Jim grew up in McHenry and graduated from McHenry Community High School. He played four years of golf for and graduated from the University of Illinois in 1983 where he earned an Education Degree and a Coaching Certificate. He played golf professionally for nine years, highlighted by qualifying for the 1992 Western Open. He has been teaching golf in McHenry County since 1987. He is a TPI (Titleist Performance Institute) certified fitness professional and TPI certified level 2 junior coach.
Why I Teach Golf
Each morning I cannot wait to begin my first lesson. I believe teaching golf is what I was born to do (major definite purpose in life). I enjoy everything about the game of golf. My passion for the game has not dwindled in 46 years of playing and 28 years of teaching. The Golf Academy at Terra Cotta is the realization of a life long dream to provide the best practice and learning environment possible.
|Students Have Qualified For
||Jim Buenzli’s Rates||Individual||Series of 5|
US Women's Senior Amateur
Illinois Women's Open
Drive, Chip and Putt National Finalist
US Kids World Championship
Drive, Chip & Putt at Augusta
IHSA State Tournament
numerous top 10 finishers
Numerous local club champions
A penchant for teaching beginners
|½ HOUR – Sr./Jr.||$70||$280|
|1 HOUR – Sr./Jr.||$120||$480|
|1 HOUR – 2 ADULTS||$160||$640|
|1 HOUR – PARENT & 1 Jr.||$130||$520|
|1 HOUR – UP TO 4 Jrs.||$120-130||$480-520|
|3 PEOPLE (price per person)||$200|
|4 PEOPLE (price per person)||$175|
|2 ½ HOUR PLAYING LESSON||$250|
* I look forward to sharing my passion, knowledge, and experience with each and every client.
To Schedule a Lesson Call (815)-355-4225