Summer Golf Camp @ Bradlee Ryall Golf

Summer Golf Camp @ Bradlee Ryall Golf

Nine years ago I had the tremendous opportunity of taking my passion and love for golf along with my global experiences to build a golf coaching brand that would create jobs, positively impact the local community and offer young aspiring junior golfers a platform to learn, grow and achieve there golfing dreams.   When the Bradlee Ryall Golf Academies was born the heart and soul was no doubt Junior Golf.

We have been fortunate to build award-winning programs that have seen our students go on to win multiple CJGA (Canadian Junior Golf Association) U.S Kids, and Golf Ontario events along with reaching the highest levels of our programs and receiving U.S Collegiate scholarships.

I am often asked what’s the formula for the success we have all shared? How do you develop young junior golfers and have such fantastic results?  The answer I always give is simple.  We focus on “Grass Roots” We
have a firm belief that strength of our junior development
pyramid starts with its base.  One of the first decisions I made when building my company was to offer a Summer Junior Golf Camp that actually had a purpose.  I wanted to create a program that would engage children to learn, have fun, build friendships and be fans of golf for the rest of their life.  Within that thinking I also made sure we were separating children by age and skill level to have them in appropriate learning environments to get the best out of their abilities each week.  Sound good?  I thought so…. However, I decided to add one extra variable that has really helped us grow our programs and identify young golf talent.  During all our summer junior golf camps or PGA of Canada golf coaches are quietly evaluating the participants making recommendations for children that should be graduating into our competitive stream of training programs.

It’s been an incredible journey for our academy over the past 9 years touching the lives of almost 1,000 junior golfers annually.  We have been recognized by Golf Ontario winning the junior facility of the year in 2012 and recently I was fortunate to be the recipient of the PGA of Ontario’s Junior Leader of the year award.

None of this would have been possible if it weren’t for the tremendous team of coaches we have had over the years and to the commitment we have had to building our base and offering residents of Mississauga, Milton, Brampton and Oakville the best Summer Junior Golf Camp offering in the G.T.A.

Lets talk about these Camps, Our Summer Junior Golf Camps typically run from the middle of June until the last week of August.  Yes! Our camps are open earlier then most facilities because we want to provide opportunities to the children in Private school’s who often get out earlier and can’t find activities offered before July 1st

Our Summer Junior Golf Camps also bolster some of the most parent friendly times.  At the Bradlee Ryall Golf Academy our camps run from 8:30am to 4:30 pm where most golf camp offerings are (9:00am -3:30 pm) this allows families to have more time to car pool and work around job schedules when choosing our junior golf camps,

If your wondering about price, well I am happy to tell you that we are not $500 a week and offer a tremendous price for Full Day Campers at Lionhead Golf and Conference Centre for $379 and Royal Ontario Golf Club for $349.   We also offer half-day camps and extended afternoon extended care for parents needing a little more time!

I would also be remised if I didn’t talk about the amazing facilities and menu we have for our Summer Junior Golf Camps. Lionhead golf and Conference Centre and Royal Ontario Golf Clubs are outstanding centralized facilities that have tremendous driving ranges, short game areas and beautiful golf courses.

Our Camp menu is the best in the city offering snacks/hydration twice a day and a
offering for kids to keep the energy levels high and feel strong for an afternoon of learning and fun!

If your interested in enrolling your child in Our Summer Junior Golf Camps we offer them exclusively at Lionhead Golf and Conference Centre located near the Mississauga/Brampton border and at Royal Ontario Golf Club near the Oakville/Milton border.

Thank you for taking the time to read a few of my thoughts and to learn more about our passion and dedication behind our Summer Junior Golf Camps, we would love the opportunity to work with your son or daughter and have them develop golf and life skills that will stick with them forever!

Sincerely,

Bradlee Ryall

Director,

Bradlee Ryall Golf Academies

 

 

 

 

Get Golf Lessons with Rebecca Lee-Bentham

Get Golf Lessons with Rebecca Lee-Bentham

Rebecca Lee-Bentham teaches golf lessons at Bradlee Ryall Golf Academy atLionhead

Bradlee Ryall Golf Academy is proud to announce the addition of Rebecca Lee-Bentham to our roster of PGA of Canada golf instructors.

