Beginner Golf Lesson Gary Kent
Gary shows his student how to place her hands on the club for straight shots

A Few Program Highlights

  • An easy way to position the ball, hands, stance and posture.
  • Learning the fundamentals of the golf swing which lead to consistency.
  • How to align the clubface to the target for straight shots.
  • Learning the etiquette of the game so not to be embarrassed in the company of your peers.
  • Some basic rules and terms used in scoring, eg: birdie, bogie …
  • The use of each club in the set. How to go between the different clubs and not duff the shot.
  • Proper way to use the driver. It’s not the same as the irons!
  • Using a simple easy to understand chipping/pitching method.
  • Putting. We’ll show you a simple way to be a very good putter in a short period of time.
  • Recommendations on what clubs to purchase and where to play.

Profile of a beginner golfer

Beginner Clinics are for those who are just getting started and would like to get a good taste of what golf is all about. These golfers have never touched a club before. They have no training and no past experiences. These players want to learn enough basics to not be embarrassed at the company tournament or with friends. Players with any past golfing experiences are recommended to take Intermediate clinics or private lessons for best results.

Beginner golf lesson
Kyle is teaching his student basics for a company tournament

Beginner Program Includes

  • 5 hours of instruction at the golf school.
  • You are welcome to stay after the lesson and practice short game for free.
  • Approx. 5 to 7 people per class 4-6 people per class
  • Note: Dates may change due to bad weather.
  • Everyone in the clinics has their own hitting area.
  • If you have your own clubs, please bring them. If not, we will supply clubs to be used. No charge.
  • Classes always start on time.
  • Unlimited balls for the lesson.
  • Make up dates are available if you need to miss a class, but must be completed by the end of August.

How to Enroll – $159 + HST

  • Decide which Date and Time slot you would like from the chart below.
  • STEP 1 Scroll down to the Enroll Now box and quickly get your name in. We will pencil it in until you can secure it with payment, or call 416 402 7171 to enroll & pay now, or do it in person at Scarborough Family Golf Centre.
  • STEP 2 Payment Options – (Players paid 1st will SECURE their spots for this program.) Drop off a CHEQUE or CASH to Scarborough Family Golf or use Visa, MasterCard or American Express over the phone (anytime) with Gary or his staff at 416 402 7171. Do not send payments in the mail.
  • Text Gary at 416 402 7171 if wanting to send E-Transfer for payment.
  • If your clinic starts within the next 5 days, you MUST enroll by phone ASAP.

Lessons held at the Scarborough Family Golf Centre 1395 Tapscott Road, Scarborough, Ontario See Map

2017 Starting Dates and Times

Each program runs for five consecutive weeks.

Date Day Time
April 22 Saturdays 10:00am to 11:00am
April 22 Saturdays 11:00am to 12:00pm
April 22 Saturdays 12:00pm to 1:00pm
April 24 Mondays 6:30pm to 7:30pm
April 24 Mondays 7:30pm to 8:30pm
May 7 Sundays 11:00am to 12:00pm
May 13 Saturdays 1:00pm to 2:00pm
May 14 Sundays 9:00am to 10:00am
May 20 Saturdays 3:00pm to 4:00pm
May 24 Wednesdays 6:30pm to 7:30pm
May 24 Wednesdays 7:30pm to 8:30pm
May 27 Saturdays 12:00pm to 1:00pm
May 30 Tuesdays 8:30pm to 9:30pm
June 12 Mondays 6:30pm to 7:30pm
June 12 Mondays 7:30pm to 8:30pm
June 21 Wednesdays 10:00am to 11:00pm
June 25 Sundays 1:00pm to 2:00pm
June 28 Wednesdays 6:30pm to 7:30pm
July 1 Saturdays 8:00am to 9:00am
July 6 Thursdays 8:30pm to 9:30pm
July 8 Saturdays 2:00pm to 3:00pm
July 9 Sundays 11:00am to 12:00pm
July 12 Wednesdays 7:30pm to 8:30pm
July 15 Saturdays 12:00pm to 1:00pm
July 16 Sundays 9:00am to 10:00am
July 24 Mondays 6:30pm to 7:30pm
July 24 Mondays 7:30pm to 8:30pm
July 29 Saturdays 4:00pm to 5:00pm
August 2 Wednesdays 5:30pm to 6:30pm
August 13 Sundays 11:00am to 12:00pm
August 17 Thursdays 7:30pm to 8:30pm
August 19 Saturdays 1:00pm to 2:00pm
August 22 Tuesdays 7:30pm to 8:30pm
August 30 Wednesdays 7:30pm to 8:30pm
September 9 Saturdays 1:00pm to 2:00pm
September 14 Thursdays 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Enroll now! (Step 1 of 2)

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Need help determining if this is the right program for you? Call 416-402-7171 or email Gary.

  • I had lessons from both Gary and Kyle at Scarborough Family Golf. They made the lessons a lot of fun while being very informative, positive and constructive. Thanks for all the training.

    Beth Davies Teacher
  • When I took my first lessons from Gary, I had never swung a club. He made it fun for me to learn and I am definitely not a natural. Gary is patient and good humored. He is able to tailor his instructions to the individual so that even in a group, you are getting “private” lessons. I am amazed at my progress and will be signing up for another session with Gary.

    Sandra A. Motta Teacher