Adult Instruction

Elevate Your Game

Whether you are new to golf, wish to fine-tune your swing mechanics, or want to enhance your shot-making and strategic skills, The Club at Pradera has an instructional program for you. We offer a wide spectrum of instructional options for golfers of all ages and abilities led by top PGA teaching professionals, including private instruction, golf clinics, group lessons, and on-course instruction - all designed to help each student achieve his or her personal goals and objectives.

In addition to classes and lessons for adults, we offer a comprehensive junior golf program for young members ages 5-17. In addition to teaching golf fundamentals and strategy in a fun, engaging environment, junior golf lessons and camps help students understand golf rules and etiquette, build character, learn good sportsmanship, and benefit from the many positive life skills the game teaches.

To learn more about our array of instructional programs, camps and clinics, please visit the golf shop or call (303) 607-5680.

For more information on our Director of Instruction follow him on Instagram @jwitpga or Facebook #coachjwit for tips of the day!                                       

Jason Witczak • Director of Instruction

Jason Witczak, a PGA Class A Professional instructor, honed his playing and teaching skills under the watchful eye of the great Manuel de la Torre in his home state of Wisconsin. Jason has an intrinsic eye for developing a student's strength and individuality. He is best known for increasing distance with proper training regardless of physical ability. Jason enjoys teaching all levels of players from PGA Tour winners, to developing junior athletes and all golf enthusiasts in between. Among his current students are PGA Tour winners Kevin Stadler and Mark Hensby, National Club Pro Champion Michael Block, as well as several LPGA up and comers. His coaching and mentorship has been invaluable in matching aspiring young players with collegiate institutions. Jason uses V1 Video along with Trackman and Flight Scope launch monitors to give his students immediate feedback. Not only has he been successful on the Golf Course teaching golfers of all ages to improve their game, Jason has qualified for the prestigious National Club Pro Championship. He is also a former NFL football player.

Private Instruction 60 Minute Lesson
Private Lesson $100 (Jr. $85)*
Private Series of 5 $450 (Jr. $350)*
Group Instruction Individual Series of 5
2 People $55 per person $275 per person
3 People $45 per person $225 per person
4 People $40 per person $200 per person
Email jason Call 480.415.1447 BOOK ONLINE

Eric Twesme • Head Golf Professional

Eric Twesme, a seasoned PGA Professional, entrepreneur, and golf aficionado has worked across his career to make an impact on golf course operations. In his leadership roles he has worked to improve operations in partnership with those around him. He is known for his patience, understanding and friendly demeanor. His philosophy is to deliver an excellent golfing experience no matter the level of golfer. Eric holds a Master’s Degree in Urban Planning with a concentration in Golf Course Design from the University of Colorado at Denver, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation Management from Colorado State University. He has held positions as Head Golf Professional, Tournament Director, and Director of Instruction prior to moving to Tennessee with his wife and two children. In Tennessee he was able to open a profitable franchise while simultaneously finding success as a PGA Certified Golf Instructor and HOPE Certified Instructor for the Tennessee Section of the PGA of America. With a relaxed, supportive teaching style, he found a sense of fulfillment teaching golf to both juniors and Veterans. Eric’s extensive knowledge and innovative techniques in teaching the golf swing and the many facets of the game, combined with his experience as a corporate manager and trainer have enabled him to be a confident, proficient and successful professional. In addition to golf, Eric likes spending his free time with his family enjoying outdoor activities including hiking, skiing, and biking. Eric is honored to join the team at The Club at Pradera. He looks forward to getting to know the membership and sharing his passion for the game of golf.

