Adult Golf Instruction

Registration for the following clinics/classes begins May 21 through the Chautauqua Golf Learning Center at 716.357.6480. Class size is limited, and pre-registration is encouraged.


Tuesday/Thursday Lesson Blocks

Every Tuesday and Thursday, we will be offering one-hour block of lessons. Each one-hour blocks will have availability for three students of any skill level. These one-hour sessions will be split evenly between the students and each student will receive a customized high-speed video analysis along with notes and a plan for improvement. Sign up early or last minute (if there is space available.) This is a great chance to head over to the Learning Center and take advantage of our world class instruction!

Maximum enrollment per one-hour block: 3. Ages: 10–100.
(Please specify if use of our golf clubs is needed.)

Weeks 1–8 (June 30–Aug. 18)
Tu / 4:30–5:30 p.m. / Chautauqua Golf Learning Center

Weeks 1–8 (July 2–Aug. 20)
Th / 4:30–5:30 p.m. / Chautauqua Golf Learning Center

Fees: 1 week (1 session) • $35 per student


Adult Clinics

Open to adult golfers of all skill levels, each of our clinics will focus on a different skill and classes will cover the following (call the Learning Center for weekly class topics):

• Full Swing
• Short Game
• Putting and Green-Reading

Group instruction is a great way to get a feel for all the learning center has to offer. Come out and join us!


Maximum enrollment: 8. Minimum age: 13.
(Please specify if use of our golf clubs is needed.)

Weeks 1–8 (June 30–Aug. 18)
Tu / 5:45–6:45 p.m. / Chautauqua Golf Learning Center

Weeks 1–8 (July 2–Aug. 20)
Th / 5:45–6:45 p.m. / Chautauqua Golf Learning Center

Fees: 1 week (1 session) • $25


Putting Fundamentals Clinic
Come out and learn the true fundamentals of putting and become a better putter immediately! This one-hour class is for players of all skill levels and you will learn all aspects of putting and why some are more important than others.

Maximum class size: 12. Minimum age: 12.
Weeks 1–8 (July 1–Aug. 19)
Wed / 4–5 p.m. / Chautauqua Golf Learning Center

Fees: 1 week (1 session) • $25


Saturday Lesson “Blocks”
Every Saturday, we will be offering three separate one-hour blocks of lessons from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Each one-hour block will have openings for two students of any skill level. These one-hour sessions will be split evenly between two students and each student will receive a customized high-speed video analysis along with Before/After photos, notes and a plan for improvement. Sign up early or last minute (if there is space available.) Saturday morning is a great time to head over to the Learning Center and take advantage of our world class instruction!

Maximum enrollment per one-hour block: 2. Ages: 10–100.
Weeks 0–9 (June 20, 27, July 11, 18, 25, Aug 1, 8, 15, 22)
Sat. / 10–11 a.m., 11 a.m.–12 p.m., 12–1 p.m. / Chautauqua Golf Learning Center
No class Saturday, July 4
Fees: 1 week (1 session) • $49


AimPoint Express
Whether you're a professional golfer (AimPoint is used by more than 30 players on every major tour in the world), junior, or amateur golfer, AimPoint Green Reading will transform your game by teaching you the one aspect of putting which is never taught—green reading! We are certified as part of a revolutionary green-reading instruction method based on the highly accurate, Emmy Award winning AimPoint Technology seen on the Golf Channel. After going through the AimPoint Green Reading education, you will never again have to guess at how much a putt breaks. Learn that putting is predictable and discover the most effective and reliable ways to determine the direction and precise amount of break for any putt.

Maximum enrollment: 12. Ages: 12+
Weeks 0, 2, 4, 6, 8 (June 26, July 10, 24, Aug. 7, 21)
Fri / 2–3:30 p.m. / Chautauqua Golf Learning Center 

Fees: 1 week (1 session) • $145

 

Private Golf Lessons

Our PGA Professionals, Dave and Erik, offer individual and small group lessons by appointment and make use of every available technology including high-speed video with Analyzr Pro, FlightScope launch monitor, SAM PuttLab, SwingCatalyst Pressure Plates and AimPoint green reading. David Wedzik and Erik J. Barzeski are the co-authors of the book, Lowest Score Wins, and also offer playing lessons to improve your course management and scoring skills. Contact the Learning Center at 716.357.6480 to make an appointment.

Registration for the following clinics/classes begins May 26 through the Chautauqua Golf and Learning Center at 716.357.6480. Class sizes are limited, and pre-registration is encouraged.

Junior Golf Instruction

FUN! It’s what golf is all about! Our clinics and camps are designed, first and foremost, with that in mind and your kids will have a blast learning to play better golf at Chautauqua. It’s important that kids improve as well (we all know that golf is more fun when you’re good at it) and Dave and Erik have each taught multiple state champion golfers and junior golfers who have gone on to receive numerous Division 1 and 2 golf scholarships. The foundation for great golf starts early and our many offerings are a great way to get YOUR junior golfer on the path to success.


Junior 3-day camp (for all skill levels)
This three-day camp is for players of all skill levels and student to instructor ratios allow us to pair like level players together. It will cover all facets of game improvement over nine hours of instruction.

