Lessons

Jeff Massa
Director of Instruction

Jeff posing at the wiltwyck golf coarse

Born and raised in Clifton Park, New York I attended Shenendehowa High School before graduating from Florida State University. I grew up working at Eagle Crest Golf Club and The Edison Club. After college I returned to the golf industry realizing that teaching and Golf Instruction were my passions. I was fortunate enough to get back into the industry working as Assistant

 Professional at Wiltwyck Golf Club and began progressing through the PGA levels of certification. The opportunity to work year-round brought me out of the NENY Section to Southern California where I lived and worked in Palm Desert, CA for four years. While working at Monterey Country Club I started out as Second Assistant Professional and worked up to Head Golf Professional. During that same period, I earned my Class A certification from the PGA of America. I have experience working as a Studio Putter Fitter for Scotty Cameron and learned how he fits Tour Professionals. I transitioned back to the Northeast to be closer to family and was given the opportunity to work as First Assistant Professional at White Manor Country Club. After a few months I was named Head Golf Professional responsible for Golf Operations.

Throughout my trip across the country, I learned from Master Professionals and World Class Clubmakers and I am excited to share their knowledge with you. I am very pleased with the new technology and club fitting options we have and I look forward to helping each of you accomplish your personal goals as Director of Instruction. Please let me know how I can help and I look forward to seeing lower scores.

Lesson Pricing:  

1 Hour Lesson – $80 

(3) 1 Hour Lesson Package – $225 

(5) 1 Hour Lesson Package – $360 

Club Fitting – $50 

Loft and Lie Check and Bend – $50 

Beginning of Season Special – $250 

*13 Club Grips (Tour Velvet or Dri Tac), 1 SuperStroke Putting Grip, 14 Personalized Contact Information Shaft Labels, Loft and Lie Report (what are my clubs really at?)

45 Minute Junior Less – $40

*Monthly Junior Meet-ups, Skills Challenges, Free Loft and Lie Check and Bending needs, Bi-Weekly Challenges for Premium Golf Balls/Equipment. 

Jack Breno

Senior Teaching Professional

Jack teaching little girl golf lessons at the wiltwyck golf coarseSays Jack “My thought process has changed over the years, but one thought remains the same, and that is matching the arm swing to the body movements.  The swing happens so fast.  In 2 to 3 seconds, timing becomes critical and it is a challenge to produce the same results every time, but I am always working on it.”

Jack Breno has had a long and rich history in the area. Jack was Head Golf Professional at the Nevele Country Club for over 30 years as well as the Shawangunk Country Club and the Hudson Valley Resort.  His most recent position was teaching professional at Rondout Golf Club.  He is a proud member of the PGA of America and inducted into the Half Century Club.

One of his biggest joys, and still to this day, is teaching the younger generation.  He has been working with juniors from his early days, long before growing the game became what it is today.   To see all of their progress and love for the sport, makes it all worthwhile for him.

Jack’s love of teaching, relationships, and never-ending analysis of the swing/game is legendary – like his sense of humor & cigar.

Jack’s Rates:

1 Hour Lesson – $70

(3) 1 Hour Lesson Package – $195

(5) 1 Hour Lesson Package – $310

45 Minute Junior Less – $40

Jack’s Junior Classes: $12 per class & $55 for 5