OUR PGA TEACHING STAFF WANTS TO HELP YOU IMPROVE YOUR GAME!

Highlands Ranch Golf Club golf professionals have more than 40 years of experience and enjoy working with golfers of all abilities to help accommodate any individual or group needs. We currently offer adult or junior individual lessons or 2-4 player group lessons.

Our current lesson rates include the following. All rates are per golfer.

30-minute lesson—junior (15 and younger) $50
30-minute lesson—adult $70
Series of four 30-minute lessons—junior $180
Series of four 30-minute lessons—adult $250
Individual $140/hour
Two golfers $85/hour/person
Three golfers $70/hour/person

Junior: 45-minute

Two golfers $40/person
Three golfers $35/person
Four golfers $30/person

Junior: Series of four 45-minute lessons

Two golfers $140/person
Three golfers $130/person
Four golfers $120/person

Adult: 45-minute

Two golfers $55/person
Three golfers $50/person
Four golfers $45/person

Adult: Series of four 45-minute lessons

Two golfers $190/person
Three golfers $175/person
Four golfers $160/person

Request a Lesson

To request a lesson with one of our golf professionals, please call 303-471-000 or submit the interest form.

Our golf professionals have more than 40 years of experience and enjoy working with golfers of all abilities.

ANDY BENSON: HEAD GOLF PROFESSIONAL, CLASS A MEMBER OF THE PGA

Andy is a Class A Member of the PGA and has been the Head Golf Professional at Highlands Ranch Golf Club since 1998. Andy’s teaching experience includes numerous golf schools in Colorado, Hawaii, California and Arizona, and more than 1,000 private lessons to students of all abilities.

JAIME SNIFFIN: ASSISTANT GOLF PROFESSIONAL, CLASS A MEMBER OF THE PGA

Jaime is a Class A Member of the PGA. As an amateur, she won back-to-back North Dakota state high school championships, as well as the 1999 Colorado Pub Links Championship. She was a four-year letter winner for the University of Colorado. Jaime has been a professional since 2002 and has been involved in the teaching programs at Flatirons Golf Course, Sanctuary and Highlands Ranch Golf Club. She has taught more than 10,000 golf lessons and clinics to players of all abilities.

MARK MCCARTHY: JUNIOR PROGRAM LEADER, CLASS A MEMBER OF THE PGA

Mark has been with Highlands Ranch Golf Club since 2003 and is going into his 19th year of teaching. Mark continues to be a student of the game and strives to teach golf fundamentals with emphasis on player development. He is a PGA Member who began his career caddying in the Chicago area at age 12. He has continued his work experience at both public and private facilities. Mark has qualified for both the Denver and Colorado Opens, and enjoys playing in Colorado PGA section tournaments every year.

MITCH RUYBAL: ASSISTANT GOLF PROFESSIONAL, PGA APPRENTICE

Mitch is a Colorado native who attended the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs in the Professional Golf Management program. He has experience in golf course construction industry but started his golf career in Castle Rock, Colo., as a golf professional at Red Hawk Ridge Golf Course where he developed a solid background in golf operations and excelled as a junior golf coordinator. In addition to his junior golf passion, Mitch is an excellent instructor for all ages and abilities. His passion for teaching was introduced while working as a snowboard instructor during college.

Junior Programs

Our junior development programs help 5-7 year olds experience the game of golf.

If you are interested in a more structured group lesson environment, we offer junior camps and junior clinics. Our junior golf programs are designed to accommodate players of all abilities and help develop lifelong skills.

Junior Instruction Programs

Get your junior golf “degree” at Highlands Ranch Golf Club! Juniors improve their golf skills after earning an “associate,” “bachelor’s,” “master’s” and “doctorate” degrees in golf.

These camps are designed for participants with a healthy interest in golf and provide a balance of instruction that covers all skill areas with an emphasis on the fundamentals of the game, rules, etiquette and playing strategy.

Camps are open to boys and girls ages 5-7.

The “Associate Degree” is earned after your first month.
The “Bachelor’s Degree” is earned after your second month.
The “Master’s Degree” is earned after your third month.
The “Doctorate Degree” is earned after your final camp session.

Dates

Each monthly camp consists of one-hour sessions held weekly.

April

Saturdays (8, 15, 22 and 29) from 9:00-10:00 a.m.

Sundays (9, 16, 23 and 30) from 2:00-3:00 p.m.

May

Wednesdays (10, 17, 24 and 31) from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Fridays (5, 12, 19 and 26) from 5:15-6:15 p.m.

Sundays (7, 14, 21 and 28) from 3:30-4:30 p.m.

 

June

Tuesdays (6, 13, 20 and 27) from 3:00-4:00 p.m.

Thursdays (1, 8, 15 and 22) from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Fridays (2, 9, 16 and 23) from 10:00-11:00 a.m.

July

Wednesdays (5, 12, 19 and 26) from 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Thursdays (6, 13, 20 and 27) from 9:00-10:00 a.m.

Sundays (9, 16, 23 and 30) from 3:30-4:30 p.m.

 

August

Sundays (6, 13, 20 and 27) from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Thursdays (3, 10, 17 and 24) from 6:00-7:00 p.m.

September

Thursdays (7, 14, 21 and 28) from 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Saturdays (2, 9, 16 and 23) from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

 

Cost & Registration

$130/camp

Complete the registration form and return it to the Golf Shop.

Junior Development Classes provide participants with small-group lessons while their individual needs are addressed, all with the flexibility of private lessons. Participants can register individually and be placed into groups (by age and ability), or they can register with friends to form their own group.

Classes consist of six hours of instruction, lessons and video analysis with a 4:1 participant-to-instructor ratio.

Cost & Registration

$350/class

Complete the registration form and return it to the golf shop.

The High School Golf Club is a fun and energetic program for young golfers to develop their golf skills, mental game and work ethic through friendly competition and structured practices. Sessions will help participants prepare for tournament play and high school tryouts, and are open to both boys and girls. Each club features weekly practices and finishes with a bonus 9-hole round at the end of the series.

Dates

Boys: Fridays from 6:30-8:00 p.m., April 14 – June 16

Girls: Wednesdays from 6:00-7:30 p.m., beginning June 7

Cost & Registration

$50/class

$225/five classes

$300/eight classes

Complete the registration form and return it to the golf shop.

For additional information about Junior Development Programs, please contact the golf shop at 303-471-0000.

Adult Clinics

If you’re an adult looking to learn the game of golf, we invite you to register for our adult golf clinics and prepare for 9- or 18-hole play.

Golfers attending two clinics will receive a free bucket of range balls, while golfers attending six clinics will receive a certificate for nine holes of golf.