Our Learn to Play Program is designed for golfers who are new to the sport and who want to learn the fundamentals of the game from PGA of Canada professionals in a fun and safe environment. This program will coach the participants through the basic fundamentals and club delivery skills that will enable them to be successful golfers and move up to our flagship New Competitive and Advanced Development teams.

Athletes will receive private and group coaching sessions that are aligned with Golf Canada’s Long Term Player Development Guide. We welcome any new golfer ages 6-12!

  • Six month coaching program for new golfers ages 6-12. May-October, 2019

  • Limited to 15 Participants. Must be approved by Director of Golf and Head Teaching Professional. Priority will be given to Whistle Bear Members,

  • Services included:

    • Weekly group skills development training sessions – 1.5 hours each

    • Bi-weekly private lesson scheduled at your convenience. 30 minute private lesson/30 minute supervised practice

    • On course playing lessons at Whistle Bear Golf Club

    • Club Fitting

    • Progress reporting

    • Year-end award ceremony and prizes


  • $199 + hst monthly 

Learn to Play Program Members Can Expect

  • All coaching is executed by PGA of Canada professionals

  • 6 month (May-October) coaching program that adheres to Golf Canada’s Long Term Player Development Guide

  • To have fun!

  • To network with other like-minded athletes and families

  • Structured coaching, practice and guidance with a focus on core fundamentals; swing technique, short-game proficiency, physical development, course management and mental skills training

  • To learn how to play the game - etiquette, scoring, shot selection, event preparation, strategy, tactics and mental game skills

Special Note Regarding Equipment

Please contact us BEFORE you buy clubs

It is critical for athletes to have equipment that is correctly fitted for size, weight and shaft. We provide free fittings and clubs at a discounted rate for New Competitor Team athletes – please contact Cory Southon to set up a complimentary club fitting.