Transform Your Game
Individual Coaching Session Packages are designed to assess your game, plan a pathway to success and teach you the skills to get there. Each package begins with an on-course and TPI assessment to determine your goals, areas of your game that need improvement and any limitations that may exist. From there, I will build a coaching and practice plan around your individual goals and what I know it will take to get you to achieve those goals. We will work together on improving not only your technical game, but the most commonly over looked areas of mental, strategic, emotional and physical.
Adult Group Coaching Program
These will not be your typical “group” lessons. You will be a part of a team, learning together and from each other, many of the overlooked areas of the game. This is a flexible program in which groups are created based on skill level and student availability: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Competitive and Evenings on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday.
Coach Kate will start by taking you on course for a 9 hole assessment and create an individualized improvement program to help you reach your goals. She will then personalize your purposeful practice routine which will take place once per week. These once per week, hour and a half, group coaching sessions are conducted in a collegiate style practice environment that allows for consistency, camaraderie and more time with me supervising your practice. This will give you the opportunity to learn a new skill and then explore practice with my supervision which increases your chances of proper practice and retaining the skill.
Sessions take place at our short game area and on course which will allow for not only technical aspects of the game to be explored but also physical, mental, emotional and strategical. Most golfers focus solely on their technical game. Kate is interested in improving your game in the areas you have not yet thought about. Our main goal will be for you to become your own coach and an expert at self-correction. But most importantly, for you to better enjoy the game of golf.
There will be 6-8 students per group. If you are interested, please sign up online, indicate your ability level and availability. Kate will then form groups based on those two main factors as well as any special requests. Each program will run for 8 consecutive weeks with the exception of any holidays, special course events, etc.
Note: If you are unable to attend a session, there will be a couple set dates throughout the season to make up your missed session
Meet Your Coach: Kate Weir
Kate Weir comes to Bighorn Golf & Country Club with three years of Head Professional experience at Rivershore Golf Links. Prior to arriving in Kamloops, Kate spent six years teaching and coaching at Burnaby Mountain Golf Course after turning professional in 2013 at The Vancouver Golf Club. In 2019, Kate was awarded the PGA of BC Apprentice Professional of the Year.
Since 2016, Kate has been a coach for the British Columbia Golf Association, conducting regional and provincial training camps and leading many of their athletes and teams to success. She is dedicated to her continued professional development and holds numerous coaching credentials including PGA of Canada CNC and CDC as well as Titleist Performance Institute Level 2 Golf and Level 2 Junior. Yoga is a passion of Kate’s and she became certified in Yoga for Golfers to better help her students be physically able to enjoy the game of golf.
Kate volunteers her time with numerous organizations and committees. She is currently an Advisory Board Member for The Women’s Golf Project, an initiative run by British Columbia Golf to promote women’s awareness and participation in golf. She sits on the Golf Canada Sport Committee, which oversees Golf Canada’s performance programs, including their National Teams. Kate, also, sits on the PGA of BC Tournaments and Captain’s Committee.
Prior to turning professional, Kate attended UBC on a golf scholarship from 2008-2010. She then transferred to Douglas College where she was the PacWest Individual Gold Medallist in 2011 and 2012, placing 5th nationally each year. She was also named CCAA All-Canadian in 2012.
Kate is really looking forward to offering new and innovative coaching programs at Bighorn. Her holistic approach will see students spend more learning time on the golf course, team supported supervised practice, and a well rounded learning environment that focuses not only on technical skills, but much overlooked physical, mental, strategical and emotional skills.