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Published by Cory Kartusch, 2016-11-07 17:05:03

St. Charles Performance Center - Winter Programs

2016-2017 Winter Coaching Programs



~Professional Instruction ~Private Practice ~Club Fitting
~Golf Specific Fitness ~True Line Indoor Putting Green

Off - Season Hours of Operation - November 14th to April 15th

Monday & Friday: 9:00am to 4:30pm Tuesday to Thursday: 9:00am to 8:30pm
Saturday: 9:30am to 4:30pm Sunday: 9:30am to 4:30pm

*Closed on Sundays January 1st to April 15th*
**Closed December 24th, 25th, 26th, 31st, January 1st & 2nd**

St. Charles Country Club - 100 Country Club Blvd - Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3K1Z3 - 204-888-8229 -


Welcome to our 3rd winter of the St. Charles Performance Center. Your Performance Center has
provided members of St. Charles the opportunity to improve their games year round with the
assistance of your professionals and with the use of the best technology in the industry.
Our Instruction philosophy is simple. We do not teach methods, we teach individual players. Through
our years of experience and studies with the Titleist Performance Institute (TPI), it has become very
clear in the golf world that there is not a specific "method" that can be applied to each player. We are
all different in how we swing the club. Components of every swing method in golf certainly do have
their applications. Each golfer brings different physical characteristics to the game that form the
patterns to their swing, pitching, and putting. Looking at the players below, there is not one back swing
that is the same, but all strike the ball wonderfully. As professionals, we try to find the most efficient
way to improve on your patterns and ultimately your skills as a golfer. Function comes before form.
Most players are missing one or two simple components in their swing that can be easy to implement
and provide increased efficiency to their ball striking or other areas of their game.

Our education and technology provides us insight to the

easiest path to improvement for you. Our video, BodiTrak

pressure mapping, TrackMan and Foresight launch monitor

provide us the feedback to see clearly which movements need

to be addressed to increase the efficiency of your swing. TPI

assessments help us determine what movements you can

and cannot perform while offering solutions to improve on

your limitations. Through simple drills and exercises, these

movement patterns can be changed with the assistance of

your instructor and some practice time.

Maybe its not a "swing change" that is in order, and is often

not the case. In many scenarios simply having the tools to

work on your rhythm, tempo, balance or tension can prove to

make great strides in your performance. Often we blame

mechanics for a bad shoot, when it can be as easy as putting All play professionally but have different
our attention towards sequence and timing. Our professionals back swing positions.
explore those ideas with you and can help you create the tools
Function comes before form

to find your best swing on the course.

When visiting one of our professionals, they will provide an initial assessment and discuss with you

the history of your game and what your goals are. We will develop a plan specific to you. We will

guide you on how to practice through the off season and how to best utilize your performance center.

Golf is a challenging game that requires practice to see improvements. Our professionals will be with

you every step of the way to make sure your time is maximized and your game improves.

I invite all of our members to use their performance center. The details of our programs and how to

use the facility are outlined in this booklet. I am sure you will be impressed with our technology and

professional staff, making the indoor golf experience an enjoyable way to see improvements in your


Cory Kartusch
Head Professional


Private Instruction will be offered year round in both studios. Members may
Coaching book their instruction directly with the golf professional of their

choice. Your professionals are able to voice over a lesson and send you
the session via email. To accompany our programs listed in the

brochure, our staff specializes in customizing a program to suit your
needs as a player.

Group Groups of up to 6 golfers can be accommodated for instruction in our
Coaching 1200 sq. foot performance studio. Your professionals are able to create a
program to meet the specific needs to your group. If you prefer to learn
with family or friends, please contact our professional staff to schedule

your group program.

Custom The Performance Center compliments our existing club fitting
Club Fitting programs with a facility that houses our extensive selection of fitting

clubs and technology. Fittings can be performed year round in a
comfortable private setting, without interruption from the weather.
Club fitting is essential to all levels of players as properly fit golf clubs

impact your performance and development.

