Phone: (585) 547-3613 | 1330 Broadway, Darien Center, NY 14040

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Chestnut Hill Golf Course

James LaBudaJim LaBuda, Jr.

Head Golf Professional

Born and raised in Buffalo, Jim always had a passion for Golf. He played on the golf team in College and worked various retail positions within the industry while obtaining his Bachelor's degree in Finance.

Jim became a certified golf teaching professional through the United States Golf Teacher's Federation (USGTF) in the Spring of 2007. He teaches all skill levels for both juniors and adults and has run numerous clinics.

In addition to being a Professional, he is also certified in the areas of Golf Psychology and Fitness as well as being a certified Rotary Swing Instructor. In 2016, Jim was awarded the distinction of one of the Top 100 golf instructors through the World Golf Teacher's Federation (WGTF).

After working at several local golf courses, Jim assumed the role of Head Golf Professional at Chestnut Hill Country Club beginning this 2018 season.

Jim is available for private and semi-private golf lessons at Chestnut Hill and will be running a number of golf clinics for both beginners and those seeking to take their game to the next level.

Chestnut Hill is excited to have Jim bring his time and talents to our golf course. You may contact him at any time by calling or emailing ChestnutHill.


Golf Lessons

 Adult Lesson Prices (17 Years Old and Older)

  • $60 for a One Hour Lesson
  • $165 for a package of 3 One Hour Lessons

Junior Lesson Prices (16 Years Old and Younger)

  • $45 for a One Hour Lesson
  • $120 for a package of 3 One Hour Lessons

"Bring a Friend" Lesson Prices (2 Adults taking lesson at the same time)

  • $85 for a One Hour Lesson for 2 Adults
  • $240 for a package of 3 One Hour Lessons for 2 Adults

Group Lesson Prices (3 or more Adults taking lesson at the same time)

  • $40 per person for a One Hour Lesson