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

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Hélène Delisle started playing golf at six years old and has been teaching golf for over 15 years to all skill levels as a PGA Canada Class “A” member. A graduate of the Professional Golf Management program at Collège Laflèche in Trois-Rivières, QC, Hélène has completed all 4 levels of the PGA of Canada Teaching Certification Program, her National Coaching Certification Program Level 1, and is a certified instructor for the Playground to Fairway Program. Hélène has been playing in 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. Hélène believes that every golfer can improve their game, and that knowledge, preparation and proper individual analysis of a student’s game are essential to good instruction.

Book a lesson with Hélène at, 250.739.2029, or


Screen Shot 2016-05-26 at 1.02.34 PMA Vancouver native, Brett 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 has over 14 years of teaching experience and is a Class “A” Professional. Further, 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


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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 Championships and the Canadian Men’s Amateur Championships. 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 junior golfers.

Book a lesson with Ryner at 250.468.7666 ext. 233 or


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