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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.
 

2021 – 2022 Brochure

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, pitching, driver/hybrids, bunker play and full swing check-up. Space is limited.Call the golf pro shop to sign-up 941-359-9999.
 
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.
  • Full swing fundamentals – driver, hybrids, irons
  • Refine mechanics of the short game and pitching
  • Putting skills improvement, green reading techniques and putter fitting
  • Bunker play technique and skills improvement

2021 Schools
November 15-17, December 6-8
2022 Schools
January 10 - 12, January 31- February 2, February 14-16, February 28-March 2, March 14-16
 
2-DAY SHORT GAME GOLF SCHOOL
9:00 am - 11:30 a.m. - 2 consecutive mornings
$259 per student ($100 deposit required)

Our 2-Day School gives you five hours of instruction covers the entire short game at an ideal pace for learning, development, practice and retention with an ideal 4-to-1 Student/Instructor ratio
  • Refine mechanics of the short game and pitching
  • Bunker play improvement
  • Putting techniques and skills

2021 Schools
November 22-23, December 13-14
2022 Schools
January 3-4, January 17-18, February 7-8, February 21-22, March 7-8, March 21-22

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

Sharpen your golf skills in one full morning. 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

2021 Schools
November 29, December 27
2022 Schools
January 24, February 17, March 31

FIRST SWING BEGINNER SERIES
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
$125 per person

Find out what it’s like to be 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. Come out and plan on having fun!

2021 Series
November 1, 8, 15 & 19
2022 Series
January 10, 17, 24 & 28
February 28, March 7, 14 & 18

SECOND SWING BEGINNER SERIES
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
$125 per person

For the more accomplished 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..

2021 Series
November 29, December 6, 13 & 17
2022 Series
February 7, 14, 21 & 25

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 tour. Happy golf meets happy hour!

2021 Clinics
November 12, December 10
2022 Clinics
January 14, February 18, March 11, April 8
 
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 to sign up ahead at 941-359-9999.

GET GOLF READY 1.0
3:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
$125 per person

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.

2022 Series
January 25, February 1, 8, 15
 
GET GOLF READY 2.0
3:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
$125 per person

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.

2022 Series
March 29, April 5, 12, 19
 
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.

2022 Camps
June 6-8
July 11-13

Contact our golf pro shop for more information or to sign up at 941-359-9999.
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