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Golf Instruction
Private Lessons

Improve Your Game
Finding the right golf instructor is one of the most important steps to improving your game. At the Bucknell Golf Club, our PGA Professionals are certified to teach every level of golfer, from beginning to scratch players. Both private and group lessons are offered, and sessions can last from 30 to 60 minutes. With the addition of the state of the art teaching facility, at the Bachman Golf Center, we are now able to teach year round and provide video analysis by using the most recent V-1 software.

Individual Lessons

  • Single Lessons $35
  • Ask about our Lesson Packages, Playing Lessons and Group Clinics!

Group Lessons - Download Flyer

  • Group Classes: $15 per lesson | Saturday’s 10am - 11am | Topic changes each week
  • Get Golf Ready Package: $99 for 5 group lessons (min 3 students) covering a variety of lesson topics including on course instruction. Dates: July 13, 20, 27 from 5:45pm to 7:15pm

Specialty Lessons

  • Ladies Only Lessons - Download Flyer - $15 per lesson | Monday’s at 5pm – 6pm | Topic changes each week
  • Junior Golf Schools - Download Flyer - June, July, and August

Call 570.577.7340 or fill out the form below if you are interested in improving your game at Bucknell Golf Club.

Get Golf Ready
Get Ready Golf

A Beginners Intro to the Game

Get Golf Ready • Level 1
If you have always wanted to learn the game then this is the perfect class for you. During this 3 week course, will introduce you to the fundamentals necessary to enjoy and get comfortable with the game of golf. $99 Per Person | Includes: 90 Minutes lessons each week, Range Balls and 1 On-Course golf lesson. 


  • Monday's 5:45pm - 7:15pm
  • July 13, 20, 27

Get Golf Ready • Level 2
Perfect for golfers who have some previous experience, or as a continuation of Get Golf Ready Level 1. This 3 week course includes chipping, putting, fundamentals and full swing instruction. $99 Per Person | Includes: 90 Minutes lessons each week, Range Balls and 2 On-Course golf lessons. 


  • Saturday's 3:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Sept 26, Oct 3, Oct 10

Call 570.577.7340 or fill out the form below if you are interested in improving your game at Bucknell Golf Club.

Teaching Staff

Brian Kelly, PGA Class A Professional
Brian Kelly is the Head Golf Professional at the Bucknell Golf Club. Before becoming the Head Pro at Bucknell, Brian worked as an assistant at the Clinton C.C., Frosty Valley C.C. and the White Deer G.C. Brian has been teaching all levels of players for 30 years. He is also an accomplished player having won the Philadelphia P.G.A. Section Championship in 1995, 2000 and again in 2005, the Pennsylvania Open in 1987, and the Philadelphia Open in 2000 and 2003. He also competed in the 1990 U.S. Open at Medinah C.C. in Chicago. 

Tim Hepler, Class A PGA Professional
Tim Hepler is the General Manager at the Bucknell Golf Club and has been teaching students of all skill levels for more than 25 years. Prior to becoming the General Manage at Bucknell, Tim was the General Manager at Chesapeake Hills G.C., Waterford Landing G.C. and the Lake Worth G.C. Prior to becoming a General Manager Tim was an instructor in the Golf Academy at the PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Tim offers Individual, Series, and Group Lessons.

Jesmar Matos, PGA Assistant Professional
Jesmar is the Assistant Professional at Bucknell. He is currently working toward his Class A status and works both in the golf shop and teaching. Jesmar offers Individual, Series, and Group Lessons.

Junior Golf School
Ages + Times:
7 and under | 8:30am to 9:30am
8 to 11 | 9:30am to 10:30am
12 to 13 | 10:30am to 11:30am

Wednesday & Thursday, June 10 & 11
Wednesday & Thursday, June 24 & 25
Wednesday & Thursday, July 8 & 9
Wednesday & Thursday, July 22 & 23
Wednesday & Thursday, Aug. 5 & 6

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