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Ravenwood Golf Lessons

Ravenwood Golf Club offers instruction from a team of golf professionals. Whether you're searching for golf lessons for beginner, intermediate, or advanced golfers, junior golfers to adult golfers, it can be found at Ravenwood. Adult and junior golf clinics and lessons, as well as junior golf summer camps are offering April-November. Find more information about all that is offered below.


Private Adult Golf Lessons with Ravenwood Instructors:

  • Click HERE to schedule your lesson
  • Click HERE to learn more about lesson packages

Adult Group Golf Clinics with Ravenwood Instructors:

Wednesday Morning Adult Golf Clinics for Men and Women! BEGINS APRIL 24 This program is also found in the YMCA Adult golf flyer.  Details: This program will run for 3 weeks, April 24, May 1, May 8 9:30am-11:30am. Cost: $120/person for 6 hours of group instruction. Register and pay online HERE . Limited to the first 18 registrants. Beginners and intermediate players are welcome! Deadline to register is Wednesday April 17th. Equipment can be provided. Please contact Lauren Tallman to learn more clinic details.

One Day Adult Golf Clinics!

Learn with Ravenwood Golf Instructor Dan Sciarrino, PGA at these one day adult golf clinics. $25/clinic. Contact Dan HERE to register. View the dates and subjects below:

  • May 4- Full Swing Clinic 9am-10am
  • May 18- Green Side Bunker Clinic 9am-10am
  • June 22- Shot Maker Clinic 9am-10am

Junior Golf Summer Camps:

Click here: REGISTER FOR SUMMER CAMPS ONLINE

  • Week 1- June 26-28 8:30am-11:00am $117/player
  • Week 2- July 1-3 8:30am-11:00am $117/player
  • Week 3- July 8-12 8:30am-11:00am $195/player
  • LPGA*USGA Girls Golf of Greater Rochester summer camp- July 15-19 8:30am-11:00am $195/player
  • Week 4- August 5-9 8:30am-11:00am $195/player

U.S. Kids Try Golf 5 Week Beginner Program - Session 2 BEGINS IN MAY 8!

Mission: Introduce children to the game of golf through the national U.S. Kids golf learning program. Children will have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of golf and learn the sport that is sweeping the United States! Junior golfers will learn: Putting, Chipping, Pitching, Full swing with irons and driver, and basic golf etiquette and rules. Who should register: Boys and girls who are new to the game of golf, or who have never received formal instruction with a PGA Golf Professional. This is an entry level program. Dan Sciarrino, PGA Golf Professional is the instructor for session 2 program. $150/Student. Program dates:

  • Session 1-April 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24 Ages 8-10 5pm-6pm -  Ages 11-14 6:15pm-7:15pm
  • Session 2- May 8, 15, 22, 29, June 5 - Ages 8-10 5:45pm-6:45pm

Questions? Contact Coach Lauren Tallman HERE

REGISTER online today HERE


PGA Junior League Golf- For junior golfers 14-17 beginner-intermediate skill level

PGA Jr. League brings beginner and intermediate golfers together in a structured team learning program. Students will practice their skills in weekly practices, and then execute their skills on the golf course in 9 hole matches. PGA Jr. League is all about the recreational and developmental nature of regular season matches, held between May 1 and July 31. During the course of one game, teams play four 9-hole matches in a popular two-person scramble format, reinforcing the team concept and creating a nurturing environment for learning the game. Participants will receive: Thursday weekly practice 7pm-8pm May 16th, 23rd, 30th, June 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, July 11th with PGA Golf Profesional, Dan Sciarrino and 4or5 9 hole matches at Ravenwood and "away" golf courses. $225/player includes jersey and player kit, practices, and matches.

REGISTER or ask questions by emailing Coach Dan Sciarrino HERE.

Golf Instruction Team

Lauren Tallman, PGA Director of Golf Instruction

Lauren Tallman, PGA Director of Golf Instruction

With an outstanding background as a collegiate golfer and PGA Section tournament winner, Lauren Tallman brings both her passion and knowledge to the lesson tee. Lauren has 10+ years in assisting beginner, intermediate, and advanced golfers of all ages get introduced to the game of golf, and assisting in each individual achieve their personal goals.

