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All City-operated recreation facilities are closed until further notice to limit the spread of COVID-19.

Golf lessons

Golf Lessons

Learn to golf or improve your game. Our golf lessons can help.

This service is currently not available.

We provide golf lessons for adults, women, juniors, and seniors at McCall Lake, Confederation Park, and Shaganappi Point golf courses. Our lessons are taught by professional instructors from the National Golf Academy, which also offers their own private, group and semi-private lessons. NGA's teaching staff includes some of the country's finest instructors:

  • Terry Carter - 2009/2004 PGA of Alberta Teacher of the Year, top 50 instructor in Canada, (nominated for top 100 instructors in North America for Golf Magazine)
  • Darryl James - 2015 PGA of Alberta Club Pro Champion, 2014 2nd place PGA of Alberta Club Pro Champion & 2007/2008 PGA of Alberta Player of the Year.
  • Dan Cameron - 2014 Winner PGA Alberta Club Pro Champion. 4 time PGA of Alberta Player of the Year, PGA of Alberta Junior Teacher of the Year, 25 year service award recipient Canadian PGA....
  • as well as other great male and female pro's alike.

Who is the National Golf Academy?

The NGA is the lesson provider for The City of Calgary Golf Courses and also owns and operates year round out of the National Golf Academy Dome. The Dome is open year round for golf and is also used for baseball, soccer, football, lacrosse and more.

Visit the National Golf Academy's website for more information on their lessons or call 403-605-GOLF(4653)

Featured lessons

Youth lessons (6-17 years)

​​Classes for new, young golfers or junior golfers who want to improve their golf skills.

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Family lessons

Lessons for new or current golfers aged 6-17 years plus an adult.

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Adult lessons

6 to 8 students in the class. You can also combine it with other beginner golf programs.

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Private/Semi-private lessons

Refer to the National Golf Academy for registration information.

New to golf?

Answers to questions for beginners

Golf lesson progression chart

Suggested steps for golf lessons

Safety and etiquette

Basic rules and safety awareness

Policies and dress code

Proper conduct while on the course