Instructor Bios

John M. Andrews, Member PGA of America   

  • Illinois 2013 Teacher of the Year
  • PGA member since 1992.
  • Teaching Professional at Pine Meadow since 1996.
  • Former instructor Golf Digest Schools.
  • Nominated Illinois PGA Teacher of the Year for 2004 & 2007.
  • Qualified for Gate Petroleum PGA Open 1993.
  • Competed professionally for 3 years.
  • Collegiate player at West Texas State University.
  • Former Head Golf Professional at Amelia Island Plantation.
  • Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) certified.
  • John will be offering Small Group Junior Programs. Class size 2 - 4 students. Call John at
     847-514-9009 for pricing.


Adults: ½ Hour: $95.00
             Hour: $180.00
Juniors: ½ Hour: $85.00
               Hour: $160.00


Contact Information: Email:
                                 Cell:   847-514-9009

 Jon Reese,  PGA Class A Member

  • PGA Certified Coach.
  • Multiple High School State Champions.
  • Instructor at Pine Meadow since 1994.
  • Illinois PGA Teacher of the Year, 1999.
  • Illinois PGA Junior Golf Leader of the Year, 2000.
  • Contributor to PGA of America Teaching Manual.
  • Teaching and coaching since 1980.
  • Currently has 15 nationally ranked juniors in his Masters Program.

Rate: ½ Hour: Not Available
           Hour: $150.00

Contact: 847-287-5600

Robert Powers, Member PGA of America
  • New to the Pine Meadow teaching staff in 2014.
  • Robert comes to Pine Meadow 34 years at Skokie Country Club as Assistant Golf Professional and Head golf Professional.
  • As a teacher Robert has demonstrated success with players of all levels.  While at Skokie Country Club he had taught the men's and women's club champion as well as the many flight winners, male and female, of all levels.
  • His love of the game is infectious, this has worn off on his students so his many beginner students, men, women, and juniors have become lifelong players.
  • One of his students has won on the PGA Tour.
  • Robert has been mentored by such nationally known instructors as Dr. Jim Suttie, Jim Hardy, and Mac O'Grady.
  • His philosophy of instruction can be summed with two phrases: "The ball does not lie." and "Remember you are playing the game, not playing the swing."
  • He is a past Illinois PGA Section Champion, played in a Western Open and has won multiple Illinois PGA events.

​Rate:    1/2 Hour:   $60.00
            Hour:      $120.00

Contact Information: Email: 
                               Cell:   847-609-4389

Chris McConnell PGA Member

Chris has instructed adult and junior golfers for over 25 years.  The last 15+ years have been in the Chicago-land area. Conducting over 15 junior camps, 10 adult clinics and has taught an average of 600 lessons annually.  He has worked with many top teaching professionals and has been involved with the golf schools like Jack Nicklaus/Jim Flick and John Jacobs in the past.


½ hour - $60.00
1 hour - $120.00

Semi Private Clinics (up to 8 students)
1 Hour - $120.00, $25.00 each additional student.  Must have at least 4 students and be at least 3 days long.

Semi Private Lessons (up to 4 students)

1 Hour - $120.00, $50.00 each additional student.

Playing Lesson $200.00 + Green Fees2 Hours or 9 holes (whatever comes first)

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Contact Information: Please call or text me at 847-710-9012 to book your appointment.  Email is