Hawk Ridge Golf Club boasts one of the finest practice facilities in the area. Our practice facility consists of over 15 thousand square feet of hitting surface and is in excess of 350 yards long. The tight, rye grass conditions are ideal for working on all aspects of your game. Open to the public seven days a week, our facility is very popular with local and travelling golfers of all abilities.

our teaching professional

Terry Smith – PGA of Canada Class A Member Director of Instruction

Terry Smith has an extensive golf background in the Orillia area having started playing at the age of 4 and winning an Ontario individual Championship at age 13, one of only 4 Orillia residents to make claim in the last 60 years. Terry is part of a large golfing family that has called Orillia home since the late 1940’s.

Terry has been a PGA of Canada Member since 1992 and has taught and coached hundreds of golfers over that time, including a U.S. Amateur qualifier and many Collegiate players in both Canada & the U.S.
Terry lists short game skills and course management as keys to better golf & lower scores. He is very adaptable to the unique styles that different players have.

Terry is also known in the Orillia community for his involvement as a volunteer in youth organizations, Big Brothers Big Sisters & Scouts Canada to mention a couple. Terry is a Life Member of the Orillia Minor Hockey Association, he was awarded this distinction at last year’s awards banquet as recognition of his efforts as a player, coach, executive member, mentor & official since 1960’s.

private lesson rates

  • Adult Private Lessons

    50 Minutes

  • Series of 3 Lessons

    Adult Private Lessons

  • Series of 5 Lessons

    Adult Private Lessons

  • Adult Semi-Private Lessons

    2 or 3 People (Price is Per Person)

  • Adult Semi-Private Lessons

    4 to 6 People (Price is Per Person)



  • Junior Private Lessons

    30 Minutes

  • Series of 3 Lessons

    30 Minutes Each

  • Series of 5 Lessons

    50 Minutes Each

  • Junior Semi-Private Lessons

    4 to 6 Juniors (Price is Per Person)

  • Junior Private Lessons

    50 Minutes

  • 3 Lessons

    50 Minutes Each

  • Junior Semi-Private Lessons

    2 or 3 Juniors (Price is Per Person)


*No series of 5 lessons offered for 30 minute sessions

SATURDAY AFTERNOON Early season junior program

Saturdays: May  6, 13, 20, 27 & June 3.

4-4:50pm    6-9 years old
*5-5:50pm – Ages 9-11 years
**6-7:30pm – Ages 12++

  • 50 Minute Session

  • 1.5 Hour Session


playing lesson

  • 9 Holes on Hawk’s Island

    $80/Member or $95/Non Member

  • 9 holes on Meadow Nest Or Timber Ridge

    $100.00/Member or $125/Non Member


ladies clinics

  • Ladies Clinics

    Includes 4, 9 Hole Passes to Hawk’s Island that can be used at the completion of each lesson or any other time.


Series of 4- 1 hour sessions

May 8, 15, 22, & 29

June 12, 19, 26, & July 3rd


To register for any of the lesson programs please contact our Director of Instruction, Terry Smith at tsmith@hawkridgegolf.com