355 Washington Street - Spencerport, NY 14559
(585) 352-4300
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Golf Lessons with Gary Tatar

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

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Gary has served as a teaching professional at the Lancaster, Yahnundasis, Chili, and Mill Creek golf clubs. Today Gary primarily teaches at Salmon Creek Country Club. 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 for the Genesee Region Special Olympics.

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
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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 $140.00
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 2019 season.

Program Details:

  • 5 classes - 90 minutes each
  • Monday through Friday
  • Classes available 10:00AM through 6:00PM
  • 6 students minimum 12 students 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.

Adult Training league

Would you like to be confident and comfortable enough to play in a golf league or any golf event?

This program:

  • Contains all the “How-To’s of League and Event Play”.
  • League night is Tuesday from 5:30pm to 8:30pm.
  • Is spread over 8 weeks, receive 4 sessions of golf swing clinics and 4 sessions of on course instruction including the specifics of how to play and several golf league formats.
  • We take care of all oversight, league details, handicaps, pairings, printed material and league rules. PGA  Professional Gary Tatar will be onsite to provide instruction, direction, and service.

Gary will participate on the golf course, the objective is to provide a learning atmosphere while you gain confidence to play in any golf league in a friendly environment.

Golf League training programs are open to the public.

This program is offered in July and August. Call for starting dates. You may join mid session.

$300.00 per person - Golf Cart is an additional $50.00


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 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.


Family Golf Camps
"Custom-sized" to fit your needs

Introduce your family to golf

This program is tailored to fit your day, time, and weeks available throughout the summer
All ages are welcome – 4 student minimum

This program is tailored to fit your family or group, allowing for vacation and other activities. 5 classes, 10 hours of instruction, can be spread over the summer according to your schedule by appointment. This program includes swing fundamentals, short game, putting, rules & etiquette, on course instruction.

  • No equipment is necessary, this allows you time to determine student interest and evaluation of potential.
  • 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.

Program Cost: $140.00 per person – Little Spikes $95.00
LITTLE SPIKES under age 7 w/adult

Junior Golf Summer League $225.00
Includes twelve nine hole rounds, eight with instruction

Play nine holes of golf on Friday nights throughout July and August. Rain outs may extend golf into September. Optional directed practice starts at 3:00 pm, Structured Instruction starts at 4:00 pm, nine holes begins at 5:30.

The importance of direction and 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
  • Golf course management strategies will be taught.

If weather does not permit play the program will be extended into September.

This program also offers your child unlimited range club use for an additional $115

A parent is welcome to play along for free, however, use of a golf cart requires an additional $50.00.


Salmon Creek Country Club 2019 Evening Junior Golf Camps

The goal of this four week program is to provide your child with a positive and enjoyable golf experience. This will entail instruction on swing fundamentals, long game, short game, putting, etiquette, practice drills and safety.

Camp Sessions

Camp I:

Mondays: July 8, 15, 22, 29
(Sign-up deadline - July 6)

Camp II:

Tuesdays: July 9, 16, 26, 30
(Sign-up deadline - July 6)

Camp Time: 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm Instruction starts promptly at 5:30.

The camp is open to children ages 8 to 14. Camp is limited to the first 20 children. An adult is welcome to observe.

Golf is available following instruction. Children play free, however must be accompanied by an adult. If the adult plays a twilight fee is required.

Cost of the Camp is $80 . Price includes instruction, range balls.

All Camp dates will be held as scheduled. In case of bad weather instruction will be held inside.

All Juniors will be required to have an adult present if you choose to play the golf course following the camp.

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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Evening Junior Golf Camp Registration Form