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Golf Lessons

Looking to improve your game? Private lessons provide an opportunity for our Director of Instruction, Mark Thornewell, to tailor individual instruction to your specific needs and goals. Individual half- and full-hour sessions, as well as discounted lesson packages, are available.  Please contact Mark Thornewell for availability (see below).  


Mark Thornewell


Director of Instruction

Mark is a PGA associate and Taylor Made staff member. He was born in Kent, England but has resided in USA since 2003 and lives locally with his wife and 3 children. Mark started playing competitive golf aged 7 and has never looked back! He was High School and College captain and has a Golf degree from Buckinghamshire New University. Mark's Professional experience is vast - he was an assistant at the prestigious Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo, FL then made the move to the north east where he worked at Ridgewood CC, before owning and operating a very successful TGA Golf and Tennis Franchise in Rockland and Westchester counties for 7 years. Mark then had a fantastic 2 years as a GolfTEC instructor in East Hanover NJ, teaching over 3000 lessons. Most recently, he was the Head Golf Professional at New York Country Club. His unique experience, patience, style of teaching and professionalism has helped build a large, loyal following of adult and junior golfers.

  • 30 minutes-$75.00 ($80.00 for non-members)
  • 60 minutes-$120.00 ($130.00 for non-members)
  • Pre-Pay: Buy 5 lessons & get the 6th  lesson for FREE
  • Package #1: 6 Lessons...90 minutes each for $900.00 (9 hours of instruction) ($1150.00 for non-members)
  • Package #2**: 12 Lessons...90 minutes each for $1600.00 (18 hours of instruction) ($1850.00 for non-members)
**This package may be shared with family members
  • Adult Clinics: $150.00...4 sessions...1 hour class...4 weeks...4 to 8 students
  • Half-Day Golf School: $199.00...3 Hours...Includes Lunch...4 to 6 students