Silvertip Resort

The Golf Academy

Scotty Holland Bio


"Scotty Holland is a PGA of Canada Class "A" Teaching professional with  33 years of teaching experience. Scotty has been nominated 7 times for the Alberta Teacher of the Year and received this prestigious award in 2005.

Scotty caters to all ages and levels of ability but specializes in seniors.  Being a senior himself, he understands the challenges as one ages pertaining to flexibility, loss of club head speed, distance, previous injuries, etc.  He enjoys customizing programs for students taking into account their specific issues.

Scotty is a member of the Bow Valley Sports Hall of Fame. In 2005 at the age of 50 Scotty set a new golf Guinness World Record for the most number of holes played walking in 12 hours to raise money for the Mineral Springs Hospital.

2022 Lesson Rates by Appointment

1 or 2 students

1 hour$125/student
3 hours$325/student
Series of 5$500/student


3 or 4  students

1 hour$50/Student
Series of 3$125/Student
Series of 5$175/Student

*Group Lessons 3 or 4 students form their own Groups


Scotty Holland, PGA of Canada Class "A" Teaching Professional



Chris Cooke, PGA of Canada Class "A" Head Golf Professional



Keenan Vanderkooi, PGA of Canada Apprentice Professional



Coaching Programs


Unlimited Instruction and Coaching$1800/Season

A unique program which offers personalized instruction, video analysis, unlimited range use, supervised practice, on course coaching and game management and assessment.

Short Game School

3 Hours of instruction followed by on course coaching                                     $225./student

Form your own group of 3 or 4 students

Corporate Groups

$250/hour per instructor

6 person limit per instructor