Elevate Your Game with Our PGA-Certified Professionals

For resort guests interested in sharpening all aspects of their golf games, the Eagle Ridge PGA-certified professionals can help you take your game to the next level.

Programs range from half-day to full-day lessons and can be combined into multi-day golf schools. Golf students also have the option to work with instructors more closely during private lessons. During clinics and private lessons, novices and skilled-players learn everything from the fundamentals of golf to perfecting their swing and technique, putting distance control, sand and short game strategies, and driving the ball accurately, along with specialized practice techniques honed through fun, challenging games and drills. 

Let us help you shave strokes off your game. 

Call 800.892.2269 to book a tee time or your golf lesson today!

 

Short Game Clinic

With 65% of your score coming from 120 yards and in, this course is geared towards lowering your scores through a proficient short game. You’ll come away from this class with a tremendous improvement of the shots that matter most for your score! Pitching, chipping and putting will be the focus.

The Short Game Clinic is 2() hours in length and in calls, the topics covered will be:

  • Chipping
  • Pitching
  • Putting

Cost $100 per person for the (2) hour class.

Make it a package by staying in a one or two bedroom villa! Prices starting at $249 with (1) night in a one bedroom villa and $299 with (1) night in a two bedroom villa.

Call 800.892.2269 to book your package or class today!

Half Day Golf School - Beginner

The Beginner Half-Day School is perfect if you’re new to the game and want to get your golf career started off on the right track. You’ll come away with a tremendous understanding of the fundamentals, in addition to valuable training of the short-game. This class is a must for the new golfer who wants to learn properly, without being embarrassed!

The Beginner Half-Day School is (4) hours long. The topics covered will be:

  • Fundamentals: Grip, posture and alignment
  • Assessment of your full-swing with video analysis 
  • Short game overview – emphasis on chipping and putting

In addition to the topics above, we will lightly cover etiquette and key rules of golf. Also, you'll get unlimited range use for the day to put your new skills to the test!

Cost $300 per person for the (4) hour class.

Make it a package by staying in a one or two bedroom villa. Packages starting at $449 per person with (1) night in a one bedroom villa or $499 with (1) night in a two bedroom villa.

Call 800.892.2269 to book your package or class today!

Half Day Golf School - Intermediate/Advanced

The Intermediate/Advanced Half-Day Golf School is a great way to get the most improvement out of your game if you’re running short of time. This course will give you a wonderful overview and training of your short-game and full-swing. You’ll also have your swing videoed and professionally analyzed with a prescription for how to correct those swing flaws. You won’t believe how fast time flies while taking this class!

The Intermediate/Advanced Half-Day Golf School is (4) hours long. The topics covered will be:

  • Fundamentals: Grip, posture and alignment
  • Assessment of their full-swing with video analysis 
  • Short game overview – emphasis on chipping and putting

After your lesson, you'll have unlimited range use for the day to put your new skills to the test!

Cost $300 per person for the (4) hour class.

Make it a package by staying in a one or two bedroom villa. Packages starting at $449 per person with (1) night in a one bedroom villa or $499 with (1) night in a two bedroom villa.

Call 800.892.2269 to book your package or class today!

Full Day Golf School

The Full Day Golf School gives you the most complete training possible. During the morning session, you’ll be schooled in the short-game. We then focus on your full-swing. After you’ve had video analysis of your swing, you’ll have plenty of time hitting balls to work the kinks out. We will then break for lunch. After lunch we will have a brief session of full-swing on the range then we head out on the links for some on-course instruction. After this class, be ready to play the best golf of your life! Please note: this school is geared towards the intermediate/advanced player.

The Full Day Golf School is (6) hours long. The topics covered will be:

  • Fundamentals: Grip, posture and alignment
  • Assessment of their full-swing with video analysis 
  • Short game overview – emphasis on chipping, putting and sand
  • Playing lesson with professional

In addition to the topics covered above, the Full Day Golf School will also provide lunch, so you can optimize your instruction time and time on the range. Also, you'll get unlimited range use for the day, so you can hone your skills.

Cost $450 per person for the (6) hour class.

Make it a package by staying in a one or two bedroom villa. Packages starting at $599 per person with (1) night in a one bedroom villa or $649 with (1) night in a two bedroom villa.

Call 800.892.2269 to book your package or class today!

 

Corporate Clinics

If you are coming out to Eagle Ridge for a corporate event and would like to tie in a golf clinic that’s sure to attract the attention of your attendees, then we have the perfect solution. We can customize a 1 or 2 hour clinic to fit your needs. Please contact our Director of Instruction, John Esposito, for further details at 708.404.4318.

Customized Golf School/Clinic

Eagle Ridge is now offering our golfers a chance to take private group instruction with all your friends! Can you imagine how much fun it would be to taught the finer points of the game, for a couple of hours, all in a relaxed environment with your buddies! You’ll come away from this experience with a better game as well as great memories with friends or family. Please contact our Director of Instruction, John Esposito, if you might be interested at 708.404.4318.

Private Lessons

If a private lesson is more your style, our golf staff can fulfill your needs. Please contact our Director of Instruction, John Esposito, for all pricing and availability at 708.404.4318.

Meet our PGA Pros

Reagan Davis, PGA Professional
Director of Golf

Reagan Davis joined the Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa’s team in August 2013 as Director of Golf. He brings over 22 years of experience as a PGA Golf Professional to the resort’s 63 holes on four award-winning golf courses.

Reagan has managed public, private and resort style golf courses across the country. His career highlights include terms at Troon North Golf Club and Camelback Golf Club, both in Scottsdale, AZ. He also spent 17 years at Les Vieux Chenes de Lafayette Golf Course under the tutelage of some of the best golf professionals in the south.

This “Ragin Cajun,” from south Louisiana, prides himself in all things golf. As an avid vintage golf club collector and golf historian, Reagan brings a unique prospective of the game to Eagle Ridge. He attributes his success in the golf industry to his wife and three children.

John Esposito, PGA Professional
Director of Instruction

John is a Class A PGA Professional with over 25 years of teaching experience and has worked at some of the finest facilities during his professional career including Medinah, Butterfield, Skokie and LaGrange Country Clubs. In addition, he is an eight time nominee for Illinois PGA Teacher of the Year, including this year (2014)!

With his extensive background in teaching combined with his skill as an accomplished player, John can help all skill levels become better players. During your lesson, you’ll be shown the corrections needed as well as how to properly practice. The student will gain a greater advantage in learning with his use of digital video as well as other teaching/learning aids.

To sign up for a golf school or clinic, please check our website for dates and times. If you would like to book individual instruction with John, you can contact him directly at (708) 404-4318.