Lessons & Clinics
No golf workshop, school, clinic or individual lesson could be better than the qualifications of our PGA Instructors. We have assembled a team of instructors that is unparalleled in the Bay Area. If you are looking to improve or have a question, please feel free to speak with our pros. It might just be the best thing you ever did for your golf game!
Please contact The Golf Shop at 925.456.2477 or fill out our contact form for more information regarding clinic packages and rates!
- Group Workshops
- Private Instruction
- Playing Lessons
- Wente Golf Academy
Clinics at The Course at Wente Vineyards are great for family, friends, or corporate and incentive packages for your employees or clients. Clinic Packages can accompany rounds of golf on The Course, Tasting Room Tours and Tasting, and lunch or dinner in our award winning The Restaurant at Wente Vineyards. Clinics start at $225 for a one hour group lesson or workshop with a minimum of 6 participants, less than $40 per participant! Our pros also offer various public clinics year round such as Ladies Beginner Golf, so be sure to check this site often.
- PGA Class ‘A’ Member, Head Golf Professional or Tournament Director
- $75 / 45 minute lesson
- $325 / Series of 5 lessons
- $125 / Playing lesson
Wente Golf Academy
Enroll in the Wente Golf Academy Today! Take a variety of PGA programs from local professionals Mitch Lowe, Todd Fischer and Ashley Kettman at The Course at Wente Vineyards. Class size is restricted so register early by calling the golf shop at 925.456.2477.
We are currently offering the following programs through Wente Golf Academy:
Morning Game Improvement Series
Features one month of instruction covering the basic aspects of all parts of the golf game from putting to driving as well as course etiquette and rules. Open to all players. Sessions to take place on the driving range.
- First Friday/Saturday of month: full swing irons and wedges concentrating on solid contact
- Second Friday/Saturday of month: full swing driver and hybrids
- Third Friday/Saturday of month: pitching chipping and putting
- Fourth Friday/Saturday of month: ball control, learning to curve ball to be able to hit it straight.
Choose either Friday or Saturday sessions, 9:00-10:00 a.m. Maximum of 7 players per instructor.
Friday sessions: Price is $175 inclusive for full month of program or $50 per individual session.
Saturday sessions: Price is $200 inclusive for full month of program or $60 per individual session.
Program restarts on the first Friday/Saturday of each month.
Morning Golf Workouts
Weekly instruction program to specifically target critical areas of the golf swing. Each week a different swing will be the focus from hitting long drives to more consistent wedges. The program will be geared for solid swing fundamentals and simple but effective practice techniques. Open to all players. Most session will take place in the private instruction areas.
Wednesday mornings, 8:00-9:15 a.m. Maximum of 10 players per session.
Price is $175 inclusive for full month of program or $50 per individual session. Program restarts on the first Wednesday of each month.
Junior Golf Academy
Perfectly designed to prepare youth golfers for future competition, this program will go beyond fundamentals and develop golfers through a specialized training academy. The academy will cover full swing fundamentals, short game expertise, the mental game and rules/etiquette expertise. Classes are open to the first 12 golfers ages 10 years or older. Parents are more than welcome to drop their kids of for the program or come into The Grill and enjoy our Happy Hour menu while the kids work on their game!
Tuesday afternoons, 3:30-5:00 p.m.
Pricing available for series and individual sessions. Please call the golf shop for more information.
Sign up for any of these programs with The Course at Wente Vineyards today by calling 925.456.2477
About Our Professionals
Charismatic Ashley Kettmann is a mentor through First Tee, a Comcast Sportsnet Bay Area television host and toured for 5 years. She also appeared on the golf reality show The Big Break in 2006.
Todd Fischer has been a playing golf professional for over 20 years and has enjoyed playing on both the PGA Tour and the Web.com Tour for over 12 years, including being named Sports Writers Rookie of the Year on Tour in 2003.
Mitch Lowe, PGA Class A member, has been teaching golf for 13 years in Northern California and has won the Player of the Year award for the Northern California PGA five times in 2000, 2005, 2009 2011 and 2012. He has participated in multiple PGA Tour events including the AT&T Pro-Am and Reno-Tahoe Open
Sign up with The Course at Wente Vineyards today by calling 925.456.2477