The three reasons we’re the best choice for golf lessons in south central Ontario are that we have the best people at the best golf facilities, teaching the best programs. Rebecca is a great addition to the team. She’s the first female Professional in our family, and is one of Canada’s most prominent female golfers. 

There are few athletes who can beat Rebecca in a round of golf; even Bradlee struggles to best this girl on the course. The 24yr old dynamo eats, sleeps and breathes the game, and consequently she’s a minor celebrity in the sport.

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A veritable LPGA Phenom five years ago, the details of Rebecca Lee Bentham’s childhood, or lack thereof, have been reported in many articles and golf blogs all over the world. Raised by Korean emigrants in Canada she trained hard, so the story goes, to get to the top of the game amidst great personal and familial sacrifices. As a kid she spent long hours at the driving range and in the garage of her family home hitting balls into a net, perfecting her swing.

 

Rebecca Lee-Bentham flopping out of a bunkerRight now you’re thinking maybe you’ve her name before? And you’re probably right. Back in 2007 Rebecca Lee-Bentham won the Ontario Women’s Amateur title becoming the game’s youngest champion at age fifteen. She took the Canadian junior title in 2010. In 2011, Lee-Bentham won the Canadian Women’s Amateur and tied for fourth at a CN Canadian Women’s Tour event against professionals.

Rebecca went on to receive a full scholarship to the University of Texas. and she became the youngest Canadian female to ever receive a full LPGA tour card in 2011 and was the LPGA Q-School medalist in 2012.

Right around that time she got accepted into the Golf Canada’s Young Pro Squad, a sponsorship program set up to sculpt young athletes with exceptional talent. This is the ultimate golf training program – its invite only.  Rebecca was accepted and studied hard with Team Canada’s coaching staff for two years; she learned the science of the sport from top psychologists, a world famous strength and conditioning coach, two nutritionists, and physiotherapist Greg Redman. Now she brings all that knowledge back to our organization, and her students.

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Today Bradlee Ryall is mentoring Rebecca on how to be a World Class golf instructor, sharing almost two decades of experience with his youngest protegee. “There isn’t much she doesn’t already know about golf”, Bradlee writes, “now Rebecca’s challenge is to master communication and golf instruction.’

The experience of helping players improve their game over many lessons, and seeing them finally become satisfied with their swing, and watching their confidence grow with better scores is something Rebecca wants to be part of, and that’s the passion inherent in all our golf instructors and what drives our golf academy.

What Makes Rebecca Lee-Bentham So Special?

Rebecca has a fresh perspective on junior golf competition both in this country and internationally, so she’s the logical choice for parents seeking unprecedented mentorship with the Bradlee Ryall Golf Academy’s competitive junior golf training programs. Rebecca has been through the whole rigmarole a few times, and not that long ago either, so the challenges presented by junior golfers is close to Rebecca’s heart and will help her assist the development of these young golfers to build confidence, and be successful not just in golf but in life! 

On the other end of the spectrum, but for all the same reasons, Lee-Bentham is also a good choice for executives seeking private golf lessons. She can communicate the science she learned from our nation’s top golfers, medical professionals and therapists; she’s brimming with world class golf wisdom. Furthermore, beyond the novelty presented by her age, gender and Korean origins, learning golf from a passionate young female is thrilling, and uniquely invigorating.

Rebecca packs away her clubs

Readers, please don’t be intimidated by this 24yr old female golfer, just accept that she is the better athlete. She’ll kick your butt, and in the process, teach you skills and improve your game. Rebecca will undoubtedly grow to be ranked among the best golf instructors in Canada, and teach golf all over the world.

We’re so proud Rebecca Lee Bentham has chosen the Bradlee Ryall Golf Academy at Lionhead Golf Course as the starting point to launch her career as a PGA of Canada Teaching Professional. This marks the dawn of a Golden Age for our organization, and we encourage readers to book lessons with Rebecca and play a part in our increasingly colourful history. Sign up today and let Rebecca demonstrate how our academy raises the bar for golf lessons across southern Ontario.

