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June 28, 2021

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Markham Golf Dome is home to a select group of qualified instructors.

Are you Looking for a lesson? please feel free to contact any of our instructors. Images and profiles are found below.

Please be aware:
COVID-19 PROTOCOLS ARE IN PLACE.

MAINTAIN APPROPRIATE PHYSICAL DISTANCE AT ALL TIMES. At this time, you must wear a mask if ever unable to maintain required physical distance.

PARENTS & SPECTATORS ARE NOT PERMITTED.

The Markham Golf Dome’s teaching programs stress the importance of learning how to golf.
Our professionals will get the most of out of your abilities by teaching and demonstrating the proper techniques necessary to play the great game of golf.

Our highly motivated and innovated professionals have met and exceed the requirements set forth by their respective associations which include PGA of Canada, CGTF & USGTF. Their passion for golf, combined with their vast teaching and playing experience make them ideal coaches.

Your game will improve as your coaches takes you through very simple and organized programs that include expert video analysis.

Our Golf Professionals

You can rely on our Golf Professionals to help you excel at learning and understanding the fundamentals of the golf swing in an easy and enjoyable environment.

PGA of CANADA Professionals
Qualified instructors

Decades of Experience at your service!

Graham Ure

PGA of Canada
Class A Head Professional

Johnny Choi

PGA of Canada
Professional

Bennett Li

PGA of Canada Professional

Master CGTF

Gary Kent

PGA of Canada
Class A Head Professional

Billy Fung

PGA of Canada
CGTF Teaching Professional

Rob Conway

 PGA of Canada Apprentice

 

Duncan Butler

PGA of Canada
Class A Professional

Clara Cho

PGA of Canada
Professional

John Lingeman

CGTF and TPI

 

Luiz Martins

PGA of Canada
Class A Professional

Steve Lee

PGA of Canada
Professional

Carl Forman

CGTF

 

SEE BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION
ABOUT OUR INSTRUCTORS

 

Feel free to reach out to any of our instructors using their contact information below.  Let them know your golf experience, how many people and your preferred day(s) and time(s). Lessons are generally by appointment only.  Instructors’ schedules and rates vary.  Rest assured, there is an instructor to meet every need.

 

Click below if you need help choosing an instructor or booking a lesson:

Advance notice (minimum 24 hours) suggested but we try to meet every need.

Cancellations

Please advise of cancellations 24 hours in advance.

Our Golf Professionals Bios & Rates

Graham Ure

PGA of Canada, Head Teaching Professional

Graham is a golf enthusiast with over 15 years experience as a golfing instructor. Graham was introduced to the game at a very early age and was exposed to instruction since his early teens.

Graham has apprenticed for some of the top pros in the PGA of Canada and has taught at many first class facilities around the GTA. As a PGA of Canada Professional, Graham has obtained years of training and education to become the highly qualified golf professional he is today.

“My philosophy is to work with what the student brings to the lesson, whether their desire is to learn enough to have fun at a corporate event or whether they are looking to be coached towards becoming a quality player. My goal is to be the ambassador of the game and my enthusiasm comes from the joy I see in my students as they experience success in their quest for becoming a better golfer.”

Please contact Graham for rates and information:

e-mail graham.ure@markhamgolfdome.com or call/text 647-802-2223

Gary Kent

PGA of Canada, Head Teaching Professional

Gary is a Class “A” CPGA Head Teaching Professional and is recognized as one of Ontario’s finest golf instructors. Gary’s natural teaching skills have remained on the cutting edge by working with some of the best instructors in the world, including Jim McLean, Bob Rotella, David Leadbetter, Hank Haney, Jon Sinclair and the Jim Hardy Golf School to name just a few. He has also studied the area of Golf Fitness and Performance. Acquiring a Level 2 Canadian Golf Fitness Certification.

Gary has an uncanny ability to quickly and accurately analyze a golf swing and effectively communicate a plan for progress. He believes in building golfers who learn how to “play golf,” as opposed to just learning how to swing.

Gary uses the most advanced teaching tools available today, GC Quad Launch Monitor, 4D Motion Sensor System, SP-Instant Slow Motion Video Playback, ES 14 Launch Monitor and 2 iPad Pro’s.

or text Gary directly at 416-402-7171 to book a lesson

Duncan Butler

PGA of Canada Class A Professional

A PGA of Canada professional since 1989, Duncan teaches all aspects of the game to new and experienced golfers alike.

Mentored by Moe Norman and George Knudson, Duncan will tell you, show you and help you with lessons tailored to your objectives:

greater consistency * more yardage * full swing technique * short game * putting * equipment * better scores * more fun

Duncan is not accepting new students at this time.

Luiz Martins

PGA of Canada Class A Professional

Regardless of whether you are a rank beginner, aspiring amateur or professional, Luiz will use his years of experience as both a coach and competitive golfer to help you reach your potential.

Luiz holds a BSc in Phys-Ed, is a Master Professional in his home country of Brazil and has played professional golf around the world.

Please contact Luiz for more information.

Call or text Luiz at 647-781-8463 or...

Johnny CHOI

PGA of Canada Professional

With extensive experience both as a coach and competitive player, Johnny helps golfers of all abilities up their game.

Johnny speaks both English and Korean

Please contact Johnny for more information.

Text Johnny at 647-273-8707

Billy Fung

PGA of Canada Professional

Canadian Golf Teaching Federation Teaching Professional

Billy focuses on the fundamentals of the golf swing, emphasizing swing effortlessly but effectively. He also works on student course management to improve scoring and truly enjoy the game of golf. 

Billy speaks Cantonese, Mandarin and English.

