Golf Academy


Director of Instruction: Katherine Marren

Katherine Marren directs a dynamic Golf Academy & team of instructors offering a variety of learning experiences for golfers of all ages and abilities in the Monterey Peninsula. Named "2008 Teacher of the Year" by the Northern California PGA Section, Katherine Marren brings a distinguished level of expertise to Quail Lodge & Golf Club. She has been recognized as an expert teacher and for promoting and growing the game of golf by Golf for Women, Golf Digest, Golf Magazine, The San Francisco Examiner, The California Golf Guide and The AT&T Junior Golf Association. Well-known for de-mystifying the golf swing using innovative and effective teaching methods, Katherine Marren's students love her relaxed manner, clear teaching style, patience and genuine care for them and their improvement.

Core programs include our private golf schools for 1-2 students, short game schools and clinics and private lessons on all facets of the game for all levels of golfers.

Staff Instructors:

PGA Head Professional Mark Perbix

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PGA 1st Assistant Rob Hayes

Rob Hayes has garnered a reputation for helping elite junior players hone their games. Hayes led the Carmel HS Boys’ Golf Team to a Central Coast Section (CCS) Championship and was named CCS Coach of the Year in 2008. In 2010 he was named Junior Golf Instructor of the Year - Monterey Chapter of the Northern California PGA. He enjoys working with a student’s natural swing motion and finds playing lessons are a critical element to improving his student’s game.

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