The Club is delighted to have John Wade, a highly qualified teaching professional, providing golf tuition for both members and visitors alike. John is readily available to help players improve their golf and to reach their goals.

John Wade’s golf credentials are well established, with a long list of personal achievements including Eisenhower Trophy team representative, tour victories in Ireland, a two time Vanuatu Open winner and the holder of the course record at both Victoria GC and Dunbar Scotland.

Competing on the PGA tour since turning professional in 1992, John enjoys combining his tournament play with the coaching and teaching of golfers of all ages and abilities. John’s coaching philosophies have been developed through his playing experiences under the guide of some of the leading coaches in the world.

He has been tutored for over 30 years by respected and renowned coaches Including John Davis, Bruce Green, Steve Elkington, Steven Bann, Dale Lynch, Gary Edwin and several leading UK professionals.

John Wade

This influence, combined with his experience as a touring professional playing tournament golf at the elite level, has provided John with a balance in his coaching between developing solid technique whilst also emphasising sound course management skills and the importance of the mind in getting the most out of the game for golfers of all levels.

John has worked at Commonwealth since February 2010, both in a Golf Operations role and as a teaching professional, and is available most days to provide tuition.

Members can book a lesson by contacting the Golf Shop direct on 9575 0444 or by the convenient on-line tuition booking system, which operates under the same methodology as the on-line golf booking arrangements.

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Rates from 1 February 2019 are as follows:

Members 30 mins $70
60 mins $120
Playing Lesson $240
Non Members 30 mins $75
60 mins $125
Playing Lesson $250
Group Clinics Upon Application
Junior Clinics

Our team run a number of fantastic junior clinics throughout the year. They are open to all standards between the ages of 8 and 13 and generally run in six week blocks. Contact the Golf Shop on 9575 0444 for further details.

Women’s Clinics

The club runs free Women’s Golf Clinics on a biannual basis, as an avenue for introduction to the game and as a pathway to play and membership. These clinics are available to non members and beginners. Contact the Golf Shop on 9575 0444 for further details.