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Golf Shop & Lessons

Our PGA of Canada Golf Shop team are here to assist members and guests.  The Golf Shop is loaded with attractive men’s and women’s high quality golf and sports apparel, plus the latest in golf equipment to custom fit your swing. In addition, our Professionals are trained on the latest technology and fitting systems from Ping, Taylor Made, Callaway and Titleist.  Feel free to compare, you won’t find better pricing on golf equipment or golf related clothing in Victoria. If for some reason we do not have what you require - we will do our best to source it for you! 


Our team of PGA of Canada Professionals are industry leaders in their field. We take great
pride in offering excellent lesson programs to our members and guests, and offering a
welcoming learning environment for you to enjoy as you develop your skills. Gorge Vale
offers one of the best practice facilities on Vancouver Island, and is an excellent place to
refine your skills, and learn new facets of the game alongside your PGA Professional.. We offer individual, group, video, and playing lessons.

In addition, instructors offer Golf Camps for Men and Women of all abilities, throughout the summer season.

Club Repair

The Golf Shop offers all services needed to keep golf clubs in top shape. Our team offers a variety of different services from regripping, reshafting and re-spiking of shoes. Most clubs can be regripped within 24 hours and shoes re-spiked in short order.

Rental Clubs

Are you visiting and dont plan on bringing your clubs?

Not a problem, we have you covered and off the latest equipment from TaylorMade, in various shaft flex options.


Mark Bicknell


PGA of Canada Head Professional

Mark Bicknell is originally from Southampton, England where he spent the majority of his childhood. He represented his county at all levels and was very active playing on the amateur circuit throughout the UK. Mark moved to Canada in 2011 and began his career as a golf professional at The Fairmont Banff Springs. He spent two fantastic years in Banff before moving to Silver Springs G&CC, Calgary in 2013 to further his professional career. Following three years at Silver Springs, he decided to move to the Victoria GC in 2016 to join an industry-leading team and continue his career in warmer climates. Mark moved to Gorge Vale in January 2023, to take the role as Head Golf Professional. 2018 PGA of BC Class A Professional of the year - Vancouver Island 2019 PGA of BC Teacher of the year


Aaron Grice


PGA of Canada Assistant Professional

- 15 Years of Coaching Experience - Professional Golf Management - Camosun College - Certified Club Fitter for Titleist, Taylor Made, Callaway and Ping - PGA of BC Assistant of the Year - 2009


Jake Scarrow


PGA of Canada Assistant Professional

- 3 Years Coaching Experience - NCAA Division I Golf at The University of Kansas - 2021 PGA of BC Champion


Edd Boudreau


PGA of Canada Associate Professional

- 20 Years of Coaching Experience - Professional Golf Management - Camosun College - Certified Club Fitter for Titleist, Taylor Made, Callaway and Ping - PGA of BC Champion - 2006


Enjoy a private one on one coaching session where you will work on refining a skill of your choice with your instructor. These are designed for golfers of all abilities, and your chosen instructor will cater to your individual needs. 

30 Minutes - $70
45 Minutes - $100
1 Hour - $120

The Gorge Vale Golf Academy is home to a growing Junior Program, which features lesson options for young golfers just getting started in golf, all the way up to high school players looking to attend university on golf scholarships.

30 Minutes - $55
1 Hour - $90

These are designed to maximize the time with your instructor. Students pay for the Golf Professional's time by the hour, but use it by the minute. Programs are customized to your needs, so please speak with one of our instructors for complete details.

Our Instructors run a number oc Clinics throughout the year, which allows the student to learn in a group setting. The Clinics schedule will be released by April 1st, and will start in May. Stay tuned!!!