Registration for the following clinics/classes begins May 28 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.


Players Junior Golf Camp

If you are an experienced junior golfer who loves the game and really wants to get better, this nine-hour camp is perfect for you. Full swing work will center around the 5 Simple Keys® (the commonalities of the game’s greatest players), and this camp will also include plenty of short game/putting, on-course playing strategies, and scoring secrets (the lowest score wins after all). Player’s “campers” must have previous on-course experience with knowledge of how to keep score (camp assignments can be modified the first day to best fit each individual’s needs). Enrollment is limited to ONE camp per summer, with waiting list sign-up permissible. 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.

Dates: Weeks 2, 4, 6/ (July 5-7, July 18-20, August 1-3)

Tu –Th / 1 – 4 p.m. / Chautauqua Golf Learning Center

Note: Camp 2 is Wed.–Fri.

Fees: 1 week (3 sessions) • $119


Novice Junior Golf Camp

This camp is a nine-hour golf skills class designed for the junior golfer with little or no experience (either on or off the course).  We will use the Learning Center to work on full swing and short game plus all three  practice holes to  gain golf course experience. Enrollment is limited to ONE camp per summer, with waiting  list  sign-up permissible. 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.

Dates: Weeks 2, 4, 6 (July 5-7, July 18-20, August 1-3)

Tu-Th / 1 – 4 p.m. / Chautauqua Golf Learning Center

Note: Camp 2 is Wed.–Fri.

Fees: 1 week (3 sessions) • $119


“Veterans” Junior Golf Camp

Have you been to our Junior Camp in the Summer of 2015 or 2016? Can you hit consistent golf shots and have a solid foundation with your putting and short game? Then come and take part in our, first ever, Veterans Camp during Week 7. We will spend more time on course during this camp as well as focusing on each campers individual needs to take their game to the next level. Each camper will receive a full high-speed video analysis of their swing with Before/After photos and a plan for improvement. The camp structure will be focused on better ball striking via the 5 Simple Keys and better scoring using the research from our best-selling book Lowest Score Wins. Rain Policy: Class will be held rain or shine *** though inclement weather could change schedule on a day-to-day basis. ???***

Maximum enrollment: 8. Ages: 8-17.

Dates: Week 7 (August 8-10)

Tu –Th / 1 – 4 p.m. / Chautauqua Golf Learning Center

Fees: 1 week (3 sessions) • $159


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 ???***

Maximum enrollment: 12. Ages: 8-17.

Dates: Weeks 3 & 5 (July 11 & 25)

Tu / 1 – 4 p.m. / Chautauqua Golf Learning Center

Fees: 1 week (1 session) • $49


Little Kiddos Saturday Golf (ages 4-7)

A FUN-FILLED introduction to the world of golf for our youngest players. We use SNAG golf gear to get your little ones started in the wonderful game of golf (when you sign up, ask about how YOUR kids can hit OUR instructors with golf balls :-D)

Maximum enrollment: 12. Ages: 4-7.

Dates: Weeks 3, 5, 7 (July 8, July 22, August 5)

Sat. / 9-10 a.m. / Chautauqua Golf Learning Center

Fees: 1 week (1 session)• $20

 

Adult Golf Instruction

Registration for the following clinics/classes begins May 22 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 the 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.)

Dates: Weeks 1-8 (June 27-August 15) / Tu / 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. / Chautauqua Golf Learning Center

Weeks 1-8 (June 29 -August 17)

Th / 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. / Chautauqua Golf Learning Center

Fees: 1 week (1 session) • $29 per student


Lowest Score Wins® - Practicing the Skills That Matter

Our research shows that certain skills MATTER MUCH MORE than others and this one hour class will have you working on those skills… the golf skills with the highest Separation Value.  Becoming proficient at the skills that matter most will help you separate yourself from other golfers and do what every golfer wants… start shooting lower scores immediately! Each week we will focus on a different skill set and each week’s class is GUARANTEED to lower your score.

