Professionals & Instruction

Golf Professional Staff

The Golf Professional Staff at Heritage Bay has over 60 years of combined teaching experience. We offer programs targeted to everyone from beginner to scratch golfers. Whether you are looking for private lessons, group instruction, clinics, or instructional social events there is a program perfect for you at Heritage Bay.

To contact the Golf Pro Shop staff please call (239) 353-7056 x 102 or email us at [email protected].

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  • Duke Bowen, PGA Master Professional - Director of Golf Operations
    • Duke Bowen
      Director of Golf
      [email protected]
      (239) 353-2561 ext. 104
      Duke has the "Master Professional" classification from the PGA of America, a designation awarded to one who "maintains the highest degree of excellence for themselves and their operations."Graduating with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Economics from the University of Deleware, Duke has worked as the Head Golf Professional at heritage Isles Golf and Country Club in Tampa, Florida. 

      Additionally, among his impressive list of credentials, his experience includes General Manager positions at Buckhorn Springs Golf & CC in Valrico and The Preserve Golf Club in Bradenton.  For the last ten years he has been Director of Golf at Naples Lakes Country Club here in Naples, FL, a market that he knows well.Duke has been a member of the PGA of America for twenty years and in 2014 and again in 2016 was a finalist in the South Florida Section for Merchandiser of the Year.
  • Patrick Lapointe, PGA Assistant Golf Professional
    • Patrick Lapointe
      PGA Assistant Golf Professional
      Patrick (Pat) grew up in New Hampshire where he attended the University of New Hampshire. He began his career in golf and golf course maintenance in 1979. He also attended PGA Schools 1, 2 & 3 and in 1991 was elected to the PGA of America. In 2016, Pat was elected to the Quarter Century Club of the Professional Golfers Association of America for 25 years of service and has over 40 years of teaching experience.

      He is also a Life Member of the PGA. The 2019 -2020 season will mark Pat's 6th season at Heritage Bay. Prior to Heritage Bay, Pat worked at Imperial C.C., Forest Glen C.C. and Spring Run Golf Club. Before moving to Florida in 1993, Pat played in many tournaments in the New England area, Bermuda, Scotland and Ireland. He has resided in Bonita Springs for more than twenty years. His hobbies include sports and travel and is a huge Boston fan.
  • Mark Antle, PGA Assistant Golf Professional
  • Christian Morell, PGA Assistant Golf Professional

Golf Instruction Rates

given by PGA Golf Professional

30 Min. Private Lesson $55/lesson
1 Hour Private Lesson $100/lesson
Series of 3 (1/2 Hour) Lessons $150/series
Series of 5 (1/2 Hour) Lessons  $225/series
Series of 3 (1 Hour) Lessons $270/series
Series of 5 (1 Hour) Lessons $450/series
Playing Lessons (1 1/2 Hours) $150/lesson
Group Lessons (1 Hour) 
"Personalized Instruction in a Small Group Setting"
2 people $55 each
3 people $45 each
4 people $35 each