Welcome to

The Georgian Bay Golf Academy

at the Meaford Golf  & Country Club

Learn - Practice - Perform

Cameron Burechails


Cameron is a C.G.T.F & U.S.G.T.F  certified Teaching Instructor.   

   Follow his weekly columns in all three of the local papers. This season,” Academy News” will be featured every Friday in the Collingwooed Connection, and on-line at the Thornbury Paper and the Meaford Independent.      

Teaching Philosphy


Learning golf requires an understanding of the fundamentals of the game.   Once you understand them you need to practice on a regular basis to ensure you can perform to your fullest potential

Instructional Programs


The Georgian Bay Golf Academy offers  a variety of instructional programs for men, women and juniors from beginners to advanced players





1/2 hour         $35.00

1 hour             $60.00

Semi Private    

1/2 hour     $45.00

1 hour         $70.00




 2 x ½ hour lessons  $65

 3 x ½ hour lessons  $95   

2 x ½ hour lessons +  1 hour  on course lesson  $100   

 2 x 1 hour lessons $110   

3 x 1 hour lessons $160   

2 x 1 hour lessons + 1 hour  on course lesson  $145   

Semi Private 

2 x 1 hour lessons $130  

3 x 1 hour lessons $190  

2 x 1 hour lessons + 1 hour  on course lesson  $175       


Group lessons can be arranged at the Georgian Bay Golf Academy for groups of 3 to 8 players.  Lessons will be customized to meet your group's specific needs and busy schedules.  

Group lessons include range balls, lesson summaries and taxes.  Golf clubs are available at no extra charge for those that need.

$25 per person per hour.  


The best place to improve your game is on the practice range.  There you can experiment with and modify your swing in preparation for your next round of golf.    The most common errors made while on the golf course are usually a result of either poor decision making, a lack of knowledge or confidence, or simply what I like to call "course mismanagement".

An On Course lesson will help you understand when you might be making mistakes on the golf course that will lead to poor shot making and higher scores.

I usually recommend that you play a few holes prior to your On Course lesson.  You book and pay for your green fee and then simply make arrangements for me to meet you on the course at a designated hole and time.

$40.00 per person per hour (private)

$20.00 per person per hour (semi-private)

On Course lessons include a complete lesson summary with comments, tips and drills.


I have always  believed that the best way to improve your game is to practice.  The best way to improve your shotmaking is to incorporate swing drills into your practice sessions.  Swing drills help to improve your "muscle memory" and help to build a more consistent swing.

Women & Junior programs



  Weekly Clinics      Tuesday  Mornings (10 A.M. -11 A.M.)  

 Clinics cover all aspects  of the game. Beginner  and intermediate players  are welcome.

Basic Swing Fundamentals- Tips & Practice Drills                        May 21  

Short Game – Putting Clinic – Tips & Practice Drills                    May 28      

Short Game - Chipping & Pitching - Tips & Practice Drills        June 4        

Full Swing Clinic – Irons                                                                            June 11   

Full Swing Clinic – Woods & Hybrid Clubs                                        June 18    

Special Clinic – Difficult Lies & Problem Shots                              June 25


 $20.00 per clinic or $55.00 for a package of 3 clinics.

Clinics include one hour of instruction, range balls and taxes.


Junior Golf Camps    

The Georgian Bay Golf   Academy is proud to be  part of the R.C.G.A.  Future Links Program,  designed to develop and promote Junior Golf in Canada.  3 Junior Full Day Camps will be offered in Meaford this year

Junior Camp #1

Monday, July 9, Tuesday, July 10 and Wednesday, July 11

(9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. daily)

Junior Camp #2

Monday, July 23, Tuesday July 24 and Wednesday, July 25

(9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. daily)

Junior Camp #3

Monday, August 20, Tuesday, August 21 and Wednesday, August 22

(9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. daily)


  *Includes 3 hours of instruction, golf clubs (if needed) lunch, 9 holes of golf, pull carts, refreshments and prizes.  .

Cost:  $225.00 per junior + HST   (Meaford junior members $175.00 +HST)   


 Playing better golf this season means that you understand both your strengths and your weaknesses. Never try to make a shot that you know is beyond your skill level. Instead play smart golf and only attempt a shot if you feel confident that you can execute it. 




Beginner's Lessons and 9 Hole Program

This season, 2 - four week programs will be offered  for men and women and includes 3 group lessons at the practice range, followed by a nine hole round of golf. . Golf clubs and range balls will be provided at no extra charge. 

First Session  (Thursday evenings 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.)

May 23 -  Short Game Clinic

May 30  - Full Swing Clinic - Irons

June 6  -  Full Swing Clinic - Woods & Hybrid Clubs

June 13 (6:00 p.m. Tee Off Time) - 9 Holes of Golf - Scramble Format

Second Session (Thursday evenings 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.)

June 20 - Short Game Clinic

June 27 - Full Swing Clinic - Irons

July 4 - Full Swing Clinic - Woods & Hybrids

July 11 - (6:00 p.m. Tee Off Time) - 9 Holes of Golf - Scramble Format

Cost: $130 per person (includes taxes)


 A preswing routine allows you an opportunity before every shot to check your set up, get prepared for the shot and to minimize outside distractions. It will also help you to slow down your pace of play and prevent too many mental thoughts from affecting your upcoming shot. 



Looking for that perfect gift?  A gift certificate at the Georgian Bay Golf Academy is the answer!

Certificates can be purchased for clinics, private lessons, junior golf camps, adult instructional programs or even on course lessons.

A perfect gift for Birthdays, Anniversaries, Graduations or Mother's and Father's Day.

To purchase"the Gift of Golf" call Cameron at 705 441-0865 or email to baygolfacademy@bell.net.


Meaford Golf Course:    www.Meafordgolf.com

The Collingwood Connection:  www.simcoe.com/collingwood-on

Meaford Independent:   www.themeafordindependent.ca

Thornbury Paper:   www.thornburypaper.ca

 Batteaux Creek Golf Club:  www.golfnorth.ca


Cameron is also available for lessons in Collingwood at Batteaux Creek Golf Club.  

Contact him at:  cburechails.gna@golfnorth.ca


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