Imagine a course with over twenty five years of history, dense forests, ocean views and changes in elevation challenging and inspiring to novice and seasoned players alike. That is exactly what the Fairwinds Golf Club in Vancouver Island’s majestic and decidedly westcoast landscape offers. The course design is a visually striking test of the game that can challenge the most accomplished players but will still energize the novice. Whether your plan is to make us your home course as a member or you want the flexibility to sneak out on the weekend or after work with friends, Fairwinds is proud to offer an exceptional golf experience at a fair price.

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Meet our Golf Instructors

Hélène Delisle  |  HEAD OF INSTRUCTION

Hélène Delisle, PGA of Canada Class “A” member and Head of Instruction at Fairwinds, started playing golf at six years old. She has been teaching golf for over 16 years, and teaches golf to all skill levels. Hélène believes that every golfer can improve their game, and that knowledge, preparation and the proper individual analysis of a student’s game are the keys to good instruction. Hélène is a graduate of the Professional Golf Management program at College Lafleche in Trois-Rivieres, QC. She has completed all 4 levels of the PGA of Canada Teaching Certification Program, her National Coaching Certification Program Level 1, and she is a certified instructor for the Playground to Fair-way Program. Hélène was named Vancouver Island Region Teacher of the year in 2015. She has been playing golf tournaments since 1990 and is the only female professional who has won on the Vancouver Island Professional Golf Tour with a score of 69 (-2) in 2007. She also has been playing on the Canadian Women’s Tour since 2004.

Book a lesson with Hélène at, 250.739.2029, or


Brett grew up in Vancouver and began his golfing career at University Golf Club at UBC. Earning his PGA of Canada Professional status in 2001 and joining the Fairwinds team in 2008, Brett now has 15 years of teaching experience, and is a Class A Professional. He has completed all 4 levels of the PGA of Canada Teaching Certification Program, as well as his National Coaching Theory Level 1. Brett was named Vancouver Island Region Apprentice Professional of the year in 2012 by the PGA of BC. With many years of experience in the golf industry and competitive athletics, Brett possesses the necessary knowledge and skills to enhance the game of every golfer, from the true beginner to the scratch player. Combining physical fitness with golf skills is a key to Brett’s philosophy of incorporating the game of golf into a healthy lifestyle.

Book a lesson with Brett at 250.468.7666 ext. 227 or


Ryner grew up in Qualicum Beach and began playing tournaments at a young age, eventually earning a golf scholarship at Vancouver Island University. Playing as the golf team captain for 4 years, he won the BCCAA individual and team title, and also competed in high level tournaments such as the BC Men’s Amateur and the Canadian Men’s Amateur. Ryner has worked at Fairwinds Golf Club since 1993 and has been managing the Golf Shop since 2008. He is passionate about all aspects of the game and is devoted to making the game enjoyable. The key to his teaching philosophy is to instill strong basic fundamentals with positive reinforcement, and especially enjoys working with new golfers.

Book a lesson with Ryner at 250.468.7666 ext. 233 or


Jeff grew up in Victoria and was introduced to golf at 12 years old. He began competing in events and would eventually spend long summer days at the golf course, playing, practicing, and having fun. This hard work would result in a successful amateur career, highlighted with a selection to the Provincial Team in 2009. Jeff joined the PGA of Canada in 2013 and has over 5 years of teaching experience. He moved to the mid island in 2015 and joined the Fairwinds team as an assistant professional two years later. Jeff is certified in Playground 2 Fairway, Coaching New Competitors and acted as the head coach for Zone 6 during the 2016 BC Summer Games. Jeff believes that an understanding of swing mechanics, combined with good practice skills, are keys for success.

Book a lesson with Jeff at 250.468.7666 or


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