We Helped A Toronto Matchmaker Run A Singles Golf Lessons Mixer Event

We Helped A Toronto Matchmaker Run A Singles Golf Lessons Mixer Event

Thunder and lighting along with heavy rain showers hung over Mississauga at 5pm on Thursday 25th of August 2016, and when the intense storm didn’t show any sign of letting up by 5:45pm, the organizers of the Singles Golf Lessons & Networking event were ready to pack it in, and cancel their 6pm event.

Ian Hogg at Lionhead setting up for Singles Golf Lessons event 25 Aug 2016

But a few minutes later everyone’s prayers were answered; the clouds retreated and the sun returned to the sky just in time for the first-ever Singles Golf Lessons and Mixer event ever held at Lionhead to begin.

“Any other time of year I’d have cancelled by noon, but in July and August its so hot outside, getting wet can be fun.’ – Laura Bilotta

Single in the City specializes in running Speed Dating events but Laura Bilotta also offers a custom cupid service. Laura Bilotta is a matchmaker and the service is close to her own heart.  She does all the matching herself and stresses quality, but finding hard working middle aged people who are single and looking to be matched up is always a difficult challenge.

Singles Golf Lessons is just one more way Laura casts her net. The whole thing was her idea, an experiment she hoped would add more sophisticated singles to her database. We think Laura shopped the idea around to a few different golf courses before she brought the idea to idea to Lionhead, and in truth when we first heard her plans we laughed, and thought it was all a joke. But she was serious, and with a little help from us, she pulled it off.

Out on the driving range we put up a tent to protect people in case of another torrential downpour and also to add structure around two event sponsors who couldn’t have been more different.

Hapy Juice Co and Sweets Canada beside Laura from Single in the CityOn the night of the event there were two different food and beverage sponsors on site. The first was a gourmet chocolate bar company called Sweets Canada whose chocolate bars come in odd little burlap pouches and the ingredients are just as strange. Most product on display included edible flower blossoms. We spotted chocolate combinations with rose petals, jasmine, lavender, safflower  blossoms and sunflower petals.

The two sponsors were intelligently paired, and the decadent chocolate offering contrasted nicely with the second exhibitor, Happy Juice Co’s cold pressed juice products which occupies a product niche at the other end of the health spectrum.

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Here is a picture of David Vene from Happy Juice Co with Bradlee Ryall inside at Iggy’s before the start of the event.  Happy Juice Co used the athletic occasion to exhibit two exceptional recipes with very different ingredients, appearance and colour; David was pouring Sunshiny Kale, a starter juice if you’re just getting into raw, fresh juices. This mixture, David says, “lets people drink their greens without knowing it“, and Twilight Lemonade made with honey and fresh lemons appears black because it also contains activated charcoal which is believed to be able to extract toxins from human bodies.

Singles’ Golf Lessons is a bold concept for Ontario, but its not entirely new; events like this are real popular all through the USA especially where they have warm summer nights for most of the year. Unlike other singles events, daters who attend co-ed Golf Lessons drive to a golf course ostensibly to sharpen their own golf skills, but also to meet other single people who might share their passion for the sport.

golfer networking sduring singles golf lessons Participants are placed into small groups where organizers hope they’ll mix and mingle and share digits either on the course or in the club house afterwards. On paper the whole thing looks kind of kooky, but when you get thinking about it, the concept is actually pretty cool.

In our August experiment, the challenge of creating and teaching the uniquely bisected group golf lesson fell to Ian Hogg, our head golf instructor over at Royal Ontario.  Ian began by going over the basics of golf and the weights and purpose of the different clubs and how and why drivers are used on the fairway. Look at this guy’s fancy pants! Ian was heard to say ‘if you’re gonna wear pants like that at Lionhead, you really better know how to play golf.’Rob Campbell at Singles Golf Lessons Mixer at Lionhead Event

The relaxed and casual manner of Ian’s presentation inspired many attendees to mimic his motions, practice their own stance, and check their grip accordingly as they kept up with the flow of his gentle tutorial.