Instruction Includes:
• Full Swing (irons and woods)
• Short Game (pitching, chipping and putting)
• Golf Etiquette
• Rules of golf, and playing on the course

Rain Policy: Inclement weather could change schedule on a day-to-day basis.

Maximum enrollment: 12. Ages: 8–17.
Dates: Week 2 (July 7–9), Week 4 (July 21–23), Week 6 (Aug. 4–6)
Tu–Th / 1–4 p.m. / Chautauqua Golf Learning Center

Fees: 1 week (3 sessions) • $119


Junior Half-Day Golf Camp
This three-hour golf skills improvement school will use the Golf Learning Center practice tee to work on your swing and our three practice holes to gain golf course experience. Novice to experienced golfers welcome.

Rain Policy: Class will be held rain or shine though inclement weather could change schedule on a day-to-day basis.

Maximum enrollment: 12. Ages: 8–17.
Weeks 3 & 5 (July 14 & 28)
Tu / 1–4 p.m. / Chautauqua Golf Learning Center
Fees: 1 week (1 session) • $59


Little Kiddos Saturday Golf (ages 4-7)
A FUN-FILLED introduction to the world of golf designed specifically for our youngest players. We use SNAG golf gear to get beginners under nine years of age started in the wonderful game of golf.

Maximum enrollment: 12. Ages: 4–7.
Weeks 3, 5, 7 (July 18, Aug. 1 & Aug. 15)
Sat. / 9–10 a.m. / Chautauqua Golf Learning Center
Fees: 1 week (1 session)• $20

Private Golf Lessons

Our PGA Professionals, Dave and Erik offer individual and small group lessons by appointment and make use of every available technology including high-speed video w/ Analyzr Pro, FlightScope launch monitor, SAM PuttLab, SwingCatalyst Pressure Plates and AimPoint green reading. David Wedzik and Erik J. Barzeski are the co-authors of the book, Lowest Score Wins, and also offer playing lessons to improve your course management and scoring skills. Contact the Learning Center at 716.357.6480 to make an appointment.

Opened in the spring of 2008, our Golf Learning Center is a complete teaching and practice facility. Situated on 25 scenic acres overlooking Chautauqua Lake, the center boasts a 300-yard driving range; two putting greens; a chipping green with fairway, rough and bunker approaches; three practice holes; a support building with indoor teaching spaces, patio and bathrooms; and parking.

Intended to serve golfers of all ages and skill levels, the Learning Center is a non-intimidating environment that’s ideal for families, school golf teams, youth groups and community agencies, as well as individuals. An extensive curriculum of group clinics, junior golf camps and outstanding private instruction is led by PGA teaching professional David Wedzik. Contact the Learning Center for scheduling details and instruction fees: (716) 357-6480.

Foot Golf is available everyday at the Learning Center, played on the three practice holes for a daily fee of $5.00 per person

Foot Golf is a combination of your two favorite sports, golf with a soccer ball!

All members of the Chautauqua Golf Club receive full access to the Learning Center facility as part of their regular membership. Separate memberships to the Learning Center only may also be purchased.

 


Membership

Cost
Single $215
Family $325
Junior $150


Daily Rates


Cost
Daily Fee $18
Junior 10–17 $12
Junior Under 10 $6
After 5:30 p.m. $12
Family with Junior Under 18 $35
Warm-Up $6
Foot Golf $5

Unlimited range balls are available to everyone using the Learning Center.

golf chq 061715 0125The Director of Instruction at The Learning Center is David Wedzik and he currently works with players from the beginner level all the way to players on the largest tours throughout the world. David is a former Web.com Tour member and the 2013 and 2015 WNYPGA Section Teacher of the Year (one of only four others to win this award multiple times). He is the creator of the 5 Simple Keys® Learning System (currently the DVD is the number one selling golf DVD on the market). He is also, along with Erik J. Barzeski, the author of the book many have called “the best golf book ever written”, Lowest Score Wins®. Erik is the Director of Instructor Development for the 5 Simple Keys® system and will be joining Dave as the Head Instructor at the Learning Center.

They will both be available for individual lessons (including the use of high-speed video analysis w/ Analyzr Pro, FlightScope launch monitor, and SAM PuttLab) as well as a series of clinics and longer golf “camps” designed to serve golfers of all ages and skill levels.

Dave and Erik are both AimPoint™ Certified and the Learning Center will, for the first time, offer AimPoint green reading clinics as well. We are extremely excited to have them both as part of the Golf and Learning Center.

Learning center

IMG 7815Opened in the spring of 2008, our Golf Learning Center is a complete teaching and practice facility. Situated on 25 scenic acres overlooking Chautauqua Lake, the center boasts a 300-yard driving range; two putting greens; a chipping green with fairway, rough and bunker approaches; three practice holes; a support building with indoor teaching spaces, patio and bathrooms; and parking.

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Private Lessons

golf chq 061715 0002Take private lessons with David Wedzik, Director of Instruction at the Learning Center or Erik J. Barzeski, Head Instructor at the Learning Center.

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Jr. Golf Clinics & Camps

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Adult Golf Clinics

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