Private Instruction 60 Minute Lesson
Private Lesson $95 (Jr. $70)*
Private Series of 5 $400 (Jr. $350)*
Group Instruction Individual Series of 5
2 People $50 per person $200 per person
3 People $45 per person $150 per person
4 People $35 per person $130 per person

EMAIL eric  CALL 303.607.5677

L.P. Hatch • 1st Assistant Golf Professional

L.P. grew up under the majestic back drop of the Grand Tetons in Driggs, Idaho, where he found his love for the game of golf. His passion and talents led him to play collegiately at Dixie State University in St. George, Utah. During his time at Dixie State he honed his game to a level that helped Dixie State to two straight conference titles and a runner-up finish in the 2002 NJCAA National Championships in Scottsdale, Arizona. Upon completion of his college education he followed his love of golf south to Palm Valley Golf Club in Goodyear, Arizona. While at Palm Valley, he blossomed into an integral part of the professional staff, always enjoying the opportunity to teach and work with golfers of all ages and abilities. After seven very successful seasons in the desert he decided to make a move to the wonderful state of CO in the spring of 2012 where L.P. received and accepted a job offer from Colorado National Golf Club in North Denver. He was very excited to move to a part of the country that sees all four seasons much like his home state of Idaho. At Colorado National he bolstered his talents as a Golf Professional by introducing several programs, ranging from a successful winter junior program to a fun women’s wine and nine golf lesson playing series. During his six year tenure at Colorado National he saw a rise in participation in the men’s, women’s and couples club events. L.P. is joining the PGA of America as an apprentice and actively pursuing his goal of receiving a class “A” PGA membership. On the course or off, L.P.’s love and passion for the game of golf is engaging. He looks forward to building strong relationships with all members and their guests, and to provide them with the best possible golf experience at Pradera.

Private Instruction 60 Minute Lesson
Private Lesson $90 (Jr. $65)*
Private Series of 5 $380 (Jr. $325)*
Group Instruction Individual Series of 5
2 People $45 per person $215 per person
3 People $35 per person $175 per person
4 People $30 per person $140 per person

EMAIL L.P.  CALL 303.607.5676



Josh Rodrigue-Bailey • Assistant Golf Professional

Josh Rodrigue-Bailey, is a PGA Professional.  Josh's journey in golf began at the tender age of 3 when his dad placed a club in his hands. Since then, Josh has immersed himself in the sport, learning from various PGA professionals and coaches. Through his experiences, he has cultivated a deep understanding of the golf swing and seeks to simplify it as much as possible. To Josh, golf is akin to any other sport, and he believes in harnessing the natural athleticism and motion of the player. His teaching philosophy revolves around keeping the swing simple and allowing the body's innate abilities to take over.  Drawing from his background in basketball, football, baseball, soccer, and bowling, Josh incorporates elements from these sports into his golf instruction. He emphasizes the dynamic and relaxed nature of the golf swing, highlighting that it should not be rigid or fixed.  Moreover, as a certified master club fitter, Josh can assist you in upgrading your equipment to suit your needs. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned player looking to refine your skills, Josh offers a range of instructional and club-fitting programs tailored to individuals of all ages and abilities. His goal is to help each client achieve their personal golfing goals and objectives.


Private Instruction 60 Minute Lesson
Private Lesson $85 (Jr. $65)*
Private Series of 5 $360 (Jr. $325)*
Group Instruction Individual Series of 5
2 People $45 per person $215 per person
3 People $35 per person $175 per person
4 People $30 per person $140 per person

EMAIL Josh CALL 303.607.6747 BOOK ONLINE



Dakota Showalter • Assistant Golf Professional

Dakota found his passion for golf at the age of 26 while living in Nashville, Tennessee. After being introduced to the game by a friend, Dakota immediately knew that golf was what he wanted to do. Upon moving back to Colorado in 2020, he found employment here at The Club at Pradera working part time as an outside services attendant and worked his way up over just a couple of years to becoming one of our Assistant Golf Professionals. Dakota's love for golf is what gave him the drive and determination to become a scratch golfer just 6 years after being introduced to the game. Along with the improvement of his own game, Dakota realized how much more he enjoys playing the better he gets, and he wants to help as many other people experience that feeling as well! Dakota has been learning how to effectively teach from Eric and L.P. since he started at Pradera. As well as the mentorship from his own personal coach who has been voted best instructor in Colorado Avid Golfer Magazine. Dakota is confident that he can help you elevate your game and looks forward to making lasting connections with the members here at The Club at Pradera through the most amazing game that we call golf.

Private Instruction 60 Minute Lesson
Private Lesson $80 (Jr. $60)*
Private Series of 5 $350 (Jr. $275)*
Group Instruction Call for pricing  

EMAIL dakota  CALL 303.607.5673