Golf Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) is a golf specific fitness program
Specific that provides your professionals two key tools. The TPI physical
Fitness assessment allows our professionals to understand your physical

strengths and weaknesses to provide more specific and accurate swing
analysis. Secondly, we can provide a web-based golf workout program
designed around your assessment results. We are also able to consult

with your fitness professional to incorporate exercises into your
current routine.

Private In the winter months members will be able to reserve practice time on-
Practice line or by calling the pro shop up to 3 days in advance. Members are able

to purchase time using the technology. Complimentary practice time is
available without the use of technology. Members are encouraged to
book their practice time in advance.


NEW Virtual Driving Range Experience

New for this winter is a virtual driving range experience. The Performance Center will
host projectors in both bays with a screen showing your ball flight once the ball is struck.

The screens will enhance your practice or lesson experience simulating as close to an
actual driving range as possible. Make sure to book your practice time by contacting the

pro shop or using the online booking system.


Practice time can be booked three days in advance through the Pro Shop at
204-888-8229 or our existing on-line tee time booking system at

*Please schedule your first practice session with technology for 1 hour to allow
for introduction and training from your professional staff*

Practice With Technology

Access to Launch Monitor & Virtual Range

30 Minutes: $25.00
1 Hour: $35.00

10 Hours: $300.00

**Complimentary practice time is
available without the use of technology**

TrackMan Combine

Test & Emailed Results: $50
Test with Email and Professional Follow Up: $100

The TrackMan Combine is a standardized test that enables
you to identify the strengths and weaknesses in your golf
game. Over 10,000 combines have been taken by golfers

from around the globe. From the world's top ranked
players to amateur golfers with a handicap over 20.

Takes approximately 35 minutes to complete
Consists of 60 shots to 10 different targets
A score is received for each shot and target

Leaderboards are posted on
Compare your results to your peer group or the best in

the world


Our coaching programs are not limited to the outline below. Your professionals are available to
create an individual or group program suited to your game and schedule. Please contact any of

your Professional Staff for more information.

Private Coaching Individual Lessons Coaching Packages

Your professionals will create a 40Min 1 Hr 1.5 Hrs 3 Hr 5 Hr 8 Hr
program that is suited to all
Cory $80 $95 $135 $270 $440 $700
levels of players based on your Craig
goals. Derrik $70 $85 $125 $240 $400 $635
We are available all season for $70 $80 $115 $225 $365 $580
coaching on full swing, short
$65 $75 $105 $210 $340 $540
game and putting.

Group Instruction ( / )Group Rates per student hour

Members who wish to learn the 2 Students 3 4+Students Students
game with friends, family or co- $75
workers can take advantage of Cory $60 $55

our custom group programs. Craig $65 $55 $50
The Performance Center is
equipped to accommodate Derrik $55 $50 $45
groups of up to six students.
Kevin $50 $45 $40

Junior Coaching

Juniors are now able to train year round on their swing, short game and putting. Our professionals will create a custom
program for individuals or groups suited to your availability. TPI fitness programs and strength training are also
available at junior rates.

Individual Lessons Coaching Packages Group Rates

40Min 1 Hr 1.5 Hrs 3 Hr 5 Hr 8 Hr 2 3 4+Students Students

Cory $50 $65 $100 $185 $300 $470 $35ea $30ea $25ea

Craig $45 $60 $90 $165 $275 $430 $35ea $30ea $25ea

Derrik $45 $60 $90 $165 $275 $430 $35ea $30ea $25ea

Kevin $45 $60 $90 $165 $275 $430 $35ea $30ea $25ea

Your professional will provide you with simple techniques, drills and exercises to
accelerate improvement in all areas of your game. In addition, they will educate you

on how to use a few simple data points from our technology making your practice
specific, simple and efficient.


Below is a list of a few program ideas on how you can improve a certain aspect of your game.
All programs include an initial assessment as well as performance check points along the way.

We recommend discussing your goals with your coach to determine the best path for your
improvement. Program length may vary for each golfer.

