Skip to Main Content


Professional Instruction

Linksman Golf Academy at StoneWater offers one of the most comprehensive practice facilities to perfect your swing and sharpen skills. With the careful and expert guidance of professional instructors Joe Meglen, Director of Player Developement, and Bob Bourne, Director of Instruction, all aspects of the game are covered. In no time, master your full swing, short game and course management. All levels are welcome.

The Student Program is taught by Joe Meglen and Bob Bourne.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday through Friday: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

2022 Instructional Clinics, Camps & MasterClasses:

2020 October Lesson Package Special    2022 Ladies Clinics   2022 Junior Summer Golf Programs  2022 MasterClass: Short Game
Ned Weaver

Joe Meglen

Director of Player Development | | Call Joe at (440) 461-4653, ext. 105

As Director of Player Developement, Joe has an extensive background as a coach, fitter and player. A class A PGA Professional, Joe comes to us from GolfTec. Over the past 10 years, Joe has given over 20,000 lessons to players of all ages and skills and conducted well over 1,000 club fittings. Prior to GolfTec, Joe was an assistant golf professional at Quail Hollow.

Don’t let the number of lessons though lead you to believe that Joe’s golf game has suffered! For the past 4 years, he has qualified for the Ohio Cup and plays against many of the local PGA pros Mondays in the Northern Ohio PGA events. In 2020, Joe was elected to the NOPGA Board and currently serves on the Education Committee.

Joe played college golf at Kent State under Herb Page for two years and at Eckard College in St Petersburg, Fla where he graduated in 2007 with a degree in Business Administration. Joe grew up in Northern Ohio and he and his fiancée Toni reside in Mentor with their two dogs. 


Bob Bourne

Bob Bourne

Director of Instruction | | Call Bob Bourne at (440) 461-4653, ext. 102

Since 1996, StoneWater Golf Club has retained Bob Bourne as Director of Instruction. Bob is recognized as one of the most highly regarded instructors in the country and welcomes golfers of all ages and skill levels. View his PGA profile. on the PGA website in a new tab

Bob’s industry-related achievements include:

  • Director, Hanlin Golf Schools, StoneWater Golf Course, Highland Heights, Ohio 2010
  • Master Professional in Instruction, PGA of America, 2005
  • Specialty Certification in Instruction, PGA of America, 2005
  • Northern Ohio PGA Teacher of Year, 2002 and 2006
  • Golf Digest: Best Teachers in State and Region 2002-2006
  • Golf Digest: Ranked #2 Teacher in Ohio, 2002-2006
  • Instructor: Ohio Girls Foundation, First Tee of Cleveland, Play Golf America
  • Director of Instruction, StoneWater Golf Club, 1996-Present
  • Head PGA Professional, Beechmont Country Club, 1976-1990
  • Member PGA Tour, 1970-1972
  • Member PGA of America, 1975
  • B.S. in Education, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, 1967
Scroll to top