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Instruction Programs

The Vernon Golf & Country Club offers a number of Instructional Programs for players of all ages and abilities from individual coaching programs down to the introductory level group programs.

Golfers not sure which program would be best suited for the overall improvement of their own game, please contact one of the professionals at the Vernon Golf & Country Club, who will provide a brief consultation and recommend a program.

For more information on the different programs, click on the links below or contact Teaching Professional Myles Johnson at [email protected]

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Brooks Jones
Head Golf Professional 
PGA of Canada Class A Professional 
[email protected] 

With over a decade of coaching experience, I'm dedicated to making golf both enjoyable and accessible for all levels of players. From novices seeking to grasp the basics to seasoned pros aiming to refine their game, I offer tailored instruction designed to meet individual needs.
My coaching philosophy prioritizes a relaxed atmosphere coupled with a commitment to helping players discover their potential on the course. Through personalized guidance and a focus on fundamentals, we'll work together to refine your swing mechanics, improve your short game, and enhance your mental approach to the game.
As a PGA of Canada-certified instructor, I remain at the forefront of golf instruction methodologies, incorporating the latest technology and techniques to facilitate learning. Whether utilizing cutting-edge launch monitors or traditional drills, my goal is to provide an enriching experience that accelerates skill development and fosters a lifelong love for the game.
Above all, I believe in cultivating a positive and supportive learning environment where players feel empowered to push beyond their limits and achieve their goals. Whether you're striving for tournament success or simply aiming to enjoy the camaraderie of a round with friends, I'm here to help you unlock your full potential and make the most of your golfing journey. Let's tee off together and embark on a path to success, one shot at a time.
Father to two young adventurers, alongside his supportive wife. Whether engrossed in bedtime tales or orchestrating backyard escapades, he leads our family with enthusiasm. With his nurturing spirit and boundless energy, he creates a world of wonder and joy for our little ones, fostering unforgettable moments in our journey together.


Bradlee Jones 
Golf Operations Manager 
PGA of Canada Class A Professional
[email protected]

Bradlee, a PGA of Canada Class A Professional, was born and raised in Vernon and honed his skills as a Junior Member at the Vernon Golf and Country Club. He started his career in the golf industry at the VGCC as a Member Services Team Member in 2011, progressing through various roles and eventually turning professional. Bradlee joined the PGA of Canada in 2013 working in the Assistant Professional role for 2013 and 2014. After a season at the Okanagan Golf Club Bradlee returned to VGCC in 2016 as the Golf Operations Manager.
A Competitive Junior and Amateur Golfer, Bradlee still enjoys the competitive side of golf when time permits.
As an Instructor and Club Fitter, Bradlee works with all levels of players – from beginners to players looking to lower their handicap right through to collegiate athletes. He tailors his instruction to each student, focusing on increasing consistency and helping them understand their own game to maximize enjoyment on the golf course.

Book a Lesson with Bradlee - Bradlee's Lesson Calendar

Myles Johnson 
Teaching & Associate Professional
PGA of Canada Class A Professional 
[email protected] 

Myles got his start at Spallumcheen golf club where he held many roles including Head Professional. In 2019 he made a move to Hillview Golf Course where he helped grow the teaching programs, and particularly the junior golf instruction programs. Myles started the Hillview golf academy which he ran with three other coaches until 2023.
Myles still enjoys playing and did so more competitively in his younger days, at one time holding 3 competitive course records and winning numerous local events. At Hillview he was the interior representative for the PGA of BC Junior leader of the year and has spoke on enhancing and growing junior golf programs. In his first year at Hillview he was awarded the PGA of BC community leadership Bursary for his efforts in junior golf.
Myles looks forward to continuing his teaching career at VGCC, in particular helping to enhance the instructional offerings and club fitting opportunities. Please feel free to reach out with any questions, Myles’ goal is to make your game better!

