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INSTRUCTION

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Golf Instruction

Lake Geneva Golf Lessons, Clinics and Junior Programs


Geneva National Resort welcomes both the public and members to experience Wisconsin’s premier golf instruction and practice facilities. Improve your game with private or group lessons and clinics from Geneva National's PGA pros and junior golf teaching professionals. Experience the finest practice facility in the area, including USGA practice greens and an expansive driving range that hits toward Lake Como ... and plays classic rock.

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JUNIOR GOLF

 

Camps, clinics and individual instruction for beginners and advanced players

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TIPS FROM THE PROS

 

Online instruction to get your game on!

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INDOOR SIMULATOR STUDIO

 

Get your game on the right track.

OUR INSTRUCTORS

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Charlie Brown, PGA

Member Head Professional

cbrown@gnresort.com

262.245.7049

INSTRUCTOR BIO

A PGA Member for over 25 years, Member Head Golf Professional and Membership Sale Director Charlie Brown has been with Destination Geneva National for over 5 years.  Before then, he worked at several private and public golf facilities. 
 

Over his career, Charlie has taught thousands of private golf lessons and conducted countless clinics to golfers of all ages and abilities. His teaching philosophy is that all golfers are different, and no two swings are alike or only one swing theory correct. Charlie works with his students on improving their overall game, mental and course strategy, and everything from the driver through the putter.
 

Charlie has won numerous tournaments and awards over his illustrious 25 years of being a P.G.A. Professional.  A 3-time Wisconsin P.G.A. Player of the Year in 2003, 2004, and 2006 which led to his being named Wisconsin P.G.A. Player of the Decade from 2000-2009.

Member Lesson Rate:

$80 per 45 minutes  |  $15 per additional student

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Brian Kaminski, PGA

Resort Head Professional

bkaminski@gnresort.com

INSTRUCTOR BIO

A PGA member for 13 years, Resort Head Golf Professional Brian Kaminski has been with Destination Geneva National for 15 years. Before then, he was Head Golf Professional at Lake Geneva’s Hillmoor Golf Club. When teaching Brian is a firm believer in feel over mechanics. The worst thing you can do while addressing the golf ball is thinking about 4 or 5 different swing thoughts. It will never end well. Brian has competed in numerous Wisconsin PGA tournaments over the years which include 3 Wisconsin State Opens.

Member Lesson Rate:

$80 per 45 minutes  |  $15 per additional student

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Drew Ringelstetter, PGA Associate

Assistant Golf Professional & Guest Service Manager

dringelstetter@gnresort.com

INSTRUCTOR BIO

Ryan Southworth joined Destination Geneva National in 2023.  Originally from Rhode Island, he grew up playing all sports but at age 10 discovered the game of golf, which quickly became his life’s passion. He was a two-time first team all state golfer in high school and won the Club Championship at his home course at age 17. From there he launched his professional golfers career.

 

Ryan obtained a degree in Golf Business Management and over the last 20 years has been fortunate enough to work and play with alongside amazing golfers who gave him a wealth of knowledge leading him the +3 handicap he is today.

LESSON RATES:

  • 45 Minutes - $100 per person  |  $50 per additional student
    Lesson can be focused towards any part of the game; putting, chipping, bunker play, iron play, fairway wood play, driving or any combination. This is a great option couples, children or if you want to take a lesson with a friend.

  •  90 Minutes - $175 per person  |  $75 per additional student

  • 5 Lesson Package - $450 per person
    Five 45 minute lessons. 

  • 10 Lesson Package - $800 per person 
    Ten 45 minute lessons. 

  • On Course Playing Lessons - $225 for 9 holes | $375 for 18 holes
    Hit the course with Ryan allowing him to see your game in an on course setting to assess areas to focus attention.  It also offers the opportunity to work on course management skills which can have a great impact on scoring.  Lessons can be taken as individuals or in a group of up to 3 people.

CLUB FITTING:

  • Club Anaylsis

  • Individual Adjustments

  • Club Fitting

 

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PGA Associate Assistant Golf Professional / Guest Service Manager Drew Ringelstetter and has been with Destination Geneva National for 3 years. Before then, he worked at several top course across the country, including Sand Valley and The Quarry at La Quinta.  Drew is from Portage, WI and played golf at University of Wisconsin – Stout. He plays competitively in WSGA and Wisconsin PGA events, winning two WI section events in 2022.  Drew has learned from many great teaching pros including Don Hurter who was a Top 50 Golf Instructor in the U.S.

Member Lesson Rate:

$70 per 45 minutes  |  $15 per additional student

Junior Lesson Rate:

$60 per 45 minutes  |  $15 per additional student

Drew Ringelstetter, PGA Associate

Assistant Golf Professional & Guest Service Manager

dringelstetter@gnresort.com

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PGA Associate Assistant Golf Professional and Junior Golf Leader, Cody Schrock will be in his second season at Destination Geneva National.  He recently graduated from the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, with a Business Marketing degree along with accreditation from the PGA Professional Golf Management Program. Cody has a passion for the golf industry, growing the game of golf through juniors and families and is very excited to be leading our junior programming. 

Member Lesson Rate:

$60 per 45 minutes  |  $15 per additional student

Junior Lesson Rate:

$50 per 45 minutes  |  $15 per additional student

Cody Schrock, PGA Associate

Assistant Golf Professional & Junior Golf Leader

cschrock@gnresort.com

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Assistant Golf Professional, Kendra Swanson will be in her second season at Destination Geneva National.  She recently graduated from UW-Stout with a Bachelor of Science degree in Golf Enterprise Management and Hospitality.  She has competed on the Women’s Varsity golf team all four years at Stout and Beaver Dam High School.  As a 5-year-old, Kendra fell in love with the game of golf.  She first started competing in WI PGA Junior tournaments at the age of 8.  She now looks forward to sharing her love of golf with all golf enthusiasts.

Member Lesson Rate:

$60 per 45 minutes  |  $15 per additional student

Junior Lesson Rate:

$50 per 45 minutes  |  $15 per additional student

Kendra Swanson

Assistant Golf Professional

kswanson@gnresort.com

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Steve Loomis, PGA

Director of Gol

sloomis@gnresort.com

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A PGA Member for over 25 years, Director of Golf Steve Loomis joined Destination Geneva National in 2022.  Before then, he spent almost 20 years with KemperSports in key leadership roles at or overseeing several private, public and resort golf facilities. 
 

During his career, Steve has taught thousands of lessons and has been a huge advocate of junior golf enhancing facility programs throughout the country.  Every golfer’s swing has strengths and weaknesses, the key is being able to build around the strengths and change the biggest weakness that have limited your success.   Steve has played in numerous PGA section events over the years and uses this experience and knowledge in his everyday teaching. 

Member Lesson Rate:

$80 per 45 minutes  |  $15 per additional student

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