Clara Cho

PGA of Canada Professional

Although the journey of playing golf began in her 20’s, Clara’s endurance and passion propelled her into becoming an active member of the PGA of Canada in 2015. Now, Clara Cho is an associate professional golf instructor at the Markham Golf Dome.

She teaches all age groups; ranging from 3 to 70 years old. Clara is known to specialize in teaching the fundamentals to solidify the grounds for further advancement. For example, proper adjustment of the posture is taught to allow students to understand the bodily kinetics in conjunction with individual muscle groups.

Please contact Clara at:

text 647-400-0609

Steve LEE

PGA of Canada Professional

With extensive experience both as a coach and competitive player, Steve helps golfers of all abilities up their game.

Steve speaks both English and Korean

Please contact Steve for more information.

text 647-470-2126

Bennett Li

PGA of Canada Professional

Master CGTF Teaching Professional

Over 20 years playing and teaching golf experience.
— CGTF Certified Teaching Pro and USGTF golf management Certificate.
— CPGA associate member.
— Delivers the best ways to optimize your performance and minimize injury.
— Covers every aspect in your game under relaxed atmosphere with exceptional knowledge and enthusiasm.
— Promotes not only physical health, but moral force by perfect mix of modern and traditional swing methods.
-Speaks your language: Cantonese, Mandarin, English

Please contact Bennett at:

text 416-566-7766

Rob Conway

 PGA of Canada

Rob has been working in the golf industry for over 15 years. His goal is to help his students attain a compact, athletic and repeatable golf swing using the unique abilities of each student.

As a former competitive golfer Rob also helps his students score better on the course with improved decision making and thought process. Whether you want to impress co-workers or take your game to the level, Rob can help attain all your golf goals.

Please contact Rob at:

text 416-908-8665 or e-mail robertdconway@hotmail.com

John Lingeman

CGTF and TPI Teaching Pro

John has studied the techniques of some of the best teaching pros in the industry such as Butch Harmon, David Leadbetter, Rick Smith, Jim McLean, Sean Foley to name a few. As a CTGF Teaching Professional for two years, beginners will learn golf from the ground up with solid fundamentals. An average to advanced player will get a lesson tailored to their swing concerns. Junior golfers will be learning in a fun and relaxed atmosphere to build a solid swing for life.

John uses Video Analysis in all lessons.

By using the mental aspects of the game used by the top golfers you will drop shots just by being able to focus more effectively. John is also a Golf Fitness Instructor and a Graduate of the Titleist Performance Institute.

Please contact John at:

text 416-805-6463 or e-mail jlingeman1@hotmail.com

Carl Forman

CGTF Teaching Professional

Long a fixture at Markham Golf Dome, Carl announced his retirement in 2021.  Thousands of GTA golfers have benefited from Carl’s wisdom for nearly two decades and Markham Golf Dome is forever grateful for Carl for his dedication and professionalism.

Carl may be retired from teaching but he is a friend of golf and our friend for life.  Thank you, Carl!  Wishing you all the best! 

Carl Forman has been playing golf for over 40 years. He has a Level II teaching certification from the United States and Canadian Golf Teacher Federations. He was a member of the North Bay Canadore College golf team and has attended the Ben Sutton School of Golf, the Harvey Penick Academy, the David Leadbetter Academy, Dave Lee’s Gravity Golf School, Jim Hardy’s two day One Plane Seminar and the Natural Golf School. Carl has completed the Golfsmith Clubmaking and Repair program as well as the Golfsmith Golf Clubfitting program.

Carl has been teaching in the north Toronto area for the past thirteen years assisting with junior golf programs at the Uplands Golf Course, the Aaron Roc Golf School and the Markham Golf Dome. For three years, he directed his own golf schools and lesson programs at the Fairwood Fairways Golf Centre in Markham. This is his seventh year as a member of the teaching staff at the Markham Golf Dome in Markham.

FALL/ WINTER Group Golf Clinics

Golf Clinics Presented by Gary Kent!

  • 5 Players per group
  • 5 hours of instruction
  • An hour each week for 5 weeks
  • Everyone in the clinics has their own hitting stall. We don’t share mats
  • Unlimited balls for the lesson
  • Use of clubs if needed at no charge
  • Clinics are for ALL levels of abilities
  • If you have to miss a class, make up dates are available through Gary

Call or Text Gary at 416-402-7171, or email info@garykentgolf.com to learn more.

*Dates and/or times may be changed at the discretion of Gary Kent.

Junior Golf Programs

Juniors can benefit from golf in many ways. Physical, mental and social development.
Increased confidence. A pathway to higher education. Skill in a game for life.

Fostering your child’s enjoyment only means continued growth in the sport. At the Markham Golf Dome we recognize the need for effective Junior Programs. Our junior camps are aimed at introducing kids to the enjoyment of the game of golf. Your juniors will learn about the history, etiquette, safety, skills and techniques needed to play the game of golf. Our focus is to build the self-esteem of our junior player through a fun and exciting program.

Fostering your child’s enjoyment only means continued growth in the sport. At the Markham Golf Dome we recognize the need for effective Junior Programs. Our junior camps are aimed at introducing kids to the enjoyment of the game of golf. Your juniors will learn about the history, etiquette, safety, skills and techniques needed to play the game of golf. Our focus is to build the self-esteem of our junior player through a fun and exciting program.

June 28, 2021

We are happy to announce a summer weeday morning golf program for juniors. Information can be found below. Please contact the program coordinator, Frank Valdez, to register and for more information.

If you are looking for something different, private or family group instruction is available from any of our instructors.

Summer 2021 Junior Golf Camp

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Over 20 acres of Prime Practice Areas including an Indoor Dome & Outdoor Range Area
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150 Burncrest Rd, Markham ON

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The Golf Dome is owned and operated by Gerard Waslen a CPGA professional with over 25 years of range experience.

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