Meet the PROs



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Jane Chanik, PGA

Head Golf Professional| 520-917-3783 x114 | jchanik@saddlebrooke.org


Jane Chanik, PGA; Head Golf Professional at SaddleBrooke on Golf Club

Jane joined the PGA in 1988 and was elected to membership in 1992; one of the first women professionals to become a member of the PGA! In Addition, she is also a member of LPGA.

While working throughout the industry in all the positions in the golf business – Janes dedication and hard work continues to show, as she has established herself as a wonderful instructor to both ladies & men of all ages & skill levels. Her passion for the game along with her teaching abilities is a continued love and motivation for her.

Teaching highlights in her career include positions as the Director of Instruction at Callaway Golf Center in Las Vegas NV, as well as multiple course throughout Arizona.

Career highlights include an instruction video with Billy Casper, a fundraising clinic and tournament with Dave Stockton, and co-authoring a study of Golf specific exercises and swing development that was presented at both the PGA teaching summit as well as the world congress of golf in Scotland.

Jane is a certified PING club fitter – and professional staff member with PING.

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Jay Synkelma, PGA

Teaching Professional| 520-820-0741 | synkforpar@aol.com


Jay Synkelma, PGA Golf Professional at SaddleBrooke one Golf Club

PGA member, 1995; golf staff member with Cobra/Puma Golf

Jay Synkelma has been teaching lessons at SaddleBrooke One Golf Club for the past 5 years. Jay played golf in College and has been around the game since he was a young boy. Jay is a fun person to learn from and to be around and his love for the game speaks for itself. Jay was an Instructor at the Hilton Golf Academy for 10 years in Tucson AZ.

Career playing highlights – Jay is an avid player: who has competed in PGA tour events, past Arizona Open Champion, past Southern Arizona Champion. With multiple wins as the PGA Southwest section & chapter & Senior championships.

Jay works as an Independent instructor at SaddleBrooke; he can be reached by email or by phone to make a lesson.

Jay is married with two daughters; who have both recently graduated from College and are pursuing successful careers in the business and medical fields.



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News From the Fairways



 January 22nd,  2021 

Golf Course Maintenance Shop Renovation

GCM Shop Renovation Began January, 18th
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Before and After Photos from the Demolition

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Before, After, and During Demolition

It was an exciting week in the Golf Maintenance Department as the construction started on the maintenance building. The construction crew is off to a great start in the demolition phase of the project. The construction crew was also able to start to map the electrical in the existing building.
Social Distancing
Signs have been placed around the practice facilities to remind everyone about social distancing while using these areas.  

In an continuing effort to adjust to the current situation regarding the COVID-19 Virus, temporary adjustments have been made to golf procedures.  These are in place to maintain community safety while continuing to offer the ability to utilize the golf courses here at SaddleBrooke One.

  • Foam insert in the cups on greens.
  • Practice Green flag sticks have been removed.
  • Practice Green cups have been installed upside down.
  • Ballwashers have been removed.
  • Par 3 divot boxes have been removed.
  • Scoops in the big divot boxes have been removed.
  • 4 Carts allowed per group, only 2 carts allowed on the turf.
  • E-mail/Starter check in and house account authorization. 
  • Bunker rakes have been removed. 

    Temporary Local Rule; Ball coming to Rest in Bunkers

    Effective March 22nd, 2020 - Until Further Notice

    Please click here to read the Temporary Local Rule for Bunkers



Gate System Reminders:

  • Keep the cart on the cart path until reaching the entry gate.
  • The carts driving on the fairway must use the gate system, including   MEDICAL FLAG CARTS. 
  • Only 2 carts allowed on the fairway.
  • If you are one of the carts not driving on the fairway, your cart must remain on the cart path. NO TRAFFIC IN THE ROUGH
  • Carts are to remain on the fairway until reaching the exit gate.  NO TRAFFIC IN THE ROUGH
  • Only   MEDICAL  FLAG CARTS  have access to the rough
  • Only  MEDICAL FLAG CARTS  have the ability to switch positions throughout the hole
  • Avoid the temptation to to drive right to the first ball and wait to enter at the entry gate
  • Keep the cart on the path after leaving the exit gate
  • Follow all posted cart signs
  • Some holes may be closed periodically based on turf conditions


- Please  Click Here  for a printable version of the 2020/21   Winter Cart Rules

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Divot Mix Reminders

Sand and Seed Mix

-Available in all of the small boxes

-Should be used in all fairway and tee divots only

-Remember to carry your divot bottle with you to the fairway

Straight Sand

-Available in all large concrete boxes

-Available in the round containers by the bathrooms on SaddleBrooke and Catalina 

-Should be used to fill divots in the rough

Winter Walking Hours Now In Effect

Walking Hours:

Before 8:00 am

And  

After:

Holes #1 and #2 5:00 pm

Holes #3 and #4 5:15 pm

Holes #5 and #6 5:30 pm

Holes #7 thru #9 5:45 pm

For your safety please follow all posted signage.

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   Golfers always have the right of way

Please walk on the paths, do not walk down fairways or across greens.

·        All pets must be on a leash

·        Please clean-up after your pets, the trash cans on the golf course are not to be used to dispose of pet waste.

·        Please refer to the weekly walking schedule for additional course availability

Weekly Walking Schedule

Please click on the blue button for this week's schedule


Practice Facility Maintenance:

The Practice Facility is open for practice from the grass tee.  Practice from the grass is based on turf conditions.  The Practice Facility will close every Monday and Wednesday from 10:00am to 11:30am for maintenance.  This includes the short game area.
Maintenance Hours: Monday 10:00 am - 11:30 am
                                          Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:30 am