Placing the ball on the tee in his hand and putting both in the ground at the same time, Ian next showed how high to set up the golf ball in relation to the driver’s face. The ball should be half its height above the driver’s face when the club is resting on the ground. And when Ian finally hit the ball it went all the way to the very back of the driving range at Lionhead and the crowd was audibly impressed and gasped in admiration at the accomplishment.

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The Putting Derby – because the rest of the golf course was soaked, and we were rapidly losing the light, Laura elected to follow Ian’s advice and replace the one-hole golf game (which was scheduled to begin at 8:45 pm on the ninth hole of the Master’s Course at Lionhead) with a much simpler and more efficient Putting Derby style competition.

wideshot1-singlesgolfThe attraction centered around a prop which we call a Putting Board; its a short thick wooden plank that has five different sized holes cut in the bottom.  The smallest holes on the ends are worth fifty points each, while the largest opening in the center is only worth ten points. Two openings for twenty points each fill in the middle sides.

One by one each attendee took their turn putting their ball toward the wooden plank until a competitor named Daniel aced the competition by putting his ball through the fifty point hole on the right side of the board.

The event ended with drinks on Iggy’s patio.

after drink at IggysBecause of the earlier rainstorm and despite of it still being a hot muggy night, the patio at Iggys was empty. So the assembly pulled together five different tables under the awning and spread out in a long line. People came and went as they explored the facility and used the washrooms etc  and when they returned they sat beside the people they liked the most. Groups swelled and broke apart as drinks and meals were served, and Laura made some announcements about upcoming events and spoke about new book.  I wonder if her next book will include a chapter about the Bradlee Ryall Golf Academy and the Legendary Singles Golf Lessons at Lionhead? We know we’ll never forget it.Save

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We Gave Free Golf Lessons To Fifty Six Miss Teenage Canada Delegates in July

We Gave Free Golf Lessons To Fifty Six Miss Teenage Canada Delegates in July

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If you were out at Lionhead Golf Course, or Royal Ontario Golf Course on Wednesday July 20th 2016 you would have seen fifty-six pink clad Miss Teenage Canada delegates at the driving range and on the practice greens getting golf lessons in skills training workshops hosted by the Bradlee Ryall Golf Academy.

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The Regional Delegates each represent a different city, small town or region of Canada. Fifty-six of these young ladies aged 15 to 18 years old showed up at 9:30 in the morning and stayed until noon. They got about ninety minutes of basic golf instruction and then played a thrilling short game before getting a delicious lunch in the restaurants at the two different sites.

Bradlee was at Lionhead orchestrating the whole experience there from start to finish. He welcomed the crew off the bus in the morning and then led them out onto Driving Range at Lionhead for a beginners’ pep talk.
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Hello World – The Bradlee Ryall Golf Academy Blog

Hello World – The Bradlee Ryall Golf Academy Blog

Here is the best portal to get an inside look at the people, the professional golf training services and the places where the Bradlee Ryall Golf Academy teaches golf lessons

Bradlee Ryall
As a Class A member of the PGA of Canada, and Director of Instruction for the Kaneff Golf Academies, Bradlee Ryall has built his award winning golf lesson brand through global experience and dedication to excellence.

Bradlee Ryall is one of Canada’s most celebrated golf professionals and a wizard at teaching golf lessons. It comes naturally to him because it wasn’t that long ago that he himself was competing for titles. Despite being so young, Bradlee’s career has already taken him all over the world. Now as director of the golf school that he founded, which operates at six Kaneff Golf courses west of Toronto, Bradlee Ryall strives to create a positive learning environment where students become their own best coaches.

Bradlee Ryall Golf Academy Junior Summer Golf Camps feature immersive golf lesson programming taught by CPGA pros at six premier golf courses. Each facility offers weekly full day and half day camps, including options for extended care.

But that’s not all. Bradllee Ryall is also an athletic clothing designer, and the co-founder of SWING active wear clothing line for Junior Golfers.

Welcome Bradlee Ryall and your keen eye for assessing posture and stance and grace and elegance and style as it appears in the world of Professional Sports.