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The Golf  Academy at University Park

Students of all ages will improve their game with golf lessons and clinics with our skilled professionals

Golf Academy

Golf instruction takes place at our world class practice facility which includes an expansive driving range, two putting greens, a practice bunker and chipping area.

Let our PGA and LPGA golf professionals help you sharpen your skills and get the most out of your game. Private instruction gives you one-on-one personal attention where you can focus on specific aspects of your game. Broaden your skills and knowledge in a group setting at any one of our innovative programs including 2 and 3 Day Golf Schools, daily clinics and camps.

To find out more about our Golf Academy programs or to sign up call the Golf Pro Shop at 941-359-9999.

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10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
$25 per person/ per clinic
Men every Tuesday • Ladies every Wednesday

Daily topics vary by clinic and include putting, chipping, irons, driver/hybrids, bunker play and specialty shots. Max per class 10 students on a first come, first serve basis.
9:00 am - 11:30 am - 3 consecutive mornings
$359 per person. $100 deposit required.

Our 3-Day School covers your entire game at an ideal pace to foster learning, development, practice and retention and is taught at a maximum Student/Instructor 4-to-1 ratio. Students will receive individual video swing instruction and analysis plus one lunch voucher.
  • Refine mechanics of the short game and pitching
  • Putting skills improvement, green reading techniques and putter fitting
  • Bunker play technique and skills improvement
  • Individual swing instruction using advanced swing analysis software
2019 Schools
February 25 – 27 | March 11 – 13 | April 8 – 10
9:00 am - 12:00 p.m. - 2 consecutive mornings
$299 per student (100 deposit required)

Our 2-Day School gives you six hours of instruction covering the entire game at an ideal pace for learning, development, practice and retention with an ideal 4-to-1 Student/Instructor ratio. One lunch voucher included.
  • Full swing instruction with video analysis
  • Refine mechanics of the short game and pitching
  • Bunker play improvement
  • Putting techniques and skills
2019 Schools
March 18 – 19 | April 15 – 16 | May 6 – 7.

Morning and Afternoon schools available
$175 per person ($100 deposit required)

Students will receive individual video instruction and analysis plus one lunch voucher.
  • Refine your short game mechanics
  • Putting techniques and skills improvement
  • Bunker play and technique improvement
  • Full swing instruction using advanced video analysis and swing improvement recommendations
2019 Schools
March 4 | April 1 | June 3.

9:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m.
$399 per student ($100 deposit required)

3 hours of full swing instruction using TrackMan and V1 Pro Swing Analysis software. Lunch with your PGA/LPGA instructors. 2 hours of intense short game instructions followed by a 9-hole on course playing lesson. Green fees and lunch are included in the cost. Max 3:1 instructor ratio.

2019 Schools
April 22

$125 per person
Find out what it’s like to e a golfer in a series that gets you onto the course while under the supervision of a PGA/LPGA instructor. Attend three Monday clinics then join in a casual, guided 3 hole scramble event on a Friday, paired up with another First Swing buddy. if you don’t own clubs, we will provide them.

2019 Series
March 18, 25, April 1 (4:00 – 5:00 p.m.), April 5 On-Course (4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

$125 per person
For the moe accomplished lady golfer or those who enjoyed their First Swing Series and want to continue with a variety of instruction and playing opportunities in a friendly group setting. Three Monday clinics, finishing with a three hole on-course game on a Friday..

2019 Series
February 18, 25, March 4 (4:00 – 5:00 p.m.), March 8 On-Course (4:00 – 5:30 p.m.)

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
$35 per person includes post-clinic cocktail

Join former LPGA star and Ladies Legend Golfer, Sue Ertl, as she guides you through a warm up clinic and three holes on the golf course. After golf, join Sue for a cocktail while listening to her stories from the tou. Happy golf meets Happy hour!
2019 Clinics
March 1 | March 15 | April 5 | April 19
10:30 - 11:30 am – year round
$25 per person / per clinic

Each week we highlight one full swing topic and one short game topic. Sign up in the golf pro shop or just "drop-in".
Contact our golf pro shop for more information on their upcoming clinics at 941-359-9999

$125 per person | 5 week series
A program conducted in conjunction with the PGA of America and their "Grow the Game" initiative.
Designed for the new golfer or anyone who wants to be reintroduced to the game. All aspects of the game will be covered from putting to on-course Instruction. Build a strong foundation for your future in the game of golf. Golf clubs provided, if needed. Bring yourself and a willingness to learn.
2019 Series
May 21, 28, June 4, 11, 18 - 6:00 - 7:15 p.m.
$125 per person | 5 week series
A program conducted in conjunction with the PGA of America and their "Grow the Game" initiative. This program is designed for the golfer who has completed the first Get Golf Ready 1.0 class or for the intermediate players. All aspects of the game will be covered in more detail. Continue to learn the game of golf in a fun, group atmosphere.
2019 Series  
April 9, 16, 23, 30, May 7 - 6:00 - 7:15 p.m.
July 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6 – Ladies Only – 6:00 – 7:15 p.m.

10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Fridays Year Round
$49 per person /  per clinic / Limited to 4 participants per clinic

TrackMan technology provides the most accurate data on a ball flight and club data including tracking at the moment you make impact with the ball. Key parameters such as ball speed, attack angle, club path and face angle allow for a complete analysis of your game within just a few swings.
Sign up for one of two options
Driver Optimization or
Golf Club Gapping Assessment
Let our PGA/LPGA Golf Professionals show your young golfers the basics and fundamentals of the golf swing in a fun and friendly atmosphere.

Junior / Youth Weekly Lesson Clinics – Ages 6-16
$25 per student, per clinic | $100 for 5 clinics
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Year Round

The foundation for a good golfer starts early and our one hour junior clinics are a great way to get your young golfer on the path to success. Clubs are provided if needed.

All Day Summer Junior Golf Camps – Ages 6-12
$159 per person | 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m..

Three day camp with golf instruction, games and much more. Snacks, drinks, daily prizes and lunch are included.
2019 Camps
June 10 – 12
July 8 – 10

All Day Summer Teenage Camps – Ages 13 – 18
$199 per person | 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Learn the fundamentals of your swings, scoring shots and putting. We’ll analyze and solve various shot selection situations based on your game and have you playing better golf and having more fun on the course. Great for those that play in a high school league or looking to be more competitive.
2019 Camps
June 24 – 26
July 22 – 24

Contact our golf pro shop for more information on their upcoming schedules at 941-359-9999.

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