Golf Instruction

Next Level Golf and Fitness utilizes the best in technology and facilities in providing a focus on maximum performance in the game of golf. Players of all ages desiring the fitness training, nutritional information, and sports psychology education to go along with proper swing mechanics will greatly appreciate our facility and services.

We are utilizing the award-winning Swing Catalyst computer software for analysis and feedback of the golf swing. Combined with the Foresight GCQUAD golf simulator, we are able to analyze golf ball flight, swing path data and clubface position at impact. Data from previous sessions is captured and stored to note the progression that one is making. All lessons will conclude with voiceover feedback from the instructor to the student’s email address.

Swing Catalyst

Swing Catalyst is the #1 golf video analysis software on the market. It’s comprehensive and powerful and praised by coaches and players around the world for its user-friendliness. Praised by top coaches of some of the top players in the world, Swing Catalyst is the preferred video analysis software. The software offers all the tools you need to fine-tune the golf swing. Golf swings will be captured with two high-speed cameras during the lesson. The swing will then be analyzed with drawing tools, slow-motion playback, video overlay and side by side comparison.

Foresight Sports

We will be using the best simulator in golf to monitor your swing path and ball flight. Our system was voted as the #1 golf simulator in 2021 by Golf Digest. The data recorded will assist in the improvement of your golf game as well as create great entertainment features as you play some of the best golf courses in the world.

The golf lesson and the feedback of the launch monitor is incredible. Within a couple of swing, our coaching staff will decipher tendencies and pattern that you have developed. With the data gathered, we will explain why the ball flies the way it does and the team will go right to work on correcting some of your swing habits.

Golf Instructors

Rich Maxwell
Associate Golf Professional
Apprentice in the PGA of America

Rick Maxwell

Born and raised in Santa Rosa, Rich Maxwell is a lifetime golfer. He’s had a golf club in his hands since day one. As a youngster, Rich worked at Santa Rosa Golf and Country Club in outside services. It was there that he began to develop and hone his golf game. Rich was fortunate to be mentored by several of the excellent PGA Professionals at the club.

Rich developed into a top area high-school golfer, leading the team at El Molino High School to multiple Sonoma County League championships and berths in NorCal regional high-school tournaments. While playing on the UC Davis Golf Team, Rich participated in the Division II NCAA National Championship Tournament with the Aggies.

After college Rich worked for Hewlett Packard and several other high-tech companies, and regularly competed in NCGA Amateur tournaments. A particular favorite “Major Championship” victory was when he won his hometown Santa Rosa City Championship at Bennett Valley Golf Course and Oakmont Golf Club. He has continued playing the game recreationally and competitively over the years, most recently making it all the way to Final match of the 2022 San Francisco City Senior Championship. Rich has coached the game of golf professional for a couple years while living in the Bay Area and is excited to work with students of all abilities as you improve your golf game, mind, and body fitness.

He is registered in the PGA Apprentice program as an Associate Golf Professional working toward PGA Membership. NLG&F is very fortunate to have Rich on board with us as we grow our brand.

Please book online or contact Rich for lesson arrangements.

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