Birkdale's practice facility boasts a two-tiered, all-grass tee driving range, a large putting green, and a chipping green complete with a green-side bunker for practice and instruction. Our experienced golf professionals look forward to helping you improve your game with a teaching philosophy that revolves around your individual needs and desires. We will work with you to set goals and expectations for your progress, as well as develop lesson plans around your schedule and specific areas of interest.

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Instructors

Justin Williams
Head Golf Professional

  • $60 per 45-minute session for adults
  • $40 per 25-35 minute session for juniors
  • Package discounts are available by request
  • Group or couples lessons available by request (pricing will vary)
  

Justin Williams
Head Golf Professional

  • $60 per 45-minute session for adults
  • $40 per 25-35 minute session for juniors
  • Package discounts are available by request
  • Group or couples lessons available by request (pricing will vary)
  

Tim Sheffield
Director of Golf, Acumen Golf Academy

Tim has been involved in the golf industry as a teaching pro for over 30 years. He is a Richmond native and has lived in Woodlake for many years. Tim uses sound teaching principles for his students' games by applying a simplified approach to learning the golf swing. Since retiring from his non-golf professional career, Tim started the US Kids Golf program at Birkdale and serves as one of its certified instructors. Tim is a welcome addition to our Golf Academy and will be available to members for clinics and instruction.

Tim Sheffield
Director of Golf, Acumen Golf Academy

Tim has been involved in the golf industry as a teaching pro for over 30 years. He is a Richmond native and has lived in Woodlake for many years. Tim uses sound teaching principles for his students games by applying a simplified approach to learning the golf swing. Since retiring from his non-golf professional career Tim has been active starting the US Kids Golf program at Birkdale and serves as one of its organizations certified instructors. Tim is a welcome addition to our Golf Academy and will be available to the membership for clinics and instruction.

PGA Junior Golf League

Calling all kids!

Birkdale Golf Club & Brandermill Country Club had another successful PGA Jr. Golf League season. Teams of boys and girls, ages 13 and under, are provided a structured environment for young golfers to compete and have FUN! This is a great way to get, and keep, kids involved in the game of golf.

Your kids are sure to benefit from practices, where they will receive expert instruction from our Professional Golf Staff, but most importantly, they will have a lot of fun as they learn to enjoy and appreciate the game of golf. PGA JLG is open to everyone looking to participate. To enroll your children in the next available program, please email the Golf Professional at golfpro@brandermill.cc.

PGA JLG participants receive:

  • Team jerseys, golf balls and PGA JLG bag tags
  • Five (5) regular season competitions
  • One (1) practice per week
  • Opportunity for advancement to Post-Season and All-Star teams
  • Access to customized website homepage for our PGA JLG team, featuring schedules, standings and stats

Program Structure:

  • Fun team scramble format for players of EVERY skill level
  • All participants get to play in every competition