Poppy Ridge Club Clinics

Complimentary Clinics for Poppy Ridge Club Members

Join us for a monthly clinic to help improve your golf game! PGA Professionals, John Chester-Bradt and Mike Copp, will cover a series of topics to help you score better. These clinics are an exclusive member benefit for Poppy Ridge Club members and limited to the first 20 registrations.

2024 Clinic Schedule


February 3rd  - Golf Swing Basics

March 2nd  - Putting – Basics/Drills

April 6th  - Chipping

May 4th  - Bunkers

June 1st  - Irons/Woods – distance control

July 6th  - Short Game – Up and down

August 3rd  - Putting

September 14th  - Bunkers

October 5th  - Irons/Woods

November 2nd  - Approach Shots

December 7th  - Recap/Game Day

** Some Clinics may have to be rescheduled due to construction. ** 

Poppy Ridge Club members: Click Here to register for a clinic Be sure to register early – spots fill up fast!

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Meet the Instructors


Mike Copp, Head Golf Professional - PGA Class A Professional

Mike is a Class A PGA Member. He joined Poppy Ridge Golf Course in February 2023 as the Head Golf Professional. Mike was born and raised in the Bay Area and has been in the golf industry for 10+ years. He was most recently the 1st Assistant Golf Professional/Instructor at Ruby Hill Golf Club and worked at TPC Stonebrae prior to that.

Mike is experienced in teaching players of all ages and skill levels, and has given over 3,000 lessons in his career. His swing philosophy can be summed up into one word: Simple. Get in the correct posture, have a good grip on the club, and the game will be simple.


John Chester-Bradt, Golf Instructor

John joined Poppy Ridge Golf Course in March of 2021. John has been in the golf industry for more than 20 years; most notably working at Castlewood Country Club, Elkhorn Country Club, Brookside Country Club, Lockeford Springs Golf Course, and as the Director of Instruction at the Reserve at Spanos Park. John has extensive teaching experience with juniors, adults and clinics ranging from the beginner level to the advanced. John’s teaching style revolves around the player and their specific needs, emphasizing a strong desire to improve.