Learning Opportunities

Learn golf from experienced Victory Links staff!

Customize Your Learning Experience

Victory Links golf lessons are dedicated to making golf LESS complicated and MORE accessible for you. The goal for any class or program at Victory Links is for all students to stay safe, learn and have fun. If you are an individual excited about the possibilities of improving your game, these lessons are for you!

Lessons and coaching

Victory Links offers private youth and adult instruction with certified professionals.

Junior Programs

Youth golf league is offered Thursdays in June, July and August. This 9-hole league offers a great way for kids to get outside and have fun.

Certified Instructors

Golf professionals Jason Erickson, Tom Kirkland, Chris Toftner and Jack Hiemenz offer a variety of instruction opportunities for all.

Meet the Team

Victory Links offers private and small group instruction with many members of our staff. Learn the game or improve your skills in a non-intimidating and private environment.


Jason Erickson

Director of Instruction
Jason Erickson began his journey in the golf business as a caddy at Midland Hills. He has devoted his life to understanding the golf swing and its proper mechanics. Email: jerickson@nscsports.org Call: 715-494-9493

Tom Kirkland

Director of Golf
Tom began his career in golf at Edina Country Club in high school. From there he attended New Mexico State University's Professional Golf Management program. Email: tkirkland@nscsports.org Call: 763-792-7344

Chris Toftner

Golf Professional
Chris grew up in Minnesota and played college golf in Arizona where he started his teaching career with the John Jacobs Golf School. Chris is a 20-year PGA member and is a graduate of the specialized teaching and coaching certification program by the PGA of America. Chris enjoys teaching golfers of all skill levels from beginners to tour professionals. Email: ctoftner@nscsports.org Call: 612-991-4711

Jack Hiemenz

1st Assistant Professional
Jack graduated from Spring Lake Park High School in 2014 and attended Arizona State University in which he majored in Business and Communications. Jack dreams of playing on the PGA Tour and is going through the PGA Golf Management program to work his way up to a Head Golf Professional. Email: jhiemenz@nscsports.org Call: 763-568-3061

Coaching Elements

Friendly Coaching

There will always be a golf instructor on site willing to give expert advice to those willing to listen and learn.

Video Analysis

Our brand new TrackMan Golf Simulator is up and running and analyzes users swings, allowing them to advance their skills.

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