Maximum enrollment: 8. Minimum age: 13.

(Please specify if use of our golf clubs is needed.)

Dates: Weeks 1-8 (June 27 -August 15)

Tu / 5:45-6:45 p.m. / Chautauqua Golf Learning Center

Weeks 1-8 (June 29 -August 17) / Th / 5:45 - 6:45 p.m. / Chautauqua Golf Learning Center

Fees: 1 week (1 session) • $25


Wednesday Lesson Block

Every Wednesday, we will be offering a one hour block of lessons from 5 PM - 6 PM. The one-hour block 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 )... Wednesday is a great time to head over the the Learning Center and take advantage of our world class instruction!

Maximum enrollment per one-hour block: 3. Ages: 10 - 100.

Dates: Weeks 1-8 (June 28 - August 16)

Wed / 5-6 p.m. / Chautauqua Golf Learning Center

Fees: 1 week (1 session) • $29 per student


Read, Bead and Speed - Putting Fundamentals

This one hour class for beginners or more advanced players is for anyone who wants to… well… make MORE putts. We will cover basics of green reading as well as establishing a foundation for improvement in two main areas. Distance control and the stroke mechanics that allow you to hit your intended start line more consistently.

Maximum class size: 12. Minimum age: 12.

Dates: Weeks 1-8 (June 28 - August 16) / Wed / 5-6 p.m. / Chautauqua Golf Learning Center

Fees: 1 week (1 session) • $20


Saturday Lesson “Blocks”

This season, every Saturday, we will be offering three separate one-hour blocks of lessons from 10 AM - 1 PM. 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 the the Learning Center and take advantage of our world class instruction!

Maximum enrollment per one-hour block: 2. Ages: 10 - 100.

Dates: Weeks 0-9 (June 17 & 24 July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, August 5,12, 19)

Sat. / 10-11 a.m., 11 a.m.-12 p.m., 12 p.m.-1 p.m. / Chautauqua Golf Learning Center

Fees: 1 week (1 session)• $49


Junior 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 putts 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: 8 (ages 8-14)

Dates: Weeks 1, 3, 5 (June 28, July 12, July 26)

Wed / 3-4:30 p.m. / Chautauqua Golf Learning Center 

Fees: 1 week (1 session) • $105


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 putts 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+)

Dates: Weeks 0, 2, 4, 6, 8 (June 23, July 7, July 21, August 4, August 18)

Fri / 2-3:30 p.m. / Chautauqua Golf Learning Center

Fees: 1 week (1 session) • $145


Lowest Score Wins® - Shoot Lower Scores Immediately

Golf is unique: it’s the only sport in which the Lowest Score Wins. Golfers have been inundated for years with advice and sayings intended to help them shoot lower scores, like “spend 50% of your time practicing your putting” or “you’ve got to be in the short grass.” In this free 1/2 hour clinic you’ll learn why many of these common myths are holding you back from reaching your potential and shooting the lowest score. You’ll learn to use something called Separation Value to guide your practice and you’ll discover why typical course management strategy fails. Come join us and learn the new way to shoot lower scores — immediately.

Dates: Weeks 0, 2, 4 (June 23, July 7, July 21)

Fri / 1:30-2 p.m. / Chautauqua Golf Learning Center

Fees: 1 week (1 session) • $79

 

Private Golf Lessons

The 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.

 

Family Golf Opportunities

Family Golf  Fridays

Come and join us Friday evenings for family fun, food and golf. Your family of 3 to 6 players can tee it up for 5-6 holes in a fun-filled “Step Aside Scramble” on a combination of our Hill Course and Learning Center Practice Holes. The only requirement: one family member must be a golfer. The fun starts at 5 p.m. Fridays. Ages: 6–86. This is a walking event with pull carts available. Pizza and soda follows the event.

Weeks 1, 3-8 June 29, July 14–Aug. 18 / F / Learning Center 

Play and food included • $25 per family

Registration begins May 23. Call Learning Center at 716-357-6480.