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Instructors & Lessons

Improving the Game of Every Level of Player

Geneva National Golf Club welcomes you to experience Wisconsin’s premier golf instruction and practice facilities. Located in beautiful Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, golf instruction at Geneva National Golf Club blends together lessons from our experienced staff of golf professionals with state-of-the-art golf-swing technology. Whether you plan to learn as a group or individual, our team of golf professionals is dedicated to improving the game for every level of player.Geneva National students will receive instruction specifically designed for their individual success. We provide a low student-to-teacher ratio for you to receive the personal attention needed. The professional staff at Geneva National is prepared to improve all aspects of your game, including club fitting, full swing, short game, and on-course strategies.Geneva National Golf Club Instructional Programs are designed to provide the same game-improvement technologies and instruction to the amateur and junior golfers that PGA Tour professionals have access to every day.


Our team works to ensure you get the most out of your game – on the range or out on the course. 

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Steve Loomis, PGA 
Director of Golf

Instructor Bio:

A PGA Member for over 25 years, Director of Golf Steve Loomis joined Destination Geneva National in 2022.  Before then, he spent almost 20 years with KemperSports in key leadership roles at or overseeing several private, public and resort golf facilities. 

During his career, Steve has taught thousands of lessons and has been a huge advocate of junior golf enhancing facility programs throughout the country.  Every golfer’s swing has strengths and weaknesses, the key is being able to build around the strengths and change the biggest weakness that have limited your success.   Steve has played in numerous PGA section events over the years and uses this experience and knowledge in his everyday teaching. 

Lesson Rate:

$100 per 45 minutes  |  $15 per additional student

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Ryan Southworth

Teaching Professional & Master Club Fitter


Instructor Bio:

Ryan Southworth joined Destination Geneva National in 2023.  Originally from Rhode Island, he grew up playing all sports but at age 10 discovered the game of golf, which quickly became his life’s passion. He was a two-time first team all state golfer in high school and won the Club Championship at his home course at age 17. From there he launched his professional golfers career.


Ryan obtained a degree in Golf Business Management and over the last 20 years has been fortunate enough to work and play with alongside amazing golfers who gave him a wealth of knowledge leading him the +3 handicap he is today.

Lesson Rates:
  • 45 Minutes - $100 per person  |  $50 per additional student
    Lesson can be focused towards any part of the game; putting, chipping, bunker play, iron play, fairway wood play, driving or any combination. This is a great option couples, children or if you want to take a lesson with a friend.

  •  90 Minutes - $175 per person  |  $75 per additional student

  • 5 Lesson Package - $450 per person
    Five 45 minute lessons. 

  • 10 Lesson Package - $800 per person 
    Ten 45 minute lessons. 

  • On Course Playing Lessons - $225 for 9 holes | $375 for 18 holes
    Hit the course with Ryan allowing him to see your game in an on course setting to assess areas to focus attention.  It also offers the opportunity to work on course management skills which can have a great impact on scoring.  Lessons can be taken as individuals or in a group of up to 3 people.

Club Fitting:
  • Club Anaylsis

  • Individual Adjustments

  • Club Fitting



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Charlie Brown, PGA 
Member Head Professional
Instructor Bio:

A PGA Member for over 25 years, Member Head Golf Professional and Membership Sale Director Charlie Brown has been with Destination Geneva National for over 5 years.  Before then, he worked at several private and public golf facilities. 

Over his career, Charlie has taught thousands of private golf lessons and conducted countless clinics to golfers of all ages and abilities. His teaching philosophy is that all golfers are different, and no two swings are alike or only one swing theory correct. Charlie works with his students on improving their overall game, mental and course strategy, and everything from the driver through the putter.

Charlie has won numerous tournaments and awards over his illustrious 25 years of being a P.G.A. Professional.  A 3-time Wisconsin P.G.A. Player of the Year in 2003, 2004, and 2006 which led to his being named Wisconsin P.G.A. Player of the Decade from 2000-2009.

Lesson Rate:

$100 per 45 minutes  |  $15 per additional student

Exclusively available to GN Members

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Drew Ringelstetter, PGA Associate 
Assistant Golf Professional
& Guest Service Manager

Instructor Bio:

PGA Associate Assistant Golf Professional / Guest Service Manager Drew Ringelstetter and has been with Destination Geneva National for 3 years. Before then, he worked at several top course across the country, including Sand Valley and The Quarry at La Quinta.  Drew is from Portage, WI and played golf at University of Wisconsin – Stout. He plays competitively in WSGA and Wisconsin PGA events, winning two WI section events in 2022.  Drew has learned from many great teaching pros including Don Hurter who was a Top 50 Golf Instructor in the U.S.

Lesson Rate:

$100 per 45 minutes  |  $15 per additional student

Junior Lesson Rate:

$60 per 45 minutes  |  $15 per additional student


Our team works to ensure you get the most out of your game – on the range or out on the course. 

Group Lessons

Group Instruction Rates

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It’s no secret – golf is more fun with others. We enjoy

working with multiple students, and have the resources to accommodate nearly any size group. Bring out your friends

and learn the game together.


4-8 Students, 1 Instructor

Resort Price $25 per person/per hour  
Member Price $20 per person/per hour 


9-15 Students, 2 Instructors

Resort Price $25 per person/per hour 
Member Price $20 per person/per hour 


16+ Students, 3 Instructors     

Resort Price $25 per person/per hour  
Member Price $20 per person/per hour 



For more details and to sign up for Group Instruction, 

please call at 262.245.7000.


Golf Schools

Golf Schools at Geneva National Golf Club Golf offer players of all skill levels a unique mix of situational practice and on-course instruction.  All students enjoy a relaxed and friendly atmosphere surrounded by our helpful staff of golf professionals dedicated to improving every aspect of a student’s game. After spending time on the practice range with our instructors, students will have the chance to test what they’ve learned on the course. 


Each Golf School includes:

Resort accommodations (based on availability)


Select meals


Customized instruction plans on Geneva National Golf Club practice facilities


A round of golf with each full day of instruction


Launch Monitor and swing analysis



It’s time to go Back to School! For more information and to plan your Golf School sessions, call 262.245.7000.


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