Book a Lesson with Myles - Myles Lesson Calendar

Keith Vandenbrink  
Teaching Professional 
PGA of Canada Class A Professional 
[email protected] 

Keith got his start in Golf Business in 1988 when we left CIBC securities and investments to take a Job as an Assistant Professional at the Riverside Course at Fairmont Hot Springs. Keith spent 3 years in Fairmont before being recruited to join the Elks Club in Calgary. Keith joined Jim Atmore and Ken Wadsworth at Hillview in 1993 where he spent the last 25 years refining his Teaching Skills as Head Professional. A forever student of the game Keith continually seeks out information on teaching techniques and styles to improve his ability to help his students play better and enjoy the game more.
An avid golfer who enjoys tournament play Keith’s tournament experience is extensive in BC and Alberta. Having won many events Hi-lights would include a course record 64 during the Revelstoke Men’s Pro-Am and 65 at Predator Ridge to win one of the Telus Skins Game Pro-Am’s as well as a 2-time winner of the Interior Tour Match Play.

Kendra Jones Munk 
Assistant Professional 
PGA of Canada Apprentice Professional 
[email protected] 

Kendra is our youngest professional and specializes in junior player development. Kendra played just over two years of USport golf before turning professional in 2023 and joining the PGA of Canada. Kendra has a schooling background in kinesiology and psychology and bases her teaching style around both to cover the physical and mental aspects of the game.

Richard Colin 
Assistant Professional 
PGA of Canada Apprentice Professional 

Hailing from Osoyoos, Richard started playing golf at a young age. His passion for golf has seen him take on a variety of roles just to be able to play whenever possible.

He moved to Vernon in 2020 with his wife and young son and is thrilled to be working at Vernon Golf and Country Club. After being diagnosed with Ankylosing Spondylitis at the age of 30, Richard was devastated at the thought of not being able to play golf anymore. Instead he focused on learning absolutely everything he could about best practices for golfers, including how to use strength building and mobility training alongside his playing to improve his form. He is excited to bring this knowledge to Vernon to help others improve their game no matter what they are dealing with health wise or otherwise.





Lessons may include a variety of parts of the game including; Putting, Short Game and Full Swing. Included in all lessons is video analysis and the use of training aids.

  Length  1 Person  2 People 
1 Lesson  30 Minutes  $80  $110 
  50 Minutes  $120  $160 
3 Lessons  30 Minutes  $225  $290 
  50 Minutes  $315  $400 
5 Lessons  30 Minutes  $350  $450 
  50 Minutes  $500  $650 
Coaching Packages Package Price
(3) 50 Minute Lessons + (3) 30 Minute Lessons  $500 
(3) 50 Minute Lessons + (10) 30 Minute Lessons  $850 
(6) 50 Minute Lessons + (20) 30 Minute Lessons  $1600

** Purchase a 5 Lesson Pack or Any Coaching Package and Receive a 20 Basket Driving Range Key **

**Add the use of Trackman to any lesson for $25 **

* Prices do not include applicable tax.

On Course Evaluations/Playing Lessons are a great way for your instructor to get to know your golf game before you invest in a lesson package. An on-Course Evaluation consists of you playing 9 Holes with your instructor. This allows your instructor to see your strengths and weaknesses in your golf game so you can create a plan for your lesson package together.


* Prices do not include applicable tax.

Grab your friends or round up some family members and learn together in a private, comfortable setting. This program offers flexible scheduling and customized instruction focused on the particular needs of the individuals in your group.
Great Option for a Corporate Outing!!
Contact Bradlee Jones ([email protected]) to enquire about pricing.

Our goal in the club fitting process is to determine what golf club option is the best for you. The Goal is to determine what loft, lie angle, shaft flex, head design, length and grips your clubs will need to best suit your game.
VGCC has Fitting Carts from Taylormade, Ping and Callaway.
Club Fitting Pricing - $75

* Prices do not include applicable tax.

Click here for Club Fitting Book

Private junior lessons are tailored to the needs of the junior. Whether that is a junior looking to develop a strong skill set to further enjoy the game or the competitive player looking to make this season their best the VGCC professional staff is committed to the student. Lessons may include a variety of topics including; Putting, Short Game and Full Swing. Included in all lessons is video analysis and the use of training aids.
A coaching package will consist of; (8) 30 minute private lessons, (2) 1 hour on-course playing lessons, practice routines, course management and mental game coaching.

Private (30 mins) Coaching Packages
$50 $450

* Prices do not include applicable tax.