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Golf Instruction at TPC Twin Cities

Golfers in search of game improvement and their “TOUR Connection” will find exactly what they’re looking for at TPC Twin Cities. Our premiere practice facility is the perfect setting for players of all levels to hone their entire game. It’s no wonder numerous PGA TOUR Professionals apply their trade at this superb facility.

With the help of the TPC Twin Cities Golf Staff you will reach your optimum golf performance. We offer individual, group, and corporate clinics to Member’s and their Guests.


TPC Twin Cities

Golf Instruction

TPC Twin Cities Jay Norman
Jay Norman, Director of Instruction (PGA)
Jay Norman comes to TPC Twin Cities as our new Director of Instruction and Player Development.  He has over 20 years experience in the industry and has previously held Head Professional positions at Dellwood Country Club and Hillcrest, and is now embarking on his true passion…teaching golf full time.
Jay counts as his mentors, some of the most respected teachers in the game, including Mike and Sandy LaBauve and Jim Hardy (all Top 100 instructors).  Jay currently has certifications with “The Plane Truth” and ” Putting Zone”.
As a player Jay is also very accomplished, finishing in the Top 10 in the Minnesota Section Championship more than a dozen times. He has qualified to play in the National Club Professional Championships seven times and even played in a professional major: The US Senior Open.
Chris Weinhold Head Golf Professional (PGA)
Ben Swanson Assistant Golf Professional (PGA Apprentice)
  Thomas Shuldheisz Assistant Golf Professional (PGA Apprentice)
Tony Serpico Assistant Golf Professional (PGA Apprentice)


Golf 101 – Get Golf Ready: Five lesson series for beginners or near beginner, covering fundamentals, short game, rules and etiquette. A great introduction to the game. Meets weekly for one hour.

Boot Camp: Get your game tuned up for your best season ever with this three hour primer covering short game shots, full swing and course management. Everything you need to get your game off to a fast start.

One hour clinics: Cover various topics and situations in a one hour clinic at the Practice Facility and on course.

GAP – Grip, Aim & Posture

Mixed Greens – Chipping & Putting

Sand & Turf – Bunkers & Pitching

Troubleshots – Long rough, uneven lies, fairway bunkers

Drivers Ed – Tee shots

Quick Tips and Play: On the practice facility to offer tops before you go on the course to play nine holes

To help continue the PGA TOUR’s initiative of Growing the Game, the staff at TPC Twin Cities has developed several Junior Programs to learn every aspect of the game. Junior Programs include:

Junior Camps – are a condensed version of our summer clinics, practice, and play programs. We meet four consecutive mornings (Tuesday through Friday) in June (14TH-17TH)or August (9TH-12TH) starting at 8:30 AM- 11:00
AM and include lunch with the pro’s daily.

Junior Clinics – Weekly classes on Tuesday mornings designed to provide an educational platform for juniors to learn the game through swing and short game fundamentals. We also teach traditions of the game with rules and etiquette. Age Groups: Sparks (3-6yrs) 11:00 AM, Flash (7-10yrs) 9:30 AM, Flame (11-13yrs) 8:30 AM, Star (14-17yrs) 7:30 AM

Junior Play Days – Wednesday mornings starting with a mini-clinic at 8:00 then juniors play nine holes so they learn to golf from a hole out perspective. Friendly competition and comradery; qualifying to move up to next level and earn TPC Junior Bucks

Super Practice – This is the study hall of golf with juniors practicing alongside our Professional staff in an effort to learn good practice habits and improved skills. One hour Super practices provide feedback and structure to each junior. Thursdays at 2:00 PM and Sundays at 1:00 PM.

TPC Junior Bucks – We encourage good learning behavior so Juniors can earn TPC Jr. Bucks for such things as demonstrating skills, playing and practicing on their own, good sportsmanship, and the like. TPC Jr. Bucks are redeemable in the Golf Shop in a special area just for juniors.

PGA Junior League – Open to junior golfers (ages 7-13yrs, based on ability).  Players wear team jerseys and compete against other local teams. Format is a two-person scramble which reinforces the team.  5 Week program, matches are on Sundays at 6pm and practices are Thursday at 2pm.