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Ravenwood Golf Lessons

Ravenwood Golf Club has a team of PGA Golf instructors, and is proud to be the home of u14 and u17 PGA Junior Golf League, LPGA*USGA Girls Golf of Greater Rochester, 2 U.S. Kids Golf certified coaches, and the Ravenwood HS Girls Golf learning program. 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.

Lesson Gift Certificates available! Give the gift of lower scores today!  CLICK HERE TO VIEW GIFT CERTIFICATIONS/PACKAGES

FREE FAMILY GOLF NIGHT on the Ravenwood Driving Range!

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Private Adult Golf Lessons with Ravenwood Instructors:

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

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:

  • June 22- Shot Maker Clinic 9am-10am
  • July 12- Wine and Wedges (please register 1 week in advance) 4pm-6pm 2 hour clinic includes wine- PRICE TBA
  • July 27- Putting Clinic 9am-10am
  • August 3- Full Swing Clinic 9am-10am

Ladies Adult Golf Clinics!

Learn with Ravenwood Golf Instructor Lauren Tallman, PGA at these ladies golf clinics. Clinics are designed for beginners looking to learn the fundamentals of the golf swing, as well as golf ettiquette and scoring. $100/session. Limited to the first 6 registrants/clinic. Click HERE to register. View the dates below:

  • Session 1- June 22 & 23 11:45am-1:45pm (2 spaces remaining)
  • Session 2- July 13 & 14 11:45am-1:45pm (Full)

Junior Golf Summer Camps for ages 7-14:

Click here: REGISTER FOR SUMMER CAMPS ONLINE

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

WHAT IS THE RAVENWOOD SUMMER CAMP REFUND POLICY?

Summer camp fees are fully refundable (less a $50 per camp registration deposit) up to 4 weeks prior to opening day of camp.
Emergencies: If you have a medical or family emergency and are unable to attend camp please contact us as soon as possible. We will do our best to accommodate you, however refunds are at the discretion of the camp director Lauren Tallman.
Last minute cancellations: If and only if we have a waiting list and can fill your spot, will we refund camp less a $75.00 processing fee per registration.
Refunds will not be given if:
A child is sent home due to behavioral issues (see U.S. Kids Golf Code of Conduct).
Your child is sick and either stayed home from, or was sent home from camp due to fever or other ailments.

Minion Golf Summer Group Lessons for ages 4-6:

Click here: REGISTER FOR MINION LESSONS ONLINE

  • Minion 1- June 13 3:30pm-4:15pm (FULL)
  • Minion 2- June 20 3:30pm-4:15pm (FULL)
  • Minion 3- July 8 11:30am-12:15pm (2 spaces remaining)
  • Minion 4- July 15 11:30am-12:15pm (4 spaces remaining)
  • Minion 5- July 25 3pm-3:45pm (4 spaces remaining)
  • Minion 6- August 5 11:45am-12:30pm (4 spaces remaining)

Juniors 8-10 U.S. Kids Try Golf 5 Week Beginner Program - Session 3 BEGINS IN JULY 13!

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 3 program. $150/Student. Program dates:

  • Session 3- Saturday mornings 10:30am-11:30am July 13, 20, 27, August 3, 10

Register or ask questions by contacting Coach Daniel Sciarrino HERE


*FALL LEAGUE REGISTRATION OPEN* PGA Junior League Golf- For junior golfers 8-15 beginner-intermediate skill level

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  • FALL PGA Jr. League NOW OPEN! During the course of one game, teams play a mixture of 6, or 9-hole matches in a popular two-person scramble format, reinforcing the team concept and creating a nurturing environment for learning the game. Two divisions to choose from: Beginner 6 hole scramble (Ages 8-13 with 2 year or less experience- ideal for players who are new to playing on the golf course) and Intermediate 9 hole scramble (Ages 12-15 with 2+ years experience of instruction/on course golf)
    • Registration Open June 1-August 1
    • Beginner 6 hole registration fee $175/participant. Weekly Wednesday practice 4:30pm-5:30pm beginning August 28-October 2. Matches begin Saturday September 7. Click HERE to register for 6 hole league
    • Intermediate 9 hole registration fee $200/participant. Weekly Wednesday practice 5:45pm-6:45pm beginning August 28-October 2. Matches begin Saturday September 7. Click HERE to register for 9 hole league
      • All fall league participants receive:
        • Weekly golf practices with PGA Golf Professionals Lauren Tallman and Daniel Sciarrino
        • Saturday evening team matches at Ravenwood Golf Club- scheduled to begin between 4:00pm-4:30pm
        • Team Golf Jersey
        • Discounted U.S. Kids Golf Club orders through Ravenwood Golf Club

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.