Napa Valley Spa Packages
Brett Mathis, PGA
Head Golf Professional
Mr. Brett Mathis comes to Silverado from Pasadera Country Club, a Jack Nicklaus signature course in Monterey, California. Brett was the Head Golf Professional and served 7 years a prominent role in the oversight of the entire golf operation including Tournament, Retail, and Instruction. This private golf course catered to 200 members, 12,000 annual rounds, and 62 annual member tournaments.
Brett was responsible for all golf operations, tournament play, liaison with the Superintendent, and led the Members’ Handicap Committee. Brett is an accomplished player, instructor, club fitter and has been continually recognized for his customer service skills. Brett served as the Education Chair for 2 years on the local Monterey Bay PGA Chapter.
Brett is a PGA Instructor and has been coached and mentored by Fred Shoemaker, Extraordinary Golf. He has been a member of the PGA since May 2006.
Tara Lipanovich, LPGA
Tara Lipanovich,( maiden name Tara Fox) is an LPGA “Class A” Teaching Professional originally from the Napa Valley. Tara has and has taught golf since 1996 and is currently the first female Teaching Professional at Silverado Resort and Spa. She has a great reputation of improving the golf games of both men and women at any age and at all stages in their games. She is also a Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Level 3 Certified Junior Coach and founded the Napa Valley Junior Golf Academy and Silverado Junior Golf Academy.
Tara is a talented teaching professional who loves to teach and watch her students improve. As a previous Pac-10 athlete at the University of California at Berkeley, her interest in teaching the mental game is also one of her favorite subjects. She encourages a comfortable learning environment for all and is determined to keep golf a fun and manageable sport for her students.
PRIVATE LESSON RATES
|PGA/LPGA Class A Certified Instructor
|Juniors (16 and Under)
* A junior (16 and under) can join any lesson with a paying adult for no charge.
** Additional Students are not recommended for 30-minute lessons.
Hourly Rate Applies + $25 for Additional Players
One Hour Group Lesson - All Instructors
Rate is based on Private Lesson rate plus $25 per person For Example: A 4-person group with Class A Golf Professional: $115+ (3 x $25) = $190
The golf instruction staff at Silverado also offers a variety of custom, group and corporate programs including: golf exhibitions, playing lessons and private full or half day programs.