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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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MEN’S & LADIES’ WEEKLY GOLF CLINICS
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.
 
3-DAY TOTAL GOLF SCHOOL
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.
  • 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
November 25-27 | December 9-11
2020 Schools
January 6-8 | January 20-22 | February 24-26 | March 23-25 | April 13-15
 
2-DAY SHORT GAME GOLF SCHOOL
9:00 am - 12:00 p.m. - 2 consecutive mornings
$259 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
  • Full swing instruction with video analysis
  • Refine mechanics of the short game and pitching
  • Bunker play improvement
  • Putting techniques and skills
2019 Schools
November 18-19 | December 16-17
2020 Schools
January 13-14 | February 3-4 | February 17-18 | March 16-17 | April 20-21

1-DAY QUICK VISIT GOLF SCHOOL
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon Monday – Tuesday
$199 per person ($100 deposit required)

Students will receive individual video instruction and analysis.
  • 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
November 11  |  December 2  |  December 23
2020 Schools
January 27  |  February 10  |  March 2  |  April 6

FIRST SWING BEGINNER SERIES
$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.

2020 Series
January 6, 13, 20 (4-5 pm), January 24 On-course (4-5:30 pm)
March 16, 23, 30 (4-5 pm), April 3 On-Course (4-5:30 pm)

SECOND SWING BEGINNER SERIES
$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
December 2, 9, 16 (4-5 pm), December 20 On-course (4-5:30 pm)
2020 Series
February 17, 24, March 2 (4-5 pm), March 6 On-course (4-5:30 pm)

FRIDAY CLINIC AND A COCKTAIL
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
December 13
2020 Clinics
January 17  |  February 21  |  March 13  |  April 17
 
SATURDAY MORNING DROP-IN CLINICS
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

GET GOLF READY 1.0
$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.
2020 Series
January 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18 – 5:00-6:15 pm
May 19, 26, June 2, 9 16 – 6:00-7:15 pm
 
GET GOLF READY 2.0
$125 per person | 5 week series | 6:00-7:15 pm
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.
2020 Series
April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5
July 7, 14, 21, 28, August 4
JUNIOR GOLF
Let our PGA/LPGA Golf Professionals show your young golfers the basics and fundamentals of the golf swing in a fun and friendly atmosphere.

Summer Junior Golf Camps – Ages 6-12
$159 per person | 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

A three day camp with golf instruction, games and much more. Snacks, drinks, daily prizes and lunch are included.
2020 Camps
June 8-10
July 6-8

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