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Golf Lessons with Gary Tatar

Gary Tatar PGA professional elected to membership in 1977, a graduate of PGA business schools I & II. Gary is an Adjunct Instructor at Genesee Community College in the Golf Management Program, certified as a K-Vest TPI Golf Instructor and certified as a Special Olympics Golf Coach.

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Gary served as head and teaching professional at the Lancaster, Yahnundasis, Chili, and Mill Creek golf clubs. He has extensive experience with with all level golfers. Gary will assess your game and recommend a strategy to ensure your success.

Gary is a student of the game, he is inspired and models Harvey Penick's simple, direct, and practical teaching approach. He stresses the importance of understanding fundamentals and shot shape to instill confidence in playing the game. He combines the latest sports psychology, fitness, and course management training to help you achieve the highest level performance you are capable.

Gary partnered with the Salmon Creek Country Club, utilizing its 18 hole course, outdoor driving range, indoor year round teaching area and nautilus training center. Gary has been recognized as a leader in the golf industry and corporate America being honored by both the Western New York PGA and Business Management Leadership training for excellence in leadership.

Gary currently volunteers locally as the Director of Golf over Special Olympics Genesee Region.

Contact Information for Gary

  • Gary Tatar PGA Professional
  • Salmon Creek Country Club
  • 355 Washington Street
  • Spencerport, NY 14559
  • Cell: 585-233-8863 Email: protatar1027@hotmail.com
  • Email Gary
Adult Lessons

Adult Private Lessons
Available Year Round

  • One Lesson $65.00
  • Series of 3 Lessons $150.00
  • Series of 5 Lessons $225.00
  • Series of 10 Lessons $400.00

All private lessons are forty five minutes in length.

Playing Lesson - $80.00 (1 hour)

Adult Semi Private Lessons
Available Year Round

  • 2 students $50.00 Per Student
  • Series of 3 Lessons $120.00 Per Student
  • Series of 5 Lessons $200.00 Per Student

All semi private lesson sessions are 1 hour in length.

Adult Group Lessons $135.00
Available Year Round
  • This program covers all aspect of the golf swing.
  • For beginners you will build a foundation and understanding of the game.
  • For the experienced player it is designed to maintain and improve your swing.
  • In both cases you will be ready for the 2016 season.

Program Details 5 classes 90 minutes each, Monday through Friday, classes are available 10:00 am through 6:00 pm. 6 student minimum 12 student maximum.

With 6 students you may book a private group and choose your desired day and time.

Location: Salmon Creek 18 hole golf course, outdoor driving range and indoor teaching area.

Beginner Golf League with Instruction $299.00

Includes instruction & Green Fees. Golf cart optional $50.00.

  • This 10 week program instruction on the golf swing, rules, etiquette, handicapping and several league formats.
  • All directed by PGA Professional Gary Tatar. Enjoy a friendly learning environment while gaining confidence to play in any golf league or golf event.
  • Training sessions are held Monday through Friday with tee times available in the morning, afternoon and evening.
  • Bring your own foursome or join an existing group.

Contact Gary Tatar for available openings.

Game Changer $420.00

This program includes: 12 hours of training, 4 hours of classroom and 8 hours of instruction on the golf course and driving range.

Program specifics cover: Golf Swing Mechanics, Fitness conditioning, and the Mindset Psychology of the game.

The perfect program to improve all aspects of your game regardless of your level of ability.

VALUE of this program is $780.00 Introductory Special Offer $420.00

LOCATION: Salmon Creek 18 hole golf course, outdoor driving range and indoor teaching area.

Junior Lessons

Junior Private Lessons
Available Year Round

  • One Lesson $45.00
  • Series of 3 Lessons $120.00
  • Series of 5 Lessons $190.00
  • Series of 10 Lessons $350.00

All private lessons are forty five minutes in length.

Junior Clinics - $130.00 Per Student
(Up to age 17)

  • Only 4 students per class.
  • Includes on course instruction with Gary.
  • Choose one day per week for five weeks.
  •  Choose from two class time slots: 10 to 11:30 or 1:00 to 2:30
  • Both class are offered Monday through Friday.
  • Classes are offered year round.
  • No equipment is necessary.
  • (LITTLE SPIKES - Age 7 & under w/adult)

All fundamentals of the short game, full swing, putting, rules, and etiquette will be taught. Plus fun drills and skill challenges will inspire your child and teach proper practice routines.

Instructional Junior Golf League - $160.00

  • 6:00 to 8:30 on Tuesday nights.
  • Play nine holes of golf with instruction.
  • Summer – June July August Fall - August September October.

Participation in both sessions $250 – Parental participation is welcomed $50.00

The importance of distance control will be taught while developing a sound setup routine. Students will be taught how to make a dynamic “connected” golf swing, improving their balance and ability to hit the sweet spot more consistently. Several practice drills, game formats, and rules will be taught.

If weather does not permit on course instruction, video instruction will be taught in the indoor teaching area

Youth Clinics

Salmon Creek Country Club 2017 Junior Golf Camps

The goal of this 5 week program is to provide your child with a positive and enjoyable golf experience. This will entail instruction on swing fundamentals, short game, putting, etiquette, rules, playing and safety.  The camp director and instructor is Gary Tatar.

Camp Sessions

Camp I: Tuesdays: June 27, July 11, 18, 25, August 1.
(Sign-up deadline - June 19)

Camp II: Wednesdays: August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30.
(Sign-up deadline - July 24)

Camp will be broken down into two groups:

  • Juniors (13-18)
  • Sub-Juniors (8-12)
  • If any group does not fill up Salmon Creek reserves the right to combine age groups
  • Juniors will have Instruction from 10:30-11:30 & Golf from 11:30-3:30. (Lunch after nine not included)
  • Sub-Juniors will have Instruction from 11:30-12:30 & Golf from 1:00-3:30. (Lunch 12:30-1:00 not included)


Cost of the Camp is $130.00*. Price includes Instruction, Range Balls & Green fees. *(Salmon Creek Members - $75.00 )

All Camp dates will be held as scheduled. In case of bad weather instruction will be held inside and rain checks will be issued for golf.

All Sub Juniors will be required to have an adult present for at least one week of on course supervision.

Please print and fill out the registration form found in the link below. After filling out please return it to:

  • Salmon Creek Country Club
  • 355 Washington Street
  • Spencerport, NY 14559
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Junior Golf Camp Registration Form