Our Golf Professionals Help You Get More From Your Game

Improve your game with lessons from The Winston’s experienced golf professionals. We provide lessons for players of all ages and skill levels.

Our Lesson Programs

Whether you’re a beginner aiming to grasp the basics or an experienced player looking to fine-tune your skills, our expert PGA of Canada Professionals will tailor the lessons to address your unique requirements. The curriculum encompasses a diverse range of topics, including:

Short game techniques
Putting precision
Full swing mechanics
Club fitting
On-course playing strategies

This holistic approach ensures a well-rounded skill set, preparing you for success in various situations on the golf course.

Club Fitting

Compare brands, shafts, and settings to find the right fit for you. We fit for length, lie, head model, shaft flex, grip size, and skill level. We can also help with your distance gapping within your current or new set.

Group Lessons

Learn with a group of friends, host a group social activity, or take your game to the next level with fully customizable private group lessons.

Junior Lessons

The Winston Golf Club offers junior camps, clinics, and programs for kids of all ages and skill levels. Whether a junior is swinging a club for the first time, looking to prepare for a tournament, or anything in between, we have a program for them! Please see below for a list of options:

– Weekly junior clinics
– 1 day beginner junior development camps
– 2 day advanced junior development camps
– Private lessons
– Semi-private group lessons
– Fairways & Faceoffs: A hockey and golf development camp

Please contact Carson Taylor for more information:

Our Golf Professionals

Learn from the best in the business. Our in-house golf professionals are all fully-trained and certified PGA of Canada members.
To book lessons with any of our pros, please reach out to them directly via the contact information provided.

Kim Valleau

PGA of Canada
Head Golf Professional

Club Fitting Certifications: TaylorMade, Titleist, Ping, Callaway, Cobra
15 Years Teaching Experience
Specializes in Ladies Group Lessons
Applied Business Degree in Entrepreneurship – Sport & Recreation (Mount Royal University)
PGA of Alberta and PGA of Canada Class A Professional of the Year 2022
PGA of Alberta Top 100 Professional 2021 – 2023

Kim is passionate about making golf an accessible sport and getting women involved in the game. Her philosophy is all about breaking down barriers and creating a fun, inclusive, and safe environment where players have the freedom and support to focus on improving their skills.

Brayden Dalman

PGA of Canada
Apprentice Professional

Club Fitting Certifications: TaylorMade, Titleist,
Ping, Callaway, Cobra
3 Years Teaching Experience
Trackman Certified
Bachelor of Business Administration, Major in Marketing (SAIT)
Favorite Course: Greywolf

Brayden brings a deep knowledge of golf equipment to his work as both an instructor and club fitter, helping to match players with the clubs that empower them to play at their best. He views golf as a game that is always pushing you to be better and looks for ways to optimize the experience of every person who works with him.

Carson Taylor

PGA of Canada
Class A Associate Professional

Bachelor’s Degree in Health and Physical
Education from Mount Royal University
7 years teaching experience
Career low round is 67
PGA of Alberta Junior Leader of the Year Finalist in 2020
PGA of Canada Finalist for the Warren Crosby Lead of the Year in 2023
Favorite course: Tobacco Road, Sanford, NC

Carson’s teaching philosophy centers around encouraging a love for the game among students of all abilities. He believes in creating a positive and inclusive learning environment where each individual feels encouraged and supported.

Cullen Wanvig

PGA of Canada
Apprentice Professional

Club Fitting Certifications: TaylorMade and
5 Years Teaching Experience
Career low round is 64 at The Winston

Cullen grew up at the Calgary Elks as a junior golfer, spending most summer days at the course from sun up to sun down. He believes that every student is unique, and focuses on tailoring his lessons for each student to help them learn and grow successfully as individual players. He was previously at Lynx Ridge Golf Club and Earl Grey Golf Club.

Go Further with Exclusive Member Benefits

Members of The Winston get access to even more perks, including:
Club fittings by our in-house professionals
Vendor fit days when industry reps visit
League play
Priority and unlimited bookings

Book Your Next Visit to The Winston Today

Frequently Asked Questions about Golf Lessons at The Winston

Find answers to the questions we get about our golf lessons most often.

Does The Winston have a dress code for golf lessons?

Yes—all lessons have the same dress code that is in effect for our members and public players:

Neat business or casual dress is mandatory.
Shirts for men must have a collar or be an accepted golf shirt design.
Women may have a collar with no sleeves or no collar with sleeves.
All shorts must have an inseam of no less than six inches with a finished hem.
Tailored joggers are permitted.
Track pants, casual joggers, sweatpants, and jeans are not permitted.

What brands can I get club fittings for at The Winston?

We have fitting equipment for the following brands:


What time of year can I get a club fitting at The Winston?

Our trained PGA of Canada Professionals can fit you on Foresight Simulators in the winter months or on the driving range in the summer and with the use of Trackman.

Do I need to be a member of The Winston to book a club fitting?

Members and non-members may sign up for any of our vendor fit days. Please contact Brayden Dalman (see above) to book a fitting.

How do I book lessons for a private group at The Winston?

Please contact your preferred Professional (see above) to book. Our private group lessons are completely customizable by date, time, topic, and number of lessons.

Reservations in the Clubhouse can also be made for snacks, lunch, dinner, or beverages after the lesson. Your options are endless!

What junior lessons does The Winston offer?

We offer several lesson options, including summer day camps and our unique Hockey & Golf camp. For more information, please view our entire junior package.

Does The Winston offer ladies golf lessons?

Yes! We offer lessons for female golfers at all skill levels. In addition to individual ladies golf lessons, we also offer ladies group lessons and specific ladies league programs for members.

Contact Kim Valleau (see above) to book any of these experiences.