Golf Lessons

Incredible Instruction, Incredible Value.

Crosswoods Golf Course Golf Professionals are committed to help all level of golfers; men and women - from beginners to the seasoned pros who are looking to improve their game. We offer private or group lessons, camps, and clinics during the summer months. Our practice facility includes a full driving range, putting and chipping green, practice bunker, and 9 Hole Wedge Course.

Don’t forget to ask about our new Flight Scope Launch Monitor! Whether you just want to see your stats or get a full club fitting, the Flight Scope can provide pin point accuracy and add so much value to your lesson experience.


Meet our Professional Staff:

Tim Trott — Head Golf Professional 

Tim was born and raised in the Brainerd lakes area. After graduating from Brainerd High School Tim attended The San Diego Golf Academy earning his associate degree in Golf Operations and Management.  After graduation Tim played on the Golden State mini tour before moving back to Minnesota to start his career as a golf professional.  When  not at work you can find him on the golf course with his two sons Mason and Connor.  During the off season Tim enjoys pheasant hunting in South Dakota and ice fishing.  Current hole-in-one tally: 20


Phone 218.851.4178




Savannah Nelson — PGA Golf Professional 

Savannah Nelson is a Crosslake Native who grew up around golf. After a successful High School Golf career at Pequot Lakes High School, she moved on to study and play golf at Concordia University, St. Paul. There, she received many athletic and academic honors while pursuing her degree in Psychology and Kinesiology. After graduation, golf was still on her brain. She joined the Professional Golf Association (PGA) in the fall of 2017, and recently earned her full Membership. Spending a few years away from Crosswoods to gain experience at Hazeltine National Golf Club and Braemar Golf Course, she is excited to be returning home and share her passion of the game with all she comes in contact with. When she is not working at the golf course, she loves spending time with the love of her life, Gunnar, and their 3 dogs.


Phone: 218.692.4653




Crosswoods Golf Course has many great opportunities for junior golfers of all ages. Take a look below for more information!

Junior Activities and Programs 2024

*New* for the 2024 Season! "Northwoods Golf Adventure" has something for every junior this summer!

Junior Swing and Play Package - $99

Ages 5 - 12

  • Choose a Junior Golf Clinic Date
  • Unlimited Par 3 pass
  • Youth on Course Membership

Junior Golf Clinic

Join us for an exciting Junior Golf clinic where young golfers will dive into all aspects of the game! Over the course of two hours, participants will receive hands-on instruction in full swing techniques, chipping, putting, bunker play, and even enjoy some engaging relay games. Led by PGA professional, Savannah Nelson, this clinic offers a perfect blend of learning and fun. No need to bring clubs – we'll provide everything needed for an unforgettable golfing experience!

Clinic Dates: Sunday, May 19th - 1:00 - 3:00pm OR Tuesday, June 18th - 1:00 - 3:00pm

Unlimited Par 3 Pass

Introducing the Unlimited Par 3 Pass at Crosswoods Golf Course – the perfect way for juniors to dive into the world of golf! Our scenic par 3 course provides an ideal introduction to the game, and with this pass, young golfers can enjoy unlimited play all summer long. Simply stop by the clubhouse, check in, and hit the course at your convenience. Whether practicing with friends or honing skills solo, this pass offers endless opportunities for fun and improvement on the green!

Youth on Course Membership

Unlock a world of golfing opportunities for your junior with the Youth on Course membership! This MGA program is dedicated to ensuring all young people have access to the game, regardless of cost or circumstance. With this membership, your junior will have access to hundreds of courses, all for the small fee of $5 per round. From local favorites to renowned destinations, they can explore and play to their heart's content. Join us in empowering the next generation of golfers with affordable and accessible golfing experiences!

