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Golf Lessons

Wendy Werley

Wendy Werley, director of sports and wellness, is a 2012 and 2013 "Top 50 U.S. Kids Golf Teacher", 2014 U.S. Kids Golf Top 50 Master Teacher, Class-A LPGA member, SNAG Golf Certified Teacher, and Dr. Sears, America's Pediatrician LEAN (Lifestyle, Exercise, Attitude and Nutrition) Health Coach. In addition to instruction and coaching, Werley is also an accomplished athlete who not only competed on the U.S. and Japanese Golf Tours, but also advanced to the finals in the U.S. Olympic Tennis Trials in 1984.

Having trademarked Wellness Golf, a program developed through her collaboration with Dr. Deepak Chopra, one of the world's foremost experts in mind, body and medicine, Wendy focuses on the long term development of the whole golfer: their emotional, physical, technical, mental & social states. Wendy believes golf is about discipline, responsibility and etiquette, important life tools, especially for kids. Through Werley's techniques, golf can be a lifelong sport made fun and engaging from the beginning for both juniors and adults alike.
Lesson Duration Member Rate Non-Member Rate
Junior Private 30 min $35 $45
Junior Private 50 min $50 $60
Junior *Semi Private 30 min $40 $40 plus $5 per child
Junior *Semi Private 50 min $60 $60 plus $10 per child
Adult Private 50 min $70 $80
Adult *Semi Private 50 min $80 $80 plus $10 per adult

Joe Powell

The first Professional Golf Management graduate from New Mexico State University in 1992, Rancho Viejo Resort & Country Club Golf Professional, Joe Powell, was an Academic All-American and represented his university in the Billards and Golf National Championships as one of the top billards players and golfers in the country.

After graduating from New Mexico State University, Joe played in Nike Tour events in 1993 and 1994 season before settling down to become a club professional. Since becoming a club professional, Joe has won more than 15 professional events, earned Teacher of the Year awards three different times as a member of the Southern Texas PGA Section, and won the Harvey Penick Teacher of the Year honors in 2009, 2010, and 2013. Additionally, he also won Merchandiser of the Year in 2011 and was nominated by his fellow PGA members for the Harvey Penick Teacher of the Year award for the 2014. Over his 22 years as a PGA member, Joe has taught some of the top young talents in the country including collegiate athletes who have won titles at many levels. In his spare time, Joe enjoys spending time with his family. He and his wife, Tiffany, have two beautiful daughters, Hannah and Lauren
Lesson Member Rate Non-Member Rate
Individual Lessons $70/hr $90/hr
Group Lessons (2 to 5) $30/hr $40/hr