Call/Text Lauren at: (607) 351-1928 or by EMAIL

Lauren is current involved with, and passionate about the following:

  • Adult golf instruction with the YMCA Southeast Chapter
  • LPGA 101 womens intro to playing golf
  • Junior golf lessons and summer camps
  • U.S. Kids Golf Certified Coach
  • Owner and Director of Instruction for the LPGA*USGA Girls Golf of Greater Rochester program
  • Penfield HS Girls Golf team coach
  • Sponsor and instructor with the LPGA Women Who Play of Rochester NY

Lesson Rates:

  • Adult 60 minute lesson $85
  • Adult 5 lesson package $340 (1 lesson free)
  • Junior 45 minute lesson $60
  • Custom group lessons available for 2-4 people $100/hour/group

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Dan Sciarrino, PGA Golf Instructor

Dan Sciarrino, PGA Golf Instructor

Dan has worked at some of the top clubs in the country, including Colleton River Plantation Club and Old Edwards Club, where he started to study and refine his craft of teaching. He most recently was a Assistant Instructor at the Sea Island Golf Performance Center where his instruction really started to flourish. Daniel has been involved in junior development programs everywhere has has been and enjoys working with all skill levels. He has had the pleasure of studying under some of the top teachers in the country including Shane LeBaron, Jack Lumpkin, Mike Shannon, Mike and Sandy LaBauve, Kevin Roman, and Todd Anderson. Dan is Class A PGA Professional, Level 1 "Plane Truth" Certified Instructor, and US Kids Certified Instructor. Contact Dan at (315) 546-3868 or by email below.

Lesson Rates:

  • Adult 60 minute lesson $85
  • Adult 5 lesson package $340 (1 lesson free)
  • Junior 45 minute lesson $60
  • Custom group lessons available for 2-4 people $100/hour/group

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Jim Schoen, PGA Head Golf Professional

Jim Schoen, PGA Head Golf Professional

Jim has been the Golf Professional at Ravenwood since 2012, and has been a member of the PGA for 15 years. Working at public, semi private and private golf courses has made him expierenced in all areas of teaching and the golf business. Whatever the skill level of a student, Jim's approach to teaching is to find a goal they are trying to reach and come up with a plan to carry this out. Helping students know their own swing, play better golf, practice with a purpose, and have fun with the game of golf is important. Working alongside and learning from many of Westen New York's top teaching professionals has given Jim a full understaning of the golf swing along with a wealth of experience.

Call/Text Jim at: (585) 924-6752 or by EMAIL

Lesson Rates:

  • Adult 60 minute lesson $85
  • Adult 5 lesson package $340 (1 lesson free)
  • Junior 45 minute lesson $60
  • Custom group lessons available for 2-4 people $100/hour/group

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The Golf Academy of Rochester

golf academy logoVisit The Golf Academy of Rochester website to learn more about TGA Roc Golf Programs at Ravenwood Golf Club.

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Meet The Coaches

Caleb - Owner/Lead Coach

Caleb - Owner/Lead Coach

Caleb Scorsone brings over 14 years of golf coaching experience to the Western New York Region, that started in Orlando/Jupiter FL & Augusta GA areas, working with Professionals, Collegiate, & Juniors players. His DRIVE & PASSION in working with juniors is contagious. Caleb joined The Golf Academy team under the leadership of Cory Kaufmann in March of 2016. He then launched The Golf Academy Rochester in October 2016 after two years of market testing. He is the Lead Coach/Owner at The Golf Academy ROC, located in Western New York, certified in Boditrak, Flightscope, Blast Motion Golf, Callaway Golf, and The Golf Academy with Cory Kaufmann. He is very grateful to be doing what he loves and looks forward to watching players continue to achieve their dreams of extraordinary performance at The Golf Academy Rochester Performance Center & Ravenwood Golf Club. Lessons rates are $125/hr for adults and $100/hr for juniors. Feel free to contact Caleb at directly 585.978.6845.


Jeff - Director of Golf/PGA

Jeff - Director of Golf/PGA

Jeff St. John is a Rochester native that has been working and promoting the game of golf in the Western New York PGA section for the last 13 years. His love for the game was fostered at a young age when his father introduced him to golf. Jeff's junior golf career consisted of an active AJGA, PJGT, RDGA and NYSGA schedule. He was also a member of the Aquinas Lil' Irish golf team and eventually had a short stint on the mini tour circuit. Jeff has a degree in Business Management and attended the PGA PGM University in Port St. Lucie, Florida. In the fall of 2012 he was elected to Class -A PGA membership. Jeff has served in the capacity of Assistant Golf Professional at some of the area's premier private facilities and for the last 7 years was the Director of Instruction at The Country Club of Rochester. Jeff has shadowed and worked with some of golf's greatest instructors and has extensive knowledge on biomechanics and the effects of physical conditioning on an individuals performance. By assessing and introducing effective improvements he has been able to mentor his students to achieve great success on all levels including Sectional, State, and National Championships. Lessons rates are $125/hr for adults and $100/hr for juniors. Feel free to contact Jeff at directly 585.831.2292.