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    Golf Instruction

Jake Wherley is starting his second full season as PGA Head Professional at Perham Lakeside - previously holding the same position at The Pines at Grandview Lodge in Brainerd, MN.  Jake is an accomplished player himself, competing in a number of MN PGA events during the year.  He was the winner of the 2022 MN PGA Assistant's Championship.  He has played in 7 of the last 9 MN State Opens, with his best finish being T-11th.  He played Division II golf at the University of Illinois-Springfield.  Jake enjoys teaching players of all skill level: from beginners to accomplished players.  He views each player individually and tailors each lesson according to the player's needs. 

Jake teaches with the technology of the Bushnell Launch Pro launch monitor, using ball and club data to better assess player needs.

Lesson Rates:  

45-minute Adult lesson:  $65

45-minute Junior lesson:  $45

Purchase a 5 lesson package and get the 6th lesson free

Headshot PGA

To schedule a lesson, please email Jake directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call and leave a message with the Pro Shop at 218-346-6070.

Junior Golf Camps

Juniors ages 6-12 | Come learn basic and intermediate skills, all while meeting new friends! Grip, Aim, Posture, Etiquette, Putting, Chipping, Full Swing, Bunker Shots and other skills taught. Final meeting will be out on the golf course.

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Wine & Wedges

Ladies - Come out to Perham Lakeside and swing off the winter rust on your golf game before the season truly starts! Each week we will focus on a different aspect of the game. Meeting times at 4:00pm and 5:00pm on Sundays - April 28, May 5, May 12 and May 19.

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