadian Women’s Tour since 2004 and was named Teacher of the Year for the Vancouver Island region in 2015.

Book a lesson with Hélène at smarterlessons.com, 250.739.2029, or hdelisle@fairwinds.ca.

Fairwinds Golf Professional

Jeff has played golf at a provincial and national level, representing British Columbia and recording a top-ten finish at the Canadian Mid-Amateur. He has been working in the golf industry since 1999 and has gained valuable experience during that time. Jeff has taught people at many skill levels, showing them techniques and strategies that result in immediate progress. His numerous certifications and his fun, easy-going attitude contribute to his success as a coach. Whether you’re a beginner hoping to learn the fundamentals of golf or you’re an advanced golfer hoping to shave a few strokes off your handicap.

Book a lesson with Jeff at 250.468.7666 or jdinn@fairwinds.ca.

Fairwinds Golf Shop Manager

Ryner Wilson

Golf Shop Manager

Ryner grew up in Qualicum Beach and began playing tournaments at a young age, eventually earning a golf scholarship to Vancouver Island University, where he played as the golf team captain for four years, winning the BCCAA individual and team title, and competing in high-level tournaments such as the BC Men’s Amateur and the Canadian Men’s Amateur. 

Ryner has worked at Fairwinds Golf Club since 1993 and became a golf professional in 2011. He is passionate about all aspects of the game and is devoted to making the game enjoyable. The key to his teaching philosophy is to instill strong basic fundamentals with positive reinforcement, and he especially enjoys working with new golfers.

Book a lesson with Ryner at 250.468.7666 ext. 233 or rwilson@fairwinds.ca.

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