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PGA Instruction

Golf Madison Parks, in partnership with Change Golf Instruction provide golf instruction at City of Madison golf courses. Affordable, high-quality golf instruction is offered for all levels and abilities including specialty classes and private instruction.

Instructors and Staff

Sue Shapcott, PGA GB&I Lead Golf Instructor, Change Golf Instruction

Sue Shapcott

Although Sue Shapcott is new to Madison, she is not new to the golf industry. Sue grew up in England and represented Great Britain & Ireland in international competition before joining the professional tours. After her playing career finished, she trained as an instructor with the British PGA and was recruited in 2000 to teach for Hank Haney in Dallas, TX. Although Sue has competed at the top level, and has instructed fellow professionals, her passion as an instructor lies with grass-roots golfers. Sue holds a Master's degree in Educational Psychology, and is currently a PhD candidate in Education. She researches the effects of golf instructors on their students' motivation (and tries to implement what she finds in Change Golf Instruction programming). When Sue is not teaching golf, you are likely to find her enjoying Madison's awesome music scene.

Chris Johnson, PGA Golf Instructor, Change Golf Instruction

Chris Johnson

Chris is a Class "A" Member of the PGA of America and Graduate of the PGA's Professional Golf Management Program. He has over 20 years' of teaching experience to offer, and is excited about sharing with you to help improve your game. Chris is an accomplished player and has competed professionally at the state level. "My goal as your coach is to give you with the tools you need to improve. I will work with you to provide the knowledge & understanding of the golf swing that you need to unlock your full potential." When Chris is not teaching golf, he enjoys spending time with his family and attending sporting events.

Kaleigh Dona

Kayleigh Dona, Assistant Clubhouse Manager, Odana Hills Golf Course

Kayleigh Dona grew up in Sylvania, Ohio and began golfing with her father at the age of four. She played in her first competitive golf tournament when she was 12, and began working at the Claire Batista Golf Academy two years later. Kayleigh was two-time Northwest Ohio Girls Golf League's player of the year during her high school career, which lead her to a collegiate golf scholarship. She graduated from Walsh University in 2019 and plans to pursue a PGA Teaching Professional Certificate.

Lessons Junior Programs

Golf Course Update and Gift Card Information

posted November 29, 2021 10:04 AM

UPDATE: 11/29/2021

Odana Hills is OPEN today and will be OPEN for the remainder of the week. We will reassess conditions and the forecast on Friday (12/3) to determine the plan for the weekend and early next week.

GIFT CARD INFORMATION
Looking to give the gift of golf this holiday season? Gift cards are available for purchase by stopping in to the Odana Hills Golf Course Clubhouse or by calling Odana at 608-266-4724. Gift cards are the perfect gift for the golfer in your life! Golf Madison Parks gift cards are valid at all four golf courses, they never expire and they are good for use on anything, including greens fees, cart fees, memberships, range balls, merchandise and food and beverage! Stop in or call today!

Gift cards come in the form of electronic code to an email address you provide. We are also happy to mail gift cards via US Mail!

WINTER RECREATION UPDATE AT GLENWAY
 
As we end the season of renovations at Glenway and move into the winter, we look for your assistance in helping share our important message with the public. First, we are happy to report that progress on the Glenway renovation is on schedule and shaping up for a great community asset to open in 2022. The extensive work includes completely renovated and newly established greens and tees along with new native plantings of more than 28,000 prairie plugs and acres of dormant seeding. Today and throughout the winter and upcoming spring, the grounds are in a fragile and delicate state. Newly planted turf grasses and prairie planting remain susceptible to damage from winter weather, and more importantly the potential for damage caused by foot traffic and recreation.
 
Due to the sensitive grounds, and to ensure an on time 2022 re-opening, the Glenway Park grounds are CLOSED to the public. This includes walking, cross-country skiing, sledding and snowshoeing. Staff is working to install signage and fencing onsite, as well as sharing social media and website messaging. We understand this is a popular destination for many during the winter months and hope you will assist us in sharing this message with your community.  
 
We thank you all for your patience, support and interest in the new site and look forward to seeing everyone back enjoying outdoor recreation here in 2022. Please see WINTER FUN for other locations. 

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