Academy

Lessons, Clinics & Packages

The Marshes Golf Academy has designed golf coaching programs that allow players of all calibers to bolster their game. Easy-to-follow and professionally approved goal setting combined with personalized support will guide, reference and support your progression.

Golf Coaching Packages

Get Golf Ready Education Series
A nationally endorsed series to introduce beginners to the game, our 6-person group lessons over 5 weeks will prepare you for a summer of fun golf. Topics covered will include full swing, putting, chipping/pitching and bunker shots.
$150 per golfer

Corporate Clinics (1 ½ hours)
Whether you are looking for a truly valuable team-building experience or an interactive way to entertain key clients, we have the right options for you.  Our team offers a maximum 6:1 student to instructor ratio. Our golf clinics can also be combined with food & beverage or golf round add-ons to make a very memorable day at The Marshes Golf Club.
$275 per clinic, plus $125 for every additional hour

Game Improvement Coaching Program with Derek MacDonald
A tailored program to improve your golf game with 5 x one hour private instruction. Sessions include use of Trackman, SAM Puttlab, video analysis and a full equipment assessment. 
$550 per golfer

Golf Season Coaching Program with Derek MacDonald
A structured and tailored program to elevate your golf game to a whole new level. Including 10 x one hour private instruction. This program covers everything from putting, chipping, bunker shots, full swing and course management. During these sessions Derek will be tracking and reporting your progress through quanafiable data provided by Trackman, MySwing 3D Motion Capture, SAM Puttlab and BodiTrak Pressure Mapping. Derek will also utilize Trackman Combine Testing and short game testing to further track skill developement.
$1,000 per golfer

Trackman Combine
Trackman Combine is a long game test. There are a specific series of shots you will need to execute which will be measured and scored based on your strengths and weaknesses from different yardages. A report will be created to set a performance baseline in order for you to monitor your progress throughout the season.
$50 per golfer

Trackman Training Sessions
For those interested in having some freedom when using our Trackman to improve their swing we are offering 30 minutes supervised practice sessions with the Trackman.
$50 per golfer

Trackman Club Fitting
Using Trackman with our Titleist fitting systems, we determine the proper shaft flex, lie angle, length, loft and set composition.

$75 Wood or Irons (3/4 hour)
$125 Combination (1 hour)

Private Lesson (1 hour)
Specific instruction for your golfing needs

Derek MacDonald, PGA of Canada $120
Bob Farant, PGA of Canada  $100
Don Rioux, Instructor & Coach $110
Dave McBain, Mental Skills & Performance Coach $90

Ask your coach to learn more about our multiple lesson discounts.

Semi-Private Lesson (1 hour)
Learn golf collectively while enjoying the company of friends

Two golfers $150
Three golfers $180
Four golfers $200

Marshes Instructors

Derek MacDonald, Head Golf Professional. Recognized as one of the top teaching professionals in Eastern Ontario, Derek has proven himself as an inspired and inspiring teacher time and time again. With clients ranging from the PGA Tour level to beginners, Derek combines the newest technology (Trackman, MySwing 3D Motion Capture, SAM Puttlab, BodiTrak Pressure Mapping, high speed video analysis) along with his holistic approach to help improve every golfer. 

Don Rioux, Teaching Professional. A true educator and accomplished player, we're lucky to have Don as part of our team of first-rate instructors. Don harnesses the power of communication, experience and technology to help tap into the dormant talent in his students.

Bob Farant, Teaching Professional. Bob has an extensive and successful career of teaching and coaching at some of Canada’s most prestigious golf clubs.  Bob also had the opportunity to work with NCAA college players and a few professional tour players but, like most successful golf instructors, the bulk of his instruction and coaching has been with the average golfer that is just trying to improve. If you are a beginner, a competitive amateur or a recreational player that would just like to enjoy the game more, Bob is ready to help!

David McBain, Mental Skills & Performance Coach. Dave is the coach to see when your hurdles are more than physical. Not only is Dave a gifted player and the National Junior Golf Development Centre coordinator here at The Marshes, but he has trained with top mental skill experts around the world. We see Dave showcase his abilities with students on a regular basis.

All prices shown exclude tax

Contact our Pro Shop at 613-271-3530 or [email protected].

 

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