Register HERE


Little Cedar Junior Program - $129

Ages 5 - 8

Embark on an exciting golfing journey with the Northwoods Golf Adventure: Little Cedar Junior Program! This engaging 3-week program is designed to equip juniors with the skills and confidence needed to conquer the course. Led by PGA professional, Savannah Nelson, each session is filled with enthusiasm and fun, making learning a joy. Through a specially crafted curriculum that truly works, young golfers will progress in their game, from mastering the basics to advanced techniques. Join us for an unforgettable experience where every swing brings new discoveries on the fairway!

Session Dates:

Monday, June 24th - 3:00 - 4:00pm

Monday, July 1st - 3:00 - 4:00pm

Monday, July 8th - 3:00 - 4:00pm


White Pine Junior Discovery Series - $129

Ages 9 - 12

Calling all young golf enthusiasts! The Northwoods Golf Adventure presents the White Pine Junior Discovery Series, a dynamic 3-week program designed to elevate your game to new heights. Whether you're gearing up for friendly rounds or eyeing tournaments, this series is your ticket to success on the course. Led by PGA professional, Savannah Nelson, you'll embark on a thrilling journey of improvement and skill development. With a focus on fun and passion for the game, each session is crafted to hone your techniques and strategic play. Join us and discover the joy of golf while taking your game to the next level!

Session Dates:

Monday, June 24th - 1:30 - 2:30pm

Monday, July 1st - 1:30 - 2:30pm

Monday, July 8th - 1:30 - 2:30pm


Celebrate America Junior Golf Tournament - $20/$30

Wednesday, July 10th - 11:00am Shotgun

Ages 5 - 17

After nearly a decade, we're thrilled to announce the return of the Northwoods Golf Adventure: Celebrate America Junior Golf Tournament at Crosswoods Golf Course! Open to junior golfers ages 5 to 17, this 9-hole tournament promises a day of friendly competition and patriotic spirit. Flighted by age and tee, it's the perfect opportunity for young golfers to showcase their skills and celebrate the love of the game. Join us in honoring America's golfing tradition and creating new memories on the course. Come celebrate with us and tee off for an unforgettable day of golfing fun!


Spruce Swingers Junior Program - $129

Ages 5 - 8

Introducing the Spruce Swingers Junior Program, a perfect next step for young golfers ages 5 to 8 who have some golf experience under their belts! Designed for juniors who have completed the 'Little Cedar' program in June or have prior golfing knowledge, this program focuses on getting juniors comfortable on the course and deepening their understanding of the game. Led by our experienced instructors, each session is crafted to enhance skills, build confidence, and foster a love for golf in a fun and supportive environment. Join us as we tee off on an exciting journey to help juniors spread their wings and soar towards becoming confident young golfers!

Session Dates:

Monday, August 5th - 1:30 - 2:30pm

Monday, August 12th - 1:30 - 2:30pm

Monday, August 19th - 1:30 - 2:30pm


Birch Bark Junior Masters Program - $129

Ages 9 - 12

Announcing the Birch Bark Junior Masters Program, designed for aspiring young golfers ages 9 to 12 who are ready to take their game to the next level! Geared towards juniors with prior golf experience or those who completed the 'White Pine Junior Discovery Series' in June, this program delves deep into course management, club selection, specialty shots, and more. Led by our expert instructors, juniors will refine their skills, develop strategic thinking, and hone their techniques in preparation for the challenges of the course. Ideal for those considering joining their high school golf team in the future, this program offers a comprehensive curriculum to elevate young golfers into confident and skilled players. Join us as we embark on a journey towards mastering the game of golf!

Session Dates:

Monday, August 5th - 3:00 - 4:00pm

Monday, August 12th - 3:00 - 4:00pm

Monday, August 19th - 3:00 - 4:00pm


Any questions regarding the "Northwoods Golf Adventure" programming can be emailed to Savannah Nelson, PGA at or visit for more details. 


Private Golf Lessons

Talk to our PGA Certified Professionals to schedule a one-on-one or group lesson to boost your golf performance. You will also gain access to the new Flight Scope launch monitor!

Tim Trott — 218.851.4178

Savannah Smith — or


Minnesota Junior PGA Tournament - June 17th



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