The initial assessment includes an evaluation of your golf swing on video using V1 Pro, your
center of pressure trace on the BodiTrak mat, as well as your club and ball data using our
TrackMan 4 or Foresight launch monitor.

Custom Is there a specific part of your game you want to work on? Your
Programs professional staff are willing to customize a program that suits your
golfing needs. You will work together to build a specific plan for your

own improvement.

Basic This program is for all golfers. For beginners, it is a good introduction
Fundamentals into how to stand and hold the golf club. For your intermediate and
higher level golfers, it can be a good reminder of how proper
fundamentals affect your performance.

Solid This program is for the golfer looking to make a significant
Contact improvement in their ball striking ability. During this program you
will work with your coach to control your low point and improve your
Shaper distance control.

Power After being able to manage your stock ball flight, you will learn how to
Golf shape the golf ball in both directions and control your trajectory. Your
coach will work with you to ensure you have a full understanding of
Game ball flight laws.

This program is for the golfer looking to learn how to develop more club
head speed and ball speed. You will work with your coach to reach your

maximum carry potential based on club head speed while working
together to increase overall speed.

This program is for the golfer who wants to become a more efficient
scorer around the greens. You will gain an understanding of the

difference in body movements and swing geometry on short game shots.
During this program a focus will be placed on proper practice and
simulating pressure situations.

Titleist Performance Institute (TPI)

­ TPI is the world's leading education organization and research
facility dedicated to the study of how the human body functions in
relation to the golf swing.
­ Our professionals believe there is no one way to swing the club
for every golfer, although there is one efficient way for everyone to
swing a club based on what they can physically do.
­ TPI Screening determines the roadmap to your most efficient

Injuries in golf are most typically caused from compensating for your bodies physical
limitations. A TPI screen consists of 16 functional movement screens and is accompanied by
a personalized exercise program to improve the stability and mobility of your body for golf.
Your body is the most important part of your golf swing; take the required time to get into a

condition that will allow you to play your best golf!

Physical Screen & Swing Analysis: $150
Physical Screen: $100

Your TPI Professionals

Cory Kartusch - Level 3 Golf Professional &
Level 2 Junior Coach

Craig Strand - Level 1 Golf Professional
Derrik Goodwin - Level 1 Golf Professional
Gord MacInnes - TPI Fitness Professional

*All physical screens are accompanied by an
18 session workout program


Cory Kartusch Craig Strand

Head Professional Associate Professional
[email protected] [email protected]

Derrik Goodwin PHONE: 204-888-8229

Assistant Professional Kevin Giesbrecht
[email protected]
Assistant Professional
[email protected]


The St. Charles Performance Center is your home for year
round club fitting. This facility enhances the member
experience while providing a comfortable environment for our
members while using the best technology in the industry. The
Performance Center is an excellent compliment to what is the
most comprehensive fitting program in the province.
Fitting golf equipment is an important process for all golfers. Properly fitted clubs
enhance your performance while playing a significant role in the development of
your swing. Using improperly fitted golf equipment can lead to a swing of
compensations by being forced to accommodate golf clubs that are too long or
short, too heavy or have improper shaft characteristics. Fitting and golf instruction
work together as one and knowledge of both is required for a proper fit. Our fitting
process and tools provide us the ability to find the best clubs for your game, without
bias to a particular brand. Our experience as instructors allows us to fit equipment
that increases performance and encourages the proper development of your swing.

We are fortunate to be the regional fitting center for Titleist, while additionally
being the primary fitters in Winnipeg for Ping, TaylorMade, Callaway and Mizuno.
This provides us considerably more options in shafts and heads than other club
fitters, making our program the most comprehensive fitting program of any club on
the prairies. We can fit your entire bag, from driver to wedges.

Putter fitting is as important as fitting the other 13 clubs in your
bag, and we do that also! St. Charles is one of three EDEL putter
fitters in Canada. The EDEL system uses various putter styles
and offset types to find the putter that you align best. We
measure loft, head weight, shaft flex and counterbalancing to
optimize speed control. Optimizing aim and speed will result in
more putts dropping in the hole. When you buy a putter off the
rack, there is no telling if you align it correctly or if the weight
is best for your speed control.

