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Golf Instruction


Instruction is provided by Grand Valley's Head Men's Golf Coach, Gary Bissell. Bissell holds the following qualifications:

  • Ranked 6th Best Teacher in Michigan by Golf Digest
  • GVSU Men's Head Golf Coach
  • Former Rick Smith & Jason Guss Academy Instructor at Treetops Resort.
  • Coaches PGA Tour player Tom Gillis, as well as multiple collegiate winners, high school state champions, as well as various other high level players at the junior, college, and professional level
  • Trained under several of the top instructors in the country including Rick Smith, Jason Guss, Mark Durland, Louis Sauer, Stan Utley, and Martin Chuck.
  • Played collegiately at Ferris State University and professionally on the Florida Professional Golf Tour.

Instruction features the use of TrackMan Launch Monitor and video analysis.

Contact Gary (email)  or (cell) 616-238-3103



Best Teacher 2017



Private Lessons

March 15- October 31 (Outdoor Lessons)

  • Adults: $90/Hour
  • Juniors and College Students: $75/Hour
  • The Meadows Members: $60/Hour

November 1- March 14 (Indoor Lessons)

  • $60/ Hour

Group lessons are available. Please inquire for amount of hours and number of students for rates