ACADEMY

All coaching is conducted by the team of highly qualified PGA golf professionals. So whether you are a beginner or a more accomplished golfer, the Riyadh Golf Club professionals will help you get started on your golfing journey or elevate your game to the next level.

Lesson Offerings

Individual Coaching

TOUCH UP YOUR GAME OR JUST GIVE IT A GO

One-off individual 45 minutes lessons are perfect for the future golfer who wants to try out the game for the first time or even the avid golfer looking to tune up an aspect of their game.

COACHING RATES

Single Lesson

SAR 375
SAR 375

Shared Lesson

SAR 500 (2 pers. sharing)

SAR 325

INDIVIDUAL COACHING PACKAGES

CONTINUED INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT

Fast track your development with our coaching packages. Our coaches will tailor a development plan for
golfers of any standard. If you are looking to get from the driving range to the course sooner rather than later and want to sharpen up your game for an upcoming event or are a golfer with the desire of dropping that handicap, then look no further.

RATES & PACKAGES

Silver Package

6 lessons

SAR 1900 ( SAR 316 / lesson )

SAR 1900 – 6 LESSONS

Gold Package

12 lessons
SAR 3150

SAR 3150 – 12 LESSONS

Family GROUP COACHING

FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

* Up to 6 persons

Our coaches will provide an enjoyable and engaging learning environment for parents with their children to learn the game of golf together, regardless of age difference. Equipment specific to age and height will be provided to ensure everyone gets started the right way.

RATES & PACKAGES

Single Family Lesson

SAR 500
SAR 650 – SINGLE LESSON

Family Package

6 lessons

SAR 2500 (SAR 417 / Lesson)

SAR 2500 – FAMILY PACKAGE (SAR 416 / LESSON)

GROUP COACHING

LEARN AND HAVE FUN WITH FRIENDS

* Up to 8 persons

Bring a group of friends together for a fun and friendly golf experience. Our coaches will tailor a coaching programme to suit all levels of experience and give you opportunity to learn the various skills needed to play the game of golf.

RATES & PACKAGES

Single Group Lesson

SAR 650
SAR 650 – SINGLE LESSON

Group Lesson Package

SAR 3250 (SAR 541 / Lesson)
SAR 3250 – FAMILY PACKAGE (SAR 541 / LESSON)

COACHING RATES

ON COURSE PLAYING LESSON

TAKE YOUR LEARNING TO THE GOLF COURSE

Our PGA Professionals will guide you around the golf course helping you develop the required skills, knowledge, shot selection, course management and strategy for any level of golfer.

9 holes

SAR 750

SAR 750 – 9 Holes

18 Holes

SAR 1125

SAR 1125 – 18 Holes

Programmes

LADIES COFFEE MORNING PROGRAMME

Learn a new skill with like-minded ladies in a fun, social environment.

A five levelled coaching programme designed to take ladies on a journey from being enthusiastic beginners to handicapped golfers. The ladies coffee morning programme provides a fun and social environment for ladies who are looking to get into golf all the way to the experienced golfer looking to improve.

Duration

Lesson Duration

Fees

ABOUT THIS PROGRAMME

6 Weeks

PROGRAMME DURATION – 6 Weeks

1h / week
LESSON DURATION – 1h / Week

SAR 650 / person

FEES – SAR 650

JUNIOR GOLF PROGRAMME

An action-packed programme. Full of fun exciting games for the kids to enjoy with friends.

Our junior programme is designed to take juniors who have never played before to an expert on the course. Our wide range of class offerings will give ample opportunity to play and progress through the ranks as they improve. During the programme children will not only learn the techniques and skills required to play but also learn about the course, equipment and the rules & etiquette of the game and as a result learn the wonderful core life skills that golf promotes.

Duration

Lesson Duration

Age

Fees

ABOUT THIS PROGRAMME

6 Weeks

1h / Week
5+

SAR 495 / person

PROGRAMME DURATION – 8 Weeks
AGE – 5+
LESSON DURATION – 1h / Week
FEES – SAR 650 / person

Men’s Development ProgramMe

INFORMATIVE & SOCIAL

The men’s development program offers a wide range of classes through a developmental track to help golfers of all levels improve their technique, skill set and knowledge of the game.

Duration

Lesson Duration

Fees

6 Weeks

PROGRAMME DURATION – 6 Weeks

1.5h / week

LESSON DURATION – 1.5h / Week

SAR 795 / person

FEES – SAR 795

MEET THE INSTRUCTORS

Conor Thornton

 

Conor is a PGA Professional category AAA and has worked in Europe, Africa and Asia holding roles such as Director of Performance in The Golf School of Excellence Cape Town and Director of Coaching in Andrew Smith International Golf Academy in China. He has experience working with all levels of golfers from professional tour players to beginners. Conor has a true passion in growing the game of golf.
Conor joined Golf Saudi in July of 2021.

He qualified as a PGA Professional in 2011 when he completed a degree in Professional Golf Studies at Birmingham University.

Conor started his career in Dundalk Golf Club in Ireland as a PGA Assistant Professional. Once qualified Conor focused on a playing career and obtain Tour Cards for the Sunshine Tour, Asian Development Tour and Europro Tour. After an injury Conor focused his on his coaching career and in 2013 joined as a PGA Professional at GFG Academy in Johannesburg before becoming the Director of Performance at the Golf School of Excellence Cape Town 2015.

In 2018 Conor moved to China to take up a role as PGA Professional with Palm Springs International Golf Academy. Then in 2019 joined Andrew Smith International Golf Academy at Genzon Golf Club, home of the China Open, as the director of coaching.

Conor is a PGA Professional with category AAA and is highly experienced golf coach having worked with a wild range of players from beginners to the elite and professional. He posses the ability to communicate information and instruction to people of all ages and levels. Conor has a real passion for growing the game of golf.