DeKalb Park District Golf Instruction
Steve Moore, PGA Professional
Pam Tyska, LPGA/PGA Professional
Jay Appel, PGA Professional
Our experienced golf instructors offer a variety of private, semi-private, and group instruction opportunities for golfers of all skill levels. Clubs available if needed. Click on the age group or session below to register.
The PGA/LPGA academy is a national program with a collaborative framework based on research and best practices from PGA professionals. The youth academy’s focus is to coordinate a fun, systematic approach to developing long term players. The five areas are golf skills, sportsmanship, etiquette and rules, on-course experience, and golf physical assessments. Instructed by PGA member.
Location: Buena Vista Golf Course
Ages: 4-6; 7-10; 11-17
Tuesdays: 6/9, 6/16, 6/23, 6/30, 7/7, 7/14
Sign up individually for each day!
8:15-9:30 am Lesson
9:30-11:30 am On Course
Each day $18 for lesson only, $26 for Lesson and on course
9:30-10:30 am Lesson
10:45-11:45 am on course
Each day $17 lesson only, $22 for a lesson and on course
10:45-11:45 am Lesson
Each day $15 lesson
Adult Group Lessons
A low student/teacher ratio will ensure lots of personal attention. These classes will stress the fundamentals of golf covering the full swing, chipping, putting, bunkers, rules and etiquette. We will evaluate equipment issues as needed. This is a great opportunity for the beginner or the advanced looking for a tune-up.
Session 1 6/9-6/30 4:30-5:15 pm
Session 2 6/9-6/30 5:30-6:15 pm
$85 per session
To schedule private lessons call (815)739-3724
Certified PGA Instructor
30-minute lesson- $45
30-minute lesson- $35
Steve is a graduate from Illinois State University with a Program Management Degree. He has been a Member of the PGA for 24 years. Under the wing of Bob Ackerman (Master Professional), he honed his playing and teaching skills (playing in over 10 Illinois Opens, 2 Chicago Opens, Radix Cup, and National PGA Club Pro Championship, and earning an additional Certified Instructors title from the PGA. This led to a Head Professional and Director of Instruction position for the Rockford Park District for 13 years. He is bringing these skills now to the DeKalb Park District and looks forward to enjoying and growing the game of golf with you.
PGA Teaching Professional
(4) 30-minute lessons- $155
(4) 30-minute lessons-$125
Jay is a graduate of Arizona State University receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Agribusiness and Professional Golf Management. He is a Class A PGA Professional with the desire to use his knowledge of the business and game of golf to help others play better. Growing up having a father as a Golf Professional, Jay has spent his entire life playing golf and working in the business. His best scoring day came when he shot 10 under par 62 setting the course record in a morning tournament round and went out that afternoon with friends and shot another 62. He has been teaching and playing in the Northern Illinois area since 2009.