Lessons

View of a hole on the course at Continental Country Club

Lessons & Clinics

Continental Golf Club has a highly skilled golf staff to accommodate all levels of play from beginner through experienced players. We offer private lesson, small group clinics, as well as instruction at the university level. Do you want to work on that slice? Your drive? Putting?

 
Junior golfers have fun during a clinic at Continental Country Club
 

Do you have a Junior Golfer? The Continental Junior Golf Program is available for children ages 6-18. This program is challenging, educational but most of all fun! Training players in groups allow kids to have positive interactions with children their own age which ultimately builds confidence.

Call the Golf Shop at Call the pro shop for lessons and clinics at (928) 527-7999 and ask about lesson & clinic packages.

Our Instructional Staff

Mike Krahe, Director of Instruction
After graduating Sinagua High School in 2004, Mike moved to Phoenix to compete collegiately at Grand Canyon University. He competed for 3 National Championships and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Applied Sports Psychology.

After college, Mike coached at VISION54 Golf School and Tour Striker Golf Academy, both of which earned the title as the “Top Golf School in the State” during his tenure. Mike works with the full spectrum of players; from beginning players to tour professionals. Mike utilizes much of the modern technology in the game in addition to the mental management side in his instruction. Mike will frequently be seen with his tripod, wireless microphone, and a cart full of training aids. He is a firm believer in utilizing external awareness aids for skill development when teaching the golf swing.

As a Flagstaff native and 6-time City Champion, Mike has always dreamed of returning home to coach the game he learned and developed around Continental Golf Course. Mike will be teaching Thursday through Sunday during the summer.

Call Call Mike for lessons at (928) 527-7999 today to book a private lesson!


Bob Sather, PGA Teaching Professional
Bob is a Class A, PGA Golf Professional with 30 plus years of teaching experience, including over 20,000 lessons taught. Bob is certified in teaching by Arnold Palmer and taught for the Arnold Palmer Golf Academies as well as at Empire Lakes Golf Course, Arroyo Seco Golf Course, and Alto Lakes Country Club as both a Teaching Professional and Director of Instruction. Bob was mentored by Paul Runyan (1938 PGA Champion) and Dave Pelz, a short game expert in instructional methods.

Bob hails from Michigan originally, where he attended Michigan State University, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Outdoor Recreation Education followed by 18 years as Outdoor Recreation Manager for the United States Army. In addition, Bob holds numerous degrees (both Bachelor’s and Master’s) from New Mexico State University, Northern Arizona University, and Redlands University, in southern California.

In addition to providing private lessons, Bob will be teaching Saturday Morning Clinics and will be the Coach for the Continental Country Club Junior Program. Bob is married with one grown son and resides in Flagstaff, AZ.

Call Call Bob for a lesson at (928) 527-7999 today to book a private lesson!

Clinics
May 29th: Short Game Hierarchy: Understand How and When to uses different shots around the green.
June 5  - Bob  -  Full swing fundamentals Irons                       
June 12th: Iron Strikes: All High Level Players have an ability to touch the ground after the ball in relatively the same spot. Learn how to structure your arms and move your body to facilitate these impact alignments.
June 19 - Bob -  Short game (getting up and down, chipping) 
June 26th: Driver: Learn how a launch monitor can assist in changing club delivery for greater distance and control with the same clubhead speed.
July 3   -  Bob - Full swing fundamentals 
July 10th: Wedgery: Every wonder how the pros hit that sexy spinning wedge shot that takes one bounce and stops? Look no further than the application of wedge impact alignments to make approach shots dance!
July 17 - Bob -  Putting  (getting up and down)