Playing Lesson with a Pro

From: $253   


Encinitas Ranch Golf Course - Encinitas, CA


Pending instructor & course availability

Play a round with PGA Professional John Mason and take your golf game to the next level!
  • Cover topics including course management, how to play from difficult lies, reading terrain, club and shot selection, and the mental aspects of golf
  • Learn from accomplished PGA Professional John Mason - a former honoree as PGA Teacher of the Year for Southern California and named one ofGolf Digest's Top 50 Instructors in California
  • Includes cart & green fees
  • Maximize your golfing potential with a Playing Lesson with a Pro!

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Often following golf lessons on the driving range, golfers find themselves asking "I had the perfect swing on the range, why can't I seem to transfer my skills to the golf course?"

With a Playing Lesson from PGA Professional John Mason, you'll learn how to actually play the game of golf. Although swing mechanics are important, there is much more to being a successful golfer. With a playing lesson, you'll get out onto the course with your instructor and learn skills including:

  • How to hit from different lies on the course (i.e. uphill, downhill, sidehill, etc.)
  • Proper stance for various shots on the course
  • Shot selection & club selection
  • Course management and how to avoid trouble areas on the course
  • Judgement of distances

About Your Instructor John Mason:
PGA Class A profession John Mason serves as the Director of Instruction at Encinitas Ranch Golf Course, and was recognized as the 2005 Southern California Section PGA Teacher of the Year.

John has been recognized by Golf Digest as a Top 50 Instructor for the state of California, and also was recognized as the 2004 San Diego Chapter PGA Teacher of the Year. John has previously served as the President of the San Diego Chapter of the PGA.

John is a highly qualified and experienced instructor sure to help golfers of all abilities improve their game.

Key Info >

Essential Information:

  • Includes cart & green fees for the duration of your lesson
  • Lesson typically includes 9 holes of play, subject to the pace of the lesson

Approximately 2.5 hours which typically includes 9 holes of play.

Maximum Participants:
One student per lesson.

Only the booked student may participate in the lesson.

Weather Dependent:
This experience is weather dependent. In the event your lesson is canceled due to weather, you will be able to reschedule your lesson with your instructor.

What to Wear:
All golfers must wear proper golf attire, including golf slacks or golf shorts and appropriate golf shoes. Men must wear collared shirts and women must wear appropriate golf shirts.

Booking Information:
For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings 2 weeks in advance.

Cancellation Policy:
Prior to scheduling/booking a date for this experience, Cloud 9 Living's standard return and exchange policy shall apply. Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, no refunds will be given but you may reschedule your lesson with at least 72 hours notice to your instructor.

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Customer Reviews:

  • Playing Lesson with a PGA Pro

  • February 05, 2013

  • 5

  • San Diego

"The playing lesson with teaching pro, John Mason, was a relaxing learning experience. His knowledge of the golf swing and ability to convey it clearly was refreshing and enjoyable."

  • Playing Lesson with a PGA Pro

  • April 19, 2012

  • 5

  • San Diego

"I absolutely loved my experience! What an excellent instructor with a true heart for the sport! I'd recommend him any day! Thank you John Mason!!"