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Barry Butterfield, Tim Troy, Mike Troy, Mark Arentsen and Patricia Brindle


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Barry Butterfield

Teaching since 1986
Member, Professional Golfers Association (PGA), Class A
Former caddy on the PGA Tour

Barry’s Teaching Approach: Built on the Fundamentals

“From the beginner to the low-handicap player, the golf swing that works consistently is one that is built on the fundamentals. These fundamentals have not changed in the past 5-8 decades! With respect to each person’s individuality, I do my best to implement the fundamentals into each swing with simplicity and clarity.”

“When a golfer has been trained through correct teaching and then practices to implement the fundamentals into their swing and muscle memory, they will achieve consistency with lower scores and greater satisfaction! Having been a teacher for 22 years, I truly enjoy working with students at all levels of ability.”

Barry’s Availability for Instruction

Tues-Thur Saturday Sunday
8:30 am-7 pm 8:30 am-4 pm  8:30 am-1 pm

Barry’s Lesson Rates
Private Lesson, 30 minutes $55 (range balls included)
Private lesson, 60 minutes $110.00 (range balls included)
Series of four 30 minute Private Lessons $195 (range balls included)
Small Group Lesson60 minutes (range balls included)
2 People $60 Per Person
3 People $55 Per Person
4 People $50 Per Person
Appointments are Recommended
To contact Barry for an appointment for a personal or group lesson, please call the Golf Shop at 630-985-9860.


Tim Troy

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Teaching since 1981
Member, Professional Golfers Association (PGA), Class A
College golf at the University of South Carolina
An accomplished player, finishing consistently well in the annual Illinois PGA points race.

Tim’s Teaching Approach: Understand Why a Ball Flies Where It Does.

“It is important for my students to understand why a ball flies where it does, how to interpret the sensations they feel while swinging, and to work on the most important aspects of their games that will improve their scores.”

“I’ve watched a lot of people teach, and talked swing theory with many fellow competitors, teammates, and high-profile instructors. Every swing theorist has contributed to my overall understanding.”

“It’s important to understand you’re not driving a nail with a hammer. Golf is a swinging motion through the ball at the target.”

Tim’s Availability for Instruction

Tuesday Thursday Saturday
Morning Morning & Evening Morning & Afternoon

Tim’s Lesson Rates
Private lesson- Adult, 40 minutes, $70.00 (range balls included)
Series of five Adult 40 minute lessons $290 (range balls included)
Private lesson – Junior, 40 minutes $60.00 (range balls included)
Series of five Junior 40 minute lessons $250 (range balls included)
Appointments are Recommended

To contact Tim for an appointment for a personal or group lesson, please call the Golf Shop at 630-985-9860.



0mike_troy1Mike Troy

Teaching since 1998
Member, Professional Golfers Association (PGA), Class A
College golf at the University of Nebraska
Illinois PGA Assistant Player of the Year, 2000 and 2001
In 2006, 6th on Illinois PGA Bernardi points & selected for Radix Cup team.
Qualified and played in the 2000 US Open at Pebble Beach and 2005 LaSalle Bank Open

Mike’s Teaching Approach: From the Ground Up
“From a beginner to an accomplished player the foundation for success is solid fundamentals, understanding club path and a commitment to improve.  My overall teaching philosophy is to keep it simple as well as incorporate the latest technology tools like Flight Scope and V1 software.  Each student engages in golf with different goals in mind, my job is to provide the instruction to help students ultimately achieve their goals.“

“I try to work from the ground up with all my students, starting with the ball and working upward. I also like to work from the green toward the tee. I like to balance each lesson with visual, audio, and kinesthetic learning styles.”

Mike’s Availability for Instruction

Tues-Thur Friday Saturday Sunday
8:30 am-7 pm 8:30 am-10 am 8:30 am-4 pm 9 am-2 pm

Mike’s Lesson Rates
Private Lesson, 30 minutes $55 (range balls included)
Private lesson, 60 minutes $110.00 (range balls included)
Series of four 30 minute Private Lessons $195 (range balls included)
Small Group Lesson60 minutes (range balls included)
2 People $60 Per Person
3 People $55 Per Person
4 People $50 Per Person
Appointments are Recommended

To contact Mike for an appointment for a personal or group lesson, please call the Golf Shop at 630-985-9860.



0mwa08Mark Arentsen

Teaching since 1985
Member, Professional Golfers Association (PGA), Class A
Collegiate golf at North Central College
Winner 1994 IPGA Champions Shootout
Winner of Zigfield Troy Open in 1998.
Ping factory trained club fitter
Ping staff member
2006 Ping Regional Fitter of the Year

Teaching Approach: Sound and Yet Simple

“Making the golf swing fundamentally sound and yet simple is my goal. Everyone takes a lesson at a different stage in his or her game, and it’s important to make sure that a student is given the correct instruction so as to improve to the next plateau.”

“Practice after the lesson is vitally important, too. There are no quick fixes in golf, just repeating the correct swing until it becomes second nature. Then you can forget about your swing mechanics and concentrate on the object of the game … getting the ball into the hole in the fewest possible strokes.”

Mark’s Availability for Instruction
Mark’s focus is management of the Pro Shop, but he is available for private instruction Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. He is Zigfield Troy’s premier professional club fitter, and knows golf equipment technology from toe to heel and hosel to grip.

Mark’s Lesson Rates
Private Lesson, 30 minutes $55 (range balls included)
Private lesson, 60 minutes $110.00 (range balls included)
Series of four 30 minute Private Lessons $195 (range balls included)
Small Group Lesson60 minutes (range balls included)
2 People $60 Per Person
3 People $55 Per Person
4 People $50 Per Person
Appointments are Recommended

To contact Mark for an appointment or a personal lesson, please call the Golf Shop at 630-985-9860.


Patricia Brindle

Teaching since 1978
Pursuing membership, Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA), Teaching & Club Division
Patricia is an administrator and participant in local events and benefits in the Chicagoland and Northwestern Indiana areas.
She earned a Masters degree in Music Education and School Administration, retiring as a Junior High Music Director.

Teaching Approach: Passion for the Short Game
Patricia is quite passionate about the short game. She has studied at the Dave Pelz Short Game School, the LPGA Teaching & Club Division program, Illinois PGA Section seminars, and the Professional Golf Teachers and Coaches of America. Her personal instructors include Barry Butterfield, Dr. Jim Suttie, and Trev Williams.

Patricia’s Lesson Rates
Private Lesson, 30 minutes $55 (range balls included)
Private lesson, 60 minutes $110.00 (range balls included)
Series of four 30 minute Private Lessons $195 (range balls included)
Small Group Lesson60 minutes (range balls included)
2 People $60 Per Person
3 People $55 Per Person
4 People $50 Per Person
Appointments are Recommended

To contact Patricia for an appointment for a personal or group lesson, please call the Golf Shop at 630-985-9860.

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