,To book a fitting or for more information contact any of your professional staff





Learn to Play Train to Play

Golfers will participate in motor skill Golfers will receive an introduction into golf
development exercises that will help achieve specific fitness. Our instructors will ensure a
optimum strength, power, balance, flexibility
and posture. Topics covered in this program basic understanding of golf swing
include golf swing fundamentals as well as an fundamentals and work to refine technical
introduction to technical aspects of the swing. swing skills. This program is designed for
The focus of this level is developing the whole
junior golfers who have not played
athlete. competitive golf but would like an
**Maximum 4 Participants per group**
introduction into competition.
Ages 6-8: 9:00am **Maximum 4 Participants per group**

Ages 9-12: 10:15am Ages 10-12: 11:30am

Cost: $120 per student Ages 13-15: 12:45pm

Dates: Cost: $160 per student
February 26th
March 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th Dates:
February 26th
April 2nd March 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th

April 2nd

Each class is 45 - 60 minutes in duration Each class is 45 - 60 minutes in duration

Program Overview

Using the St. Charles Performance Center, junior golfers have the opportunity to receive year round
instruction. This program is designed to improve the skills of your junior golfer and can be used as a

pathway towards competitive golf. Group programs in the Performance Center are much smaller,
allowing for more 1 on 1 instruction and an expedited learning process.

Working with the core modules from Golf Canada's Long Term Player Development Guide and
exercises from the Titleist Performance Institute, we will engage and challenge each junior golfer at

a pace that suits their development.

Program Objectives

To make the game enjoyable for all levels of golfers through instruction, coaching, fun games and
group activities

Offer our juniors a variety of fun activities that enhance the development of their overall sports
skills and golf specific skills to improve on course performance

Introduce games and proper practice habits that coincide with the golfers short and long term

Give our juniors the opportunity to receive golf training during the winter months so that they are
"golf ready" for the spring

PGA of Canada Coach Register

Derrik Goodwin To register please call the pro shop
(204-888-8229) or contact Derrik
~ 4:1 Student to Instructor Ratio
~ Minimum 3 participants per session Goodwin, [email protected]
~ Custom group sessions available upon request
~ Program times subject to change depending **There are limited spots available in each
on registration





"An off season training program to prepare you for the 2017 competitive

Your coaches utilize the latest technology to test, assess and create a plan specific to your short
and long term goals. The studio and technology is available to our participants for 10 additional

hours of private practice time to support their group and private coaching sessions.

Program Details Schedule & Pricing

­ Full Swing Analysis & Testing Dates:
­ 8 Group Sessions February 5th & 26th
­ 4 Private Lessons Booked at Your March 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th
­ 10 Hours of Practice Time April 2nd & 9th
Utlizing a Launch Monitor
­ Fun & Competitive Games Cost: $600
­ Effective Practice Techniques
­ Building Your Own Practice Plan Session 1: 2:00pm
­ Customized Golf Exercises Session 2: 3:30pm

Duration: 60­75 Minutes

Program Overview

New to the St. Charles Performance Center this winter will be the virtual driving range experience. Both hitting
bays will now be equipped with a screen and projector to accompany the data released from the launch
monitor on each shot. This experience will simulate as close to an on range experience as possible. The

virtual driving range certainly makes the St. Charles Performance Center the best place to improve your game
during the off season.

What the Student Gets

- 4 to 1 Golfer to Coach Ratio
- Customized TPI workout program

- Assistance in building a
customized practice plan
- Frame by frame print out of golf

- 4 Private Lessons with the coach

of choice
- 10 hours of private practice time
utilizing all available technology

This program is designed to supplement our in season Junior Futures Program by supplying competitive
players with off season golf training.

Your PGA of Canada Registration
To register please call the pro
Cory Kartusch shop (204-888-8229) or contact

Derrik Goodwin Derrik Goodwin,
[email protected]

*There are limited spots available
in this program*

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