Lessons & Clinics

You won’t find a more perfect setting to better your game than the Woodstock Country Club. Our PGA Professional, Matthew Closter, simplifies the game for all abilities. With superb teaching facilities, our lessons are designed to make you a smarter player while improving your swing for greater enjoyment of golf.

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Matthew Closter
PGA Pro, Director of Golf at the Woodstock Country Club

Closter served as assistant PGA professional at a number of leading golf clubs and resorts, most recently at The Weston Golf Club, Weston, MA; CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa in Anguilla, BWI, and the Vineyard Golf Club in Edgartown, MA.  Additional experience includes The Black Hall Club in Old Lyme, CT, The Lost Tree club, North Palm Beach, FL, and The Jupiter Hills Club, Tequesta, FL.

“Matt Closter has an ideal mix of high-touch, private golf club customer service expertise and luxury resort knowledge that will bring new energy to the Woodstock golf experience. We are delighted to have a professional of his caliber at the helm of our golf operations, and confident he will help maintain Woodstock’s reputation while ushering in a new era of excellence for both guests and members.”​ said Gary Thulander President & General Manager
Matthew Closter, PGA Pro and Director of Golf at the Woodstock Country Club

Rated #1 course in New England 2016 – Golf Advisor

Lesson Rates


Private lessons will be taught by Matt Closter, PGA. Matt is our new Director of Golf and comes to us from the Weston Golf Club, outside Boston. Matt is passionate about the game and is excited to share his teaching abilities with everyone at Woodstock Country Club. His teaching philosophy adapts from student to student to incorporate basic swing fundamentals that help to work within each student’s abilities in achieving their short and long term goals. Lesson plans will be laid out in detail and the latest in video software and instructional technology will be available for all students.

All lessons will be conducted by Matt Closter, PGA.

1/2 Hour Lesson $50 (Up to two students)
1 Hour Lesson $100 (Up to two students)

Additional students +$25/each


As a jump start to golf season, lessons may be purchased in bulk as a package. Package lessons must be used by the end of each season. Please reach out to Matt Closter to book or inquire further about lesson packages.

3 lesson Package  $250 ($300 value)
5 Lesson Package $400 ($500 value)
"Players Package" $1,500 (Unlimited Lessons per availability)

​*Rates are subject to change without notice. All rates are subject to Vermont state sales tax.