Instruction

PGA TEACHING PROFESSIONALS

Terry Govern is the head pro at Green Valley Country Club.  Terry has worked and discussed the game of golf with renowned instructors Hank Haney and Jimmy Ballard and is a devout student of the Hogan golf swing and the Jack Kuykendall golf teaching method featuring the physics of striking a golf ball.  These varying methods of instruction have led to his own philosophy of teaching the game.  Terry believes strongly that there is no “one fits all” way to help people learn and/or improve their game.  He has a wealth of experience in traditional golf instruction.  He has also developed and designed a unique program that rapidly leads to consistent solid ball striking for the beginner as well as the experienced player who has been on the same scoring plateau for a number of years.

Terry played college golf as the Captain of the Western Illinois University golf team and was an All-American selection in 1977.  Following college he played professionally in numerous mini-tour events and PGA section events.  He was elected to Glass A PGA membership in 1987 and has worked at all levels and has experience in all aspects of a golf operation

Meredith Marshall-Yaun is an experienced player and teaching professional.  She takes pride in providing the best instruction possible.  Driven by passion and desire he goals include improving her teaching skills and her student’s games.  She graduated from Florida International University in 1979.

In addition to her primary job function of teaching golf at Green Valley Country Club, Meredith has been recognized as a Level 1 and 2 USKIDSGOLF Coach and was honored to bring TheFirstTee program to Lake County a few years ago.

Meredith has been recognized for her extraordinary commitment to golf in south Lake County by teaching for the Clermont Parks and Recreation Golf program for beginners to all ages for 23 years.  Her students have gone on to earn college scholarships in Division I, II and II schools.

Chris Otis is an assistant golf professional at Green Valley Country Club.  Chris has been instructing all levels of golfers since 1979.  Chris was the head golf instructor the the Chicago Park District from 1983 to 2020 and has given over 20,000 individual and group golf lessons.

Chris played professional on a number of professional mini-tours from 1980 through 1985.  He has an extensive knowledge of the full golf swing and specializes in short game on and around the greens.  Chris doesn’t believe in one size fits all and will adapt instruction to fit the skills of the student.  He believes in teaching players to practice properly to attain the largest gain in improvement.

Individual Lessons

Private Lessons – $50.00

Series of three lessons – $125.00

Series of five lessons – $175.00

To set-up a lesson time please complete the form below.

Group Lessons

Beginning December 2020 group lessons will be offered.  For lesson dates, times and costs please complete the contact form below and one of the instructors will be in touch with you!