Pleasantville Country Club

Golf Instruction

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Sharon McQuillan

Director of Golf

Sharon McQuillan was one of the first women in the nation to become a PGA member and has been a member since 1982. She is also a Class A Member of the LPGA and is a US Kids Golf Certified Instructor and received Top 50 US Kids Golf Instructor Honorable Mention for 2012. Sharon is presently the only woman who holds the position of Director of Golf at a golf facility in Westchester County.

Sharon has considerable teaching experience. She was on the staff of Jim McLean for nine years. To name a few of Jim McLean's students, he teaches Keegan Bradley, winner of the PGA Championship and Alexis Thomson, at 16 is the youngest winner of an LPGA event. Currently, he teaches Lucy Li, youngest qualifier for Women's US Open. Sharon spent over ten winters working on her own game with Patti McGowan, a top 100 teacher, when Patti was at the David Leadbetter Academy in Lake Nona, Florida. Sharon has also attended numerous teaching seminars headed by great teachers such as: Michael Breed, Sean Foley, Suzy Whaley, Gary Wiren, the late Manual DeLatore,and many others.

Her students range from the beginner to the experienced college player. In one season, she had the most improved golfer at three different clubs. One of her students, qualified for the US Amateur in 2011 and the same student had qualified for the US Junior in 2009. Another one of Sharon's students won her first national US KidsGolf tournament in 2011 at the age of 8 years. One student committed to play golf for Florida State after having been Sharon's student since she was 7 years old. She specializes in teaching young girls who aspire to be the best they can be with their golf games.

Simon Clough

Teaching Professional

Simon has been a professional golfer since 1976. During his career he has given over 30,000 golf lessons, in England, Belgium, Luxembourg, Greece, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mauritius and is now based in the U.S.

He is a "Fellow" Member of the British Professional Golfers Association and an Official US Kids Golf Certified Instructor.

Simon fully understands the need to have junior golfers start the game as early as possible and to have as large a catchment area as possible to produce future champions.

Simon's teaching philosophy is based on 5 fundamentals of golf: Grip, Club Face, Ball Position, Body Alignment and Posture.

Simon's number one principle with experienced golfer is to work with the existing swing and not to attempt to reinvent the wheel

Lessons will include long game, short gamer, and on course tuition. Video will be used.

All Lessons will be given at Pleasantville Country Club, 110 Nannahagen Road, Pleasantville, NY 10570.

Lesson Availability

With Sharon
The First Session is a comprehensive evaluation of your golf swing and how it affects your golf game and keeps you from reaching your golf goals. At this time we will devise an improvement plan for you. Every lesson is a web lesson which is emailed to you which will help you to remember your drills and where to focus your attention when you practice. These lessons are also stored on the website, and can be accessed at any time.

Improvement Plans
All lessons are 45 minutes in length and include a web lesson and drills.
• 10 lesson plan $1200  –  Per Lesson cost is: $120
• 5 lesson plan $ 650  –   Per Lesson cost is: $130

Individual lessons available for $150 per lesson.
Pleasantville Country Club Members get 10% off prices. To Book with Sharon either send an email: or call or text: 914-260-5048

With Simon

• 15 Lesson Plan $1500  –  Per Lesson cost $100
• 10 Lesson Plan $1100  –  Per Lesson cost $110
• 5 Lesson Plan $600  –  Per Lesson cost $120

Individual lessons $130  and 20% off for members off all plans

All Lesson Packages will include a mixture of long and short game plus on course instruction and are one hour in length. Intensive Lesson Package: 10 hours
3 Nine hole golf course lessons
4 Hours of range work on short and long game
To ensure maximum benefit, this package must be used within one month of the first lesson Price: $900

To Book with Simon either send an email: or call or text: 914-473-7294

Junior Clinics

Junior Clinics and Junior Camp scheduled throughout the season. Instruction is done by Certified US Kids Gold Instructors, Simon Clough, the Teaching Professional, and Sharon McQuillan, the Director of Golf.
Contact us at 9147692809 for more information.

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