Get Golf Ready

*The spring sessions of Get Golf Ready have been cancelled and all refunds have been processed.  All players that registered for the spring sessions will have priority registration for the summer sessions.  We will be contacting you by email.  Given the golf professionals teaching schedule, we are aiming to offer Get Golf Ready starting in early July.   Thanks for your understanding of this situation.     

We are proud and excited to offer Get Golf Ready at Sawmill in 2021.  This program is an introduction to golf for beginners! 

Get Golf Ready is designed to teach adults everything you’ll need to play golf in just a few lessons. Kevin Niznik, PGA of Canada Professional, will show you that there are lots of ways to play by combining fun, friends and fitness.  Each session will focus on the various golf skills you will use while playing (see below). In addition to learning the basics, you will be guided onto the golf course to put your skills into action in a casual, friendly setting.

What You Need to Bring
Just yourself, a desire to have fun and perhaps a few friends to enjoy the great outdoors.

- Cost is $99 plus HST ($111.87)
- Five one hour lessons.
- Maximum of 6 players per session.
- Complimentary Sawmill Twilight Green Fee.

Spring 2021 Sessions  *Cancelled due to the stay-at-home order.


If you have any questions about Get Golf Ready, please email Jeremy.


All lessons will be held at Sawmill's driving range or short game practice facility (at the east end of the parking lot).

Here is what Get Golf Ready covers in the 5 sessions:

The Hole is the Goal
How to get around the club house and practice areas 
The many social benefits both on and off the golf course
Suggestions on what to wear for golf fashion and comfort 
All about golf clubs and why there are different clubs in your bag 
Putting - the excitement of rolling the ball into the hole

Getting it Close
Warm up, stretching and wellness tips
The best ways to hold the club and get ready before you take a swing
Hitting the ball close to the hole - chipping, pitching and other shots from short distances
Caring for the course 

Swing, Swing, Swing
Getting comfortable with the full swing

Using your irons to get the ball in the air and onto the green
Learn the “lingo”, like fairway & rough, tee box & green, divot & bunker and more
Having more fun using “It’s Okay” as the way to play

Driving School
Swinging your driver and other “big” clubs to hit
Use TEE IT FORWARD to have more fun
Helpful short cuts to save time while you play 

Ready, Set, Go Golf
Linking all that you’ve learned to play a few holes
Tips for playing in groups, on teams and other fun ways to play
Become more comfortable on the course and where to drive the cart
Review of the rules and keeping score More opportunities for you to come back and play golf

Click here for the Get Golf Ready brochure!

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